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Offering nature a helping hand

Offering nature a helping hand

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County considers options in Wedddington

County considers options in Wedddington

Commission weighs water tower versus tank by Brian Carlton If you help one town, you should help them all. That’s the message Weddington residents sent to county commissioners during a… Read more »

Sun Valley landfill  to stay open?

Sun Valley landfill to stay open?

County looks at options by Brian Carlton Union County may keep the Sun Valley landfill operational, by raising the cost to deposit trash there. During their Monday, Sept. 5 meeting,… Read more »

Fitness Matters

Fitness Matters

Expert answers to your health and wellness questions by David J. Pohorence Question: I usually skip breakfast, but I keep reading how good it is for me. What are the… Read more »

New charter schools could open as soon as Aug. 2012

New charter schools could open as soon as Aug. 2012

by Sarah Gilbert New charter schools could open across the state as soon as fall of 2012, thanks to a legislative change approved by the North Carolina Board of Education… Read more »

County keeps transportation budget intact

County keeps transportation budget intact

State cuts county funding more than expected by Brian Carlton State lawmakers took a larger chunk than expected out of Union County’s transportation budget, causing commissioners to dip into contingency… Read more »

Back in business?

Back in business?

State law could help re-open Cross Creek Arena by Brian Carlton Cross Creek Arena could open its doors again without any permits from Union County. A bill that became law… Read more »

Schools consider joining forces with YMCA

Schools consider joining forces with YMCA

New partnership would build new facility, allow education opportunities by Josh Whitener The Union County Public Schools system is considering a partnership with the YMCA, which would allow the construction… Read more »

Offering nature a helping hand

Offering nature a helping hand

Waxhaw girls form club to clean up the neighborhood by Brian Carlton When 8-year-old Nora Hively went walking in the woods near her parents’ house in Waxhaw, she kept finding… Read more »

Lawmakers reconvene for September session

Lawmakers reconvene for September session

The North Carolina House of Representatives will re-convene September 12 to 13 in Raleigh to consider several important bills.  Among the issues that may come up is another attempt to… Read more »

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