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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 $152,400 which is roughly $77/per square foot. More Monroe information.

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Yesterday | The Charlotte Observer

Chicken truck crashes into Monroe store front

No serious injuries were reported Wednesday night when a tractor-trailer carrying empty chicken crates slammed into the front of a store in Monroe, police said.

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Yesterday | ABC11

Big rig crashes through front of pharmacy

Cleanup efforts are underway at a Rite Aid Pharmacy after a big rig truck that normally carries chickens crashed through the front of the store overnight.

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Yesterday | WCNC-TV Charlotte

Tractor-trailer crashes into Monroe Rite Aid

Monroe police said the driver of the tractor-trailer drove through the front of the store on U.S. 74 near Sutherland Avenue around 10 p.m. The driver of the truck was taken to a local hospital after the accident.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Label & Narrow Web

Golfers wanted to support flexo education

The Phoenix Challenge Foundation has announced the dates for its annual golf tournament, the organization's primary fundraiser supporting graphic arts and flexography through education.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Rocky Mount Telegram

Monroe man sentenced to life in 14-year-old case

A Monroe man has been sentenced to life in prison after his conviction in a 14-year-old murder case.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Man sentenced to life in prison after 2010 murder

George Kastanis was killed in April of 2000. The 41-year-old husband and father of four was gunned down in his grocery store in Monroe.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Examiner.com

This Weekend: Garlic City to appear live with Kurtzweil at The Bottle Factory

Garlic City -one of Charlotte's most unique "Indie" groups, and also named by CBS Local as one of the " Best Local Rock Bands In Charlotte "- will be playing, live, this Sunday, April 6, with the touring act, Kurtzweil , from Raleigh, NC.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Chapel Hill News

Lt. Col (Ret) Robert C. Mennell

Lt. Col Robert C. Mennell, Bob to his friends and family, died in the early hours of the morning on March 15th in his beautiful blue room at Carol Woods Retirement Community in Chapel Hill, NC.

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The Charlotte Observer

State awards contracts for 2 new Union County bridges

The N.C. Department of Transportation said the new bridges will be on Poplin Road over the South Fork of Crooked Creek and on N.C. 200 over Chinkapin Creek.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Report: Man exposes genitals, flips cartwheels

MONROE, N.C. Monroe Police are searching for a man who is knocking on doors and exposing his genitals.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Stallings votes to oppose Monroe toll road

Stallings this week became the fifth Union County municipality to oppose or question the Monroe Bypass/Connector, when the town council unanimously voted to withdraw its support for the toll road and ask the state instead to consider improving U.S. 74. The controversial toll road still has the support of much of Union County's business community, ... (more)

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Flooding washes out section of Union Co. roadway

The North Carolina Department of Transportation announced Monday they've closed a section of Wesley Chapel Stouts Road near Rocky River Road in Monroe for repairs at the CSX Railroad crossing.

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Sun Mar 23, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Union DSS hires consultant to improve system in wake of child abuse case

Union County has hired a consultant to help the Division of Social Services make changes in the wake of a child abuse case involving one of its former supervisors.

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WBTV

Monroe teen dies in Saturday morning wreck

The North Carolina Highway Patrol said a Monroe teenager was killed in a crash on Saturday morning around 7:30 a.m. 18-year-old Rachel Mangum was driving a 1997 Chrysler Sebring convertible on Wolf Pond Road in Monroe when she crashed into a tree according to troopers.

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