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News in Union County, North Carolina

Randy Travis’ name no longer on welcome signs in his NC hometown
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 14:54:33 -0700

MARSHVILLE, N.C. — Country music legend Randy Travis’ name no longer appears on welcome signs in the small North Carolina town he was born in. The Charlotte Observer reported that the town of Marshville in Union County has replaced its two welcome signs with new ones – and Travis’ name is absent. The town’s manager […]

The Battle For Labor Unions In North Carolina | WUNC
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 19:21:40 -0700

In 2008, the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) union and Smithfield Foods in Tar Heel, NC reached an agreement to end a 16-year fight for better worker conditions.

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 ...

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.

Prep Scores Updated
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:48:13 -0700

FRIDAY'S SCORES Georgia Groves 60, Islands 13 Effingham 21, Bluffton (S.C.

John Walker Jr., spy family ringleader, dies in prison at 77
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:18:44 -0700

John Walker Jr., a former American sailor convicted during the Cold War of leading a family spy ring for the Soviet Union, has died in a prison hospital in North Carolina, officials said Friday.

State of the Unions: For Twin State Workers, Good News and Reasons for Concern
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 22:59:30 -0700

Josh Allen, a service technician at FairPoint Communications, on a job in Bradford, Vt., on Aug. 29, 2014. Allen is a member of the local 2326 IBEW union.

NC loses $10 million from airlines’ tax break, union report says
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:49:06 -0700

A tax break on jet fuel costs North Carolina $10million 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.

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 ...

Craven asked to designate Sept. 18 as ‘Luke P. Martin Jr. Day’
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 14:49:48 -0700

The Craven County Board of Commissioners delayed for a day its regular first Monday of the month meeting for the Labor Day holiday. But when the board gathers at 7 p.m. Tuesday, it will have a unique item on the agenda.