News of Union County
Posted at 6:09am on Aug. 29, 2014
Ten months after launching their appeal, Union County commissioners finally outlined the reasons they want an appeals court to toss out what they called a $91 million runaway verdict awarded to the school board.
Posted at 12:59pm on Aug. 22, 2014
St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Monroe decided to celebrate 125 years by collecting shirts for students at nearby East Elementary School.
Posted at 1:45pm on Aug. 22, 2014
Union County’s newest community theater group, the Union County Playmakers, are offering theater lovers an opportunity to enrich their Labor Day weekend with a free concert reading of “Over the River and Through the Woods” by Joe DiPietro.
Posted at 3:24pm on Aug. 22, 2014
A picture on the rear window of Curt Albright’s pickup truck shows a puppy and a piglet side by side.
Posted at 11:47am on Aug. 20, 2014
Do you remember the first time you saw your name or picture in the newspaper for an athletic feat you were proud of?
Posted at 7:48pm on Aug. 23, 2014
The concept of a fresh start to the school year will have special meaning Monday in Union County, where about one in seven students will be part of a massive reassignment program.
Posted at 9:52am on Aug. 20, 2014
The Monroe Connector Bypass toll road is still navigating some legal challenges but, with recent federal highway approval, the N.C. Department of Transportation has restarted design and right-of-way acquisition for a portion of the project.
Posted at 12:09pm on Aug. 15, 2014
Veteran head coach Tad Baucom looks to help re-energize another Union County program in Sun Valley.
Posted at 11:09am on Aug. 13, 2014
The landscape of Union County football changed dramatically this offseason, as five of the area’s 12 head-coaching positions were filled by new faces.
Posted at 3:52pm on Aug. 12, 2014
I may not want to browse the school-supply aisles at Walmart just yet, but I do feel a bit like lying down.