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Young Life fosters faith and friendships

Young Life fosters faith and friendships

When Katie Peterson began volunteering with Young Life years ago, she knew the faith-based program had the ability to change lives. That’s why she and her husband, Daniel, have devoted… Read more »

Mayor reimburses town for unverified purchases

Mayor reimburses town for unverified purchases

WAXHAW – Waxhaw Mayor Daune Gardner has reimbursed the town roughly $450 for unverified and alcohol purchases made around the time of Gardner’s arrest on driving while impaired charges this… Read more »

Stallings still has hole to fill as 2014 nears

Stallings still has hole to fill as 2014 nears

STALLINGS – Leaders in Stallings took time this week to reflect on a year that saw the loss of a councilman but a number of steps forward on town infrastructure… Read more »

County schools, overcrowding main focus for new developments

County schools, overcrowding main focus for new developments

WAXHAW – Recent changes in Union County Public Schools took the forefront recently as Waxhaw commissioners held a public hearing for the proposed additions to the Millbridge development. Four Waxhaw… Read more »

Warrior fights for another crown

Warrior fights for another crown

Heidi Swope, Weddington’s reigning tennis power, first picked up a tennis racket by happenstance when she was 6 years old. It wasn’t long before the sport transformed her into one… Read more »

Powering forward

Powering forward

Cuthbertson High School opened its doors in 2009, and with it came a group of inexperienced freshmen basketball players ready to start building the varsity team under coach Mike Helms…. Read more »

Family, friends unite for Waxhaw woman

Family, friends unite for Waxhaw woman

WAXHAW – Jody Sitton has always been a simple person. But as she cuts back her life to the basics, the people who really love her and will stand by… Read more »

Year of big debates in Weddington

Year of big debates in Weddington

WEDDINGTON – Residents in Weddington turned out like never before in 2013 for issues that included the agreement between the town and the Providence Volunteer Fire Department and the new… Read more »

County offers UCPS roughly $11M  settlement offer

County offers UCPS roughly $11M settlement offer

MONROE – The Union County Board of Commissioners voted this week to offer Union County Public Schools around $11 million as a settlement to avoid paying the $91 million a… Read more »

Delivering smiles for Christmas

Delivering smiles for Christmas

WEDDINGTON – Katie Greene has worked to make Christmas special for hospitalized children for the past six years through her initiative, Katie’s Kidz. And as Katie’s Kidz enters its seventh… Read more »

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