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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.

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 ...

Hoke County deputies get body cameras, more car cameras
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:27:52 -0700

Some North Carolina law enforcement agencies are now equipping their deputies with new technology.

Labor organizing underway at Boeing, MUSC despite anti-union climate in S.C.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 01:11:16 -0700

After finishing a day's work at the Boeing assembly plant in North Charleston, aircraft mechanic Farrington James stops by the new machinists' union hall, a spartan storefront office in a strip mall on Dorchester Road.

NC ACLU will ask judges to toss gay marriage ban
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 03:31:59 -0700

North Carolina's attorney general says his office will no longer defend the state's voter-approved ban on same sex marriage in court after a federal appeals court ruled a similar prohibition in neighboring Virginia unconstitutional.

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 ...

'Fat cats' and labor spats figure in convention choice
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 00:18:49 -0700

The Democrats left, and the Carpenters union came back. With an inflated "fat cat" figure, a sound system, banners, and signs, about 50 carpenters protested outside the Convention Center on Friday afternoon, pressing the state authority that runs the venue to let them back in.

Are Rabbits Pets or Meat?
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 04:09:00 -0700

No one is talking about selling kittens and puppies at the meat counter, but for the group of bunny-loving pet owners protesting near the Whole Foods in Union Square, they might as well be. “Boycott Whole Foods,” they say, “because they’re killing rabbits.” Earlier this year, after developing its own welfare standards, Whole Foods launched a rabbit-meat pilot program across several North ...

Remains of NC soldier gone since Korean War ID'd
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 09:44:15 -0700

UNION MILLS, N.C. (AP) - The remains of a Union Mills solider missing in action in the Korean War have been positively identified and will soon return to North Carolina, according to a newspaper report. The family of Cameron Morrison Flack got confirmation last week from the U.S. ...