Union County Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Common Heart collecting turkeys for those in needRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... extra help with the holiday meal. 22, Common Heart plans to pack and distribute 700 food boxes throughout Union County, complete with turkey, dressing and all the rest of the traditional meal fixings, including desserts. "In addition to donating ...

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  2. Principal of the Year focuses on goal settingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Union County Weekly

    It was a desire to coach that first led Plue into education, but a growing desire to help students and teachers succeed paved the way for Plue to become principal of Forest Hills High School and, ultimately, the 2014-15 Union County Public Schools Principal of the Year. Plue was announced as Principal of the Year at a recent UCPS Luncheon, where he was presented with a certificate, plaque and $1,000 from the nonprofit Union County Education Foundation to use at his school for whatever project he chooses.

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  3. A fundraiser for felinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Union County Weekly

    ... weekend to help unwanted, neglected and homeless cats. SOS Feline Rescue, a nonprofit partially based out of Union County, will participate in a fundraiser hosted by Cru Wine Shop on Saturday, Nov. 8, from 4 to 7 p.m. The event will include a wine ...

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  4. Mayor begins anti-bullying initiative he hopes to bring countywideRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Union County Weekly

    ... Trail, but Alvarez said he hopes the event was the beginning of a growing effort to become curriculum in all Union County Public Schools. "(Bullying) is an epidemic that's becoming an avalanche that nobody feels like they can stop," Alvarez said. ...

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  5. A partnership brings the past back to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 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. Maverick resurrectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Union County Weekly

    ... the season, they still entered their Oct. 17 game against Sun Valley with a 0-6 record as the only team in Union County that hadn't won a game all season. The Spartans, on the other, were 5-2 and coming off a game where Albert Funderburke rushed for ...

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  7. Education Notes: Nov. 6 to 12, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Union County Weekly

    ... year, which would provide three uniforms for each student at Walter Bickett Elementary, Emily previously told Union County Weekly. Read about Emily and Dressed for Success by visiting www.unioncountyweekly.com and searching "Dressed for Success." ...

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  8. News Briefs: Nov. 6 to 12, 2014Read the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | Union County Weekly

    ... property so restaurants and grocery retailers could sell beer and other alcoholic beverages. Orndorff showed Union County Weekly an Oct. 20 email he sent to members of Marvin staff, council members and planning board in which he answered each of ...

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  9. Local nonprofit hopes to give away 700 Thanksgiving turkeysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Mint Hill Times

    ... everything else needed to prepare their own Thanksgiving feast. The baskets will benefit families throughout Union County, southeast Charlotte, Matthews and Mint Hill. Common Heart is calling on the community for volunteers, frozen turkeys and/or ...

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  10. Union County: School board chair who favored redistricting loses by wide marginRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | WBTV

    More than half of Union County's school board seats were up for election Tuesday, the first chance voters had to weigh in following the board authorizing a controversial redistricting plan this year. In unofficial returns with all precincts in, voters tossed out the board chair, Richard Yercheck, who had led the fight for redistricting while re-electing Marce Savage, a board member who opposed the plan.

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  11. Lake Park suspect linked to 2 overdose casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Christopher Douglas Ferrell, 22, of Lake Park, was arrested on Halloween and faces numerous drug-related charges, according to authorities. A Lake Park man has been accused of dealing heroin from his residence and has been linked to a pair of recent drug overdose cases, the Union County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday.

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  12. Foreclosure program Dec. 2 at Church of the Assumption in Roselle ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    The Union County Human Relations Commission and Union County Foreclosure Task Force in cooperation with the New Jersey Public Defender's Office of Dispute Settlement and the Union County Superior Court will present a free program on Foreclosure. It will be held Tuesday, Dec. 2, from 6-7:30 p.m., at the Church of the Assumption, 113 Chiego Place in Roselle Park.

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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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