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Monthly Archives: April 2012

Village seeks volunteers

Village seeks volunteers

WESLEY CHAPEL – The Village of Wesley Chapel is looking for volunteers to join its Fall Heritage Festival Committee to organize and run the town’s annual community event. These are… Read more »

Carolina HealthCare System offers sports screenings

Carolina HealthCare System offers sports screenings

INDIAN TRAIL — Student-athletes from a number of high schools will once again be able to receive free athletic screenings under a program pioneered by Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS) called… Read more »

Waxhaw agent named top performer

Waxhaw agent named top performer

WAXHAW – The Allstate Insurance Company recently recognized Kevin Godfrey of Waxhaw with the National Conference award for high standards in customer satisfaction, customer retention and profitable business growth, along… Read more »

Literacy council seeks volunteer tutors

Literacy council seeks volunteer tutors

MONROE – For anyone who would like to become a volunteer tutor and teach adults to read and or speak English, the Literacy Council of Union County is hosting Literary… Read more »

Conference rescheduled

Conference rescheduled

INDIAN TRAIL – The Conference for Local Neighborhood Leaders scheduled for Saturday, April 28, at Hartis Grove Baptist Church has been postponed. A new date will be determined and announced… Read more »

County Tax Administrator named vice president of Tax Collectors Association

County Tax Administrator named vice president of Tax Collectors Association

MONROE – Union County Tax Administrator John Petoskey was recently elected vice president of the North Carolina Tax Collectors Association. Petoskey will represent the association for fiscal 2012-13. The vision… Read more »

Voting cliques bad for Union County

Voting cliques bad for Union County

As a resident of Union County since 2005, I have watched with interest the work of our county commission, especially the vote counts either passing or rejecting a proposal. I… Read more »

Disingenuous Marvin Village Council…

Disingenuous Marvin Village Council…

Up until a few days ago, the Marvin Village mission statement, as found on the front page on their web site, proclaimed: “We will strive to forge strong relationships with… Read more »

Where’s OUR greenspace?

Where’s OUR greenspace?

Wow. I’m jealous. My wife and two kids and I have recently discovered Squirrel Lake Park in Matthews. If you’ve driven up Monroe Road and seen that wooden walkway that… Read more »

Baltimore man charged in Phylicia Barnes death

Baltimore man charged in Phylicia Barnes death

A Baltimore man has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of Phylicia Barnes, the Monroe teen who disappeared in December 2010 and was found dead months… Read more »