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Growth management director addresses Waxhaw's concerns over rezoning

The Union County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) met on Sept. 18 to hold a second public hearing to receive additional information about a proposed Waxhaw-Nixon development. Brian Matthews, Executive Director of Growth Management for Union County, opened the second public meeting to address que

ENQUIRERJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-19 17:53:00

Sheriff IDs man killed by deputies following chase, standoff in Monroe

MONROE, N.C. - Four Union County deputies and one Monroe police officer are on paid administrative leave following a deadly officer-involved shooting late Tuesday night in Monroe. According to the Union County Sheriff's Office, a deputy spotted a white Pontiac Bonneville just before midnight traveli

WSOC-TV - 2017-09-20 14:43:14

Police: 25-year-old woman stabbed to death in Rock Hill

ROCK HILL, SC (FOX 46 WJZY) - A 25-year-old woman was found stabbed to death late Monday night in a home in Rock Hill, police said. Rock Hill police officers were called to the residence around 11:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 18 along Barrow Court. Upon arrival, officers found a young woman deceased with

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2017-09-19 17:09:00

Rock Hill students could face discipline after 'multiple rumors' spread Wednesday

After rumors circulated Wednesday of threats to South Pointe High School, Saluda Trail Middle School was placed on a preventative lockdown, according to the Rock Hill school district. Saluda Trail Middle is adjacent to South Pointe. A statement from the Rock Hill school district says Northwestern

ROCK HILL HERALD - 2017-09-20 22:40:00

Daughter accused of planning to kill mother, set fire to home

ROCK HILL, S.C. - A woman is accused of shooting her mother and planning to burn down a Rock Hill apartment to cover up the crime. Patricia Garcia, 43, is charged with attempted murder. Officers were called around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday to the apartment complex on Iredell Street. Neighbor Lantz Weaver wa

WSOC-TV - 2017-09-20 22:27:31

Hit-and-run driver kills man walking on highway

A Lancaster County man died before dawn Saturday in a hit-and-run incident on Jefferson Highway near Taxahaw Road, and authorities are asking the public for help finding the driver of the car. The victim, 36-year old Chad Russell Hill of Ross Cauthen Road, suffered severe head injuries when hit by

LANCASTER NEWS - 2017-09-20 09:00:00

Investigation Underway After Armed Man Shot And Killed By Deputies In Union County Overnight

MONROE, NC - Four Union County Sheriff's Deputies and one Monroe Police Officer are on paid administrative leave after a fatal officer involved shooting overnight. The shooting happened just before midnight at the Metro PCS on Roosevelt Boulevard. Officials say the incident began when deputies notic

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2017-09-20 21:40:17

Remote control pilots to hold police fundraiser

Charlotte Aeromodelers, Inc. is returning with the annual Warbirds Fly-In and Fall Fly-In event on Oct. 7 to raise money to support the Monroe Police Department (MPD). Charlotte Aeromodelers is a group of 150 remote control plane pilots who have gathered every year for the past 18 years to raise mon

ENQUIRERJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-20 14:40:00

Suspect Killed in Officer-Involved Shooting in Union County

MONROE, NC - Four Union County Deputies and a Monroe Police Officer are on paid administrative leave after a deadly officer-involved shooting. "Hard time for our agency and our community," explains Union County Sheriff Eddie Cathey. You can see the bullet holes where one of the deputies fired at the

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2017-09-21 02:16:05

Deputies shoot, kill armed man in Union County

CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46) - Deputies shoot and kill a man in Union County overnight. Four Union County Sheriff's Deputies and one Monroe Police Officer are on paid administrative leave following a fatal shooting that occurred at the Metro PCS on Roosevelt Boulevard near Five Points in Monroe. It starte

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2017-09-20 12:49:00

Jury set to decide on man accused of trying to kill Rock Hill police officer

Jurors are expected to begin deliberating today the fate of a Rock Hill man accused of shooting at police in 2016. John Perry is on trial on a charge of attempted murder. Prosecutors allege Perry shot at Rock Hill Police Department officer Dalton Taylor as Perry was fleeing on foot after a traffic

ROCK HILL HERALD - 2017-09-20 18:03:00

Armed Man Shot and Killed by Sheriff's Deputies

Monroe, N.C. - Investigators are looking into the circumstances leading up to a man being shot and killed by Sheriff's Deputies. The incident happened just before midnight at the Metro PCS on Roosevelt Boulevard. Investigators say it started with a traffic stop that led to a brief chase. The Deputie

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2017-09-20 10:35:17

Armed man shot, killed after standoff with Union Co. deputies

UNION COUNTY, N.C. - Four Union County deputies and one Monroe police officer are on leave after a man was fatally shot by police just before midnight Tuesday. According to the Union County Sheriff's Office, a deputy saw a white Pontiac traveling near Five Points in Monroe with no taillights. When t

WCNC - 2017-09-20 08:38:39

Tractor-trailer carrying batteries crashes, backs up traffic

A tractor-trailer carrying batteries crashed on Interstate 77 and is causing major traffic delays in York County Wednesday morning. The crash occurred on Interstate 77 near Gold Hill Road at mile marker 88 in Fort Mill. According to a WBTV reporter on scene, there were hundreds of boxes of Energiz

WBTV - 2017-09-20 14:38:09

The arts are big business

The nonprofit arts sector accounts for $360 million in annual economic activity in the 16 counties that make up the Charlotte region, including Lancaster, according to a detailed study released Friday. "It's not just food for the soul, but putting food on the table," said Randy Cohen, vice preside

LANCASTER NEWS - 2017-09-20 09:00:00

Fort Mill Community Playhouse acting out for a home of its own

FORT MILL If it's been a while since you've peeked around the corner in the alley behind Kimbrell's furniture on Main Street, it's time for another look. Tucked inside the building with the green awning are actors, set designers, ticket takers, popcorn poppers and laughing audiences. Fort Mill Comm

ROCK HILL HERALD - 2017-09-21 00:52:00

York County battery spill on Interstate 77 snarls rush hour traffic in Fort Mill

A truck carrying AA batteries spilled its load onto Interstate 77 Wednesday during the morning commute, temporarily blocking the highway, officials said. The crash happened when the truck collided with the concrete median around 8 a.m. on the southbound side of the road, just south of Exit 88 at Go

CHARLOTTEOBSERVER.COM - 2017-09-20 13:44:00

Woman shot mother in head, planned to burn down apartment, police say

ROCK HILL, SC (FOX 46 WJZY) - A Rock Hill woman is accused of attempting to kill her mother and planning to set the apartment on fire. According to Rock Hill police, officers were called to an apartment on Iredell Street about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday to a report of a woman bleeding from her head. When off

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2017-09-20 19:38:00

SC health officials confirm 11 West Nile cases in people, some in York County

State health officials have confirmed 11 cases of West Nile virus in people so far this year, including some cases in York County. The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control said it confirmed that one of the 11 cases, a person from Anderson County, died last month. The virus has also

ROCK HILL HERALD - 2017-09-20 17:57:00

Rock Hill's ChristmasVille wins funding fight, but 'tough love' may come soon

Rock Hill's ChristmasVille festival organizers say they will use about $11,000 of county funds to market the popular event to 75,000 visitors this winter. However, it could be the last time they see such funding, York County Council members say. Council voted earlier this month to award hospitali

ROCK HILL HERALD - 2017-09-20 22:21:00