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Forest Hills’s Jennifer Whitley is UCPS Teacher of the Year

Forest Hills’s Jennifer Whitley is UCPS Teacher of the Year

MARSHVILLE – Jennifer Whitley grew up in a family of educators and learned to appreciate education at an early age. Her appreciation eventually grew into a passion that brought her… Read more »

Inuwa going the distance

Inuwa going the distance

When Elijah Inuwa crossed the finish line of the 1600-meter race at the Union County Championships on April 26, he added another mark to his already impressive resume. The speedy… Read more »

Gold Award project helps dress students for success

Gold Award project helps dress students for success

WAXHAW – Emily Roth has had a heart for the students at Walter Bickett Elementary School ever since she worked with the school for her Girl Scout Silver Award project…. Read more »

Stallings leaders halt downtown development for 6 months

Stallings leaders halt downtown development for 6 months

STALLINGS – Leaders in Stallings adopted a moratorium ordinance for the downtown area at their meeting Monday, April 28, to restrict rezoning changes and development for the next six months…. Read more »

Waxhaw police get new home

Waxhaw police get new home

WAXHAW – Officers with the Waxhaw Police Department will soon move into their new home at 3620 Providence Road S. after months of renovations to the new facility. “This is… Read more »

Commission candidates discuss their goals

Commission candidates discuss their goals

Union County voters will likely select three new members to the Board of County Commissioners on Tuesday, May 6, during the Republican Party primary vote. The three candidates who come… Read more »

Doors open for education and artwork appreciation

Doors open for education and artwork appreciation

WAXHAW – Participating in an open studio art tour has always been a dream for Waxhaw potter and painter Lambeth Marshall. That dream will become a reality this weekend, as… Read more »

Enriching young minds

Enriching young minds

WESLEY CHAPEL – Students of all ages at Wesley Chapel Elementary School recently had the chance to study martial arts, cooking, build intricate LEGO creations and learn how to draw… Read more »

Maverick baseball continues tradition

Maverick baseball continues tradition

The Mavs baseball team has won at least a share of the conference title every year since Marvin Ridge High School opened in 2007. They’ve gone 109-38 in six seasons… Read more »

Singing her way to success

Singing her way to success

WEDDINGTON – Julia Lang has loved singing since she was 5 years old and has spent the majority of the past decade taking voice lessons and performing in choirs and… Read more »