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Waxhaw to see grocery store at Howard Mills

Waxhaw to see grocery store at Howard Mills

WAXHAW – Developers are one step closer to bringing a new grocery store to Waxhaw, though town leaders say they don’t know what grocer will fill the open space. Waxhaw… Read more »

Showing love to veterans

Showing love to veterans

INDIAN TRAIL – Valentine’s Day is about more than passing out candy hearts or making glittery cards for fourth-graders at Indian Trail Elementary School – it’s also a chance to… Read more »

Clutch Cavs

Clutch Cavs

The Cuthbertson softball team had all the right pieces last season. They finished first in the Rocky River conference with a 13-1 record and went on to make a deep… Read more »

Waxing poetically at South Piedmont Community College

Waxing poetically at South Piedmont Community College

MONROE – Union County residents welcomed a poetic dignitary into their midst this week. Joseph Bathanti, North Carolina’s poet laureate, wove personal experiences and stories into his poetry as he… Read more »

UCPS refuses $3 million mobile units offer

UCPS refuses $3 million mobile units offer

The Union County Public Schools Board of Education unanimously voted to turn down the county’s offer of $3 million for mobile classrooms to alleviate overcrowding concerns during the board’s Tuesday,… Read more »

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 »