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Charges dropped in murder case of Monroe teen

Charges dropped in murder case of Monroe teen

The only man charged for the 2010 disappearance of 16-year-old Monroe student Phylicia Barnes was released by a judge in Baltimore, Maryland on Jan. 20. Michael Maurice Johnson was charged… Read more »

What Union County parents need to know for kindergarten registration

What Union County parents need to know for kindergarten registration

February brings along a milestone for 5-year-olds around Union County: kindergarten registration. Registration will run from Feb. 9 to 13, Monday through Friday, and parents can register their child at… Read more »

Area Girl Scouts kick-off cookie sales with new flavors, technology

Area Girl Scouts kick-off cookie sales with new flavors, technology

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… Read more »

Porter Ridge whips up a new culinary program

Porter Ridge whips up a new culinary program

INDIAN TRAIL – Students at Porter Ridge High School have been showing off their culinary skills with an array of delectable treats during the school’s first year hosting a culinary… Read more »

Getting back behind the wheel

Getting back behind the wheel

The Union County Board of Education passed a resolution regarding the fate of driver’s education in the county at their Tuesday, Jan. 6, meeting, but funding for the program is… Read more »

UCPS takes on health, security and safety

UCPS takes on health, security and safety

Union County Public Schools administration has developed more ways to carry out one of the district’s strategic priorities. Dr. Shelton Jefferies, assistant superintendent of auxiliary services for UCPS, and Dr…. Read more »

Third trial date set in murder case of Monroe teen

Third trial date set in murder case of Monroe teen

A third trial date has been set for the murder trial of 16-year-old Phylicia Barnes, a Monroe teen, after two mistrials. A judge declared a second mistrial in the trial… Read more »

Twinkle of the lights

Twinkle of the lights

INDIAN TRAIL – Indian Trail resident Brooke Kramb remembers nearly 30 years ago when a former teacher taught her the writing process, sparking her interest and fueling her inspiration by… Read more »

Continuing a tradition of quality education

Continuing a tradition of quality education

INDIAN TRAIL – If there’s one thing Dr. Brian Patience learned as a student that he’s carried through his entire life, it’s that educators have a profound impact on their… Read more »

Behind the mic

Behind the mic

INDIAN TRAIL – A few artsy residents were recognized for their way with words and paintbrushes this month. Winners of the Poet Tree Birdhouse Contest were announced at the monthly… Read more »