Union County Newswire (Page 6)

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

Results 101 - 120 of 1,054 in Union County, NC

  1. Frigid temperatures delay school openings on ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... CMS announced. The cause of the outage wasn't immediately known. Outages late Wednesday have left about 1,200 Union County customers and 2,450 customers in south Mecklenburg without power, Duke Energy reported. Power is expected to be restored by ...

    Comment?

  2. Troopers: Bus driver to be cited in Union County wreckRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Troopers: Bus driver to be cited in Union County wreck Troopers: Bus driver to be cited in Union County wreck Check out this story on WCNC.com: UNION COUNTY, N.C. -- A Union County school bus driver will be cited in an accident that injured 20 students on Monday. Highway Patrol investigators say the accident happened just before 8 a.m. on Unionville-Indian Trail Road near Ridge Road.

    Comment?

  3. Two N.C. School Bus Wrecks Leave 26 HurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | FireHouse.com

    Jan. 05--An inattentive school bus driver is the likely cause of one of two school bus accidents Monday morning in Union County, the N.C. Highway Patrol said. A total of 24 people were hurt in a collision in Indian Trail, including 21 students who had minor injuries, school district spokeswoman Tahira Stalberte said.

    Comment?

  4. Charges pending in Union County school bus accidentRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2015 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Twenty students were injured when police say their school bus swerved, crossed in front of an on-coming minivan and flipped on its side Monday morning in Union County. Charges pending in Union County school bus accident Twenty students were injured when police say their school bus swerved, crossed in front of an on-coming minivan and flipped on its side Monday morning in Union County.

    Comment?

  5. 20 people hurt in North Carolina school bus wreckRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2015 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... INDIAN TRAIL - The North Carolina Highway Patrol says 20 people have been hurt in a school bus wreck in Union County. Sgt. Michael Baker says a bus operated by Jennifer Blake of Indian Trail was traveling north when the bus ran off the road, ...

    Comment?

  6. 20 hurt in Union County school bus crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Sgt. Michael Baker says a bus operated by Jennifer Blake of Indian Trail was traveling north when the bus ran off the road, overcorrected and crossed the center line, hitting a minivan. Baker says Blake and 16 students on the bus were taken to Carolinas Medical Center Union Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

    Comment?

  7. 14 Students Hurt After Bus Flips In Union CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | News Talk Florida

    Fourteen students are hospitalized in Union County, North Carolina Monday morning after a bad accident involving a school bus and a minivan.

    Comment?

  8. School bus overturns in Union CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    School bus overturns in Union County Unionville-Indian Trail Rd Check out this story on WCNC.com: UNION COUNTY, N.C. -- Emergency crews are on the scene of an overturned school bus in Union County on Monday morning.

    Comment?

  9. 16 students, drivers, toddler injured in one of two school bus crashes in Union Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | WBTV

    ... a dozen students and a school bus driver were injured after two school buses crashed in separate incidents in Union County on Monday morning. According to officials, 16 students and school bus driver, Jennifer Blake, had minor injuries after a ...

    Comment?

  10. Union County ends use of shelter gas chamberRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2015 | StarNewsOnline.com

    Union County has announced its animal shelter facility has ended the use of its gas chamber as a means to euthanize homeless animals, according to a story on the Charlotte Observer website . The NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services sent a letter to the state's shelters back in early December, with a directive to end the use of gas chambers for routine euthanasia by February 15. It is great to know that this inhumane form of euthanasia will be ending in our state.

    Comment?

  11. News Briefs: Dec. 31, 2014 to Jan. 7, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    ... contact Peggy Piontek at townclerk@admin.indiantrail.org or call (704) 821-5401 for more information Union County-based Brownie Troop 429 spent their December collecting coats for less fortunate kids their age in the area. The troop held a coat ...

    Comment?

  12. Sports Shorts: Dec. 31, 2014 to Jan. 7, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    Correction: Union County Weekly incorrectly stated Marion Watson led Class 3A schools in field goals this season. Weddington kicker Keith Duncan led Class 3A schools in field goals, with 17 on the season.

    Comment?

  13. Education Notes: Dec. 31, 2014 to Jan. 7, 2015Read the original story

    Jan 4, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    "Santa Claus" handed out gifts to students at Wolfe School during their recent annual holiday party. Photo courtesy of UCPS Students from Wolfe School, a Union County Public Schools special purpose school that serves students with disabilities across Union County, celebrated the season on Dec. 19 with their annual holiday party, given by the UCPS Facilities Department.

    Comment?

  14. A Year in FeaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    As a hyper-local newspaper, Union County Weekly and its staff strives to bring our readers quality news stories, but also features on community culture such as fundraisers, 5Ks, nonprofits, arts and entertainment events, school news and people who are simply making a difference. As 2014 draws to a close and people welcome the New Year, take a look back through a handful of diverse community feature stories included in Union County Weekly over the past year.

    Comment?

  15. Audit of Providence Volunteer Fire Department reveals concerns with fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    ... for this resting with the new fire chief." While discussing the renovations and lease agreement with Union County Weekly in August, the newly elected PVFD Chief Kenny Schott and councilmember Pamela Hadley spoke as friends and both said they were ...

    Comment?

  16. Monroe bypass hearing set for TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | The Charlotte Observer

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the N.C. Division of Water Resources have scheduled a public hearing for Tuesday on the environmental impacts of the proposed U.S. 74 bypass in Union County. The bypass would be a toll road, extending from near Interstate 485 at the Stallings-Matthews line eastward to between Wingate and Marshville – about 20 miles.

    Comment?

  17. Union Co. ends use of gas chamber for animal shelter euthanasiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | The Charlotte Observer

    Union County has stopped using a gas chamber to euthanize cats and dogs at its animal shelter two months ahead of a state deadline to make the change. It was the last county in the Charlotte area, and one of the last in the state, that was still killing the animals with carbon monoxide in a box, a state official said.

    Comment?

  18. Charlotte's Gentry White climbs Hollywood's ladderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... quickly in 2014, but that was all the past years coming together at once." He's thinking about a childhood in Union County where tolerant mama Betty White made sure he got to distant rehearsals at Children's Theatre of Charlotte. About an 18-month ...

    Comment?

  19. New N. Carolina Laws: Lower Taxes, Fewer BreaksRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    ... five years. "One of the things about hunting is we want to keep it affordable," said Rushing, a newly installed Union County commissioner. "We do need to be able to protect (wildlife) but also protect the rights of people to go out and do it. ...

    Comment?

  20. New North Carolina laws for 2015: Lower taxes, fewer breaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Sun Journal

    ... five years. "One of the things about hunting is we want to keep it affordable," said Rushing, a newly installed Union County commissioner. "We do need to be able to protect (wildlife) but also protect the rights of people to go out and do it. ...

    Comment?