Union County Newswire (Page 2)

Union County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Union County, NC. (Page 2)

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  1. United Way shifts strategy in Charlotte, cuts grants by 10%Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 7 | Business Journal

    Maj. Larry Broome knew it was coming. But that didn't make it any less painful. Broome, area commander of the Salvation Army of Mecklenburg County and Union County, learned Thursday the degree of anticipated funding cuts from United Way of Central Carolinas.

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  2. NC senator files bill to deannex undeveloped property near busy...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | WSOCTV

    One of the busiest intersections in Union County is corner the corner of Cuthbertson and New Town Road. State Senator Tommy Tucker just filed a bill to take away development control of the property around it from the Village of Wesley Chapel.

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  3. Bank of America accidentally sent a North Carolina man $1 million. He 'freaked out.'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | The Miami Herald

    ... the mix-up did indeed happen in May and it involved a bank customer in Waxhaw, a town of about 10,000 people in Union County. "From our perspective, we resolved the issue and we appreciate the customer reaching out and letting us know about it," ...

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  4. Motorcyclist crashes into tree, dies in Union County accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 2 | WBTV

    According to the North Carolina Highway Patrol, troopers are investigating the fatal crash that happened on Weddington-Matthews Road in Wesley Chapel. Highway Patrol said alcohol and drugs are not to believed to have played a role in this crash, as speed was apparently the only contributing factor.

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  5. Special Weather Statement Source: Weather CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 2 | WSOCTV

    NCZ082-022030- Union NC- 400 PM EDT SAT JUN 2 2018 ...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT SOUTHERN UNION COUNTY UNTIL 430 PM EDT... At 400 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 8 miles southeast of Monroe, or 4 miles west of Sturdivants, moving southeast at 15 mph. Locations to be impacted include... Monroe, Wesley Chapel, Wingate, Waxhaw, Marshville, Mineral Springs, Sturdivants, Indian Trail, Jaars and Trinity.

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  6. Severe Thunderstorm Warning Source: Weather CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 1 | WSOCTV

    NCC179-020145- Union NC- 906 PM EDT FRI JUN 1 2018 ...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 945 PM EDT FOR UNION COUNTY... At 906 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 12 miles east of Monroe, or near Marshville, moving east at 35 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

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  7. Celebrating the county's safest companiesRead the original story

    Friday Jun 1 | Union County Weekly

    North Carolina Labor Commissioner Cherie Berry will travel to 33 luncheons and banquets giving out safety awards across the state to businesses, counties, cities, towns and manufacturing facilities this year. Berry, who was first elected as Labor Commissioner in 2000 and is now in her fifth term in office, was in Monroe on May 24 for the Union County Chamber of Commerce Safety Awards Banquet.

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  8. Elevator Queen embraces her fameRead the original story

    Friday Jun 1 | Union County Weekly

    Berry was in Monroe on May 24 to give out Department of Labor safety awards to more than 50 businesses at the Union County Chamber of Commerce Safety Awards Banquet. Berry was first elected labor commissioner in 2000 and at the time, she was the only Republican member of the Council of State.

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  9. Woman says Uber driver kicked her out, yelled racist remarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 30 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... filed a complaint titled "My Driver was Rude." However, that title doesn't even compare to the frustration this Union County couple actually felt. "Then that turned into, 'well, Mexicans are coming over here and stealing all of our jobs.' And so, me ...

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  10. First responders investing in bulletproof vestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 29 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... Edwards. Edwards said the ballistic vests will cost $150,000; the measure has already been approved by the Union County board. "With all the onset of the active shooter incidents we've had across the nation over the past few years, more increase in ...

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  11. Leaders expect expressway to spur growthRead the original story

    Friday May 25 | Union County Weekly

    Competition among cities, counties and states is fierce when it comes to recruiting precision manufacturing companies and the good-paying jobs that come with them. Monroe-Union County Economic Development is also facing other headwinds in 2018 as it tries to lure new companies to the fast-growing region. 3 comments

  12. 'I got 13 good years.' With prostate cancer in his bones, here's his message for men.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 24 | HeraldSun.com

    ... Surgery recommended. It was 2005. He was a 59-year-old accountant from Weddington, just outside Charlotte in Union County. He did his research and decided to play the odds - no surgery, no radiation, just watch and hope the cancer wouldn't spread. ...

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  13. Bill would put 'In God We Trust' motto in public schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... Shepard of Onslow County, Bert Jones of Rockingham County, Linda Johnson of Cabarrus County, and Dean Arp of Union County. “I think this is a good opportunity for students to learn a little bit of history and to know what our state and ...

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  14. Man wanted in Union County for never returning car after test driveRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | WBTV

    Gaston County Sheriff Alan Cloninger delivered a message to the community at the beginning of Tuesday night's meeting of the Gaston County Commissioners. The message came in response to what happened Sunday afternoon in Bessemer City.

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  15. Sick of rain? It's not over yet as t-storms, heavy rain possible for remainder of weekRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Had enough rain? It's not over yet as scattered thunderstorms and heavy rain are continuing to roll through the Carolinas. Some people in Union County saw nearly two inches of rainfall late Monday night.

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  16. Flood Advisory Source: Weather CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | WSOCTV

    NCC179-220415- Union NC- 1017 PM EDT MON MAY 21 2018 The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a * Flood Advisory for... Central Union County in the Piedmont of North Carolina... * Until 1215 AM EDT. * At 1014 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms.

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  17. Special Weather Statement Source: Weather CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | WSOCTV

    NCZ082-212330- Union NC- 651 PM EDT MON MAY 21 2018 ...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT SOUTHWESTERN UNION COUNTY UNTIL 730 PM EDT... At 651 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 12 miles west of Monroe, or over Waxhaw, moving north at 10 mph. Locations to be impacted include... Monroe, Weddington, Wesley Chapel, Waxhaw, Mineral Springs, Marvin, Indian Trail and Jaars.

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  18. Surveillance video captures thieves smashing into ice cream shop Source: WSOCRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | WSOCTV

    ... the Charlotte break-ins, police said the group hit two other businesses in Matthews and then four businesses in Union County: Jack's Pizza, China II, Subway, and Little Caesar's.

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  19. Mom says she warned school earlier on ex-teacher charged with inappropriate conductRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2018 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    "This investigation started less than two weeks ago," said Union County Sheriff's Office's Tony Underwood. "The victim and family came forward, made a report of allegations of inappropriate contact involving this teacher Mr. Stanford."

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  20. A young doe became trapped in a stormwater drain. There's a happy endingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2018 | WBTV

    ... arrested a former Parkwood Middle School teacher accused of having inappropriate contact with a former student. Union County deputies say Daniel Wade Stanford was arrested after a former student came forward to report the alleged contact with him ...

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