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UNION COUNTY — There have been 3,830 cumulative cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout the county, as of Friday (Aug. 28) at 12:00 p.m., according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) COVID-19 dashboard. Cumulative cases indicate both those who have…

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MONROE — Two staff members at Poplin Elementary School have tested positive for COVID-19 and as a result, several staff members may have been exposed to the virus, according to report from Union County Public Schools Assistant Superintendent Tahira Stalberte; as a result, Poplin Elementary w…

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Union County — There have been 3,276 cumulative cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout the county, as of Friday (Aug. 14) at 11:50 a.m., according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) COVID-19 dashboard. Cumulative cases indicate both those who have…

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The NC Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) and the NC Department of Public Safety’s Division of Emergency Management (NCEM) has distributed approximately 3.5 million cloth face coverings, 4.5 million procedure masks, and significant amounts of additional personal protective equi…

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UNION COUNTY — Organizers and some participants from the Motor March on Monday went to the Board of Education (BOE) meeting the next day to voice their concerns on how the school district plans to reopen schools in two weeks, and to express their frustration that those plans did not include …

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UNION COUNTY -- There have been 2,881 cumulative cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout the county, as of Tuesday (Aug. 4), according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) COVID-19 dashboard. Cumulative cases indicate both those who have tested posit…

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Union County — There have been 2,823 cumulative cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout the county, as of Monday (Aug. 3) at 1:45 p.m., according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) COVID-19 dashboard. Cumulative cases indicate both those who have t…

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UNION COUNTY — Innovative Digital Systems and DigitalPrintSupplies.com has donated 10,000 ProTekAll 3-ply face masks to the school district ahead of students’ return on Aug. 17. The masks are for students and teachers.

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Union County — There are 2,802 cumulative cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout the county, as of Sunday (Aug. 2), according to N.C. Department of Health and Human Service's COVID-19 dashboard. Cumulative cases indicate both those who have tested positive and those who have come out…

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Union County -- There have been 2,671 cumulative cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout the county since March, as of Thursday (July 30) at 11:30 a.m., according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) dashboard. Cumulative cases indicate both those wh…

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Union County — There have been 2,611 cumulative cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout the county, as of Wednesday (July 29), according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) dashboard. Cumulative cases indicate both those who have tested positive and…

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RALEIGH — N.C. Governor Roy Cooper has added prevention measures in the battle against COVID-19, which has taken the lives of nearly 1,900 residents across the state in 2020, with Executive Order 153 stopping the sale of alcoholic drinks in restaurants, breweries, wineries, and distilleries …

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Union County — There have been 2,572 cumulative cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout the county, as of Monday (July 27) at 12 p.m., according to N.C. Department of Heath and Human Services. Cumulative cases indicate both those who have tested positive and those who have come out of…

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MONROE — Union County eclipsed 2,500 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) on Sunday (July 26), according to a report from N.C. Department of Heath and Human Services; the first case in the County was confirmed on March 18.

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Union County — There have been 2,251 cumulative cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout the county, as of Tuesday (July 21), according to N.C. Department of Health and Human Services Dashboard. Cumulative cases indicate both those who have tested positive and those who have come out o…

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MONROE — The Community Shelter of Union County, located at 160 Meadow St. in Monroe, has helped 69 Union County households pay their rent and utilities during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report from the non-profit organization.

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RALEIGH — North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper’s “Safer at Home Phase 2” Executive Order 147 that was set to expire on July 17 at 5 p.m. has been extended until at least Aug. 7, 2020, according to nc.gov. The Order is in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has been responsible for the dea…

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Union County — There are 2,036 cumulative cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout the county after a single-day record 94 cases were confirmed on Thursday (July 16), according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ COVID-19 Dashboard. Cumulative cases indicate …

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Union County — There are now 1,821 cumulative cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout the county, after 43 new cases were confirmed on Sunday (July 12) by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ COVID-19 Dashboard. Cumulative cases indicate both those who have test…

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Union County -- There are 1,643 cumulative cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout the county, as of Thursday (July 9) at 12 p.m., according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ COVID-19 dashboard. Cumulative cases indicate both those who have tested positive…

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Union County — There have been 1,579 cumulative cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout Union County as of Wednesday (July 8) at 12 p.m., according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ COVID-19 dashboard. Cumulative cases indicate both those who have tested p…

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Union County — Union County has now had at least 1,420 lab-confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19), as of Saturday (July 4), according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ (NCDHHS) COVID-19 dashboard. The Saturday report by NCDHHS places Union County with the …

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Union County — Union County has now had at least 1,382 lab-confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19), as of Friday (July 3), according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ COVID-19 dashboard.

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Union County — There are 1,261 cumulative cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout the county, as of Wednesday (July 1), according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ COVID-19 dashboard. Cumulative cases indicate both those who have tested positive and those …

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Union County — There have now been 1,173 cumulative cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout the county, as of Monday (June 29), according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ COVID-19 dashboard. Cumulative cases indicate both those who have tested positive an…

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MONROE — Union County Government (UCG) wants to remind citizens that a face covering is required in public settings statewide, effective on June 26 at 5 p.m., both indoor and outdoor, where physical distancing of 6 feet is not possible, according to the UCG communications department.

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Union County — There are now 1,066 cumulative cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout the county, as of Friday (June 26) at 12 p.m., according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ COVID-19 dashboard. Cumulative cases indicate both those who have tested positi…

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RALEIGH — Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen announced Wednesday that North Carolina will remain in Safer at Home Phase 2 for three more weeks. Cooper also announced that face coverings must be worn when people are in publ…

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Union County — There have been 995 cumulative cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout the county, as of Wednesday (June 24) at 12 p.m., according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ COVID-19 dashboard. Cumulative cases indicate both those who have tested pos…

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Union County — There are now 949 cumulative cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout the county, as of Monday, June 22, according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19 Dashboard (NC DHHS). Cumulative cases indicate both those who have tested positive an…

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Union County — There are now 852 cumulative cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout the county as of Friday (June 19), according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19 Dashboard (NC DHHS). Cumulative cases indicate both those who have tested positive an…

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Union County -- There are now 802 cumulative cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout the county, as of Thursday (June 18) at 12 p.m., according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19 Dashboard (NC DHHS). Cumulative cases indicate both those who have tes…

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MONROE — “We’re a little concerned about that,” Deputy County Manager Michelle Lancaster said when talking about a 35% increase in the number of positive coronavirus cases in Union County. In the last 10 days, the number of confirmed cases rose from 562 to 758 as of Monday, June 15.

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Union County — There are now 672 cumulative cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout the county, as of Friday (June 12) at 12:17 p.m., according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19 Dashboard (NC DHHS). Cumulative cases indicate both those who have tes…