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Closures for the holiday

Closures for the holiday

Most government offices and departments are closed Wednesday, July 4, for the holiday. For Union County government, all government offices, the libraries, landfill and animal shelter are closed. As are… Read more »

Get in early for water service program

Get in early for water service program

Starting at 9 a.m. Monday, July 2, people can put in an application for funding assistance for residential and non-residential short water line extensions. According to a county news release,… Read more »

Sewer overflows into Richardson Creek

Sewer overflows into Richardson Creek

MONROE – Around 3,600 gallons of sewer waste spilled into a local creek Monday in Monroe. Officials with the city say a blocked manhole caused the sewer to spill out… Read more »

Volunteers flock to Habitat builds

Volunteers flock to Habitat builds

The Union County Habitat for Humanity welcomed volunteers from across the county, and from as far away as Maryland, for a build this week in Marshville. The county-wide agency has… Read more »

More ‘Banshee’ filming Monday in Monroe

More ‘Banshee’ filming Monday in Monroe

MONROE – Crews will be out at Belk-Tonawanda Park and in and around the 1886 Courthouse on Monday, July 9, in Monroe for shooting on the series “Banshee.” The television… Read more »

Filled with blessings

Filled with blessings

by Morgan Smith Looking in a mirror is something we can all say is pretty common. When you wake up in the mornings, when you brush your teeth or comb… Read more »

Union’s neighbor looking at fixes for McKee, South Trade

Union’s neighbor looking at fixes for McKee, South Trade

Road improvements could make commutes easier for locals trying to reach Charlotte by Kara Lopp MATTHEWS – Commissioners in nearby Matthews are looking at improving two roads Union County commuters… Read more »

Rescue group moves into new home

Rescue group moves into new home

by Ciera Choate INDIAN TRAIL – After spending more than two years in a rented turkey barn, the Carolina Waterfowl Rescue is finally home. The group, which rescues and rehabilitates… Read more »

Public invited to meeting over planned subdivision

Public invited to meeting over planned subdivision

WEDDINGTON – People are invited to two meetings in Weddington over a planned subdivision. The 90-lot “conversation subdivision” would be developed by Stillwell NC, LLC, and go on the south… Read more »

2012 BASEBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Big-Game Bostic

2012 BASEBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Big-Game Bostic

Weddington pitcher had season to remember in 2012 by Aaron Garcia Winning a state title in any sport, especially a revenue-generating one such as baseball, brings with it some limelight…. Read more »

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