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Indian Trail increases taxes with numerous projects in mind

Indian Trail increases taxes with numerous projects in mind

Taxes go up 4 cents, or 27.5 percent, depending on how you look at it by Mike Parks INDIAN TRAIL – Town leaders will soon have something they’re not used… Read more »

Camp SOAR bigger than ever

Camp SOAR bigger than ever

Special Olympics camp sees 350 campers, more than 400 volunteers by Josh Whitener Since it was founded 12 years ago, Camp SOAR has grown each year. The annual camp for… Read more »

NCDOT hosts community meetings for Monroe Bypass update

NCDOT hosts community meetings for Monroe Bypass update

by Eren Tataragasi MONROE — The N.C. Department of Transportation’s N.C. Turnpike Authority will host two meetings next week to update the community on the status of the proposed Monroe… Read more »

Meth lab dismantled at Monroe apartment

Meth lab dismantled at Monroe apartment

Police arrested two people Tuesday, June 12, for allegedly running a meth lab out of their apartment. James Robinette Jr. and Eva Marie Robinette, both of 2500 Round Table Road,… Read more »

The Crime Scene for June 15

The Crime Scene for June 15

The following incidents were reported from June 7 to 13 according to the Union County Sheriff’s Office and Monroe Police Department. Stallings police released their incidents for June 6 to… Read more »

Burn ban likely as part of potential trash deal

Burn ban likely as part of potential trash deal

Waste service contract would provide bigger recycling bins, savings for Indian Trail by Mike Parks INDIAN TRAIL – Town staff is starting negotiations to bring a new waste pickup provider… Read more »

Girl Scouts ‘Rock The Mall’

Girl Scouts ‘Rock The Mall’

Girl Scout Troop 941 attended the “Rock The Mall” event in Washington, D.C., June 9, celebrating the 100th year of Girl Scouting. The event was attended by thousands of Girl… Read more »

Traffic study under way in Monroe

Traffic study under way in Monroe

MONROE — The city’s engineering department is conducting a study for the possible removal of the traffic signal at the Windsor Street and Church Street intersection. As part of the… Read more »

Monroe settles airport lawsuits

Monroe settles airport lawsuits

MONROE — The city has settled its lawsuit involving the construction of the re-routing of Goldmine Road and the runway extension at the Charlotte-Monroe Executive Airport with the prime contractor Boggs… Read more »

Matthews Free Medical Clinic receives gift from St. Stephen United Methodist Church

Matthews Free Medical Clinic receives gift from St. Stephen United Methodist Church

MATTHEWS — During Sunday services June 17, St. Stephen United Methodist Church will present the Matthews Free Medical Clinic a gift of $47,250. The event will be a celebration of… Read more »