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Putting love into action

Putting love into action

INDIAN TRAIL – It’s been a big year for local nonprofit Common Heart. The organization expanded its food pantry, Common Cupboard, and nearly tripled the size of its thrift shop,… Read more »

Stallings Parks & Rec aims to grow, connect and keep it moving

Stallings Parks & Rec aims to grow, connect and keep it moving

STALLINGS – The Stallings Parks and Recreation Department has set its sights on a busy 2015 while closing out a year that has added multiple amenities to both Blair Mill… Read more »

News Briefs: Oct. 16 to 22

News Briefs: Oct. 16 to 22

Future Indian Trail town hall/community center holding public forums INDIAN TRAIL – Indian Trail is seeking community feedback on its master plan and design elements of a future town hall/community… Read more »

Find your fall fun

Find your fall fun

Summer is over, fall is in the air, and that means annual fall festivities, candy, hayrides, corn mazes, farm fun, spooky thrills and, of course, Halloween. If you’re searching for… Read more »

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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 »

Sports Shorts: Oct. 16 to 22

Sports Shorts: Oct. 16 to 22

Funderburke breaks Union County record Sun Valley running back Albert Funderburke broke Union County’s all-time single-game rushing record on Oct. 10, with 456 yards on 20 carries in the Spartan’s… Read more »

Cheering for awareness: Parkwood cheerleading squad gives back

Cheering for awareness: Parkwood cheerleading squad gives back

MONROE – The junior varsity cheerleading squad at Parkwood High School has spent the last two months raising awareness for various charitable causes, and the squad’s 21 members have no… Read more »

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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 »

Education  Notes: Oct. 9 to 15

Education Notes: Oct. 9 to 15

UCPS names Principal, Assistant Principal of the Year Union County Public Schools has named the 2014-15 Principal and Assistant Principal of the Year. The recipients of the annual coveted titles… Read more »

School faculty, parents reflect on adapted P.E. program

School faculty, parents reflect on adapted P.E. program

INDIAN TRAIL – If there’s one thing Christy Edwards could say about the adapted physical education program at Porter Ridge Elementary School, it’s that the program has made a world… Read more »