Union County Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. BLOG: My arms are killing meRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | WBTV

    ... As you can see their map had 8" - 10" of snow piercing deep into SC and 10" - 14" of snow extending from Union County southward across Lancaster County and into eastern Chester County, SC. As I said above, the first question that popped into my mind ...

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  2. One dead, another injured, in Union County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | The Charlotte Observer

    One man was killed, another injured, when their car lost control early Saturday in Union County and ran off the road into a tree, according to the N.C. Highway Patrol. The highway patrol said 40-year-old Bart Blankenship was driving east on Potter Road near Weddington about 1:45 p.m. when he lost control of his car, which ran off the road and collided with a tree.

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  3. Accident investigation underway in Union CountyRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2015 | WBTV

    An accident investigation is underway in Union County.It happened sometime early Saturday morning on Potter Road in Weddington, near the Cambridge Oaks Community.Our crews saw an SUV off the side of the road, an ambulance and firetruck around 3 a.m.Very few details are being released at this moment but we do know that the Highway Patrol is investigation.No word on injuries.

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  4. One person killed in overnight wreck in Union CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    One person killed in overnight wreck in Union County Troopers with the North Carolina Highway Patrol responded to a single-vehicle accident in Union County early Saturday morning. Check out this story on WCNC.com: UNION COUNTY, N.C. -- Troopers with the North Carolina Highway Patrol responded to a single-vehicle accident in Union County early Saturday morning.

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  5. Feeling the boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    ... and family for the number of laps they run at the Boosterthon Fun Run. Kensington is one of 10 schools in Union County participating in the program this school year. "Boosterthon exists to strengthen schools," Chris Carneal, Boosterthon's founder ...

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  6. Union County Community Arts Council appreciates supporters at 'Night of the Arts'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    Students from Benton Heights Elementary School of the Arts dressed as characters from various plays for Union County Community Arts Councils' Breakfast for the Arts last year. Photo courtesy of Union County Community Arts Council The Union County Community Arts Council will hold its seventh annual Night of the Arts at the Union County Agricultural and Conference Center at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 21. UCCAC Executive Director Barbara Faulk said the Night of the Arts celebration shows appreciation to businesses, community and government organizations for supporting the council.

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  7. Waxhaw names new town managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | 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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  8. Preparation pays offRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    Union County residents bunkered down for a small ice storm beginning on Monday, Feb. 16, and their preparations paid off, according to first responders in the area. School closings, road preparation from the North Carolina Department of Transportation and forecasts from newscasters warning residents to stay off the roads all led to a relatively safe day off from school and work for most people in the area.

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  9. Event lets local artists share the love, spread inspirationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    ... hearing, they said. Evenings of Conversation have also helped some local artists gain recognition throughout Union County. Roth has become a regular at the readings and since he began attending he has sold multiple paintings through the CAC. Some of ...

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  10. STATE v. HOUSERRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | FindLaw

    ... defendant-appellant. Appeal by defendant from judgment entered 27 February 2014 by Judge Tanya T. Wallace in Union County Superior Court. Heard in the Court of Appeals 21 January 2015. Joshua Wilford Houser ("defendant") appeals from judgment ...

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  11. Stepfathera s abuse conviction, sentence upheld by courtRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The child abuse conviction of the stepfather of a young girl whose case led to North Carolina and federal laws being named in her honor has been upheld by the state Court of Appeals. A three-judge panel Tuesday found nothing in Joshua Houser's Union County trial to justify overturning last year's guilty verdict and prison sentence of between seven and 10 years.

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  12. Stepfather's abuse conviction, sentence upheld by NC courtRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | WBTV

    The child abuse conviction of the stepfather of a young girl whose case led to North Carolina and federal laws being named in her honor has been upheld by the state Court of Appeals. A three-judge panel Tuesday found nothing in Joshua Houser's Union County trial to justify overturning last year's guilty verdict and prison sentence of between seven and 10 years.

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  13. Waxhaw's new manager is a Hickory officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... and has been the assistant city manager in Hickory since 1999. Waxhaw is a fast-growing town in western Union County, with an estimated population of 11,300. Hickory, in Catawba County, has a population of about 40,400. In a statement, Hickory City ...

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  14. Sleet and freezing rain coat the CarolinasRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... very little ice covered limbs and power lines. Hardest hit for electrical outage in the Charlotte region were Union County, which had 1,457 homes without power at 5 a.m., and Rowan County, with 983 without electricity. The Greenville-Spartanburg, ...

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  15. UCPS board of education approves new cap levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    The Union County Board of Education unanimously approved an increase in student cap levels for all school levels at its meeting on Feb. 3. The facilities committee requested the board discuss school size capacity after the release of the draft of the Community Construction Equity Plan , a long-term district plan to accommodate stability, growth, existing facility needs and future facility needs. "This is huge, and we're planning for the next seven to 10 years," UCPS Superintendent Dr. Mary Ellis said.

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  16. Valentines for VeteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    Veterans who have dedicated their lives to serving their country will have something to smile about this Valentine's Day, thanks to students from two Union County elementary schools. For five consecutive years, students in Cathy Reese's fourth-grade class at Indian Trail Elementary School have participated in the Valentines for Vets project, an annual endeavor that sends student-made Valentine cards to service members with the Wounded Warrior Project at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.

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  17. Eye on Development: Bonterra Village - An established neighborhood that continues to growRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | 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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  18. Local towns among the best in the state to raise a family, says research studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    In a recently released ranking of the best cities for young families in North Carolina, national finance consultation firm NerdWallet recognized western Union County as a hotspot, with local municipalities landing four of the top five spots. The company announced the rankings on Feb. 3, and Waxhaw was named the most desirable community in the state for young families based on schools, friendly neighbors and affordability.

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  19. News Briefs: Feb. 12 to 18, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Union County Weekly

    ... Brad Horvath announced a special meeting on Feb. 20, a Friday, in which councilmembers would be meeting with Union County commissioners and state legislators, not only to discuss the de-annexation process but to "improve communication with both ...

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  20. When will CMS make a decision on canceling schools?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... said the school district will most likely make a decision after a 4 p.m. conference call with local officials. Union County Schools is ending after-school activities at 4 p.m. Iredell-Statesville Schools is dismissing elementary schools at noon and ...

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