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Raising man’s best friend for a cause

Raising man’s best friend for a cause

WAXHAW – Charlie Petrizzo and his wife, Sandy, had no idea they would eventually become one of the top suppliers of Labrador retriever service dogs in the U.S. when they… Read more »

Sardis Elementary School salutes heroes

Sardis Elementary School salutes heroes

INDIAN TRAIL – If you ask students at Sardis Elementary School, they’ll tell you “hometown heroes” are pretty cool. Sardis Elementary recently hosted a school-wide salute to local police officers… Read more »

Union County resident receives new Habitat for Humanity home

Union County resident receives new Habitat for Humanity home

The Housing Opportunity Foundation (HOF) presented 10 local nonprofits and nine area Habitat for Humanity stores with a total of $33,500 in donations last week to help fight unmet housing… Read more »

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Sports Shorts: Sept. 18 to 24

Sports Shorts: Sept. 18 to 24

Funderburke breaks county rushing record Sun Valley running back Albert Funderburke became Union County’s all-time rushing record holder in the Spartans 26-20 win over East Bladen on Sept. 12. Funderburke… Read more »

Cardinal football standout returns to field after battle with cancer

Cardinal football standout returns to field after battle with cancer

Union Academy senior Olin Austin had quite a day on Friday, Sept. 12. Austin, a center on the Cardinals football team, returned to the football field for the first time… Read more »

Yearick’s year

Yearick’s year

In their fourth year as a varsity program, the high-flying Metrolina Christian offense is making some serious noise, helping the Warriors make a statement that they’re not to be overlooked… Read more »

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Reading above all

Reading above all

INDIAN TRAIL – While some kids were splashing in the pool this summer, Sun Valley Elementary School students were getting a head start by jumping into their books. Sun Valley… Read more »

Area children to receive new threads for Halloween

Area children to receive new threads for Halloween

WAXHAW – Rain and lightning washed away the opportunity for parents to exchange children’s costumes on Sept. 13, but parents will still have the chance to receive a refreshed costume… Read more »

Education Notes: Sept. 11 to 17

Education Notes: Sept. 11 to 17

Student becomes first recipient of John H. Crowder Service Award Jesse “J.B.” Helms, a 17-year-old senior at Forest Hills High School, recently became the first recipient of the John H…. Read more »

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