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Local girls to get help making prom dreams come true

Local girls to get help making prom dreams come true

WEDDINGTON – Prom isn’t just about a fun night with your friends – for girls, it’s also about finding the perfect dress. And The Closet Ministry will help nearly 100… Read more »

Weaving dreams through writing

Weaving dreams through writing

WAXHAW – Sydney Crawford’s passion for writing began in the fourth grade. Now, four short years later, the Parkwood Middle School eighth-grader has written and published four youth fiction novels… Read more »

Montessori program now a part-time school

Montessori program now a part-time school

INDIAN TRAIL – It’s been fewer than six months since Randi Eccleston launched a one-hour, one-day-a-week Montessori class at the Indian Trail Cultural Arts Center. But the program rapidly expanded… Read more »

Tapped Potential

Tapped Potential

It’s somewhat of a fluke that 6-foot-6, 210-pound John Emezie ended up on the basketball court in the first place. But it’s a good thing for Marvin Ridge, as the… Read more »

2014 elections filing opens in Union County

2014 elections filing opens in Union County

Filing opened Monday, Feb. 10, for local elections that this year will include the Union County Board of Commissioners seats and the Washington, D.C., seats of U.S. Reps. Robert Pittenger… Read more »

Would voters support tax hike to avoid redistricting?

Would voters support tax hike to avoid redistricting?

As the Union County Public Schools Board of Education continues discussing overcrowding, many parents and community members are calling for more long-term planning – which some say must include a… Read more »

Weddington leaders discuss NCDOT, UCPS at retreat

Weddington leaders discuss NCDOT, UCPS at retreat

WEDDINGTON – Leaders in Weddington are planning now for some of the biggest issues they will face in the next fiscal year and into the near future. Recent issues with… Read more »

Saving lives, one dog at a time

Saving lives, one dog at a time

WAXHAW – Madi Joselyn has always been an animal lover, especially when it comes to dogs. Madi’s passion for canines has grown into an ongoing effort to save scores of… Read more »

Community members formulate alternative to redistricting

Community members formulate alternative to redistricting

Parents and community members across Union County have been speaking out against the proposed redistricting of Union County Public Schools, but now one group has formulated a plan they think… Read more »

Panther playmakers

Panther playmakers

Basketball at Piedmont High School has undergone a culture shift in the last two years. Piedmont boys basketball was mediocre at best before coach Rudi Heath took matters into his… Read more »

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