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An interview with Rick Alexander, candidate for state superintendent

An interview with Rick Alexander, candidate for state superintendent

School teacher runs for top education job by Mark DiBiasio Monroe resident and fifth grade teacher Rick Alexander announced his candidacy for state superintendent for the department of public instruction… Read more »

Race to November, 8th Congressional District

Race to November, 8th Congressional District

by Mark DiBiasio Editor’s note: Last week we ran the first part of an interview with 8th Congressional District candidate and current Weddington Mayor Pro Tem Daniel Barry. Here’s the… Read more »

League of Junior Cotillions names student assistants

League of Junior Cotillions names student assistants

The National League of Junior Cotillions, Union County, under the direction of Terri Beeson, has announced the Student Assistants chosen for the 2011-12 season.  These students have completed the cotillion… Read more »

Cellphone use by teenagers remains a problem

Cellphone use by teenagers remains a problem

It’s a phone call no one wants to get. The one that breaks the news that a loved one has been injured, or killed, in a car accident. Trent Faulkner,… Read more »

‘The first line of defense’

‘The first line of defense’

Local officer was a cop at Ground Zero by Kara Lopp It was standing-room only on the city bus that took Officer Michael Scarfone six miles from police headquarters to… Read more »

News Briefs for September 9

News Briefs for September 9

Farmers Market to host food festival The Union County Farmers Market located at 805 Skyway Drive in Monroe will host the Carolina Home Grown Food Festival Saturday, Sept. 17 from… Read more »

Rushing ahead

Rushing ahead

Former Piedmont quarterback ushering in new era at Metrolina Christian Academy by Aaron Garcia There were several moments on Aug. 26 when Metrolina Christian Academy coach Thomas Langley knew his… Read more »

Sports Shorts on September 9

Sports Shorts on September 9

by Aaron Garcia Union Academy looks to keep rolling Union Academy football coach Robert Rushing has heard the criticisms. He’s heard that the only reason his Union Academy Cardinals have… Read more »

Letters to the Editor, September 9

Letters to the Editor, September 9

Why save Providence? Editor, The Providence fire department operates as a private company in the rules of the state of North Carolina. this makes them a fire department with little… Read more »

Frontier Girls learn lessons in Waxhaw

Frontier Girls learn lessons in Waxhaw

Family members, elected officials and members of the community turned out Wednesday, Sept. 7 to see the members of Frontier Girls Troop 112 receive badges, get promoted and welcome new… Read more »

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