Union County Newswire (Page 9)

Union County Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Union County, NC. (Page 9)

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  1. Rahway man accused of cab driver's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | Courier News

    Rahway man accused of cab driver's death Imad Alasmar, was the father of 10 children, ages 8 to 22. Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1F7ciyH UNION COUNTY A 20-year-old Rahway man has been charged in the fatal shooting of a city taxi driver following a robbery attempt last month, according to acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park. Nathaniel Young Jr., has been charged with first-degree murder, first-degree felony murder, first-degree robbery and a second-degree weapons offense, Park said.

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  2. Development Briefs for Sept. 18Read the original story

    Sep 18, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    The Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization will consider including six Union County roads among its priority highway improvement projects. The CRTPO was scheduled Sept.

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  3. Eight challengers vying for three seats in Indian Trail electionRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    ... as a caregiver for his wife, whom is battling cancer. He's lived in Indian Trail since 1999. Tiffany McGee is a Union County native with experience in the corporate world. She moved to Indian Trail after college for the lower tax rates, great ...

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  4. Community Spotlight: Erin SantosRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    ... has been with the Carolina Weekly Newspaper Group since 2010, currently serving as the Features Editor of Union County Weekly. Josh graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2009 with a degree in communication studies. In his ...

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  5. Indoor pool proposal at Rea Road hits brick wallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    ... requires a vote of yes or no without any conditions, according to Brian Matthews, executive director for the Union County Planning Department. So while commissioners can't ask MSA to add back the wall, they could continue the public hearing in hopes ...

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  6. 12-year-old boy missing in Union CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2015 | WBTV

    Ethan, who officials say has a "developmental delay," was reported missing around 9 p.m. Thursday from his home on Avanti Drive. That's just off of Providence Road in Waxhaw.

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  7. Boy missing for more than 12 hours in Union Co. found safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2015 | WBTV

    Boy missing for more than 12 hours in Union Co. found safe - WBTV 3 News, Weather, Sports, and Traffic for Charlotte, NC A 12-year-old boy who was reported missing in Union County Thursday night has been found safe, the Union County Sheriff's Office said Friday morning.

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  8. September festivals returning to Stallings, Weddington this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    As summer draws to a close and area residents prepare for cooler weather and shorter days, two Union County towns have their sights set on their annual September festivals. Stallings and Weddington will host their respective town events, Stallings Fest and the Weddington Country Festival, on Saturday, Sept.

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  9. PVFD aftermath breeds conflicting views from Weddington council candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    ... crisis may have on Weddington. State legislators may allow large tracts of town land to become unincorporated Union County rather than part of the town. Harrison said she's proud to have founded the Weddington Country Festival and hopes to continue ...

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

    Sep 17, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 61st annual National Merit Scholarship Program and Union County students made the cut. The students have the chance to earn scholarships among more than $32 million that will be offered next spring.

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  11. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | WBTV

    ... SEC contends the DOT and the federal government did not conduct an adequate environmental impact study for the Union County toll road. Four years ago, Dever ruled in favor of the DOT in a similar lawsuit. But the SELC won at the Fourth Circuit Court ...

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  12. State moves to block appeals of $225M ExxonMobil dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    The New Jersey Attorney General's office Wednesday filed a court brief seeking to block opponents of the $225 million ExxonMobil settlement from appealing it. In a brief filed in Union County Superior Court, attorneys for the state and acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman said State Sen. Ray Lesniak, D-Union County and five environmental organizations failed to meet the legal test to intervene in the settlement.

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  13. Stephen Allan RobertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | WBTV

    Union County deputies say it all started when a K-9 handler conducted a traffic stop on US Hwy 74 between Stallings and Indian Trail early Tuesday evening in connection to a heroin trafficking investigation. When the deputy went up to the vehicle, the driver reportedly sped off and the deputy pursued him.

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  14. NC lawmakers defend newly-created tax that will help rural countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2015 | WBTV

    ... going to keep taking money out of our pockets." Harnett County would benefit the most, getting $3.8 million. Union County leaders would get $2.9 million more, Rowan County would see a $2.2 million increase and Gaston County would see $1.2 more in ...

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  15. Business Briefs: Sept. 10 to 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    The Union County Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the opening of Pig-N-Vittles next week. The ceremony will take place Tuesday, Sept.

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  16. Community Spotlight: Jamie WeissRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    Jamie Weiss has volunteered with Carolinas HealthCare System's Hospice of Union County for nearly 20 years. The organization provides end-of-life care including medical, psychological and spiritual support to terminally ill patients and their loved ones, while stressing "quality of life - peace, comfort and dignity," according to its website.

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  17. Taste of Union returns to benefit Operation Reach OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    ... event. Photo courtesy of Lisa Biehl. The event is slated for Sept. 19, a Saturday, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Union County Agricultural Center, located at 3230 Presson Road. The event will feature restaurants and caterers from across Union County and ...

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  18. UCPS sees highest grad rate in system historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    ... its graduation rate for the last five years. Two high schools - Central Academy of Arts and Technology and the Union County Early College - had 100 percent graduation rates. Seven of 12 UCPS high schools had a 90-percent or higher rate. "This is the ...

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  19. Education Briefs: Sept. 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    ... items for students in need at their school. Photo courtesy of UCPS. The 2015 School Tools Postal Collection and Union County government agencies collected more than 6,000 school supplies for students who can't afford them. Items included: art ...

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  20. US Judge On NC Toll Roads: 1 Can Go, Second Still On HoldRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    A federal judge is siding with plans to advance construction of one Charlotte-area toll road while rejecting a second. Gov. Pat McCrory's office said Friday a ruling on the Monroe Expressway means continuing construction that started in May for the 20-mile highway from Mecklenburg County eastward through most of neighboring Union County.

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