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Monthly Archives: September 2011

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 »

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 »

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