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New Cardio Center means less travel time for Union patients

New Cardio Center means less travel time for Union patients

Few activities are more comforting than watching television while relaxing in a recliner. That’s the idea behind Carolina Medical Center-Union’s (CMC-Union) new Radial Lounge. The lounge — the first of… Read more »

Focusing on health

Focusing on health

INDIAN TRAIL – Dr. Keshav Bhat has welcomed the new year by introducing breakthrough technology to patients of his Indian Trail optometry practice, becoming one of the first in Union… Read more »

Local physical therapist gets national recognition, responsibility

Local physical therapist gets national recognition, responsibility

WAXHAW – A year after being appointed to a state board that regulates the practice of physical therapy in North Carolina, a Union County physical therapist has been given an… Read more »

Group of Wesley Chapel residents petition to secede from village

Group of Wesley Chapel residents petition to secede from village

WESLEY CHAPEL – Several landowners who wish to de-annex their respective properties from the village of Wesley Chapel addressed the village council at a special meeting on Monday, Jan. 26…. Read more »

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Concussion management, awareness improving

Concussion management, awareness improving

Four years ago, former Gov. Bev Perdue signed the Gfeller-Waller Concussion Act into law, making North Carolina the 21st state with a concussion law. Since the North Carolina High School… Read more »

Helms’s House

Helms’s House

At halftime of the Anson-Cuthbertson game on Jan. 9, the Cavs went into the locker room riding a narrow one-point lead at 17-16. A win meant the Cavs would stay… Read more »

Sports Shorts: Jan. 15 to 21, 2015

Sports Shorts: Jan. 15 to 21, 2015

Marvin Ridge girls, boys win Providence Day Invitational Marvin Ridge’s girls and boys swim teams took first place at the inaugural Providence Day Invitational on Jan. 10 at Mecklenburg County… Read more »

Volleyball Player of the Year: Makenzie Kuchmaner

Volleyball Player of the Year: Makenzie Kuchmaner

Growing up as the only girl in a house of four boys had its challenges at points, but for Marvin Ridge senior Makenzie Kuchmaner, the good outweighed the bad. Her… Read more »

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UCPS workshop fosters early childhood, elementary school learning program

UCPS workshop fosters early childhood, elementary school learning program

More than 100 Union County Public Schools faculty members attended a workshop on Jan. 20 to help create a better sense of community in the classroom and teach children self-regulation…. Read more »

The whimsical world of Dr. Seuss

The whimsical world of Dr. Seuss

INDIAN TRAIL – Student performers from Porter Ridge Middle School will set the stage ablaze with colors, song and whimsy this weekend as they present their stage production of “Seussical… Read more »

Education Notes: Jan. 29 to Feb. 4, 2015

Education Notes: Jan. 29 to Feb. 4, 2015

Union Academy senior receives appointment to U.S. Naval Academy STALLINGS – A Union Academy Charter School senior recently received an appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy. U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger,… Read more »

Marvin mom collaborates with Marvin Ridge junior to create children’s book

Marvin mom collaborates with Marvin Ridge junior to create children’s book

MARVIN – Marvin resident Melinda Nielsen has been a devoted mother for nearly two decades, which inspired her to write a children’s book that features illustrations from a Marvin Ridge… Read more »