Apr. 02, 2015 @ 02:39 PM

Alliance for Children opens pre-K enrollment

The Alliance for Children is welcoming applications for the 2015-16 NC Pre-K school year.

Mar. 18, 2015 @ 10:57 AM

Rhett Brown tapped as 10th president of Wingate University

Wingate University didn’t have to go far to find its 10th president. On Wednesday, the University named Rhett Brown, Wingate’s current Vice President for Student Life and Enrollment Services, as its next leader.

Apr. 10, 2015 @ 09:01 AM

Wingate grad named as Fulbright Scholar

George Boyan’s love of history, education and travel has helped him win a 2015 Fulbright Scholar Award. Boyan, who graduated from Wingate University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in Education, will go to Turkey this fall to teach English.

Apr. 02, 2015 @ 02:33 PM

Monroe native saves endangered species of U.S. fish

After almost 30 years and many expansions, the company J.R. Shute started with friend Patrick Rakes in 1986 has continued to gain attention and has since been featured in National Geographic twice.

Apr. 02, 2015 @ 02:30 PM

Larson due to be released April 8

Wanda Sue Larson could be freed a week after pleading guilty to child abuse charges as part of a plea agreement.

Apr. 02, 2015 @ 02:28 PM

Traywick awarded Order of Long Leaf Pine

Cheri L. Traywick of the Union County Division of Social Services has been presented with the Order of the Long Leaf Pine.