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

    Thursday Sep 13 | 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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  2. Chapman earns state's highest civilian honorRead the original story

    Friday Sep 7 | 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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  3. News Briefs for Sept. 7Read the original story

    Friday Sep 7 | 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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  4. Couple opens film production companyRead the original story

    Friday Aug 31 | 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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  5. Monroe buys land off Sutherland Avenue for industrial parkRead the original story

    Friday Aug 31 | 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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  6. Medical practice offers prescriptions to readRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 21 | 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Monroe focuses on downtownRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    Center Theatre operated as a traditional movie theater between 1940 and 1991. The building sat vacant for 22 years until purchased in 2013 by the city.

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  11. News Briefs for July 27Read the original story

    Jul 27, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    Occupational Course of Study students from Parkwood High School recently created and donated more than 100 bags to Union County Division of Social Services Child Welfare Services to be used by children in foster care. Donna Thompson challenged her students to create a business enterprise that would teach them math skills, how to create and reproduce a profitable item, and polish their customer service skills.

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  12. Calendar for July 20Read the original story

    Jul 20, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    Lehnhardt Price Family Law holds a ribbon cutting to celebrate its membership in the Union County Chamber of Commerce. Call 704-218-2300 for details.

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  13. People mistake his candles for foodRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    "All the time," Ward says with a laugh. "Because they do look like food. I have people come up to me and ask for a sample.

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  14. News Briefs for July 13Read the original story

    Jul 13, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    For the past 16 weeks, seven heads of households have been investigating poverty in the community and their lives through Common Heart's economic empowerment program, Getting Ahead in a Just Gettin' By World. The program brings together leaders from poverty and allies from middle class to improve understanding, build social capital, implement plans for economic stability, and become community change agents.

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  15. Waxhaw parade recognizes heroesRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    Some marchers, and even some attendees, dressed up as superheroes, as thousands lined the streets of downtown Waxhaw for the annual parade that also featured various floats, vintage cars and firetrucks. Two vintage Mustangs led off the parade, carrying the uniforms of Starnes and Kennelly.

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  16. Sisters becoming business partners was naturalRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    The two shared the same bedroom growing up and worked at Subway as teenagers. When Raj moved from Ohio to Florida for college and then to Union County for her husband's new job, Ortiz and her family soon followed at both stops.

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  17. Pens handcrafted with passion, patienceRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    One of the first things you notice when walking through Lynn Rivera's workshop in the countryside of Union County is how much she knows about trees. Rivera's knowledge is so pronounced, she can grab a block of wood and tell you the type just by looking at the grain and color.

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  18. From sitting at a desk to making themRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    After leaving the Air Force several years ago, Tyler Rawlings decided to play it safe and do what a lot of people in their twenties normally do. He graduated from college and jumped into the workforce.

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  19. Nature walks inspire the creativity of Reason JewelryRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    A couple of years ago, Marjorie Meza decided to make her own jewelry. She has always been creative and artistic, but the real reason for starting up the craft was more about creating something of her own.

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  20. Calendar for June 29Read the original story

    Jun 29, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    The Book Club at Marshville Library discusses Emily St. John Mandel's "Station Eleven." Call 704-624-2828 for details.

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