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Monroe, North Carolina is located in Union County. Zip codes in Monroe, NC include 28111, 28110, and 28112. The median home price in Monroe is $155,600 which is roughly $82/per square foot. More Monroe information.

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Monday | Anson Record

Southern States to open new, larger store in Monroe

The store will be four times the size of the current location, and is located at 1620 E. Roosevelt Blvd., in a former BI-LO grocery store.

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Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Monroe's Fowler new N.C. fire chiefs president

Monroe Fire Chief Ron Fowler was installed recently as president of the N.C. Association of Fire Chiefs.

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The Charlotte Observer

Forgotten WWI soldiers from Union Co. poised to get recognition

Two forgotten soldiers from Union County who fought in World War I are finally poised to get long-overdue recognition this week.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

3 charged in alleged Monroe home invasion

Randall Andrew Miller, of Marshville, is among three men arrested Tuesday in connection with an alleged home invasion Sunday night in Monroe, police said.

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WCNC-TV Charlotte

3 charged in Monroe home invasion

"Our officers, along with help from the Union County Sheriff's Office, conducted a very thorough investigation which led not only to the identification of the suspects, but also the apprehension," said Police Chief Bryan Gilliard.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Marshville man accused of 2 murders spanning 24 years

Marshville man accused of 2 murders spanning 24 years Marshville man accused of 2 murders spanning 24 years Check out this story on WCNC.com: http://www.wcnc.com/story/news/crime/2014/08/12/marshville-man-accused-of-2-murders-spanning-24-years/13940177/ MONROE, N.C. -- A Marshville man was charged in connection with two murders that occurred 24 ... (more)

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Police: Suspects tied up victim in armed home invasionPolice:...

Police: Suspects tied up victim in armed home invasion Police in Monroe are investigating a home invasion in which the victim was tied up and her home ransacked.

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WBTV

Trio wanted after forcing way into home, tying up female

Police in Union County are asking for the public's assistance in locating three men they say forced their way into an apartment and tied up the resident during a burglary.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

WBTV

Couple in abuse case could face foreclosure

The North Carolina couple charged with abuse after a boy was found handcuffed to their porch with a dead chicken around his neck now face possible foreclosure proceedings.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Union County Weekly

County considers rural concerns in EMS deployment

A map showing potential deployment zones as presented to area residents at recent emergency response forums.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Anson Record

Union County Community Assistance Ministry to open office in Marshville

Union County Community Assistance Ministry will open a satellite office in Marshville on Monday, to better serve residents of Anson and eastern Union counties.

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Lenoir News-Topic

Motel death ruled suicide

A man found dead in Room 113 of the American Motel on Monday apparently hanged himself using a belt tied to a curtain box.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Fourth paving company executive pleads guilty in federal fraud case

Another high-ranking Boggs Paving Inc. employee pleaded guilty Monday in connection to a federal fraud case that alleges the company received more than $87 million in state and federal construction contracts by misrepresenting the role a minority-owned contractor played in the work.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

SC tax holiday draws bigger crowds, York County merchants say

South Carolina's tax free holiday weekend is about to end. Some North Carolinians are traveling across the to Rock Hill Galleria mall for back-to-school shopping.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Union County Weekly

News Briefs: July 31 to Aug. 6

The community is invited to take part in volunteer work days at Wesley Chapel's new Dogwood Park on upcoming Saturdays.

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Business Journal

Southern States sets August opening for Monroe store

Southern States Cooperative will open a 12,000-square-foot store in Monroe on Aug. 29. The store at 1620 E. Roosevelt Blvd. will be the first to debut the "Rural America" concept.

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Union County Weekly

Entrepreneur brings piece of home to Monroe

Nichols credits the time spent looking for antiques and collectibles with mom as the inspiration for opening The Bronze Bear, an antique store located at 1401 N. Charlotte Ave. in Monroe.

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Union County Weekly

Candidates line up for shot at UCPS school board

The Union County Public Schools' Board of Education district map. Districts 1,3,4 and 6, and an at-large seat, are open.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

2 Union Co. men accused in string of break-ins, including at a church

Cody Isaiah Berry, 22, of Monroe, was charged in connection with a series of break-ins and thefts, the Union County Sheriff's Office said.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

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

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals also intends to hire 41 people over its first three years for its plant, which will make generic drugs.

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