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  1. Heavy rains cause sanitary sewer spillHeavy rains cause sanitary...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    City officials in Monroe say heavy rains led to more than 8500 gallons of wastewater seeping out into Richardson Creek.

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  2. Storm causes sewage spill in MonroeRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

    ... a branch of Richardson Creek during the storm. The spill took place near Wolf Pond and Marvin Watkins roads, south of Monroe. Hovanec said most of the spill was rainwater, not sewage. About 1.5 inches of rain fell during a storm Monday at the Monroe ...

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  3. Charlotte: Exec pleads guilty in $87 million government procurement fraud scheme.Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | Federal Bureau of Investigation

    Kevin Hicks, 43, of Monroe, N.C. and former Chief Financial Officer for Boggs Paving Inc. entered a plea of guilty today before U.S. Magistrate Judge David S. Cayer for his role in an $87 million fraud scheme involving government-funded construction projects, announced Anne M. Tompkins, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina.

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  4. DSS impostor steals elderly woman's wedding ringRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WSOCTV

    Monroe police are searching for a woman they said posed as a Union County Department of Social Services worker to gain access to a senior citizen's home.

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  5. Nik Pizzigoni Of "Whiskey And Cigarettes" Nominated For AMG Heritage...Read the original story

    Monday | Mi2n

    ... Music Guild Heritage Awards. The awards ceremony will be held on November 15, 2014, at the AG Convention Center in Monroe, NC. A live broadcast of the event is also being planned. Past winners include Stella Parton, Chubby Checker, Barbara Mandrell ...

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  6. Doug Briney Receives Three Artists Music Guild Heritage Awards NominationsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | Mi2n

    ... of the Year 'Unknown Soldier.' The awards ceremony will be held on November 15, 2014, at the AG Convention Center in Monroe, NC. A live broadcast of the event is also being planned. Past winners include Stella Parton, Chubby Checker, Barbara ...

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  7. Paving company executive pleads guilty in massive fraud caseRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Charlotte Observer

    ... the role a minority-owned contractor played in the work. Kevin Hicks, the chief financial officer for the Monroe-based company, pleaded guilty to conspiracy and money-laundering before U.S. Magistrate Judge David Cayer. He will be sentenced at a ...

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  8. Huss headed to 2015 football event in MonroeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Gaston Gazette

    Hunter Huss is among the eight teams planning to compete in the "Union County vs. The Carolina All-Stars Gridiron Clash," a regular-season event set for 2015 at Monroe High School.

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  9. Frizzell Receives Artists Music Guild Heritage Award Nomination for 3rd Straight YearRead the original story

    Monday | PR.com

    ... Awards will be a star studded, red carpet event, taking place on November 15th, at the AG Convention Center in Monroe, North Carolina. Country Music Star, Billy Gilman, will host this year's awards show with appearances by Charlie Pride, Terri Gibbs ...

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  10. Jameson Inn Monroe NC Offers Affordable Lodging to Prospective Students Visiting Wingate UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 25 | 24-7 Press Release

    MONROE, NC, June 26, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The Jameson Inn Monroe North Carolina Hotel offers affordable lodging to prospective students and their families visiting nearby Wingate University.

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  11. Country Star Billy Gilman Slated to Host 2014 AMG Heritage AwardsRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 19 | PRLog US Entertainment

    ... You Will , at USA TODAY. Gilman will also take the stage as the host of the 2014 AMG Heritage Awards November 15th in Monroe, NC. Guild president and former child singing star David L Cook says, "We are thrilled to have Billy as our host this year. ...

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  12. Late blight threatens Carolinas tomatoesRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... as local nurseries such as Renfrow Hardware in Matthews, Whitener's Greenhouse in Huntersville and Windcrest Farms in Monroe, a source of organic seedlings. If you visit Asheville, check out Reems Creek Nursery in Weaverville, just north of ...

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  13. Ed Roman Receives Two AMG Heritage Awards NominationsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | Mi2n

    ... Mainstream Artist of the Year. The awards ceremony will be held on November 15, 2014, at the AG Convention Center in Monroe, NC. A live broadcast of the event is also being planned. Past winners include Stella Parton, Chubby Checker, Barbara ...

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  14. Aug. 2nd Song of the Mountains Hosts Crowe Brothers, Cody SchulerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | Cybergrass

    ... thousands of fans have enjoyed the sounds of Cody Shuler and Pine Mountain Railroad. A Deeper Shade of Blue hail from Monroe, North Carolina and have been together for 12 years adding the 5th piece (dobro) in 2009. The members include Brian Hinson, ...

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  15. Kuehler, Rushing face-off in July 15 runoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | Union County Weekly

    ... and fix the problems and plan." Early voting is open at the Union County Public Library, 316 E. Windsor St. in Monroe until Saturday, July 12. Library hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. People can find ...

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  16. Broken water line shuts U.S. 74 east of MonroeRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | The Charlotte Observer

    The broken main was reported about 7:30 a.m., with motorists saying water was bubbling up through the road.

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  17. Glenmark Pharmaceuticals To Set Up A New Manufacturing Facility in the U.S.Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | BioSpace

    Glenmark Pharmaceuticals to Set up a New Manufacturing Facility in the US MUMBAI, Jul 17, 2014 -- The Facility Will be Situated in Monroe, North Carolina, USA - It Will Manufacture Oral Solids, Injectables and Topicals Over a Five Year Period Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd, a research-driven, global, integrated pharmaceutical company, plans to set up ... (more)

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  18. Water main break closes section of US 74 in Union CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | WBTV

    ... h the complicity of a local company. A water main break has closed both eastbound lanes of US 74 at Old Highway 74 in Monroe. The break was reported around 8 a.m. No word yet from crews on scene when the road will reopen.

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  19. New Automated Bulk Bag Filling System Streamlines Peanut ProcessingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Snack Food/Wholesale Bakery

    JULY 15, 2014 MONROE, NORTH CAROLINA - Golden Grove founder Lee Swinson, a peanut farmer in Eastern North Carolina, sells his Carolina/Virginia-style peanuts to wholesalers around the world.

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  20. Fanfare-Colleges: Tomlinson, Turner honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | HeraldSun.com

    ... Award watch list as one of the nation's top receivers entering the 2014 season. Crowder, a 5-9, 175-pound native of Monroe, was one of 55 players named by the Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation, Inc. The award recognizes the outstanding ...

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