Reports say [...]
April 29, 2011 – MONROE, NC – On April 28, Union Power crews set out for northwest Alabama to aid fellow linemen of Tombigbee Electric Cooperative in restoring power to members there. A series of deadly tornadoes swept through Alabama and other southern states on Wednesday, leaving behind death and devastation.
Reports say [...]
Monroe, NC – Deadly storms containing tornadoes hit many states last night, killing more than 170 people and destroying many homes. Among the worst hit were Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi.
This wave of storms comes on the heels of the tornado outbreak across the Southeast last week. Two dozen staff and volunteers from [...]
Monroe, NC – There will be dancing in the streets of Monroe Thursday as Monroe’s Music on Main concert series kicks off with the disco and funk sounds of the Da Thowback Band.
Downtown Director Brian Borne encourages everyone to come out and “feel tha funk” of Da Throwback Band and [...]
Union County, NC – The Union County Community Arts Council will host the annual Union County Student Artist Showcase at South Piedmont Community College on Old Charlotte Highway on Saturday, April 30 from 10:00 – 4:00 and Sunday, May 1 from 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Admission is free and open to the [...]
Union County, NC – Micah Eubanks has had a steady job at Consolidated Metco in Monroe for 18 years, but he couldn’t help but notice a few years ago how the economy was affecting many people – some of them family and close friends – in similar situations.
“I’ve seen a lot of good [...]
The “One Voice” Rally on May 3 in Raleigh, NC Brings Together Educators, Community Members to Speak Out Against Budget Cuts to Public Education
Raleigh, NC – May 3 is National Teacher Day, an observance that honors the critical role teachers play in the lives of children. Thousands of North Carolina’s educators, along with [...]
Mr. Zeb Vance “Poppy” Griffin, 87, went home to be with his Lord and Saviour on Saturday Morning, April 23, 2011 from his residence.
Mr. Griffin was born July 26, 1923 in Union County, son of the late Viola Griffin Vaughn, he was also preceded in death by a sister: Bessie Martin. [...]
Union County, NC – Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) from CATA continued their annual tradition of bringing some spring fun to students at Wolfe School.
Students had the opportunity to enjoy a beautiful spring day hunting for colorful plastic eggs that had been hidden by the SADD students from Central Academy of Technology and [...]
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