Union County Newswire (Page 10)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Union County, NC. (Page 10)

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  1. Victim advocates want to close eugenics loopholeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... process." Moore, a Republican from Cleveland County, said he is reviewing the proposal. Sen. Tommy Tucker, a Union County Republican who co-chairs the Senate's appropriations committee on Health and Human Services, said "the state's done its part." ...

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  2. Town hall construction booming in the Charlotte regionRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2015 | WBTV

    ... new municipal centers. And they are spending more than a combined $71 million to do so. The fast-growing Union County town expects to spend between $5 million and $7 million on a town hall and community center, officials said. The Town Council voted ...

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  3. Weddington senior set to break Union County scoring recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... Weddington's Stephanie Watts, a UNC recruit ranked among the nation's top players, needs 12 points to become Union County's all-time leading scorer. Watts and Weddington play Piedmont at home Tuesday. Weddington's Stephanie Watts, a UNC recruit ...

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  4. Boxer Roy Jones Jr. coming to CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... that aren't hard-core boxing fans, this will be an event," says promoter Mike Long, who grew up in and lives in Union County. "That's the cool thing about the sport." Long, who has promoted a variety of cards and concerts along the East Coast, ...

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  5. Building a new kind of clubhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    Two area women hope to open the doors of a new day care center in Monroe that they hope will take some pressure off busy parents in the area by the end of the month. The New Kids Clubhouse is the vision of Sonya Lockhart and Selina Campbell, who have been working to bring short-term day care to Union County since buying their new office space in June 2014.

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  6. Connecting the dots between towns and the countyRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    On Monday, Jan. 5, the Union County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a plan to assign commissioners as liaisons to each municipality in the county, in hopes of improving communication with the towns. Board Chair Richard Helms presented the idea to the council, stating that discussions with constituents and elected town officials over the past year have brought concerns about the lack of communication within the county to his attention.

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  7. Area Girl Scouts kick-off cookie sales with new flavors, technologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    Area Girl Scouts gathered on Saturday, Jan. 10, to kick off cookie sales at the Union County Cookie Rally in the Old Armory Community Center in Monroe. The Girls Scouts Hornet's Nest , a local council that serves eight North Carolina and South Carolina counties, including Union, hosted the rally to suggest sales tactics to improve cookie sales, introduce two new cookie flavors and launch a new digital component to the girls' efforts.

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  8. News Briefs: Jan. 15 to 21, 2015Read the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    Correction: Cane Creek Park fees WAXHAW - A chart showing pricing rates for different Cane Creek uses in the News Briefs section of last week's Union County Weekly was inaccurate in some parts. The annual entrance fee for a vehicle with a trailer was listed as $60 for residents, but is actually an $80 fee.

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  9. Education Notes: Jan. 15 to 21, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    ... spent their winter break fine-tuning their fishing skills to prepare for the upcoming Scholastic Anglers of Union County's tournament series. Hinson and Cunningham both represent Sun Valley Fishing in the Scholastic Anglers program, which is open to ...

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  10. Helms allegedly hires inmates to kill murder witnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Anson Record

    Eddie Clyde Helms, a suspect in two murders in Anson and Union counties, faces more changes after allegedly trying to hire fellow inmates to kill a witness in his murder cases. Helms has been held in the Union County Jail without bond since his arrest in August.

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  11. Union County man tries to hire inmates to kill witness in murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | The Charlotte Observer

    A Union County man already in jail, accused in two murders that occurred 24 years apart, is facing more charges after officials say he tried to hire fellow inmates to kill a witness in one of his upcoming trials. Helms has been in the Union County Jail since August 2014, charged in the August 2012 murder of Charles Ronald Godwin and an open Anson County murder case from November 1988.

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  12. Rep. Brody shares news from November-DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Anson Record

    ... much of November and December meeting with constituents and attending local meetings such as the Anson and Union County Commissioners meetings and the Anson Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) meeting. He also attended the Biz Ed Breakfast ...

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  13. Investor group backs off demand for vote on BofA chairman/CEO splitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | WBTV

    ... the group's jummah prayer service, which takes place in the chapel basement. Eddie Clyde Helms has been in the Union County Jail since August 2014, charged in the August 2012 murder of Charles Ronald Godwin and an open Anson County murder case from ...

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  14. Time Warner Cable tops BBB list for customer complaints in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | WBTV

    ... the group's jummah prayer service, which takes place in the chapel basement. Eddie Clyde Helms has been in the Union County Jail since August 2014, charged in the August 2012 murder of Charles Ronald Godwin and an open Anson County murder case from ...

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  15. Police: Local murder suspect tried to put hit out on witnessRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... UNION COUNTY, N.C. -- A month-long investigation led Union Country detectives to new information about a man accused of killing two people, 24 years apart. Eddie Helms is facing additional charges after investigators say he tried to put a hit out on ...

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  16. Body of missing fisherman found in Union County lakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | The Charlotte Observer

    Rescue crews confirmed Thursday that they recovered the body of fisherman Josh Chapman, who they believe drowned in a Union County lake last week. Rescue crews confirmed Thursday that they recovered the body of a fisherman they believe drowned in a Union County lake last week.

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  17. Officials look for man believed to have drowned in Union parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | The Charlotte Observer

    Union County officials searched Sunday for a man they believe drowned in a lake at Cane Creek Park on Friday. A couple in their 30s were fishing Friday in a canoe at the park in Waxhaw when the husband stood up in the boat and it capsized, said Union County spokesman Brett Vines.

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  18. United Faith Christian's Gary Gadsden to coach against Victory Christian point guard son TyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... ago, Providence Day football coach Bruce Hardin coached against his son, Blair, when Blair was head coach at Union County's Porter Ridge High. But no one can recall a high school coach coaching against his son – when his son was playing for ...

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  19. Volleyball Player of the Year: Makenzie KuchmanerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    ... teaches you so much a bout life and who you are. Hannah is a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill and covers sports in Union County and south Charlotte. She joined the Carolina Weekly family in September 2013 and loves the thrill of covering high school ...

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  20. UCPS takes on health, security and safetyRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    Dr. Shelton Jefferies, assistant superintendent of auxiliary services for UCPS, and Dr. Mike Webb, assistant superintendent of instructional technology and operations, presented information at the Union County Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 6, regarding how the district will carry out UCPS's Strategic Priority #3: "Safe, orderly and caring schools producing healthy and responsible students."

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