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News editor Ciera Choate  says goodbye

News editor Ciera Choate says goodbye

Leaving Union County Weekly has pulled me through multiple emotions. Part of me doesn’t want to move on, I love this paper and the people I work with every day,… Read more »

Grieving with faith

Grieving with faith

WAXHAW – Julie Kemp’s life was forever changed on Oct. 19, 1997. Kemp and her husband, Andy, and their 8-year-old son, Landon, were involved in a car wreck that claimed… Read more »

News Briefs: July 24 to 30

News Briefs: July 24 to 30

Cellphone 911 line down temporarily in Union County The 911 service line for cellphone carriers was temporarily down in Union County Tuesday, July 22, according to county officials. The county… Read more »

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Softball Player of the Year: Brittany Pickett

Softball Player of the Year: Brittany Pickett

When rising Sun Valley junior Brittany Pickett heard she had been named the 2014 Class 3A Softball Pitcher of the Year, the prestigious recognition took her completely by surprise. But… Read more »

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 »

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Eagle project salutes Weddington High marching band

Eagle project salutes Weddington High marching band

WEDDINGTON – Matthew McCulla recently used his Eagle Scout project to make his mark on a program he’s enjoyed for the past several years: the Weddington High School marching band…. Read more »

Elementary school readers have potential to make record books

Elementary school readers have potential to make record books

When rising Sun Valley junior Brittany Pickett heard she had been named the 2014 Class 3A Softball Pitcher of the Year, the prestigious recognition took her completely by surprise. But… Read more »

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 »

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