Update, June 30, 2010
The Union County D. A., John Snyder has released a statement in regards to the recent Sunny Food Mart shooting:
After a thorough investigation by the Monroe Police Department and a complete review of the evidence gathered, I will not press charges against the two men who bravely defended their lives [...]
Attention, Click HERE for information about the 2011 Monroe, NC 4th of July Fireworks.
Monroe, NC – Monroe’s July 4th celebration will be held on the 4th, this year which is Sunday in Belk Tonawanda Park. Amusement rides and concessions begin at 4:30. There is a free concert by “Summer Daze” and it is [...]
Union County, NC – Carolinas Medical Center-Union has partnered with Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute and OrthoCarolina to host the first Heart of a Champion Day in Union County on Saturday, July 10, from 8 a.m. to noon. This event is open to all student athletes who attend high school in Union, [...]
Monroe, NC – Friday’s Solid Waste Collection route (West of Dickerson Blvd. and Rocky River Road) was hit hard by a storm on June 17 leaving an extensive amount of tree limbs and debris. The City of Monroe is aware of the issue and is working with Waste Connections, Inc. the City’s Solid [...]
Karate Kid Movie Review
Dre Parker played by Jaden Smith is a 12 year old who finds himself in Beijing China when his mother is suddenly transferred from Detroit. The first day in a strange city he is confronted by bullies who, by using kung fu, beat him up. The bullying [...]
A few weeks ago while I was looking for something else I found a copy of a column that I’d written for the Observer fourteen years ago. A lot of life has been lived in those sixteen years, but there isn’t a word of the column that I’d change. Thank you to [...]
Union County, NC – One hundred and eleven employees retired from the Union County Public Schools this year, taking with them 2,229 years of experience.
Shellie Rollins, a teacher at Sun Valley High School, who retired after 38.5 years of teaching, was recognized for having the most years of service.
Shellie Rollins retires after [...]
Special thanks to Mike Tomberlin who photographed the event.
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