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Superhero card flies off shelves at libraries

Superhero card flies off shelves at libraries

MONROE – Al Bigley first discovered comis books as a kid, and quickly desired to learn how to draw the colorful characters in the stories he enjoyed reading.  Now a… Read more »

Towns going green for Earth and Arbor Day

Towns going green for Earth and Arbor Day

STALLINGS – Flowers are blooming, trees are budding and the grass is turning green – and there’s no better time to learn how to take care of the environment than… Read more »

Commission candidates talk UCPS, growth, DSS

Commission candidates talk UCPS, growth, DSS

WINGATE – Candidates running for the Union County Board of Commissioners recently discussed tensions between county leaders and Union County Public Schools, management of continued growth, trouble at the Department… Read more »

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In full swing

In full swing

There were two outs with the tying run on third base in the bottom of the seventh inning as Metrolina Christian faced High Point Christian in the 2012 N.C. Independent… Read more »

Spartan Sluggers

Spartan Sluggers

When Sun Valley softball coach Rob Enloe took over the Spartan program four years ago, he knew it might take a while to get his team where he wanted. During… Read more »

King George

King George

For as long as he can remember, Marvin Ridge sophomore George Lovitt has been influenced by sports. With both parents former college athletes – his mom, Claudine, played tennis at… Read more »

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Building wishes

Building wishes

MONROE – Piedmont High School senior Lydia McNamara knows what it’s like to receive something wonderful in the midst of a difficult time. Lydia, who was diagnosed with common variable… Read more »

A ‘whole new world’ for Porter Ridge

A ‘whole new world’ for Porter Ridge

INDIAN TRAIL – Porter Ridge Elementary School music teacher Bridget Burrows knew she had talented students when she directed the school’s inaugural spring musical two years ago. So, when it… Read more »

Spartans take their talent to the streets of NYC

Spartans take their talent to the streets of NYC

INDIAN TRAIL – The Sun Valley High School marching band recently took to the streets of New York City to represent their school and the Union County community during the… Read more »

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