Union County Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Union County, NC. (Page 6)

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  1. Prominent apartment developer calls for more affordable housingRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2015 | WBTV

    ... the legal guardian of the boy, then 11. She and her longtime boyfriend, Dorian Harper, were arrested after a Union County sheriff's deputy came upon the boy by chance while investigating an unrelated call about one of Harper and Larson's pigs loose ...

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  2. Marvin Ridge students take audiences 'under the sea'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    ... has been with the Carolina Weekly Newspaper Group since 2010, currently serving as the Features Editor of Union County Weekly. Josh graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2009 with a degree in communication studies. In his ...

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  3. Education Notes: March 26 - April 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    Union County Community Shelter community support manager Jenn Alexander recently thanked UCPS staff and principals for raising $25,253 for the Souper Bowl of Caring, according to a news release. Alexander said 2014 was the first year the fundraiser moved into the public school system.

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  4. Easter events in Union CountyRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    ... Easter Sunday services, April 5 at 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Crystal O'Gorman is a Community News Reporter for Union County Weekly. She will cover city, government, philanthropy, arts and faith. Crystal worked as a freelance journalist for five years ...

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  5. Watts ends electric high school career as 2015 Union County Player of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    ... Warriors to a 29-2 (10-0) record and to the fifth round of the state playoffs. After one of the best careers in Union County history, Watts is the 2015 Union County Weekly Girls Basketball Player of the Year. "This season I feel like I did well ...

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  6. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | WBTV

    ... Industry Recruitment" - R. Christopher Plate, Executive Director of Economic Development and Aviation, Monroe-Union County Ted Abernathy, economic development policy advisor to the Southern Governors' Association and founder of Economic Leadership ...

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  7. Matthews 100 mph chase ends with a crash in Union CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | WBTV

    A Matthews police chase reached speeds of 100 mph before ending with a crash in Union County, according to Matthews police. Matthews police say it all started when officers responded to a domestic call Wednesday morning in the 9900 block of Matthews Park Drive.

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  8. Economic development summit for Rowan to be held WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | WBTV

    ... Industry Recruitment" - R. Christopher Plate, Executive Director of Economic Development and Aviation, Monroe-Union County Ted Abernathy, economic development policy advisor to the Southern Governors' Association and founder of Economic Leadership ...

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  9. Union County golf club in $44M deal for 6 Southeastern coursesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Business Journal

    Firethorne Country Club is among six Southeastern Golf included in a $44 million deal to be sold to ClubCorp Holdings Inc. .

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  10. Neighbors claim dog thieves are marking their homesRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... rather be on the safe side and have my dog then not believe it, and he turned up missing," said Shuck. The Union County Sheriff's Office says by all means call and report any incidents they will take them seriously. Read or Share this story: ...

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  11. Anson's unemployment inches upward in JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Anson Record

    ... percent from December to January, up to 8.4 percent, while Stanly's rate increased from 4.5 percent to 5.4 and Union County's 4.9 percent rate was up 0.7 from December's 4.2-percent rate.

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  12. Group from western Union County visits Raleigh to voice concerns on Monroe BypassRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    ... U.S. 74 rather than build the projected $800-million toll road. "I believed it was going to be a good thing for Union County because that's what we were being told by NCDOT," Paxton said. After the SELC won a lawsuit against the NCDOT and Federal ...

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  13. Growing pains in a small townRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    ... buffers. Fisichello has presented a plan to plant a number of Leland Cypress trees behind the business, but Union County Urban Forester Bill Smith has already visited the site and said those trees would not grow effectively in that environment, said ...

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  14. News Briefs: March 19 - 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    Union County Tax Administrator John Petoskey announced in a new release that 95,000 change of assessment notices would be mailed throughout the week of March 16. The median change in residential property value decreased by 5.4 percent, with 69 percent of the residential property owners experiencing a decrease. The median change in the commercial class of property decreased by 2.3 percent, with 55 percent of commercial property owners experiencing a decrease.

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  15. Man gets 6 to 10 years for cuffing boy with dead chickenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... Long told the jury Tuesday. Larson was the boy's guardian and a Department of Social Services supervisor in Union County. Larson faces similar charges. She has pleaded not guilty. Authorities said they think Harper tied the dead chicken around the ...

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  16. Man admits handcuffing boy, putting dead chicken around neckRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... Long told the jury Tuesday. Larson was the boy's guardian and a Department of Social Services supervisor in Union County. Larson faces similar charges. She has pleaded not guilty. Authorities said they think Harper tied the dead chicken around the ...

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  17. Wingate University names Rhett Brown as its 10th presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Business Journal

    Wingate University has named Rhett Brown as its 10th president, effective June 1. Brown has longstanding ties to the private university in the Union County town of Wingate.

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  18. Man Gets 6 To 10 Years For Chaining Boy To Porch, Putting Dead Chicken Around His NeckRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Switched

    This undated file photo provided by the Union County, N.C., Sheriff's Office shows Dorian Lee Harper. Harper and Wanda Sue Larson were indicted on Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, after an 11-year-old boy was found in November handcuffed to Larson's front porch in Monroe, N.C., with a dead chicken tied to his neck.

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  19. Man accused of chaining chicken around boy's neck accepts plea dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Opening statements were expected to begin Wednesday in the high profile child abuse case in Union County involving a former ER nurse who's accused of tying a chicken around a boy's neck, but following a delay, the defendant accepted a plea deal. Man accused of chaining chicken around boy's neck accepts plea deal Opening statements were expected to begin Wednesday in the high profile child abuse case in Union County involving a former ER nurse who's accused of tying a chicken around a boy's neck, but following a delay, the defendant accepted a plea deal.

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  20. Opening statements in trial over boy cuffed to porchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... found the boy in November 2013. Larson was the boy's guardian and a Department of Social Services supervisor in Union County. MONROE, N.C. (AP) - Opening statements are to begin Wednesday in the trial of a North Carolina man accused of handcuffing ...

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