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Monroe’s new city manager to start by October

Posted at 9:36am on Jul. 31, 2014

Monroe’s new city manager is expected to start work by Oct. 10, city spokesman Pete Hovanec said Thursday.

Pharmaceutical company plans to invest $17 million in new Union County plant

Posted at 3:13pm on Jul. 30, 2014

An Indian pharmaceutical company plans to invest $17 million and open its first North American manufacturing facility in Monroe.

Roundabout work begins Wednesday in Union

Posted at 1:53pm on Jul. 29, 2014

The N.C. Department of Transportation said crews will close the intersection of N.C. 84 (Weddington Road) and Airport Road at 9 a.m. Wednesday.

‘Rustic & Refined’ event will dispense history, activities

Posted at 11:41am on Jul. 25, 2014

The dog days of August are nearly upon us, and here are some activities planned for the first weekend of the month that you might enjoy.

Weddington Middle football produced college, NFL players

Posted at 4:37pm on Jul. 24, 2014

More than a decade later, eight players from the 2003-2005 Weddington Middle School football team have proven to be Division I talents.

Sun Valley’s Pickett named 3A West softball pitcher of the year

Posted at 11:08am on Jul. 25, 2014

Sun Valley pitcher Brittany Pickett was named the 3A West Pitcher of the Year by the N.C. Softball Coaches Association.

Your trip to the beach: Sunset, peaches and peach ice cream

Posted at 2:35pm on Jul. 24, 2014

One of the easiest beaches to get to from the Charlotte area is also one of the most appealing: Sunset Beach in southeastern North Carolina, just across the state line from much better-known Myrtle Beach in South Carolina.

Southern accent: Katy Perry, Emily Dickinson compete for memory space

Posted at 1:59pm on Jul. 22, 2014

Part of my educational philosophy is that atmosphere is crucial. What we read, watch and listen to will become the gallery of our minds. Now Pandora is gumming up the works.

S.C. county hires assistant county manager in Union

Posted at 9:00pm on Jul. 26, 2014

Matthew Delk, Union County’s assistant county manager since 2007, has been named county administrator of Pickens County, S.C.

Forgotten NC soldiers are focus of 100th anniversary of World War I

Posted at 12:21pm on Jul. 27, 2014

When Union County erected a marker in 1996 to the local men who died in World War I, the names of soldiers James Floyd Staton and Roy Perry were inadvertently left off.