Union County Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. 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.

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  2. 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, ...

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  3. 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.

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  4. 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.

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  5. 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 ...

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  6. 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.

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  7. 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 ...

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  8. 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.

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  9. 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.

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  10. 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.

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  11. 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 ...

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  12. 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.

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  13. 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.

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  14. 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 ...

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  15. 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. ...

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  16. 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. ...

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  17. Murder suspect denied bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Anson Record

    Eddie Clyde Helms, a suspect in two murders in Anson and Union counties, was denied bond last week by a superior court judge. Helms, 61, of Marshville has been held in the Union County Jail without bond since August, and is charged with the 1988 murder of John T. Griffin III of Peachland and the 2012 killing of Charles Ronald Godwin in Union County.

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  18. Murder convict maintains innocenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... During the first three days of December, Judge William David Lee - senior resident superior court judge for Union County - heard arguments on behalf of Derrick McRae from the Duke University School of Law Wrongful Convictions Clinic. McRae was ...

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  19. Starting a new conversation about raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    ... a fundamental cause and fundamental solutions." They were spoken by 70-year-old state Rep. Craig Horn, a Union County Republican, U.S. Army veteran and retired food broker. Horn, who is white, was the only Republican lawmaker to attend a recent news ...

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  20. Swope's legacy continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Union County Weekly

    Heidi Swope is the back-to-back Union County Weekly Tennis Player of the Year. Photo courtesy of Heidi Swope Weddington tennis star Heidi Swope entered her senior season ready to fight for a second straight individual singles' state championship knowing that a win would cap off an already illustrious high school career.

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