Posted at 3:54pm on Nov. 22, 2013
The Women of the Word at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Monroe have a lot to be thankful for.
Posted at 4:03pm on Nov. 22, 2013
Union County’s senior citizens need to be wary. Scammers are targeting them.
Posted at 11:27am on Nov. 22, 2013
This time of year, the high school football season heads toward the annual showdown to determine state champions.
Posted at 1:55pm on Nov. 22, 2013
Coach Jason Zak says his Marvin Ridge boys’ soccer team was destined to win this season’s class 3A state title.
Posted at 10:13pm on Nov. 20, 2013
A 2012 sheriffs department complaint involving a Union County boy found begging for food at a neighbors home was dismissed by the local Department of Social Services after it says it failed to find sufficient signs of abuse or neglect.
Posted at 11:34am on Nov. 20, 2013
State officials will examine how Union County handles child-welfare cases after a boy living with a county child-protection supervisor was handcuffed to a porch.
Posted at 2:01pm on Nov. 13, 2013
Commuters who drive through Wesley Chapel on N.C. 84 have seen a 6.3-acre parcel next to Village Commons Shopping Center transform during the past year.
Posted at 5:01pm on Nov. 14, 2013
Carolina Courts has opened its new facility near downtown Indian Trail.
Posted at 5:29pm on Nov. 14, 2013
Weddington’s town leaders made a recent decision that likely will attract more weddings to town.
Posted at 3:34pm on Nov. 15, 2013
The holidays are almost upon us. But before you jump into the shopping melee, The Storefront Theatre will offer an opportunity to ground yourself on what really makes Christmas meaningful.
Posted at 4:33pm on Nov. 15, 2013
Stephanie Watts can’t get enough basketball.
Posted at 3:52pm on Nov. 15, 2013
In early November, I watched my 24-year old daughter, Mary Mac Williams, run her first marathon in New York City.
Posted at 2:47pm on Nov. 18, 2013
South Piedmont Community College in Monroe has been awarded $119,000 through the NC Back-to-Work Grant program, which will help residents get the training they need to return to the workforce, SPCC spokesman Michael McAllister announced Monday.
Posted at 8:26am on Nov. 18, 2013
Down a wooded, muddy path off Austin Road in Monroe, dogs, chickens, ducks and even a peacock wandered around the yard Saturday.
Posted at 7:05am on Nov. 13, 2013
An attorney for the N.C. Press Association said there were significant legal problems with the proposed changes, and even the towns mayor called part of the plan extreme.
Posted at 2:10pm on Nov. 12, 2013
Highway 74 has reopened at Unionville-Indian Trail Road after a six-vehicle wreck Tuesday afternoon, according to Union County officials.
Posted at 4:12pm on Nov. 8, 2013
Beckee Garris will lecture about Catawba Indian Pottery and Tribal History at 3 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Museum of the Waxhaws.
Posted at 3:23pm on Nov. 8, 2013
When 12-year-old Alex Gaura runs his first-ever half marathon on Nov. 16 in Richmond, Va., his focus won’t be limited to the 13.1-mile race.
Posted at 10:06am on Nov. 8, 2013
Now attention will soon turn to next year’s big races for county commissioner and board of education seats.
Posted at 10:11am on Nov. 7, 2013
Ballantyne, with its office buildings and corporate atmosphere, has provided an ideal setting for Wingate University.
Posted at 9:25am on Nov. 7, 2013
The Charlotte Rescue Mission needs 350 frozen turkeys for Thanksgiving Day meals.
Posted at 4:15pm on Nov. 7, 2013
So what exactly scares Ashley Battles?
Posted at 10:37pm on Nov. 5, 2013
It was a good night to be the challenger in some Union County municipal races Tuesday, with incumbents going down to big defeats in Monroe and Weddington council races.
Posted at 7:59pm on Nov. 1, 2013
Scott Hood, his wife, Becca, and daughter, Hannah, shared the work they are doing with veterans recently as they enjoyed the fall festival at Hunter Farm on Providence Road.
Posted at 5:32pm on Nov. 1, 2013
Waxhaw resident Tim Curran has written a book titled “Keep it $imple $tupid – How to Protect your Finances from Wall Street and Yourself.”
Posted at 7:30pm on Nov. 4, 2013
The incident took place about 9:30 p.m. Sunday on Old Charlotte Highway, west of downtown Monroe.
Posted at 7:22pm on Nov. 1, 2013
The Monroe Police Athletic League Vikings won the Monroe Parks and Recreation Youth Football League championship Oct. 26 at Union Academy Charter School.
Posted at 6:31am on Oct. 31, 2013
Union County Crisis Assistance ministry will host Holiday Extravaganza 2013, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Nov. 2.
Posted at 9:54am on Oct. 30, 2013
Lakes Lee, Monroe and Twitty will be closed for fishing and boating after Saturday, officials say.
Posted at 11:17am on Oct. 25, 2013
On Nov. 7-8, restaurant-goers can engage in a new dining experience. Paul Verica will open Heritage Food & Drink that weekend in the space formerly occupied by the Main Street Grill on West South Main Street.
Posted at 10:22am on Oct. 29, 2013
A man with a knife allegedly robbed a Kangaroo Express on West Franklin Street early Tuesday.
Posted at 1:12pm on Oct. 25, 2013
When Jerrick Robbins touches the ball, good things happen for Porter Ridge’s football team. The 5-foot-9, 170-pound senior averages 8.5 yards per carry. He has tallied 698 yards and 11 touchdowns on the ground through the first eight games. He also has three kickoff returns for touchdowns this season.
Posted at 6:13pm on Oct. 24, 2013
Wonder Woman will be wing-walking into the annual Warbirds Over Monroe Air Show in November, one of many ways organizers hope to expand the appeal of the event.
Posted at 1:20pm on Oct. 25, 2013
As charming as downtown Waxhaw is, visitors may not realize it is rich with ghost stories.
Posted at 6:33pm on Oct. 17, 2013
It’s one election down, and one to go for Monroe city council candidates.
Posted at 6:45pm on Oct. 17, 2013
After an emotionally charged public hearing Oct. 14, the Weddington town council unanimously approved the conditional zoning application necessary for Union County Public Works to build a 1.5-million-gallon water tower on Hemby Road next to the Providence Volunteer Fire Department.
Posted at 2:39pm on Oct. 18, 2013
Elijah Inuwa says he hated cross-country when he started competing as a freshman at Central Academy.
Posted at 1:14pm on Oct. 22, 2013
But commissioners gave no indication that would happen
Posted at 8:24am on Oct. 21, 2013
Union Power officials are warning customers of an ongoing scam, in which callers attempt to bilk victims over a threat of cutting off electricity service.
Posted at 5:05pm on Oct. 17, 2013
Warriors & Warbirds and Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 309 will host the 1929 EAA Ford Tri-Motor at the Charlotte/Monroe Executive Airport, Monroe, Oct. 17-21.