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6 hrs ago | Union County Weekly

National Night Out returns

Residents in Union County will have the opportunity to connect with local law enforcement officers in an informal setting through towns' annual National Night Out events.

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Related Topix: Wesley Chapel, NC, Family, Kids, Waxhaw, NC, Stallings, NC

10 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Wesley Chapel, NC, Libraries, Stallings, NC, Monroe, NC

15 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Monroe, NC

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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Related Topix: Monroe, NC, World News, India,

The Charlotte Observer

Today's traffic: Congestion on I-77 southbound

The typical morning commute congestion is slowing traffic on southbound Interstate 77 at 7:25 a.m. Wednesday, and that is the biggest current problem for motorists in the Charlotte region.

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Related Topix: Charlotte, NC, Monroe, NC

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Roundabout work begins Wednesday in Union

Crews are scheduled to begin work Wednesday on another traffic roundabout in Union County, affecting a main route between Monroe and the western Union County towns of Wesley Chapel, Weddington and Marvin.

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Related Topix: Monroe, NC, Weddington, NC, Marvin, NC

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Houston School District hires Charlotte teachers

Ricky Ferguson, a now former teacher in Union County, walked out of the Hilton in Uptown with a new job.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Cumberland County, NC

Union County Weekly

News editor Ciera Choate says goodbye

Leaving Union County Weekly has pulled me through multiple emotions. Part of me doesn't want to move on, I love this paper and the people I work with every day, but the other part knows it's time for a new chapter.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Georgetown University, Weddington, NC, Stallings, NC, Waxhaw, NC

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Richmond County Daily Journal

Southern States to open area store3:25 pm | 0

Contributed photoSouthern States, a farm supply cooperative with 1,200 stores in 23 states, plans to open a 12,000 square-foot facility in Monroe next month.

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Related Topix: Monroe, NC, Agriculture, Science

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Criminals come knocking on Union County doors

The Union County Sheriff's Office says these people are all asking for help, but drive away in cars they claim are broken down when turned away.

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The Charlotte Observer

18-inch kneeling soldier statue stolen in Waxhaw

Waxhaw Police are seeking whoever stole an 18-inch statue of a kneeling soldier from the town’s Veterans Memorial Wall of Honor.

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Related Topix: Waxhaw, NC

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Union County toddler fights salmonella after family dogs ate contaminated dog food

Elizabeth and Brian Hall hold on to their daughter, Amy, 2, while in their Union County home on Wednesday, July 2, 2014.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Union County Weekly

Rushing claims victory in July 15 runoff

Union County voters confirmed the May Republican primary results after Stony Rushing beat Tracy Kuehler by 851 votes in the Tuesday, July 15, runoff election.

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Related Topix: Weddington, NC

Union County Weekly

Recent UCPS action stirs up redistricting critics

Members of the group Citizens for Adequate Public Schools, or CAPS, are up in arms after the Union County Public School Board of Education made minor changes to the redistricting maps approved in March.

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Related Topix: Waxhaw, NC, Marvin, NC

Union County Weekly

Town clerk retires after serving Waxhaw for 36 years

Union County Public Schools is walking the talk as the system puts its globalization goals into action.

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Related Topix: Waxhaw, NC, North Carolina, Marvin, NC, Weddington, NC, Unionville, NC

Union County Weekly

UCPS leads state in language immersion programs

Annya Restrepo is all smiles with her student Gavin Aldredge, who will participate in his third year of the language immersion program at Shiloh Elementary School.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Marvin, NC, Weddington, NC, Unionville, NC, Shiloh, NC

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Tuesday flood was once-in-century event, officials say

After more than 5 inches of rain fell in less than two hours, a creek behind the Hampton Green neighborhood in Matthews turned into a roaring river Tuesday evening.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Matthews, NC, Mint Hill, NC, Mecklenburg County, NC

Tue Jul 15, 2014

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Severe weather moves on, cold front moves in

All warnings and watches have cleared aside from a Flash Flood Warning in a small portion of Union County that is expected to expire overnight.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Matthews, NC

Union County Weekly

Kuehler, Rushing face-off in July 15 runoff

Union County residents will make their way to the polls one final time before the general election in November to decide who will join current Vice-Chairman Jerry Simpson and candidate Lance Simpson on the general election ballot.

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Related Topix: Waxhaw, NC

Anson Record

Rep. Brody reports on 'busy' short session

One word to describe the Legislative Short Session would be "busy." A typical day at the legislature during the short session would be meetings starting from 7:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m., with session sometime in between.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Opinion

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