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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 $155,900 which is roughly $81/per square foot. More Monroe information.

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Friday Sep 12 | Union County Weekly

Union Day School taking shape

A Waxhaw resident took another step Tuesday night toward gaining support for a new charter school to be opened in August 2016 in Union County. Erin Kirkpatrick has been planning the creation of Union Day School for nearly two years and, on Thursday, Sept.

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Friday Sep 12 | Anson Record

South Piedmont Community College to open new Advising Centers

South Piedmont Community College's new dedicated Advising Centers, one on its L.L. Polk Campus in Polkton and another on its Old Charlotte Highway Campus in Monroe, will play a key role in keeping SPCC students on a clear path toward graduation. The grand opening of the Advising Center on the L.L. Polk Campus will be held on Monday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. The grand opening at the Old Charlotte Highway Campus will be held on Tuesday, from noon to 2 p.m. The Advising Center is in room 188 of Building B. The new centers are part of South Piedmont's ongoing Quality Enhancement Plan , which currently focuses on the topic of student advising.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Weddington moves to top spot in boys' soccer Sweet 16

The Warriors have won six in a row heading into Wednesday's scheduled game with Monroe. That win streak includes two shutouts.

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Richmond County Daily Journal

Southern States opens superstore in Monroe

Southern States Cooperative, a farm supply company, unveiled its new Monroe Rural America superstore in a grand-opening ceremony held Aug. 29-30. The 10,000 square-foot facility at 1620 E. Roosevelt Blvd. saw shoppers for the first time in five years.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

Rocky Mount Telegram

McCrory to give up donations tied to paving fraud

The campaign of Gov. Pat McCrory says it will give to charity more than $10,000 in political donations tied to a North Carolina paving company involved in what federal prosecutors say was bid-rigging and kickback scheme involving nearly $88 million in government highway construction contracts. The owners of Boggs Paving Inc. hosted a March 2012 fundraiser for then-candidate McCrory at the spacious Waxhaw home of company president Carl A. "Drew" Boggs, III.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

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Owner's Plea is 6th in DBE Scam

The owner of a North Carolina paving company faces 25 years in prison after becoming the sixth defendant to plead guilty in a massive fraud that raked in government contracts by using a disadvantaged firm as a pass-through.

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The Charlotte Observer

Mattie Rice, a slave's daughter who pushed for a Union Co. marker honoring her father

Mattie Rice at the Old County Courthouse in Monroe Dec. 8, 2012. The ceremony hornored 10 black men, nine of whom were slaves, who served in the Confederate Army.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

WBTV

Report: Duo robbed Food Lion, pistol whipped employee

Authorities in Monroe are asking for the public's assistance in identifying two men they say robbed a grocery store and assaulted and employee.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Monroe couple charged in nearly 50 crimes

James Lee Clark, 33, was arrested Monday after he was found hiding in a wooded area near his Monroe home, authorities said.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Man charged in Monroe crash that killed 2

Jose Estevez Herrera, 53, of Reidsville, was arrested overnight by Monroe police and charged in connection with last week's wreck that killed two Marshville residents, authorities said.

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WCNC-TV Charlotte

Union Co. man charged with murder in crash on U.S. 74

Union Co. man charged with murder in crash on U.S. 74 Union Co. man charged with murder in crash on U.S. 74 Check out this story on WCNC.com: http://www.wcnc.com/story/news/crime/2014/08/27/union-co-man-charged-with-murder-in-crash-on-us-74/14675401/ MONROE, N.C. -- Monroe police have charged a Union County man with two counts of second-degree ... (more)

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

'Drew' Boggs, paving company CEO, to plead guilty Thursday

The president of a paving company accused of helping defraud state and federal governments out of $87 million in road projects is expected to plead guilty Thursday.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Union County Weekly

Local leaders, residents can meet representatives

In an effort to learn more about what is happening in the state and federal legislature, the Union County Chamber of Commerce has arranged a luncheon allowing multiple representatives to mingle with business leaders and residents on Sept.

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WBTV

Man dies from injuries days after cash killed 70-year-old girlfriend

Officials say a second person has died after a deadly head-on crash that involved alcohol on Wednesday night in Monroe.

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Union County Weekly

Monroe DSS back running smoothly after health scare

Monroe- Eleven Union County Department of Social Services and Human Services employees were sent to the hospital after a strange smell took over their offices in Monroe on Thursday, Aug. 14. The 11 employees who suffered from headaches, dizziness or nausea were sent to Carolinas Medical Center-Union, where they were treated and released.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Woman killed in head-on Monroe wreck

A Marshville woman was killed Wednesday night when her vehicle was struck by another vehicle in a head-on crash on U.S. 74 in Monroe, authorities say.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Anson Record

Southern States to open new, larger store in Monroe

The store will be four times the size of the current location, and is located at 1620 E. Roosevelt Blvd., in a former BI-LO grocery store.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Monroe's Fowler new N.C. fire chiefs president

Monroe Fire Chief Ron Fowler was installed recently as president of the N.C. Association of Fire Chiefs.

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