Oct. 13, 2014 @ 08:18 AM

Hites Report: Cut a million or raise taxes

Interim Monroe City Manager Robert Hites said farewell to Monroe last week and offered the City Council a little tough love.

Oct. 11, 2014 @ 02:30 PM

County gets new Extension director

 Kelly Liddington has been named to direct the North Carolina Cooperative Extension program in Union County.

Oct. 11, 2014 @ 02:27 PM

Students explore careers during manufacturing week

Hundreds of Union County Public Schools students went behind the scenes to see what it takes to be a manufacturer.

Oct. 11, 2014 @ 02:25 PM

Two county teachers earn Cato Awards

Two Union County teachers are among six teachers who have been named winners of the Arts & Science Council’s (ASC) Cato Excellence in Teaching Awards.

Oct. 05, 2014 @ 08:49 PM

Nominations sought for man, woman of year

Nominations are being accepted for the 2014 Union County Man and Woman of the Year. Each year, two Union County residents are selected for the honors, based on nominations by employers, co-workers, associates and friends.

Oct. 05, 2014 @ 08:46 PM

North Carolina ranked among hungriest states

North Carolina is among the top 10 states with the highest percentage of food insecurity or hunger.