The mosquito-borne disease spread from Africa to the western hemisphere within the last year. It is incurable and causes joint pain, swelling, fever, nausea, rash and headache. Those infected recover in about a week, but the pain is often debilitating.
Union County Sheriff Eddie Cathey announced the arrest of a Marshville man today in connection with two murders that occurred 24 years apart.
A home invasion was reported on Venus Street on Aug. 10.
Another defendant in a fraud case involving Boggs Paving entered a plea deal in federal court Friday.
Union County has halted contract negotiations with Carolinas Healthcare Systems that a proposed “dynamic deployment” model.
The Wingate Police Department was recently announced as the first place winner in its category for the 2014 Hendon Media Group's Law and Order magazine Police Vehicle Design Contest.