Mar. 25, 2014 @ 04:45 PM

Kerry commends Parkwood for 'public diplomacy'

Parkwood High School received commendation from Secretary of State John Kerry recently for promoting public diplomacy by hosting foreign exchange students.

Mar. 22, 2014 @ 03:37 PM

Cooper Tools deal advances Sutton Park plan

The Sutton Park Redevelopment Plan took a big step forward this week when Monroe acquired the former Cooper Tools site.

Mar. 22, 2014 @ 03:36 PM

Did donations compromise council members?

An Indian Trail official called on two council members to recuse themselves from voting on projects brought by developers who donated to their campaigns.

Mar. 22, 2014 @ 03:31 PM

One killed in wreck

An early-morning crash on Wolf Pond Road claimed the life of 18 year-old Rachel Nicole Mangum, of Crowder Road in Monroe.

Mar. 22, 2014 @ 02:13 PM

Breedlove's goal: Take students to next level

Anyone who has ever worked with Monroe High School Principal Brad Breedlove knows that he brings his passion to work every day.

Mar. 20, 2014 @ 04:29 PM

Man charged after shoot out with authorities

The Union County Sheriff’s Office arrested and charged a Stallings man Wednesday after shots were fired at a Deputy Sheriff and a North Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper that morning.