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Monthly Archives: December 2010

County board, paper skewed

County board, paper skewed

Editor, I find it offensive the county board is now considering a property revaluation, which will likely affect my taxes. Not all of us are rich enough so that a… Read more »

Why did we bother?

Why did we bother?

Editor, So let me see if I understand this. We Republicans pushed hard to get John Snyder re-elected, only to see him turn and say no thanks, for a job… Read more »

Who’s next?

Who’s next?

Editor, John Snyder has resigned his newly re-elected office to accept another position in the private sector. Under N.C.G.S. 163‑10. any vacancy occurring in the office of district attorney for… Read more »

Stallings mayor says outsourcing a dead issue

Stallings mayor says outsourcing a dead issue

Editor’s note: In the wake of the controversy sparked by a newsletter she e-mailed to all Stallings residents on Monday, Dec. 27, Mayor Linda Paxton asked for a chance to… Read more »

Past versus present?

Past versus present?

By Brian Carlton Waxhaw commissioners say they want to preserve their town’s identity by creating a historic district. Homeowners wonder, however, why government officials want to tell them how to… Read more »

Top 10 movies of 2010

Top 10 movies of 2010

By Ryan Hill 1. ‘Inception’ How do you top “The Dark Knight,” the third highest-grossing movie of all time? If you’re Christopher Nolan, you take things one step further with… Read more »

A beautiful success for Boyle

A beautiful success for Boyle

By Erica Oglesby The success of OperationBeautiful just keeps going for local resident Caitlin Boyle. And now, more than 60 lower-income girls from the Charlotte area will benefit from OperationBeuatiful’s… Read more »

Give blood, feed the hungry

Give blood, feed the hungry

By Virginia Franco Though people give a lot during the Christmas holidays, most of them don’t think of donating blood. “The holidays are a tough time of year,” Lauren McConnell… Read more »

Goodwill in dire need

Goodwill in dire need

by Virginia Franco As Union County unemployment rates continues to hover above 10 percent, officials with Union County’s Goodwill operation find themselves in a tough spot: Donations have dropped even… Read more »

Christmas comes to Waxhaw

Christmas comes to Waxhaw

Frosty weather didn’t stop residents from coming out to watch over 140 floats and entries in the Waxhaw Christmas Parade Sunday, Dec. 12. Rain stopped just 30 minutes before the… Read more »

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