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Union County Weekly
Indian Trail gets budget, prepares for workshop
Leaders in Indian Trail will get their chance later this month to make amendments to a $12.3 million proposed budget that as of now has no tax increase but does earmark $35,000 to determine if the town needs more Union County Sheriff's Office deputies.
Sat May 18, 2013
Green Earth Landscaping Inc.s Building Houses From Trash
Monroe, North Carolina's Green Earth Landscaping, Inc. wants to turn recyclable trash into cash, enabling Union County's Habitat for Humanity to build more houses, so the Indian Trail-based firm has launched Project Green Earth.
Tue May 14, 2013
4 charged in 43 Union County break-ins
Authorities in Union County have arrested four men in connection with 43 break-ins in Union County with a combined value of stolen property topping $100,000. Union County Sheriff Eddie Cathey says four men have been arrested for a string of property crimes in the Parkwood area dating back to August 2009 in which outbuildings, garages and sheds were ... (more)
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Starmount grad receives Yale award
The Yale School of Music announced that Franklin Casstevens was among those selected to receive the 2013 Yale Distinguished Music Educator Award.
Fri May 10, 2013
Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser
Starmount grad honored by Yale School of Music
Franklin Casstevens is a 1982 graduate of Starmount High School, a 1986 Wingate University graduate, and graduated with his Masters from Winthrop in 1993.
Union County Weekly
Two proposed apartments cause concern
Two proposed apartment complexes in Indian Trail could make a bad traffic situation worse according to some on town council and a recent traffic study, though developers say the projects could benefit local businesses needing the customers.
Wed May 01, 2013
Truck driver charged in Monroe chain reaction train crash
Crews are hard at work cleaning up the mess in Monroe after a cargo train collided with a big rig in Union County on Tuesday.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Gander Mountain Firearms Super Center Opening in Monroe, NC
Gander Mountain is bringing another pioneering development in the firearms industry to North Carolina with the opening of the state's first "Gander Mtn.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Church volunteer accused of sexual abuse of 3-year-old
A Monroe church volunteer has been arrested on charges he sexually abused a 3-year-old girl during a church function.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Three men face animal cruelty charges for setting cat on fire
A black cat named Midnight was doused in lighter fluid and then set on fire by three men in Monroe, N.C. According to the Charlotte Observer on April 23, two of the three men were arrested , but authorities are still searching for the third suspect in this horrific case.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Union Co. teen faces criminal charges after making death threats
A Union County teen is facing criminal charges after police said he bullied a classmate with death threats.