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Firethorne changes ownership again in multi-million dollar deal

Firethorne changes ownership again in multi-million dollar deal

MARVIN – In a $44-million-dollar deal announced on Monday, March 23, Dallas-based luxury club company ClubCorp announced it will acquire six country clubs in the southeastern United States, including Firethorne… Read more »

Weddington brothers rock out for vets

Weddington brothers rock out for vets

WEDDINGTON – Weddington residents CJ and Max aren’t typical middle school boys. Yes, they spend most of their free time on the baseball field and playing with their pet lizards… Read more »

Searching for answers through the small screen

Searching for answers through the small screen

INDIAN TRIAL – Twenty-three year old Daisy Moniz was always told by friends that she had the personality to follow her dreams into the spotlight. Little did she know her… Read more »

News Briefs: March 26 – April 1

News Briefs: March 26 – April 1

Local businessman recognized for volunteerism, earns $1,000 grant for Wesley Chapel parks WESLEY CHAPEL – Local Allstate agency owner Matthew Flesch received the Allstate Agency Hands in the Community Award… Read more »

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Watts ends electric high school career as 2015 Union County Player of the Year

Watts ends electric high school career as 2015 Union County Player of the Year

The word “great” is often overused in daily conversation, but when describing Weddington senior Stephanie Watts, the weight of the word holds its own. Watts scored 2,566 points for her… Read more »

Sports Shorts: March 26 – April 1

Sports Shorts: March 26 – April 1

Weddington’s Powell retires from coaching Weddington volleyball coach Carrie Powell will retire after coaching for 29 years. Powell began her career at Parkwood in 1985, where she coached for three… Read more »

Sports Shorts: March 19 – 25

Sports Shorts: March 19 – 25

Around the bases with Ben Weddington’s baseball team (3-1) has been dominant aside from its 5-1 loss to Ardrey Kell on March 7. Weddington finished 18-8 (10-5) and third in… Read more »

2015 Wrestler of the Year Ethan Kanagy chooses to win

2015 Wrestler of the Year Ethan Kanagy chooses to win

Ethan Kanagy carries himself with a quiet confidence. However, he reached a crossroads at the Holy Angels Tournament at Charlotte Catholic in January after losing two matches in a row… Read more »

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Marvin Ridge students take audiences ‘under the sea’

Marvin Ridge students take audiences ‘under the sea’

WAXHAW – Students at Marvin Ridge Middle School will take audience members on a journey under the sea through their production of “Disney’s The Little Mermaid JR.” this weekend. Performances… Read more »

Weddington High raises awareness, funds for cancer society

Weddington High raises awareness, funds for cancer society

WEDDINGTON – An estimated 589,430 Americans will die from cancer and almost 1.7 million new cancer cases will be diagnosed in 2015, according to a recent study from the American… Read more »

Education Notes: March 26 – April 1

Education Notes: March 26 – April 1

Community shelter thanks UCPS Union County Community Shelter community support manager Jenn Alexander recently thanked UCPS staff and principals for raising $25,253 for the Souper Bowl of Caring, according to… Read more »

3-2-1 Dash for Down Syndrome funds DSAGC’s education programs

3-2-1 Dash for Down Syndrome funds DSAGC’s education programs

Race helps Union County Public Schools better serve students with special needs The Down Syndrome Association of Greater Charlotte will host its third 3-2-1 Dash for Down Syndrome 5K race,… Read more »