Union County Newswire (Page 6)

Union County Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Union County, NC. (Page 6)

Results 101 - 120 of 1,017 in Union County, NC

  1. Back for the first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | Creative Loafing

    ... position with Carolina Weekly Newspapers. I enjoyed my time there and was working as Managing Editor of Union County Weekly when the opportunity presented itself to return here and serve as News Editor. I worked under Kim Lawson and Ana McKenzie in ...

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  2. State DOT board chief questions toll critics' goalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | Business Journal

    ... starting in 2017. Work began last month on the 20-mile, $840 million Monroe Expressway toll project in nearby Union County , scheduled to open in late-2018. Another toll project is planned along Independence Boulevard from Conference Drive in ...

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  3. I-485 beltway is completeRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2015 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... to development north of Charlotte, much the way the southern loop is credited with spurring development in Union County and Ballantyne. "The belt loop is 100 percent in Mecklenburg County and mostly in Charlotte, so the tax base has been ...

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  4. Faith Notes - Find a VBS near youRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    June marks the start of the vacation Bible school season, as many churches are gearing up to host their annual VBS programs. Union County Weekly has put together a list of some of the upcoming VBS events hosted by churches in our coverage area.

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  5. Education NotesRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    ... High School, was awarded the John H. Crowder Award for his volunteer work and his academic achievements at the Union County Board of Education's meeting on May 5. Crowder was the longest-serving Board of Education member when he died in March 2014. ...

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  6. When a dream comes trueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    ... has produced 135 shows, hosted hundreds of camps and trained thousands of actors of all ages - including many Union County residents - since its inception. "I never, ever meant for it to be this big," Bayless said. "I thought it would be a small ...

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  7. Waxhaw Woman's Club donates to five local organizationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    Photo courtesy of Ida Brtalki Bottom, from left, Waxhaw Woman's Club President Ida Brtalki presents a check to Suzanne Hearn of the Union County Literacy Council alongside Woman's Club President Elect Jane McNeely Sowell. Photo courtesy of Ida Brtalki Turning Point Domestic Violence Shelter, Literacy Council of Union County, Waxhaw's Ray of Hope Community Outreach, Union County Crisis Assistance Ministry and Tree House Children's Advocacy Center each received a donation on behalf of the organization.

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  8. Development continues on Providence Road, spurs more traffic concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    The unprecedented growth along Providence Road and the Interstate 485 intersection continues, and developer Crescent Communities is the latest looking to get in on the action. But as a potential third mixed-use development is in the initial planning stages, residents of south Charlotte and northwestern of Union County are expressing concern regarding the effects of the large-scale developments.

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  9. Moms of special needs kids lobby for cameras in classroomsRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Several Union County families are rallying for cameras in special education classrooms. This after many of them have taken their children out of the school claiming some type of abuse to their children with special needs.

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  10. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | WBTV

    ... goal he has had in mind all season long. Even with the Mavericks success in baseball, they have had to watch Union County rivals like Weddington and Piedmont win state titles the last few years. Weddington went back to back in 3A in 2012 and 2013 ...

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  11. Marshville businesses losing money after town without waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... Shubert said. Shubert says Marshville didn't qualify for a state grant because of a tier system which considers Union County well off. Shubert says Marshville is anything but wealthy, with a 30% poverty rate compared to the 19% for Union County as a ... 4 comments

  12. First Drip (6/2/15): N.C. health insurers propose rate increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Creative Loafing

    ... a hit on rising premiums. Details of Justin Shane McGlamery's Thursday arrest are coming to the surface, as the Union County Sheriff's Office has announced that the Mecklenburg County probation officer bought heroin four times in the last two weeks, ...

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  13. On-duty probation officer accused of buying heroin at popular shopping centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | WBTV

    ... with his gun and badge. He was briefly hospitalized after swallowing heroin during his arrest. According to the Union County Sheriff's Office, Justin Shane McGlamery was arrested at the Stonecrest Shopping Center Thursday after an investigation by ...

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  14. Outerbelt's completion could touch off development boomRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | WBTV

    ... an explosion of development in Ballantyne, as well as leading the way to construction of thousands of homes in Union County. Some see growth that has helped lure corporate headquarters to that part of the county. Others see sprawl that sucked ...

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  15. Questions remain for Charlotte's 2 other toll lane projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | WBTV

    ... The DOT said Thursday it has started construction on the Monroe Bypass/Connector, a 20-mile toll road in Union County. That highway will be completely tolled and there will be no free lanes. How much will the tolls be?As on the I-77 project, the ...

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  16. DOT starts construction of Monroe BypassRead the original story

    May 29, 2015 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... east of Wingate. The Center's attorney, Kim Hunter, said of the highway, "It wouldn't solve the problems of Union County. I would just make it easier to get to the beach." Highway 74 bogs down with traffic on a good day and especially during the ...

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  17. First Drip (5/29/15): John's Country Kitchen to closeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Creative Loafing

    ... stake in Duke and other large coal-burning utilities on Wednesday. Construction on the Monroe Bypass in eastern Union County will continue despite legal action against it, according to a news release from NCDOT. The highway, nicknamed the "Bypass to ...

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  18. Lucas Krenzin finds his passion in glassRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    ... Today, Krenzin is a full-time artist with a successful career in making fused glass artwork out of his Union County studio. With artfully-crafted lamps, Krenzin's tulip-shaped shades glow with colorful folds and beads of light. Some of his ...

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  19. Music comes to life on the computer screenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    ... globalization and considers the decision to implement the program as a "no brainer." Wesley Chapel is the only Union County public school to use Quaver, Wilson said, and the school has started using the program since the beginning of the school ...

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  20. News BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    In the May 21 to 27 issue of Union County Weekly, a story about the grand opening of Crooked Creek Park in Indian Trail repeatedly listed June 30 as the date of the event. The event is actually taking place on Saturday, May 30. MONROE - South Piedmont Community College hosted the 30th Session of the Basic Law Enforcement Training Commencement on May 11, during which four members of The Union County Sheriff's Office graduated from the program: Deputy Sheriffs Lauren Ramsey, of Waxhaw; Jackson Hunt, of Indian Trail; Shawn Dodd, of Indian Trail; and Josh Flowe, of Fairview, according to a news release.

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