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News in Union County, North Carolina

Trooper shortage hurting NCHP response times
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:43:24 GMT

CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. -- A North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper shortage is eating into response times on the roads you drive.   It’s also prompting a heavy emphasis on recruiting to solve the problem.   Right now there’s a 200-trooper shortage across the state.   It includes nine positions in Mecklenburg, Union and Gaston counties, officials said. More are in surrounding counties.    In Catawba ...

ASU student from Waxhaw hurt in mountains
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 11:50:28 GMT

Chad Mullins, 21, of Waxhaw, was injured Saturday afternoon while rappelling with friends in Avery County, officials said.

Despite NC laws Army vet plans to stock up on marijuana for PTSD
Wed, 19 Mar 2014 20:57:58 GMT

WBTV first introduced you to Robert Dorr in January when he called police on himself for growing plants inside his Union County home.

Group honors Union Civil War hero
Sat, 12 Apr 2014 22:31:42 GMT

Members of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War members place a wreath at the grave of Pvt. Isaac Powell as member Peter J. Meyer places a Grand Army of the Republic marker on Saturday at Greenwood Cemetery in New Bern.

Duke Energy selects five N.C. properties for potential industrial development
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:00:00 GMT

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy has selected five North Carolina properties for participation in its 2014 Site Readiness Program to prepare the properties for potential industrial development.  The Havelock Business Park site, located in Craven County near the Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point and the Fleet Readiness Center East. The Site Readiness Program is the ...

Photo Release -- SECU Supports Local Home-State Jobs With Major Purchase of Lenovo PCs
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 14:44:26 GMT

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Helping to keep jobs in North Carolina, State Employees' Credit Union (SECU) has contracted with Lenovo to purchase 8,000 energy efficient PCs to replace existing units in its network ...

NCDOT asks Union Co. to maintain roadways
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 21:40:08 GMT

UNION COUNTY, N.C. -- The North Carolina Department of Transportation would like to see Union County towns maintain future subdivision roads. In a letter sent out by NCDOT Engineer John Underwood to the different municipalities, declining revenues at the State level were cited as the main reason. NBC Charlotte asked Underwood what impact the letter will have on these towns.   "Hopefully this has ...

Census: Meck Co. second-fastest growing county in NC
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:38:00 GMT

A report released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau stated that Mecklenburg County was the second-fastest growing county in North Carolina. The report revealed where the heaviest population growth in the state was concentrated last year. The fastest-growing county in North Carolina, according to the Census Bureau, between July 1, 2012 and July 1, 2013, was Brunswick County, whose population ...

NC education officials: Charter schools must disclose salaries
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:21:33 GMT

North Carolina’s top education officials now say charter schools must publicly reveal salaries, reversing a March announcement that the independent public schools are exempt from that requirement.

Report ranks Robeson 97th in North Carolina for overall health -
Sat, 05 Apr 2014 13:40:24 GMT

LUMBERTON — Just ahead of National Public Health Week, Robeson County has found itself in a familiar spot — third to last among North Carolina counties in overall health.