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Union County holds vendor fair for local businesses

Posted at 12:13pm on Oct. 29, 2014

Companies who want to do business with Union County, local municipalities and schools may attend a vendor fair from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday at South Piedmont Community College in Monroe.

Club’s tour of homes is event that yields success

Posted at 10:32am on Oct. 24, 2014

For the past quarter century, the Waxhaw Woman’s Club has conducted a biennial tour of homes as a fundraiser. The tour started in December 1989 and showcases some of the most beautiful homes in Waxhaw.

Monroe High puts another Byrum into backfield play

Posted at 4:00pm on Oct. 23, 2014

Monroe senior Chase Byrum is the fourth in his family to play running back for the Redhawks. He’s rushed for more than 3,500 yards in his career.

Eddie Clyde Helms will not face death penalty in Union County case

Posted at 5:59pm on Oct. 27, 2014

The Union County man accused of killing two men 24 years apart will not face the death penalty in his home county, prosecutors announced at a hearing Monday afternoon.

Union authorities warn of jury duty scam calls

Posted at 8:48pm on Oct. 25, 2014

The sheriff’s office said the calls have been coming from a number identified as 704-223-5433.

Union County adopts growth management plans

Posted at 4:28pm on Oct. 24, 2014

Union County’s days of being among the national leaders in growth have receded, but that doesn’t mean the county intends to ignore growth management needs.

Chestnut Square Park opens

Posted at 10:19am on Oct. 24, 2014

Indian Trail’s newest park, Chestnut Square Park, is officially open.

Wingate notes: Basketball teams ready for new season

Posted at 12:15pm on Oct. 23, 2014

The Wingate men’s and women’s basketball teams are ready for the new season. The swim teams swept the season-openining meet.

Paul Ryan stumps for Tillis in Union County

Posted at 5:24pm on Oct. 22, 2014

With the state’s U.S. Senate race continuing to tighten, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan briefly stumped for Republican candidate Thom Tillis at Wingate University on Wednesday, saying Tillis is the type of person needed to help get the country back on track.

Marvin Ridge Middle volleyball ends season undefeated

Posted at 11:09am on Oct. 17, 2014

The Marvin Ridge Middle School volleyball team finished undefeated for the second straight season this year.