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Monroe, North Carolina is located in Union County. Zip codes in Monroe, NC include 28111, 28110, and 28112. The median home price in Monroe is $155,600 which is roughly $82/per square foot. More Monroe information.

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23 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

Pharmaceutical company plans to invest $17 million in new Union Co. plant

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals also intends to hire 41 people over its first three years for its plant, which will make generic drugs.

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Yesterday | The Charlotte Observer

Today's traffic: Congestion on I-77 southbound

The typical morning commute congestion is slowing traffic on southbound Interstate 77 at 7:25 a.m. Wednesday, and that is the biggest current problem for motorists in the Charlotte region.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Roundabout work begins Wednesday in Union

Crews are scheduled to begin work Wednesday on another traffic roundabout in Union County, affecting a main route between Monroe and the western Union County towns of Wesley Chapel, Weddington and Marvin.

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The Washington Post

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Black World War II veterans changed the climate of the South. Most of this story is unknown, or not much told.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

PaintSquare

Paving Exec Takes Plea in $87M Fraud

The chief financial officer of a North Carolina paving contractor is the latest defendant to admit his role in an $87 million fraud scheme that used disadvantaged firms as a pass-through to win government contracts.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Richmond County Daily Journal

Southern States to open area store3:25 pm | 0

Contributed photoSouthern States, a farm supply cooperative with 1,200 stores in 23 states, plans to open a 12,000 square-foot facility in Monroe next month.

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The Charlotte Observer

Storm causes sewage spill in Monroe

City spokesman Peter Hovanec said about 8,700 gallons of sewage spilled into a branch of Richardson Creek during the storm.

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WCNC-TV Charlotte

Heavy rains cause sanitary sewer spillHeavy rains cause sanitary...

City officials in Monroe say heavy rains led to more than 8500 gallons of wastewater seeping out into Richardson Creek.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

WSOCTV

DSS impostor steals elderly woman's wedding ring

Monroe police are searching for a woman they said posed as a Union County Department of Social Services worker to gain access to a senior citizen's home.

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The Charlotte Observer

Paving company executive pleads guilty in massive fraud case

A second Boggs Paving executive pleaded guilty Tuesday in connection with charges that the company received more than $87 million in road projects by misrepresenting the role a minority-owned contractor played in the work.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

PRLog US Entertainment

Country Star Billy Gilman Slated to Host 2014 AMG Heritage Awards

Country star Billy Gilman will host the 2014 AMG Heritage Awards and premier his brand new single "Say You Will" PRLog - Jul. 19, 2014 - More than half his lifetime ago, Billy Gilman became the youngest singer ever to have a Top 40 hit on Billboard 's country singles chart.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Late blight threatens Carolinas tomatoes

Late blight, the dreaded disease that wiped out the East Coast tomato crop in 2009, has shown up again in North Carolina.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Cybergrass

Aug. 2nd Song of the Mountains Hosts Crowe Brothers, Cody Schuler

Song of the Mountains will present another fine concert at the Lincoln Theatre on Saturday, August 2nd at 7:00 pm.

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Glenmark Pharmaceuticals To Set Up A New Manufacturing Facility in the U.S.

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals to Set up a New Manufacturing Facility in the US MUMBAI, Jul 17, 2014 -- The Facility Will be Situated in Monroe, North Carolina, USA - It Will Manufacture Oral Solids, Injectables and Topicals Over a Five Year Period Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd, a research-driven, global, integrated pharmaceutical company, plans to set up ... (more)

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The Charlotte Observer

Broken water line shuts U.S. 74 east of Monroe

The broken main was reported about 7:30 a.m., with motorists saying water was bubbling up through the road.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

WSOCTV

Union Co. may cut some emergency services

Local first responders said they are being shut out of negotiations that could affect ambulance service in Union County.

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Anson Record

ACEC students celebrate 2014 graduationJune 25th | 0

Nine Anson County Early College graduates also received their associate's degrees during 2014 graduation ceremonies on May 12 and June 7. Nine Anson County Early College graduates also received their associate's degrees during 2014 graduation ceremonies on May 12 and June 7. Congratulations to the sixth graduating class of Anson County Early ... (more)

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Coastal Courier

Birth: Lorelei Clare Gordon

Lorelei Clare Gordon was born at 3:54 a.m. July 1 to Cassandra Berg-Gordon of Hinesville and David Gordon III of Monroe, N.C. Born at Liberty Regional Medical Center, baby Lorelei weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and measured 19.5 inches.

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Jiggley Jones Is Nominated For Two Artists Music Guild Heritage Awards

Website: http://www.jiggleyjones.com/ MTS Management Group is happy to announce Jiggley Jones has received two 2014 Artists Music Guild Heritage Awards Nominations.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Anson Record

ACEC students celebrate 2014 graduationJune 25th | 0

Nine Anson County Early College graduates also received their associate's degrees during 2014 graduation ceremonies on May 12 and June 7. Nine Anson County Early College graduates also received their associate's degrees during 2014 graduation ceremonies on May 12 and June 7. Congratulations to the sixth graduating class of Anson County Early ... (more)

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