Union County Newswire (Page 9)

Union County Newswire (Page 9)

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

Results 161 - 180 of 1,228 in Union County, NC

  1. 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

  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Education NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    The Union County Board of Education voted to withdraw its funding dispute lawsuit against the Union County Board of County Commissioners , according to a news release. A jury awarded UCPS $91 million, but the judgment was reversed on April 7, which sent the case back to court in Union County for a new trial.

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Waxhaw plans for the futureRead the original story

    May 29, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    ... the Downtown Waxhaw Vision Plan and Future Land Use Plan; five county and regional plans, including the Western Union County Local Area Regional Transportation Plan and Union County's Comprehensive Plan; and address issues brought to the board by ...

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  13. Honoring those who have fallen, and those still answering the callRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    ... has been with Carolina Weekly Newspaper Group as a news reporter since July 2014. He became managing editor of Union County Weekly in January 2015. He reports on town government in western Union County, among other things. Ryan began his journalism ...

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  14. Officials: Norovirus sickened 170 at elementary schoolRead the original story

    May 29, 2015 | Jacksonville Daily News

    Authorities in Union County believe 170 people who were sickened after eating at a Monroe elementary school last week contracted the fast-spreading Norovirus.

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  15. DOT pushing ahead with fraud-tainted Monroe projectRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | The Robesonian

    CHARLOTTE) - North Carolina transportation officials are pushing ahead with an embattled toll road outside Charlotte, even after a politically connected paving contractor involved in the $840-million project pleaded guilty last year to defrauding taxpayers. The state Department of Transportation announced Thursday construction had begun on the Monroe Expressway, a 20-mile highway in Union County.

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  16. NC toll road moves ahead with contractor guilty of fraudRead the original story

    May 29, 2015 | The Daily Advance

    North Carolina transportation officials are pushing ahead with an embattled toll road outside Charlotte, even after a politically connected paving contractor involved in the $840-million project pleaded guilty last year to defrauding taxpayers. The state Department of Transportation announced Thursday construction had begun on the Monroe Expressway, a 20-mile highway in Union County.

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  17. Work underway on expressway between Meck, Union countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | WSOCTV

    It now appears a controversial toll road project that's been in the works for years in Union County has received the green light once again. The Monroe Bypass is a 20-mile toll road that will connect Mecklenburg County to the town of Marshville.

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  18. Officials identify virus at Union Co. schoolRead the original story

    May 28, 2015 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Officials identify virus at Union Co. school Officials say norovirus is the reason nearly 200 people reported being sick at a Union County school.

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  19. Mystery Illness Cited as Dozens of NC Students Stay Home SickRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    Officials said they believe many of the students who were absent stayed home because of the disease that is under investigation. At least 160 students and 11 staff members of the Shiloh Elementary School in Union County, North Carolina, were out Friday, sending officials from the human services department in Union County into action, according to a department official.

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  20. Mystery Illness Cited as Dozens of Students Stay Home Sick1 hour, 2 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | ABC News

    ... that is under investigation. At least 160 students and 11 staff members of the Shiloh Elementary School in Union County, North Carolina, were out Friday, sending officials from the human services department in Union County into action, according to ...

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