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Marshville man faces murder charges

MARSHVILLE – A Marshville man in Mecklenburg County Jail in connection with two Charlotte-area murders faces additional murder charges in Union County related to the death of 33-year-old Joshua Tramaine Allen. Allen's body was found Feb. 9 in a wooded area near Wingate. The medical examiner determined he died from...
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Need help paying rent? Here's how to get help

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Editor's Note: The video attached is from a previous story. If you live in Union County and are struggling to pay rent, or to collect rent as a landlord, there's an option for getting help through the county. A new program is open to families and individuals...

Town of Marshville purchases 111 acres to create public park

MARSHVILLE, N.C. — The town of Marshville in Union County is hoping its new purchase, 111 acres of land, will be the town's newest public park. The land, located along U.S. 74, features a more than 16-acre lake. Town Manager Franklin Deese said the project could and should help put...

County has 11 new cases of COVID

MONROE — The percentage of residents in Union County who have been vaccinated for COVID-19 continues to lag behind the state. As of Wednesday (June 16), the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) reports 96,245 in the county have been partially vaccinated under all programs. The 40% compares to 44% of the state’s total population who are at least partially vaccinated.

UC teams perfect in 1st round of baseball playoffs

All four Union County baseball teams participating in the state playoffs were victorious in their first-round matchups Tuesday night. The highest-seeded Union County team in the 3A bracket, No. 7 Cuthbertson, cruised past No. 10 Asheville at home Tuesday, 12-3, thanks to a huge fifth inning and a solid pitching performance from senior Brandon Hudson.
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Marshville man charged in Allen murder

MONROE — A Marshville man already in the Mecklenburg County jail in connection with two April 2021 Charlotte area murders, now faces charges in Union County for the murder of Joshua Tramaine Allen, age 33, whose body was found in a wooded area near Wingate on February 9, 2021, according to a report on Wednesday (June 16) from the Union County Sheriff’s Office.

Former Forest Hills coach retires after Hall of Fame career

PAGELAND, S.C. — The initial scouting reports were good in the field, one of the best hitters at Pageland High, hard-working offensive lineman. “He’s gonna be a coach.”. Later scouting reports added words such as “relentless” and “patient.”. The final scouting report for Eddie “Pop” Rivers reads: Hall of Fame...
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UCPS Mobile Book Bus Coming to Crooked Creek Park!

The Union County Public Schools Mobile Book Bus will be at Crooked Creek Park on Wednesday, June 23, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. It will be parked near the splashpad and playground. Elementary-aged children will be able to board the retrofitted activity bus and receive two FREE books, a...