Union County Newswire (Page 6)

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

Results 101 - 120 of 907 in Union County, NC

  1. News FeedRead the original story

    May 10, 2014 | Anson Record

    ... College will hold commencement exercises for the class of 2014 on May 12. Two ceremonies will take place at the Union County Agricultural & Conference Center - one at 11 a.m. and another at 3 p.m. - honoring...

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  2. Coal ash hearing brings out praise and inquiryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2014 | Independent Weekly

    It's unfortunate that it took 35,000 tons of coal ash being leaked into the Dan River to make environmental clean up a priority this session.

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  3. Rahway chimney sweep pleads guilty to theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2014 | Courier News

    ... stealing from two clients by accepting large deposits but then failing to perform any work, according to acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park. Rodney MacQuirk, 48, of Sweepers Chimney Service, pleaded guilty Monday to one count of theft by ...

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  4. County proposes tax increase to provide additional UCPS fundingRead the original story

    May 29, 2014 | Union County Weekly

    ... to keeping taxes low now are considering a rate hike this year to address growing school system needs. The Union County Board of County Commissioners and the Union County Public Schools Board of Education held a joint meeting on Thursday, May 22, to ...

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  5. All-Observer 2014: SoftballRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    MVP of the N.C. 3A state finals when her team won its first state title since 1997. She led Union County with nine home runs and got the win as pitcher in the state championship game. UNC recuit led her nationally-ranked team to a state title and set ...

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  6. Plainfield man with record sentenced to 45 years for murderRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    A Union County Superior Court judge today sentenced a Plainfield man to 45 years in prison for a 2009 gang-related murder.

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  7. State blocks Union, Gaston school boards from suing over moneyRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... northeast of Raleigh, offered the amendment adding the other two districts. The legislation comes even as Union County commissioners and the school board try to avoid returning to the courtroom to settle their budget dispute. Gaston County ...

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  8. N.C. lawmakers propose additional scrutiny of DSS operations statewideRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... public service if you can't protect the children?" Tucker asked. "We wanted to take this horrific situation in Union County and turn it into a positive for kids." He was referring to an 11-year-old boy found handcuffed to the porch of his ...

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  9. Union County DA defends plea deal that has domestic violence stabbing victim upsetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | WBTV

    ... who was last seen in Charlotte at Druid Circle on Sunday June, 8. She was moving to Charlotte from Greensboro. Union County's District Attorney is defending a plea deal that sent a husband away for 15-to-19 years for brutally stabbing his wife, but ...

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  10. Naslund continues Marvin Ridge golf traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | Union County Weekly

    ... helped seal the Mavs second-place team finish. Now, Naslund has another accolade to add to his name as the 2014 Union County Weekly Boys Golfer of the Year. "I definitely got better as the year went on," Naslund said of his impressive performances. ...

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  11. UCW News briefs: June 5 - 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | Union County Weekly

    ... in 2011 from snow and ice. Find more information on volunteering at www.carolinawaterfowlrescue.com. MONROE - Union County's God Bless the USA waste hauler and recycling company is seeking to open a new municipal solid waste transfer station in ...

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  12. Some tears, some hugs ... and summer vacation beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... day of classes in the 2013-14 academic year for most North Carolina schools, although a few systems, such as Union County, will finish Wednesday. They'll be gone until Monday, Aug. 25, when the 2014-15 academic year begins. A number of schools also ...

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  13. Rama Road's 'Triplets' call it quits, with a message of loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... academic year for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and most in North Carolina, although a few systems, like in Union County, will finish Wednesday. The last day of school typically is full of farewells, and there is always a group of educators calling ...

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  14. CATA runner Elijah Inuwa strives to 'win the day'Read the original story

    Jun 9, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Central Academy of Technology and Arts junior Elijah Inuwa won two state championships and three Union County championships this past season.

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  15. Armed black Southerners helped fight for Civil RightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2014 | One Nation News

    ... their right to vote and to organize politically? How did the movement work in the face of the violence in rural Union County, NC; Lowndes County, AL; or Sunflower County, MS.? That's the story masterfully told by Student Nonviolent Coordinating ...

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  16. Braves rally past Gastonia 8-6Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2014 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... next game. For Gastonia, Matt Faulkner had three hits, Wes Wood two and Andrew Ray a home run. Post 23 hosts Union County on Sunday at 7 p.m. in its next game. The Gaston Braves (5-1, 5-0) stayed atop the North Carolina Area IV Eastern Division with ...

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  17. CAPS study says redistricting will hurt property valuesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2014 | Union County Weekly

    A group of Union County residents angry about school redistricting say a study they coordinated found lower property values as a result of the maligned decision.

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  18. Singing on the MountainRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2014 | The Mountain Times

    ... Webb Family of Colfax; The Sneed Family of Glasgow, Ky.; The Hurleys of Hickory; the Bread of Life Quartet from Union County; Michael Combs of Todd; Patricia Smith of Bluefield, W.Va.; and Ernie Penley of Linville, who is the great-great-nephew of ...

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  19. Superintendents to N.C. Senate: Don't hurt schools to raise teacher payRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    From left, Union County Superintendent Mary Ellis, Gaston County Superintendent Jeff Booker, Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Superintendent Beverly Emory and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Superintendent Heath Morrison talk to reporters at Mallard Creek Elementary School on Wednesday.

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  20. Superintendents of 10 biggest NC districts blast Senate budget proposalRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2014 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... to $130 million and 4,000 jobs lost in the 10 biggest districts with additional cuts to transportation. Union County Schools Superintendent Mary Ellis says, "The economy is growing and yet we are cutting, and the cuts these year could be as ...

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