Union County Newswire (Page 9)

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

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  1. Troopers: Woman killed in crash between car, mopedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | WSOCTV

    North Carolina troopers believe alcohol may have been a factor in crash that left a woman dead and a man in the hospital early Thursday morning in Union County. Investigators told Channel 9 that a woman was killed in the wreck on Highway 601 near Macedonia Church Road, just south of Monroe.

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  2. North Carolina Caisson Unit gives fallen officers the respect they deserveRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | WBTV

    ... or Jeanie. It has been two weeks since a brutal crash claimed the life of Sergeant Jeffery Greene, the first Union County Sheriff's Deputy to die in the line of duty. Three days later, he was buried with full military and law enforcement honors, and ...

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  3. Correctional officer dies in 115 mph crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Troopers with the North Carolina Highway Patrol said speed and alcohol were factors in a deadly Union County crash Tuesday morning. Troopers said William R. Womack Jr. was traveling at 115 mph when his Dodge Charger crashed into a stone median.

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  4. Charlotte man pleads guilty to role in 'Wax House' schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    A Charlotte man has become the latest to plead guilty to involvement in the mortgage and investment fraud scheme known as Operation Wax House, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Charlotte announced Wednesday. John Wayne Perry Jr., 33, pleaded guilty Monday for his role in the $75 million Wax House racketeering conspiracy that spanned the Carolinas, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.

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  5. 5-month-old injured, Fort Mill mother chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Tabitha Louise Griffith, 21, of Fort Mill, S.C., has been charged with child abuse after her 5-month-old child was treated for broken bones this week, according to the York County Sheriff's Office. A 21-year-old York County mother has been jailed after her 5-month-old child was treated at a Union County medical facility for broken bones, authorities said.

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  6. Fort Mill mom arrested for abusing 5-month-oldRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Fort Mill mom arrested for abusing 5-month-old A Fort Mill mom is behind bars, accused of abusing her minor child. Check out this story on WCNC.com: The Union County Sheriff's Office initially responded to reports of a child who arrived at CMC Waxhaw with serious injuries on Monday.

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  7. Union County appeal of $91M judgment heard by N.C. Court of AppealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    The high-stakes appeal in a budget funding dispute between Union County commissioners and the school board made its way to the state Court of Appeals Tuesday. The school board successfully sued county commissioners last year for more money, and wound up with a $91 million verdict.

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  8. Observer's Sweet 16 football poll 12.1.14Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... (11-3) started the year 1-3 but has won 10 straight to reach the state semifinals. Cuthbertson will host Union County rival Weddington on Friday. Mallard Creek remained No. 1 and will play Lake Norman, which has become the Cinderella story of these ...

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  9. NC Board of Education hears debate about American exceptionalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... , said he's not reassured that teachers will teach fundamental concepts "of what makes America 'America.' " The Union County Republican said

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  10. Now's the time to stop Charlotte's cankerworms, experts sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    A pair of canker worms climb an oak tree in Edgehill Park last springs. Residents can stop the females from climbing trees and laying the eggs, which will hatch late next March or April by banding the trees now with a sticky material that stops them.

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  11. Nowa s the time to stop Charlottea s cankerworms, experts sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    A pair of canker worms climb an oak tree in Edgehill Park last springs. Residents can stop the females from climbing trees and laying the eggs, which will hatch late next March or April by banding the trees now with a sticky material that stops them.

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  12. Historic, ornate fountains flowing again in MonroeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    A restored 1900 cast-iron fountain in the Union County Government Center in Monroe. The two fountains that were restored were the first source of sanitary drinking fountain water in the county.

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  13. Widow fulfills husband's last wish, charged with voter fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | New York Daily News

    ... was only recently discovered during an audit. Verna Roehm, 75, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor voter fraud in Union County, N.C. this week after filling out an absentee ballot for her deceased husband in 2012. She initially faced a felony charge. A ...

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  14. Providence runners share co-All Observer boys cross country honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... finished 16th at 4A states and ran season-best 15:53 at Wendys. 2A Midwest Regional, Rocky River conference and Union County champion (in personal-best 15:52.80) also finished 3rd at 2A state meet.

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  15. Sports Shorts: Nov. 26 to Dec. 3, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Union County Weekly

    ... soccer team beat Mint Hill, 4-3, in a double-overtime win on Nov. 9 at Optimist Park in the final round of the Union County Soccer League division playoffs. Weddington junior Parker Walton grabbed his 100th career win at Jay M. Robinson on Nov. 19. ...

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  16. Education Notes: Nov. 26 to Dec. 3, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Union County Weekly

    The Union Academy varsity cheerleading squad recently collected household items for the Union County Community Shelter as a community service project. The varsity cheerleaders challenged the Union Academy middle school squads and the school's junior varsity team to participate and fill laundry baskets, which will be delivered to homeless residents moving into permanent housing.

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  17. Town manager survey shows residents' concerns, prioritiesRead the original story

    Nov 26, 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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  18. Shea Homes Hosts Event at McKinley Forest New Home Neighborhood Near...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | PRWeb

    Shea Homes of Charlotte hosted a grand opening event for local real estate agents to showcase the opening of McKinley Forest, their newest neighborhood in Union County, NC. New home prices at McKinley Forest near Charlotte range from the $450's to $600's.

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  19. UCPS School board member may sue districtRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | WBTV

    ... am personally declaring war on gangs in Chester County. So you don't have to look for me, I'm coming for you." Union County School Board Vice Chairperson Marce Savage left a Tuesday school board meeting early. The meeting centered around how she was ...

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  20. Cops: Flea Killer Put In Mother-In-Law's WineRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... Guide 6:00AM-9:00AM: Tiki Barber, Brandon Tierney and Dana Jacobson 9:00AM-12:00PM: [...] UNION, S.C. (AP) - Union County sheriff's deputies say a woman has been arrested after tests show she put flea killer into her mother-in-law's wine to try to ...

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