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Crooked Creek ready for its close up

Crooked Creek ready for its close up

Local towns to compete at grand opening on May 30 INDIAN TRAIL – With crews wrapping up the first phase of construction at Crooked Creek Park, Indian Trail staff and… Read more »

Waxhaw commissioners stand with Waxhaw Volunteer Fire Department, needs more fulltime staff

Waxhaw commissioners stand with Waxhaw Volunteer Fire Department, needs more fulltime staff

At its May 12 meeting, the Waxhaw Board of Commissioners unanimously agreed to support Chief Rob Fitzgerald and the Waxhaw Volunteer Fire Department (WVFD) in asking Union County Board of… Read more »

Senior housing comes up at multiple May meetings

Senior housing comes up at multiple May meetings

There will soon be more opportunities for seniors to find accommodating living space in western Union County after two village councils discussed and voted on issues regarding subdivisions for seniors… Read more »

News Briefs: May 21 to 27

News Briefs: May 21 to 27

First wayfinding sign installed in downtown Waxhaw WAXHAW – The first full-scale wayfinding sign for the town of Waxhaw was installed on May 14 at Highway 75 and North Providence… Read more »

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Big league ready

Big league ready

Marvin Ridge senior pitcher Max Wotell didn’t want to come out of the game against rival Weddington on May 19. The No. 1 seed Mavericks (24-5, 13-2 Southern Carolinas) led… Read more »

Cuthbertson’s postseason run continues

Cuthbertson’s postseason run continues

Cuthbertson’s deep postseason push nearly fell short in the first round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 3A state baseball playoffs on May 12. Senior third baseman Bailey… Read more »

Mavs oust Warriors

Mavs oust Warriors

Marvin Ridge senior Max Wotell was dominant at the plate and on the mound in the No. 1 seed Mavericks (24-5, 13-2 Southern Carolinas) 9-0 win over visiting No. 24… Read more »

Sports Shorts: May 14 to 20

Sports Shorts: May 14 to 20

Mavs boys’ track team wins states, girls take second It was an epic weekend for Marvin Ridge at the N.C. High School Athletic Association 3A track and field state championship… Read more »

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Sun Valley paves path for future architects

Sun Valley paves path for future architects

Sun Valley High School students are paving their own way into careers in architecture through drafting courses that use innovative programming and develop marketable skills. Students in teacher Eddie Mull’s… Read more »

Ed Notes: May 21 to 27

Ed Notes: May 21 to 27

Immersion slots open for 2015-16 school year Union County Public Schools offers nine Splash Language Immersion programs and a limited number of slots are still available at five of the… Read more »

UCPS Board of Ed approves $525-million proposed budget

UCPS Board of Ed approves $525-million proposed budget

The Union County Public Schools Board of Education approved a $525-million 2015-16 budget at its meeting on May 5 to meet the board’s May 15 deadline. This year’s budget is… Read more »

Community bakes relief for Nepal

Community bakes relief for Nepal

First-grader spurs efforts to help Nepali earthquake victims INDIAN TRAIL – After an earthquake with 8.1 magnitude struck the area surrounding Nepal and left more than 7,000 people killed and… Read more »