Apr. 15, 2015 @ 10:19 AM

Bill would encourage small time beekeping

A bill to strengthen the state’s bee population could make life a little sweeter for small farmers.

Apr. 15, 2015 @ 10:16 AM

Workshop planned on combating homelessness

Common Heart, an Indian Trail-based nonprofit, and Urban Ministry Center, based in Charlotte, are holding a workshop later this month to address issues of homelessness and how people can help.

Apr. 15, 2015 @ 10:14 AM

SPCC to host robotics challenge

South Piedmont Community College and Union County Public Schools will host 14 teams from area high schools and local manufacturers for Robotics Challenge of Union County 2015 on Saturday, April 18, at SPCC’s Center for Technology and Health Education, 3509 Old Charlotte Highway in Monroe.

Apr. 11, 2015 @ 03:18 PM

Downtown shakes off winter with Art Walk, Cruise-In

Downtown Monroe was filled with cars, sounds and artwork this weekend during the Spring Art Walk and the Cruise-In

Apr. 11, 2015 @ 03:16 PM

City weighs improvements, repair to parks

For the past few strategic planning meetings, city council members have been hearing from department heads about the needs of their departments and general updates as they begin the budget session.

Apr. 11, 2015 @ 03:00 PM

County staff says 82-cent tax rate is needed

Union County staff recommended several changes to the county tax rate in light of revaluation of real property, edging the total tax rate up to 82 cents per $100 of valuation.