Union County Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Union County, NC. (Page 9)

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  1. Roads nearly impassable as winter storm bears down on regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2014 | WBTV

    ... at a snail's pace. More than 140 accidents had been reported to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. In Union County, Highway 74 was at a crawl in the early afternoon hours with traffic stopped between Wingate and Monroe. If you're not able ...

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  2. Committed to 'educating the whole child'Read the original story

    Feb 6, 2014 | Union County Weekly

    ... shelters and the Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte, while the middle school students often work with the Union County Christmas Bureau, Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina, the American Red Cross and other agencies. Most high schools students ...

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  3. Vikings' Jones signs with Wingate soccerRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2014 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... II Bulldogs. She had also considered North Carolina-Pembroke and Charlotte, but picked Wingate, located in Union County about 30 miles east of Charlotte. Jones will receive academic and athletic financial aid. She is the third area player to sign ...

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  4. Wesley Chapel sets sights on future, applauds pastRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2014 | Union County Weekly

    ... U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger, Sheriff Eddie Cathey, N.C. Rep. Craig Horn, N.C. Sen. Tommy Tucker and three Union County Board of Commissioners members - were on hand to celebrate the opening and Wesley Chapel's nearly 16 years as a village. "Think ...

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  5. School board discusses all overcrowding optionsRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2014 | Union County Weekly

    Redistricting may be the most cost-effective option to fix overcrowding in western Union County schools, though the idea still doesn't sit well with many parents and local leaders.

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  6. Vikings' Jones signs with Wingate soccerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2014 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... II Bulldogs. She had also considered North Carolina-Pembroke and Charlotte, but picked Wingate, located in Union County about 30 miles east of Charlotte. Jones will receive academic and athletic financial aid. She is the third area player to sign ...

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  7. Wesley Chapel sets sights on future, applauds pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2014 | Union County Weekly

    ... U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger, Sheriff Eddie Cathey, N.C. Rep. Craig Horn, N.C. Sen. Tommy Tucker and three Union County Board of Commissioners members - were on hand to celebrate the opening and Wesley Chapel's nearly 16 years as a village. "Think ...

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  8. Towns stand against redistrictingRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2014 | Union County Weekly

    Leaders in towns across western Union County are standing behind frustrated parents in their communities in speaking out against the push to redistrict more than 5,800 students in Union County Public Schools.

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  9. Kindness in the name of NolanRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2014 | Union County Weekly

    ... clothes to Second Chance Boutique (which benefits Turning Point Domestic Violence Shelter), donating food to Union County Crisis Assistance Ministry and the Union County Community Shelter, donating items to With Love From Jesus, reading a story to a ...

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  10. Committed to 'educating the whole child'Read the original story

    Feb 6, 2014 | Union County Weekly

    ... shelters and the Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte, while the middle school students often work with the Union County Christmas Bureau, Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina, the American Red Cross and other agencies. Most high schools students ...

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  11. Teen charged in murder of Ocean Isle Beach manRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2014 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... murder and armed robbery Thursday, according to the sheriff's office release. Massey is being held in the Union County jail under no bond and will be moved to Anson County once felony charges against him in Union County are resolved. "The case began ...

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  12. Anson's unemployment rate dips below 8 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2014 | Anson Record

    ... rate was down 0.4 percent from November, while Stanly's unemployment dropped 0.5 percent to 6.2 percent, and Union County's rate of 5.5 percent was also down 0.4 percent. Scotland County had the state's highest unemployment rate at 12.6 percent, ...

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  13. Man convicted in Union rape case from 2001Read the original story

    Feb 6, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... then returned to his car, court records show. Because of the random nature of the attack on the seventh-grader, Union County prosecutors said, the case went cold until 2010. That's when the county Sheriff's Office connected a suspect to the crime ...

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  14. Arrest made in November homicideRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2014 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... in connection with the death of 42-year-old Keith Jerome Whisnant. Whisnant was picked-up by authorities in Union County on a number of felony charges. He's also being held under no bond for the first-degree murder charge and armed robbery he now ... 6 comments

  15. JHS soccer duo Fletcher, Leyble signs with WingateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2014 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... and Fletcher both signed their national letters of intent Wednesday to play for Wingate, which is located in Union County about 30 miles east of Charlotte. "Taylor is a good friend and I love being around her," Fletcher said. "I was really pushing ...

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  16. 2 caught after sub shop robbery in Indian TrailRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... Wednesday night in Matthews after they allegedly robbed a sub shop in Indian Trail, authorities say. The Union County Sheriff's Office said the robbery was reported about 9 p.m. at Firehouse Subs, on U.S. 74 a bit west of Unionville-Indian Trail ...

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  17. Suspects flee after sub shop robberyRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2014 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Two armed men who ran from the scene of a Firehouse Subs robbery were taken into custody, according to the Union County Sheriff's Office.

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  18. Marvin Ridge basketball coach Gosnell White to retireRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... season. White, who coached the bulk of his high school career at Harding and West Charlotte, is currently at Union County's Marvin Ridge High. In his career, White won 533 games in 36 seasons at West Charlotte, Harding, Marvin Ridge and Charlotte's ...

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  19. Indian Trail Council against school redistrictingRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2014 | WSOCTV

    The town of Indian Trail took on the controversial Union County school redistricting issue Wednesday night.

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  20. Parents still uncertain about Union Co redistricting planRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2014 | WBTV

    Union County parents and leaders are still searching for a solution to school overcrowding that doesn't destroy the school boundary lines across the district.

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