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  1. On-duty probation officer accused of buying heroinRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Gaston Gazette

    ... gun and badge. He was released from jail on $125,000 bail and is scheduled to make a first court appearance July 7 MONROE, N.C. (AP) - A Mecklenburg County probation officer has been arrested on heroin charges after investigators say he bought the ...

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  2. A Band Of Their OwnRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 30 | WGBH

    ... and the International Sweethearts of Rhythm . Doris Funderburk Morgan lives in a quiet suburban neighborhood in Monroe, N.C., just about 40 minutes outside of Charlotte, and not far from where she grew up. "I had played jazz all of my life," says ...

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  3. WR Marcus Leak, DB Da Andre Payne leave Maryland football programRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | The Washington Post

    ... caught six passes for 132 yards and three touchdowns. Leak was a highly touted recruit out of Parkwood High School in Monroe, N.C., and played in seven games for Maryland as a freshman in 2011. He made seven starts as a sophomore in 2012 before ...

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  4. Lucas Krenzin finds his passion in glassRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | Union County Weekly

    ... pilot who took assignments in Liberia, Ecuador, Colombia and across the U.S. As an adult, Krenzin makes his living in Monroe but considers his home to be where his heart and family are, as he believes they're part of the "emotional center" he found ...

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  5. DOT pushing ahead with fraud-tainted Monroe projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | The Robesonian

    CHARLOTTE) - North Carolina transportation officials are pushing ahead with an embattled toll road outside Charlotte, even after a politically connected paving contractor involved in the $840-million project pleaded guilty last year to defrauding taxpayers. The state Department of Transportation announced Thursday construction had begun on the Monroe Expressway, a 20-mile highway in Union County.

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  6. NC toll road moves ahead with contractor guilty of fraudRead the original story

    Friday May 29 | The Daily Advance

    North Carolina transportation officials are pushing ahead with an embattled toll road outside Charlotte, even after a politically connected paving contractor involved in the $840-million project pleaded guilty last year to defrauding taxpayers. The state Department of Transportation announced Thursday construction had begun on the Monroe Expressway, a 20-mile highway in Union County.

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  7. Work underway on expressway between Meck, Union countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | WSOCTV

    It now appears a controversial toll road project that's been in the works for years in Union County has received the green light once again. The Monroe Bypass is a 20-mile toll road that will connect Mecklenburg County to the town of Marshville.

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  8. LETTER: Memories of 'Miss Mamie' at Roberdell SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    I really enjoyed reading the story about "Miss Mamie" Monroe . I attended Roberdell School for the first and second grades.

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  9. Testing underway at school after illness at elementary schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | WBTV

    ... Human Services Division of Public Health, multiple students and staff at Shiloh Elementary School, on Rogers Road in Monroe, were affected starting last Wednesday. Last week, health officials said they hadn't determined a cause, but "nothing is ...

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  10. Meet Mary Alice ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Blue Ridge Books will host New York Times bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 28, at the store, located at 152 S. Main St., Waynesville. Monroe will read from and sign her newest paperback novel, "The Summer's End."

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  11. The a reala Bikefest in Atlantic Beach is a large family-friendly street partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Myrtle Beach Online

    Donnie Moser of Monroe, North Carolina, watched the crowd as he stood next to a large stage near the oceanfront in Atlantic Beach during the town's annual Memorial Day Bikefest. Chimona and 10-year-old Makayla Moser of Monroe, North Carolina, were taking in the sounds of the Atlantic Beach Memorial Day Bikefest in the town next to a stage near the oceanfront.

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  12. 162 students, 12 staff members out after illness at Union Co. school, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WBTV

    Tests are being done after multiple students and staff members got sick at a Union County school, according to school and health officials. The Union County Department of Human Services Division of Public Health said that multiple students and staff at Shiloh Elementary School, on Rogers Road in Monroe, have been affected since Wednesday.

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  13. Churches to celebrate Pentecost SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... starting with Sunday school at 10 a.m. and morning worship at 11 a.m. with guest speaker the Rev. E.L. Alexander of Monroe. The afternoon service will be at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Harvey Gatewood of Morven along with the Holly Grove Missionary Church ...

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  14. Four arrested in Pageland store robbery, shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WBTV

    ... just can't believe it," said Nicholson. After eating at a Pageland Pizza Hut, Brown said the four left to buy beer in Monroe, North Carolina with some of the stolen money. "He told all his three other friends what happened in detail, and they came ...

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  15. Former NCDOT Attorneys Hosting Another Seminar on Monroe Bypass for...Read the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | PRWeb

    Last year, two former NCDOT attorneys from the NC Eminent Domain Law Firm, hosted a widely publicized pro bono seminar for Union & Mecklenburg County property owners affected by the Monroe Bypass. They're offering another one on Thursday, May 21st, 2015.

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  16. Mahi on the Lite LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | North Carolina Sportsman

    5-16-15 What a day we had today while fishing with James Blaylock from Monroe, NC., Patrick Slevin from Davenport, FL., Brian Slevin Monroe, NC., Wayne and Jonathan Couick from Waxhaw, NC., and Jimmy Austria from Monroe, NC. We started off in the ...

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  17. UCPS Board of Ed approves $525-million proposed budgetRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | Union County Weekly

    ... improvement projects at New Town and Western Union elementary schools, Parkwood and Sun Valley middle schools and Monroe and Porter Ridge high schools; and a new transportation facility, among others. The budget expenditures, which is separate from ...

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  18. Chester Police in search of endangered missing personRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | WBTV

    ... rights reserved. The accident happened just before 7:30 a.m. on US Highway 601 at Baucom Deese Road, just north of Monroe. The accident happened just before 7:30 a.m. on US Highway 601 at Baucom Deese Road, just north of Monroe. Aric Almirola's win ...

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  19. BLOG: Is A Seasonal Tornado Forecast Coming?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | WBTV

    ... than you think. The accident happened just before 7:30 a.m. on US Highway 601 at Baucom Deese Road, just north of Monroe. The accident happened just before 7:30 a.m. on US Highway 601 at Baucom Deese Road, just north of Monroe. Aric Almirola's win ...

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  20. Troopers: At least one killed in Union County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | WBTV

    The accident happened just before 7:30 a.m. on US Highway 601 at Baucom Deese Road, just north of Monroe. The accident happened just before 7:30 a.m. on US Highway 601 at Baucom Deese Road, just north of Monroe.

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