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Stallings smooths a lopsided constituency

Stallings smooths a lopsided constituency

STALLINGS – The Stallings Town Council agreed on a new district map that evens voting districts within the town after nearly a year of discussion. Following the 2010 United States… Read more »

Chestnut Square Park opens despite presence of ghosts, ghouls and goblins

Chestnut Square Park opens despite presence of ghosts, ghouls and goblins

INDIAN TRAIL – On Friday, Oct. 24, Indian Trail residents donned costumes ranging from spooky to silly to celebrate the grand opening of Chestnut Square Park with Halloween-themed fun and… Read more »

A legend comes to life

A legend comes to life

INDIAN TRAIL – Two local kids had the chance to travel back in time to an era of hangings and witch burnings as they made their small-screen debut on the… Read more »

News Briefs: Oct. 30 to Nov. 5, 2014

News Briefs: Oct. 30 to Nov. 5, 2014

Union County Parks & Rec continues to look for feedback WESLEY CHAPEL- The Union County Parks & Recreation Department will hold the second of three public outreach meetings to gauge… Read more »

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Sports Shorts: Oct. 30 to Nov. 5, 2014

Sports Shorts: Oct. 30 to Nov. 5, 2014

Cardinal soccer earns share of conference title The Union Academy soccer team beat rival Gray Stone Day, 3-2, on Oct. 23 to earn a share of the Yadkin Valley 1A… Read more »

Cougars take control

Cougars take control

When the Cougar soccer team walked onto the field at Sun Valley High School to take on Monroe on Oct. 23 they were calm, cool and collected. They weren’t nervous… Read more »

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 »

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Education Notes: Oct. 30 to Nov. 5, 2014

Education Notes: Oct. 30 to Nov. 5, 2014

UCPS teachers saluted for global education Five Union County Public Schools teachers recently were recognized for their efforts in bringing global education to their classrooms. The teachers recognized were Amy… Read more »

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 »