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Monroe is a city located in Union County, North Carolina. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 26,228. It is the county seat of Union County. (More Info and Source) Monroe Real Estate

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Beloved Union Co. deputy will be laid to rest Saturday

Hundreds in Union County are expected to attend the memorial service for fallen Union County Sheriff's Sgt. Jeffrey Greene, who was killed while on the job Wednesday in a traffic accident on U.S. 74.

Thursday, Pastor Steve Jirgal of Lakeview Baptist Church announced funeral arrangements for Greene.

FUNERAL DETAILS:

  • Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Lakeview Baptist Church in Monroe.
  • The memorial service is set for 11 a.m. Saturday at Lakeview Baptist Church.
  • Greene will be buried at Lakeland Memorial Cemetery in Monroe following the service.
  • Leave your condolences for Sgt. Greene online guestbook


A procession of vehicles will leave Lakeview Baptist Church and make its way toward Lakeland Memorial Park on Lancaster Avenue where Greene will be laid to rest.

The procession will move south on Highway 601 (Concord Highway) to Jefferson Street in downtown Monroe. It will then head west (right) two blocks to Main Street.

It will then travel south (left) on Main Street to Lancaster Avenue (Highway 200) where the procession will move west (right) to Lakeland Memorial Park.

In honor of Greene, Heroes Memorial Foundation is sponsoring a Lights on Event on Facebook. From now until he is laid to rest, they ask all people to turn on their porch light in his honor.

To become part of this event, click here. Heroes Memorial Foundation Inc. is a 501 (c) 3 corporation based in Okeechobee, Florida.

WATCH LIVE SATURDAY:

WSOC-TV and wsoctv.com will have full coverage of the funeral and the procession Saturday starting at 11 a.m. You can watch a livestream of the event on wsoctv.com.

Eyewitness News Midday will have more coverage of the ceremonies.



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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:46:25 -0500

High school principal under fire for allegedly using gang sign

A high school principal in Virginia is taking heat for a controversial photo, but school administrators say the image has been misconstrued.

The photo in question shows five male Brunswick