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Helping through hats

Helping through hats

WAXHAW – Two years ago,  Robin Viar’s doctor spoke the words no patient wants to hear: “It’s cancer.” Viar was diagnosed with Stage IV colon cancer in March 2012 and… Read more »

Recent UCPS action stirs up redistricting critics

Recent UCPS action stirs up redistricting critics

Members of the group Citizens for Adequate Public Schools, or CAPS, are up in arms after the Union County Public School Board of Education made minor changes to the redistricting… Read more »

Rushing claims victory in July 15 runoff

Rushing claims victory in July 15 runoff

Union County voters confirmed the May Republican primary results after Stony Rushing beat Tracy Kuehler by 851 votes in the Tuesday, July 15, runoff election. Rushing will join current Vice-Chairman… Read more »

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Girls Soccer Player of the Year: Emily Hilliard

Girls Soccer Player of the Year: Emily Hilliard

A recent stroll around the Stanford University campus was enough to remind Emily Hilliard how badly she wanted to follow in her brother’s footsteps and play collegiate soccer. The rising… Read more »

Girls Lacrosse Player of the Year: Amy Collins

Girls Lacrosse Player of the Year: Amy Collins

Marvin Ridge’s star attacker Amy Collins had just about done it all going into her senior lacrosse season. She topped the state’s record for goals in a season as a… Read more »

2014 Union County Weekly Boys Lacrosse Player of the Year: Jonah Moore

2014 Union County Weekly Boys Lacrosse Player of the Year: Jonah Moore

Jonah Moore recently graduated Marvin Ridge with an impressive list of accomplishments to his name. Moore helped lead a dominating Mavs lacrosse team that finished the year as the N.C. High School… Read more »

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Mavericks welcome a Red Wolf

Mavericks welcome a Red Wolf

WAXHAW – Donna Cook grew up loving school and the learning atmosphere. Couple that with her “strong family background of educators” – including a mom who was a teacher and… Read more »

UCPS leads state in language immersion programs

UCPS leads state in language immersion programs

Union County Public Schools is walking the talk as the system puts its globalization goals into action. The district’s Visiting Immersion Faculty (VIF) Splash Language Immersion program has established UCPS… Read more »

Education News and Notes: July 3 to 9

Education News and Notes: July 3 to 9

Siblings excel in academic studies, earn awards INDIAN TRAIL – Four Indian Trail siblings are excelling academically while simultaneously encouraging each other to put their best foot forward. Madeline Tackeberry… Read more »

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