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News in Union County, North Carolina

NC Loses $10 Million From Airlines' Tax Break, Union Report Says
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 07:23:09 -0700

Aug. 26--A tax break on jet fuel costs North Carolina $10 million in revenue every year, a union that represents thousands of airport workers said Tuesday as it kicked off a new push to end such tax breaks.

Mother says developmentally disabled daughter was attacked on school bus
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:48:29 -0700

The Union County School District is investigating after a teen's family says she was attacked on a bus heading home from school earlier this week.

South Carolina Federal Credit Union Chooses CUSO Financial Services, L.P. as New Broker Dealer to Grow Investment ...
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:41:00 -0700

CUSO Financial Services, L.P. , a full-service broker dealer and SEC Registered Investment Adviser that provides customized investment and insurance solutions to credit unions, announces South Carolina Federal Credit Union has chosen CFS as its new broker dealer to help grow its managed investment program and expand technological offerings for its more than 150,000 members.

Beaufort highlighting its Reconstruction role
Sat, 23 Aug 2014 21:26:58 -0700

Reconstruction, the period where the nation struggled to find the proper place for newly freed slaves, played out extensively in South Carolina. 1861 - About seven months after the war began, the Union captured a chunk of what is now Beaufort County, and planters fled, leaving their slaves behind.

Marshville man charged with 2 murders spanning 24 years
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 04:37:06 -0700

Union County Sheriff Eddie Cathey announced the arrest of a Marshville man early Tuesday morning, in connection with two murders that occurred 24 years apart. Eddie Clyde Helms, 61, of 6912 Fountain Hill Church Road, was taken into custody by members of the Sheriff’s Office Special Response Team (SRT) around 6:30 a.m. outside his home. That team simultaneously executed a search warrant on the ...

Virginia Union University announces graduate
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:27:47 -0700

Cathy Sauls, a Wake County resident, graduated from Virginia Union University in Richmond, Virginia in May with a doctor of ministry degree.

McCrory facing pressure to call special session over incentives
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:46:54 -0700

Pressure is building for NC Gov. Pat McCrory to call lawmakers back to Raleigh for a special session to pass economic incentives measures aimed at sealing the deal with companies considering the state.

Couple in abuse case could face foreclosure
Sat, 09 Aug 2014 12:52:23 -0700

The North Carolina couple charged with abuse after a boy was found handcuffed to their porch with a dead chicken around his neck now face possible foreclosure proceedings.

Couple accused of tying dead chicken around boy's neck could face foreclosure
Sat, 09 Aug 2014 13:43:49 -0700

(AP) The North Carolina couple charged with abuse after a boy was found handcuffed to their porch with a dead chicken around his neck now face possible foreclosure proceedings. Wanda Larson, a former Union County Division of Social Services supervisor, and her boyfriend, Dorian Harper, remain in jail on felony charges. Larson was the 11-year-old boy's guardian when the child was found last year ...

Thousands expected for Bike MS: Historic New Bern Ride
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:06:30 -0700

Several thousand cyclists are expected in New Bern Sept. 5-7 for the annual Bike MS: Historic New Bern Ride.