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Town Creek Park opening offers residents crossings and connections

Town Creek Park opening offers residents crossings and connections

WAXHAW – Parks and recreation employees, elected town officials and environmental workers opened Town Creek Park and the 12 Mile Creek Greenway on Friday, Oct. 17 adding the second Union… Read more »

News Briefs: Oct. 23 to 29, 2014

News Briefs: Oct. 23 to 29, 2014

Warbirds Air Show returning to Monroe MONROE- The 2014 Warriors and Warbirds Air Show will be held once again on Nov. 8 and 9 at the Charlotte-Monroe Executive Airport. In… Read more »

Marvin issues final list of ultimatums for commercial development proposal

Marvin issues final list of ultimatums for commercial development proposal

MARVIN – On Tuesday, Oct. 21, the Village of Marvin Planning Board voted unanimously to recommend a denial of approval to town council regarding a proposed commercial development to be… Read more »

Wesley Chapel voters face decisions over liquor sales in upcoming election

Wesley Chapel voters face decisions over liquor sales in upcoming election

WESLEY CHAPEL – Voters in Wesley Chapel will have decisions to make that go beyond the much-discussed United States Senate race and Union County Board of Education election when they… Read more »

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Cavalier revival

Cavalier revival

The tides turned in Union County on Friday, Oct. 17. When an unbeaten Weddington took to the field at Cuthbertson to take on the 4-3 team that started the season… Read more »

Sports Shorts: Oct. 23 to 29

Sports Shorts: Oct. 23 to 29

Marvin Ridge earns big win over Sun Valley The Marvin Ridge football team earned its first win of the season on Oct. 17, beating Sun Valley, 37-20, and ending the… Read more »

Title defenders

Title defenders

When Weddington’s soccer team captains began practicing in mid July, they knew that this year’s squad would be talented. But they had no idea just how good they’d be. They’re… Read more »

Piedmont coach Ron Massey dies at age 56

Piedmont coach Ron Massey dies at age 56

Piedmont High School football coach Ron Massey coached his last game on Oct. 10. The 74-58 loss to Sun Valley that night was tough, but pales in comparison to the… Read more »

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Education Notes: Oct. 23 to 29

Education Notes: Oct. 23 to 29

Teens collect 272 hats for children’s cancer charity WAXHAW – Local teenagers Katy and Reid Viar, of Waxhaw, recently collected 272 hats through a drive for Ellie’s Hats, a charity… Read more »

Rea View Fall Festival returning this weekend

Rea View Fall Festival returning this weekend

WAXHAW – Members of the Rea View Elementary School community will rally to support their school this weekend through the annual Rea View Fall Festival. The festival, which is open… Read more »

Education Notes: Oct. 16 to 22

Education Notes: Oct. 16 to 22

UCPS teachers receive Arts & Science Council award Two Union County Public Schools teachers were recently named winners of the Arts & Science Council’s Cato Excellence in Teaching Awards. Leslie… Read more »

Walking to end breast cancer

Walking to end breast cancer

MONROE – Community members will rally this weekend at Piedmont High School for the 12th year in a row in an effort to stand up to breast cancer. The 12th… Read more »