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Candidate withdraws from race

Candidate withdraws from race

WEDDINGTON – Michael Shaffer, Republican candidate for Congress in the 9th district, withdrew from the race March 30 and endorsed Dan Barry, mayor pro tem of Weddington. “I’m supporting Dan… Read more »

Community Blood Center of the Carolinas holds blood drives

Community Blood Center of the Carolinas holds blood drives

The Community Blood Center of the Carolinas, Union County, holds blood drives April 14 at Marvin Creek Clubhouse, 519 Briar Patch Terrace, Waxhaw, from noon to 4 p.m.; April 16… Read more »

Warning from Better Business Bureau

Warning from Better Business Bureau

The Better Business Bureau is warning residents of Mecklenburg and Union Counties about a new group going door-to-door selling magazines. Residents in Mecklenburg and Union Counties have filed complaints about… Read more »

Holiday closings

Holiday closings

The towns of Indian Trail, Stallings, Weddington, Waxhaw, Wesley Chapel and Monroe will be closed Friday, April 6, for the Easter holiday. They will reopen with regular business hours, Monday,… Read more »

Board of Elections meeting canceled

Board of Elections meeting canceled

MONROE – The regular meeting of the Union County Board of Elections scheduled for Tuesday, April 10, at 4 p.m. in the Board of Elections office, 316 B East Windsor… Read more »

Residents take a stand against child abuse, sexual assault

Residents take a stand against child abuse, sexual assault

MONROE – While cold, misty rain fell Saturday morning, about 80 dedicated participants marched through puddles and wet pavement, down the streets of Monroe, in a public demonstration against child… Read more »

Weddington to begin municipal fire district negotiations

Weddington to begin municipal fire district negotiations

by Josh Lanier WEDDINGTON – Town leaders voted this week to begin negotiations to create a municipal fire district. After more than a year of discussions and debate, the vote… Read more »

The Crime Scene for April 6

The Crime Scene for April 6

The following incidents occurred from March 29 to April 4 as reported by the Union County Sheriff’s Office and Monroe Police Department. Reports from the Stallings Police Department were not… Read more »

School board cuts all teaching assistants for next year

School board cuts all teaching assistants for next year

by Josh Lanier WEDDINGTON – Union County Schools will lose nearly all of its teacher assistants next year after the school board unanimously voted to release more than 350 of… Read more »

Canadian teacher on country number five

Canadian teacher on country number five

Nicole Adams brings rich global perspective to Rocky River second graders by Josh Whitener MONROE – Nicole Adams always wanted to be a teacher, but little did she know she… Read more »