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Charlotte-Monroe Executive Airport goes international

Charlotte-Monroe Executive Airport goes international

MONROE – Monroe and Union County officials celebrated the opening of a new Customs Border Protection (CBP) facility at the Charlotte-Monroe Executive Airport on Friday, Feb. 20, making it the… Read more »

Wesley Chapel looks for compromise with de-annexation petitioners

Wesley Chapel looks for compromise with de-annexation petitioners

WESLEY CHAPEL – A petition from Wesley Chapel residents requesting to de-annex from the village led to multiple special meetings of the Village Council over a single week in late… Read more »

County commissioners approve amendment to EMS agreement

County commissioners approve amendment to EMS agreement

At its Feb. 16 meeting, the Union County Board of Commissioners (BOCC) approved an amendment to the new Emergency Medical Services (EMS) agreement between Union County and Carolinas Union Healthcare,… Read more »

News Briefs: Feb. 26 – March 4

News Briefs: Feb. 26 – March 4

Residents voice concern about call to dissolve municipal fire districts WEDDINGTON – Weddington Town Council will hold two special meetings on consecutive nights to possibly dissolve the municipal fire district… Read more »

Preparation pays off

Preparation pays off

Union County residents bunkered down for a small ice storm beginning on Monday, Feb. 16, and their preparations paid off, according to first responders in the area. School closings, road… Read more »

Event lets local artists share the love, spread inspiration

Event lets local artists share the love, spread inspiration

INDIAN TRAIL – Poetry is for everyone. That idea has been portrayed regularly in the diverse groups attending “Evenings of Conversation” at the Indian Trail Cultural Arts Center (CAC), where… Read more »

Waxhaw names new town manager

Waxhaw names new town manager

WAXHAW – After nearly a year-long search, the Waxhaw Board of Commissioners announced the hiring of Warren Wood as new town manager. During a special called meeting on Monday, Feb…. Read more »

Union County Community Arts Council appreciates supporters at ‘Night of the Arts’

Union County Community Arts Council appreciates supporters at ‘Night of the Arts’

The Union County Community Arts Council (UCCAC) will hold its seventh annual Night of the Arts at the Union County Agricultural and Conference Center at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, February… Read more »

Animosity in the heart of Arkansas

Animosity in the heart of Arkansas

A living piece of American history shared her plight as a black student during the Civil Rights Movement in a presentation for Central Academy of Technology and Arts and Monroe… Read more »

Local towns among the best in the state to raise a family, says research study

Local towns among the best in the state to raise a family, says research study

In a recently released ranking of the best cities for young families in North Carolina, national finance consultation firm NerdWallet recognized western Union County as a hotspot, with local municipalities… Read more »