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Union County, Monroe OK incentives of up to $917K for Scott Safety

Posted at 1:52pm on Dec. 17, 2014

The company is considering a $28M expansion or renovation project that also would add 67 jobs

Marvin Ridge girls’ swimming aims for state championship

Posted at 12:51pm on Dec. 12, 2014

The Marvin Ridge girls’ swim team wants to repeat as 3A state champions.

New shoes bring Christmas spirit for church, kids

Posted at 12:56pm on Dec. 12, 2014

An East Elementary School first-grader wasn’t the only child wearing new shoes and a big smile on a recent morning in the JCPenney store at Monroe Crossing, even though the store – and the mall – hadn’t officially opened for the day.

Waxhaw artists awarded grants

Posted at 2:55pm on Dec. 12, 2014

Artists Peter Godshall and Arlynn Zachary have been awarded Regional Artist Project grants through the region’s RAPG program.

In December, rest, read up after a few chores are done

Posted at 8:30pm on Dec. 9, 2014

December is time to band trees against cankerworms; plant bulbs, trees, shrubs and woody herbs; start early vegetables indoors; and prepare spring beds.

Union County school board shows solidarity

Posted at 3:54pm on Dec. 5, 2014

The first action taken by the new Union County Board of Education on Dec.2 showed a solidarity missing since the board’s controversial vote in March to redistrict the schools.

His calling led him to be a Bible translator

Posted at 3:34pm on Dec. 5, 2014

The JAARS family celebrated Calvin Hibbard’s 90 birthday Nov.14.

Young panel offers critique of Christian church

Posted at 3:47pm on Dec. 5, 2014

A panel discussion at Lee Park Church in Monroe, which houses the Monroe campus of Charlotte Bible College and Seminary, drew about 40 people.

Collins to lead Union County school board

Posted at 11:35pm on Dec. 2, 2014

The Union County Board of Education unanimously elected John Collins and Leslie Boyd to respectively serve as board chairman and vice chairman at itsTuesday night meeting at Waxhaw Elementary School.

Union County appeal of $91M judgment heard by N.C. Court of Appeals

Posted at 4:17pm on Dec. 2, 2014

County commissioners were appealing a verdict for the county school board in a budget funding dispute. The legal tussle is expected to ultimately go before the N.C. Supreme Court.