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  1. Teacher sniffs new opportunity in candle-makingRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Union County Weekly

    Part of Shannon Pearman's job as a PE teacher is making sure her students know how they can help care for the Earth. Pearman certainly practices what she preaches.

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  2. Glenmark Pharmaceuticals injects money into local economyRead the original story

    Friday Nov 2 | Union County Weekly

    But that is a good thing for Monroe and Union County as global drug-maker Glenmark Pharmaceuticals celebrated the official inauguration of its factory in Monroe. "Back in the 1980s, Nancy Reagan said, 'say no to drugs.'

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  3. Expressway will open this monthRead the original story

    Friday Nov 2 | Union County Weekly

    Memory said. "Our estimates are you will save 20 to 40 minutes, depending on where you are traveling from or to."

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  4. Weddington smothers Monroe on gridironRead the original story

    Friday Nov 2 | Union County Weekly

    The Weddington defense stood tall in a dominating win over Monroe in a Southern Carolina Conference game on Oct. 26. Weddington turned the ball over on its first two possessions of the game - a fumble and an interception in the span of six plays - but the Warriors stopped Monroe on fourth down both times and the offense then kicked it into gear, scoring 41 straight points in what turned out to be a 51-14 win on senior night. Weddington fumbled on the first play of the game and quarterback Whitner Litton threw an interception with 8 minutes, 46 seconds left in the first quarter, but the Warriors clicked on all cylinders the rest of the way.

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  5. Trick-or-treating? Know where sex offenders liveRead the original story

    Friday Oct 26 | Union County Weekly

    Parents may want to check the North Carolina Sex Offender and Public Protection Registry before taking their children door-to-door for Halloween candy. The registry allows a user to type in an address to access a map that can be customized to show the registered sex offenders living within one, three and five miles.

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  6. Super 7: Mavs wallop Cavs, await red-hot WarriorsRead the original story

    Friday Oct 19 | Union County Weekly

    The Cougars have shut out two of their past three opponents, and last week, Piedmont had no shot. Jacob Schachte returned an interception for a touchdown, and Brian Jacobs returned a punt 80 yards for another score.

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  7. Students connect with manufacturing industryRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    That was part of the message that Make It in Union County stressed during it Manufacturing Awareness Week on Oct. 1-5. Make It in Union County is a program of the Union County Chamber of Commerce.

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  8. Sports Briefs for 10/5Read the original story

    Oct 5, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    The Monroe soccer team has quietly built itself into a nice program over the past six seasons, but it may not have been until Sept. 26 that the Redhawks had validation of just how far they've come.

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  9. Super 7: Warriors take top spot; prepare for No. 2 CougarsRead the original story

    Sep 27, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    There's a new No. 1 in Union County, although a huge test awaits this week against last year's state champs.

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  10. Super 7 for Sept. 21Read the original story

    Sep 21, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    Sam Howell threw for 266 and three scores and ran for 76 yards and two more touchdowns last week at Olympic. The defense allowed just six points.

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  11. Calendar for Sept. 21Read the original story

    Sep 20, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    Union West Library's Cartooning Club makes a four-color comic page. For ages 8 and older.

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  12. Mayor Kilgore declares state of emergency for MonroeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    PROCLAMATION DECLARING STATE OF EMERGENCY WHEREAS, the City of Monroe is forecast to be impacted by the storm known as Hurricane Florence; and WHEREAS, as a result of the above- described disaster, I have determined that there is an imminent threat of, or existing conditions have caused or will cause, widespread or severe damage, injury, or loss of life or property, and public safety authorities will be unable to maintain public order or afford adequate protection for lives or property; and WHEREAS, declaring a State of Emergency and imposing the restrictions and prohibitions ordered herein is necessary to maintain order and protect public health, safety, and welfare, and to secure property.

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  13. Chapman earns state's highest civilian honorRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    Chapman was honored by Gov. Roy Cooper on Aug. 29 when the Monroe resident was inducted into the Order of the Long Leaf Pine at a Union County Chamber of Commerce luncheon. The Order of the Long Leaf Pine is one of the most prestigious awards given out by the governor.

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  14. News Briefs for Sept. 7Read the original story

    Sep 7, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    The N.C. Department of Transportation identified 138 regional highway, aviation, ferry, rail and transit projects it anticipates funding and scheduling for construction over the next decade. Fourteen regional projects will be programmed for construction in Division 10 in the forthcoming 2020-2029 State Transportation Improvement Plan.

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  15. Couple opens film production companyRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    Downtown Monroe is being introduced to the world of cinema thanks to KP Films, an independent production company, and they're looking for anyone interested. KP Films provides lighting, casting, wardrobe, set design and editing.

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  16. Monroe buys land off Sutherland Avenue for industrial parkRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    The City of Monroe has agreed to buy 155.9 acres along Sutherland Avenue to build a third industrial park. Chris Plate, executive director of Monroe-Union County Economic Development, said the Monroe Corporate Center and Arrow Point Industrial Point Industrial Center have served the city well.

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  17. Medical practice offers prescriptions to readRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    Getting books from the doctor will soon be a routine part of pediatric checkups at Novant Health Child and Adolescent Medical Group in Union County. Doctors and nurses welcomed the Reach Out and Read Carolinas program to the practice thanks to funding from the Novant Foundation.

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  18. No regrets: Artist rediscovers love of pottery after 24 yearsRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    There was the time in 1969 when he was invited by friends to go to Woodstock but passed on the legendary concert because he didn't want to skip out on his job. Another regret came a few years later when his band, Gritty and Gravel, had the chance to open for Neil Young in California but he didn't because they would be playing for free.

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  19. Taste of Union celebrating its 10th yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    Taste of Union started as an idea posed by one of its founders: Restaurants bring in food. We charge a price.

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  20. Police investigate shooting deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    The Monroe Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting that may have stemmed from an argument at a store at Fairly Avenue and Morgan Mill Road. Officers responded to a call in reference to a shooting at 4 p.m. July 28 on the 600 block of First Street.

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