Union County Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Local artist goes all in, turning passion to professionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    ... Carolina Weekly Newspaper Group as a news reporter since July 2014. He reports on town government in western Union County, among other things. Ryan began his journalism career at Creative Loafing as an intern, later becoming a columnist and news ...

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  2. Providence Volunteer Fire Department announces new, improved safety ratingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    ... announcing the new rating which included Weddington town councilmembers Don Titherington and Pamela Hadley; Union County Commissioner Chair Richard Helms; N.C. Rep. Craig Horn; and N.C. Sen. Tommy Tucker. Before the new rating, was announced some of ...

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  3. Rommie R. CarpenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Shelby Shopper And Info

    Rommie R. Carpenter, 91, passed away Thursday January 22, 2015 at Carolinas Healthcare System-Cleveland. A native of Union County, NC, he was the son of the late George Washington and Winnie Ann Burgess Carpenter.

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  4. News Briefs: Jan. 22 to 28, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    ... has to pay her own travel expenses. To help with those, Edelman will be holding two fundraisers in western Union County to help cover traveling expenses as well as raise money for local charities. On Monday, Jan. 26, Edelman will be hosting a ...

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  5. Work-related fatalities up in county, state for 2014Read the original story

    Jan 25, 2015 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... fatalities in 69 of North Carolina's 100 counties. Mecklenburg County led the state with five fatalities. Union County and Wake County experienced three each. In addition to Gaston County, four other counties experienced two fatalities each. ...

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  6. 'Back where I started:' First sergeant was trooper at heart by 8th gradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... office in Salisbury. Wilson, 40, knew exactly who and what she wanted to be by eighth grade when now-retired Union County trooper R.V. Lee was a substitute teacher at her school. "I liked how he carried himself and what he did," she said. "That's ...

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  7. Wingate dentist donates 7 Rembrandt etchings to Wingate UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | The Charlotte Observer

    But thanks to Dr. Lee Bates and his wife, Dawn, Wingate University now is the owner of seven Rembrandt etchings and a piece by pop artist Peter Max . Bates recently retired from his practice across from the Union County university.

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  8. Work-Related Deaths In North Carolina Increased In 2014Read the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    ... hree fatalities in the transportation and public utility industry. Mecklenburg County led with five fatalities. Union County and Wake County had three each. Forsyth, Gaston, Guilford, Henderson and Pender each had two fatalities.

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  9. Work-related deaths in North Carolina nearly doubled in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | WITN

    ... hree fatalities in the transportation and public utility industry. Mecklenburg County led with five fatalities. Union County and Wake County had three each. Forsyth, Gaston, Guilford, Henderson and Pender each had two fatalities.

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  10. Homicide suspect faces new chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | The Charlotte Observer

    MONROE A double-homicide suspect from Union County now has limited contact with other prisoners after new charges that he twice asked inmates to kill a witness for him. Eddie Clyde Helms of New Salem was charged last August with killing two men 24 years apart in Anson and Union counties.

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  11. Work-related fatalities in North Carolina nearly doubled in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... no work-related fatalities in 69 of North Carolina's 100 counties. Mecklenburg County led with five fatalities. Union County and Wake County experienced three each. Forsyth, Gaston, Guilford, Henderson and Pender experienced two fatalities each. ...

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  12. SWAT called out to Union Co communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | WBTV

    The incident began at a gated community on the 8300-block of Victoria Lake Drive in Waxhaw around 8 p.m. Wednesday. The Union County Sheriff's Office confirmed a SWAT situation at the address, but did not give any further details.

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  13. Indian pharma company considers $9.5M Monroe expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | The Charlotte Observer

    An Indian pharmaceutical company is considering a $9.5 million expansion for its Monroe manufacturing plant even before production begins in April. Glenmark Pharmaceuticals expects to make a decision this month among several sites for its expansion, said Chris Platé, executive director for Monroe-Union County Economic Development .

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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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