Union County Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Arrest made in Indian Trail business break-insRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Jeffrey Michael Bird, 26, of Monroe, was arrested Friday and charged in connection with four business break-ins in Indian Trail, according to the Union County Sheriff's Office. Union County Sheriff’s Office investigators used shoe prints and blood stains to help make an arrest in several Indian Trail business break-ins, authorities said.

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  2. Sampson officers nab Union armed robbery suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | The Sampson Independent

    Sampson County Sheriff Jimmy Thornton looks over counterfeit US currency and marijuana seized earlier this week when a Union County armed robbery suspect was apprehended at a local motel. Sampson County Sheriff Jimmy Thornton looks over counterfeit US currency and marijuana seized earlier this week when a Union County armed robbery suspect was apprehended at a local motel.

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  3. News Briefs: Oct. 30 to Nov. 5, 2014Read the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | Union County Weekly

    Union County Parks & Rec continues to look for feedback WESLEY CHAPEL- The Union County Parks & Recreation Department will hold the second of three public outreach meetings to gauge the priorities and desires of residents as they begin work on a comprehensive master plan. The meeting will be held in Wesley Chapel at Siler Presbyterian Church on 6301 Monroe-Weddington Road on Nov. 18, a Tuesday.

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  4. Education Notes: Oct. 30 to Nov. 5, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Union County Weekly

    UCPS teachers saluted for global education Five Union County Public Schools teachers recently were recognized for their efforts in bringing global education to their classrooms. The teachers recognized were Amy Jackson, of East Elementary School; Gabriel Opera, of South Providence School; Jennifer Mao, of the Walter Bickett Education Center; Jennifer Whitley, of Forest Hills High School; and Meredith Sizemore, of Porter Ridge Elementary.

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  5. Chestnut Square Park opens despite presence of ghosts, ghouls and goblinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Union County Weekly

    ... Carolina Weekly Newspaper Group as a news reporter since July 2014. He reports on town government in western Union County, among other things. Ryan began his journalism career at Creative Loafing as an intern, later becoming a columnist and news ...

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  6. The Susan Smith Case: Where are they now?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | WBTV

    ... of anesthesia, Jayci Underwood wakes up from dental surgery devastated. She did not wake up as Nicki Minaj. UNION COUNTY (WIS) - The memorials of Alex and Michael Smith still stand near John D. Long Lake just outside Union, even though the time and ...

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  7. CrimewatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | The Sampson Independent

    ... 3. 10/29 - Timothy Xavier Twitty Jr., 18, 4845 Antioch Church Road, Matthews, robbery with a dangerous weapon (Union County). Bond $100,000; court date Nov. 25. 10/29 - Assorted shoes, boots, baby clothes, an air compressor valued at $80, assorted ...

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  8. N.J. judge dismisses lawsuit against Lesniak super PACRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    A judge has dismissed a lawsuit against a super PAC that's tied to sate Sen. Raymond Lesniak TRENTON - A judge has dismissed a lawsuit against a super PAC tied to state Sen. Raymond Lesniak that was filed by a group of Elizabeth Board of Education candidates, according to a lawyer for the PAC. Richard Rudin, an attorney for the Committee for Economic Growth and Social Justice, said Union County Superior Court Judge Mark Ciarrocca denied the request of the candidates running on the "Continue the Progress" slate - school board members Rafael Fajardo, Paul Perreira and allied candidate Stefano Calella - to stop the PAC from spending money on behalf of their rival candidates, who Lesniak backs.

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  9. Lesniak super PAC sued by Elizabeth Board of Education candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    A group of Elizabeth Board of Education candidates is suing a super PAC closely tied with state Sen. Raymond Lesniak , shown in this file photo In a lawsuit filed today in Union County Superior Court, board members Rafael Fajardo, Paul Perreira and allied candidate Stefano Calella - who make up the "Continue the Progress" slate - have asked a judge to prohibit the federal super PAC, the Committee for Economic Growth and Social Justice, from spending any more money on the race and to disclose more details about its spending. The rival candidates - Ana Maria Amin, Malik Jackson and Maria Carvalho - are running on the "Unity for Education" slate that is backed by Lesniak and his close ally, Elizabeth Mayor Chris Bollwage.

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  10. Wells Fargo whistleblower lawsuit from 2011 unsealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | WSOCTV

    ... said. The accusations come from two whistleblowers, including Robert Kraus, a former Wachovia employee from Union County. They raised questions about how Wells Fargo, which took over Wachovia, handled home loans during the height of the financial ...

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  11. Skimmer devices found on local SunTrust ATMsRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... for SunTrust bank customers. Thieves are swiping information from ATMs using a device called a "skimmer." The Union County Sheriff's Department says they've seen similar activity in Tennessee all the way down to South Carolina. Most recently, Monroe ...

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  12. Union County holds vendor fair for local businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Companies who want to do business with Union County, local municipalities and schools may attend a vendor fair from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday at South Piedmont Community College in Monroe. Procurement agents from the county, Union County Public Schools, SPCC, the city of Monroe and towns of Wingate and Waxhaw will be on hand at the event, which those groups are sponsoring along with the Union County Chamber of Commerce.

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  13. Man pleads guilty in 2013 death of bicyclist after bar crawlRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | WBTV

    A Union County man pleaded guilty Tuesday in the 2013 death of a bicyclist he struck while driving drunk, according to officials. Jason Durell Orbison, 31, pleaded guilty to second degree murder in the death of Josh Stone, 31, and was sentenced to served between 125 and 162 months in prison.

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  14. Driver sentenced in fatal St. Patrick's Day DWI hit-and-runRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... of Joshua Stone. Stone was killed on March 16 of last year while biking home on Unionville Indian Trail Road in Union County from his job as a night shift cook at Panera Bread. Prosecutors say Orbison, who had a BAC of .21, was driving home from an ...

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  15. Eddie Clyde Helms will not face death penalty in Union County caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | WBTV

    Eddie Clyde Helms will not face death penalty in Union County ca - WBTV 3 News, Weather, Sports, and Traffic for Charlotte, NC The Union County man accused of killing two men 24 years apart will not face the death penalty in his home county, prosecutors announced at a hearing Monday afternoon. One victim was killed in Union County and the other in neighboring Anson County.

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  16. Water advisory board should get permit soonRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2014 | Daily Dispatch

    ... Environmental Management Commission on Nov. 12 at its water allocation meeting, alongside the Cary-Apex and Union County projects. Kreutzberger said he plans to break down the 30-year planning model explaining how more water will be pulled and ...

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  17. NC magistrates resign over gay marriage rulingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... you have convictions about something, you've drawn your line in the sand," said Gayle Myrick, 64, a former Union County magistrate. "It (marrying gay couples) was not a consideration to me at any cost." Myrick joined magistrates in Gaston, Swain, ...

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  18. Union County adopts growth management plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | WBTV

    Union County's days of being among the national leaders in growth have receded, but that doesn't mean the county intends to ignore growth management needs. In fact, a series of long-range plans adopted by county commissioners in the past few weeks should serve as a road map for growth and related issues for years to come, County Manager Cindy Coto said Friday.

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  19. Cavalier revivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Union County Weekly

    ... Cavs walked away with the win. Kendall finished the night passing for 433 yards and four touchdowns to break Union County's single-game passing record. Muckelvene was on the receiving end of most of those passes with 283 yards on nine catches for ...

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  20. Rea View Fall Festival returning this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Union County Weekly

    ... to 1:30 p.m. (participants must sign up in advance at the festival welcome desk) Josh Whitener has been with Union County Weekly since he started freelancing for the newspaper in summer 2010. He joined the paper full time in December 2011 as a staff ...

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