Union County Newswire (Page 4)

Union County Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Union County, NC. (Page 4)

Results 61 - 80 of 924 in Union County, NC

  1. Cops: NC Walmart greeter seeks receipt, gets stunned insteadRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2016 | WBTV

    ... show Davis and a woman walking out of an Indian Trail Walmart with a 50-inch television Sunday afternoon. Union County deputies say a 65-year-old greeter saw a security sticker and asked to see a receipt. The employee didn't need to be hospitalized. ...

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  2. Boy chained with dead chicken around neck sues adultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | WTEN-TV Albany

    A teen found chained to the porch of a house with a dead chicken around his neck is suing his former foster mother as well as social services officials and Union County, North Carolina. The boy, now 13, claims Wanda Sue Larson used "connections" with local officials to manipulate his custody and that Union County inadequately supervised her, according to reports from local news outlets.

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  3. Hunt on for North Carolina thief who Tasered a Walmart greeterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Daily Mail

    ... for thief who Tasered a Walmart greeter, 65, when she asked to see receipt for the 55-inch TV he was stealing Union County Sheriff's Office in North Carolina is searching for John Davis Jr, 42, and his alleged accomplice, 38-year-old Natasha Hall ...

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  4. Over 20 Union Co. businesses caught selling alcohol underageRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | WBTV

    The operation began in June and continued into September 2016 and was a joint effort between the Union County Sheriff's office and the Monroe Police Department. As part of the campaign, investigators say they used a civilian under the age of 21 to attempt to buy alcohol from 91 different establishments in Union County.

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  5. Investigation finds 21 businesses selling alcohol to minorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | WSOCTV

    ... special offers and other content related to your specific geographic area. MONROE, N.C. (AP) - Authorities in Union County say an undercover investigation resulted in 21 businesses being cited for selling alcohol to people under 21 years old. The ...

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  6. Superintendent's county-wide tour paves way for future plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | Union County Weekly

    After his first 90 days in office, Andrew Houlihan, the newly appointed Union County Public Schools superintendent, didn't want to assume he understood the district. Houlihan is the first externally hired superintendent in more than 20 years and he felt he needed to better understand the school system's history to create a plan for UCPS' future.

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  7. Handcuffed boy with dead chicken around neck reunited with rescuersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | WSOCTV

    ... that we may deliver news, weather, special offers and other content related to your specific geographic area. UNION COUNTY, N.C. - It was a case that received national attention in 2013 when an 11-year-old boy was found handcuffed to his porch with ...

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  8. North Carolina Highway Patrol graduates 47 troopers, one from Anson -Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Anson Record

    ... eld training program. Graduate Erik A. Johnson of Anson County will report to the Richmond County duty station. Union County graduate Brett N. Mullis will report to the one in Anson.

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  9. School board chairman speaks to Creedmoor Lions ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | Daily Dispatch

    ... an, and they live in Oxford. In addition, their son, Drew, is currently serving as superintendent of schools in Union County.

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  10. Education Briefs: Nov. 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | Union County Weekly

    As part of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, Union Academy Charter School administrators and students prepared and served a pork barbecue meal for the community at the Union Community Shelter Hunger and Homeless Candlelight Vigil on Nov. 14 at the location of the future Union County Community Shelter building. From left, Brayden VanMilligan, Kiser Shelton, LeKayla Love and Taylor Babb serve meals to clients and staff of the Union Community Shelter in honor of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week.

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  11. Stallings denies housing project but keeps landRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2016 | Union County Weekly

    Kyra Gunn describes herself as an "unwilling Stallings resident" after town leaders annexed 60 acres of unincorporated Union County only to deny a rezoning request for a subdivision off Lawyers Road. Gunn was one of the property owners who stood to gain from the Ryan Homes project, which included 162 single-family lots.

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  12. Union County house fire kills dog Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    A dog has died following a house fire that took place in the 600 block of Forest Green Drive in Union County Thusday afternoon, according to Waxhaw Volunteer Fire Department.

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  13. 200-home subdivision coming to Monroe airport area in Union CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | Business Journal

    Former farmland near the Charlotte-Monroe Executive Airport in Union County has been sold during the summer to two firms that plan to create a 200-home subdivision in the Wesley Chapel area.

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  14. Campus police investigating after racial slur written on Wingate student's carRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | WBTV

    Campus officials at Wingate University in Union County are investigating after a racial slur was written on a student's car over the weekend. The incident happened on Sunday.

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  15. Final phase of CMS superintendent search will be privateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | WBTV

    ... is not a good fit for our community, then that's on us - but allow us to let it be on us." Recently the Union County School Board kept its superintendent search private, as did Guilford County. McCray also uses the Charlotte city manager search as ...

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  16. Coal Is Giving Way to Greener Energy in USRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Voice of America

    ... less manpower required to run a gas plant." Workers are installing solar panels at a Duke Energy solar farm in Union County, North Carolina. The mid-Atlantic state ranks second, nationally, in solar capacity. (N. Yaqub/VOA) The shift in energy ...

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  17. Monroe considers new space for police, fire departmentRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2016 | Union County Weekly

    ... incentive grant to an unnamed company that plans to invest more than $30 million into Monroe. Monroe Union County Economic Development works with new and existing companies to secure such grants based on their level of investment. There are four ...

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  18. Education Briefs: Nov. 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | Union County Weekly

    ... worker, hairdresser, chef and president. As the rest of the nation filed their votes last week, students across Union County were learning about the importance of voting and fulfilling their civic duty. Sun Valley Middle School eighth-grade social ...

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  19. Union County students rub elbows with music legendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Union County Weekly

    Students at Western Union Elementary, along with other Union County schools, earned the chance of a lifetime over the weekend to perform alongside celebrities at the Artists Music Guild. Western Union Elementary School students practiced "Duke of Earl" for only a month to perform alongside Gene Chandler at a televised award show.

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  20. Charlotte's oldest charter school faces 2017 closing - " and possible rebirthRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | WBTV

    ... the advisory board's plan. "It would be the first one ever," said Eddie Goodall, a former state senator from Union County who is now a charter school consultant. "I see it as sad in a sense that they would be closed," Goodall said, but added that he ...

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