MONROE — As of Monday (Dec. 6), the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) reports 132,121 residents in Union County have been at least partially vaccinated for the COVID-19 virus, 124,684 are now fully vaccinated.

Weddington High sophomore Alex King and senior Janyd Houghton have both opened the 2021-22 wrestling season with a 13-0 record, giving them the best starts to the season of any wrestlers in Union County thus far. King competes in the 106-pound weight class and Houghton wrestles at 195.

Tyson Foods is rewarding its frontline and hourly workers by giving them approximately $50 million in year-end bonuses for their efforts, according to a release from the company. For team members in the U.S., these one-time bonuses will be based on tenure, will range from $300 to $700, and b…