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Making every child matter

Making every child matter

WEDDINGTON – For Katy Richert, every child matters. That’s the philosophy that’s stuck with the Weddington Middle School assistant principal throughout her career in education – from substitute teaching in… Read more »

Tsitouris gets in the zone

Tsitouris gets in the zone

Former Wingate University guard Kate Edwards remembers helping a young girl develop her passion for the sport several years ago during one of Wingate’s summer youth basketball camps. The young… Read more »

Local doctor gives residents hope with free dental care

Local doctor gives residents hope with free dental care

MATTHEWS –  Dr. Christopher Phelps, owner of Carolinas Dental Center, will provide free dental care to people in need in the community on Nov. 16, a Saturday, at his office… Read more »

Voters head in new direction in Union County

Voters head in new direction in Union County

Voters took western Union County in a new direction Tuesday, Nov. 5, as they opted to re-elect only one incumbent – Mayor Brad Horvath in Wesley Chapel, who ran unopposed…. Read more »

Weddington  prepares to take over streets

Weddington prepares to take over streets

WEDDINGTON – As the North Carolina Department of Transportation rolls out changes for the maintenance of roads in Union County, leaders in Weddington have to face challenges they haven’t seen… Read more »

When educational fun and fundraising meet

When educational fun and fundraising meet

MARVIN – Students and families from Marvin Elementary School will fuse fun, education and fundraising at the school’s next annual Marvin Elementary Fall Festival. The festival will take place Nov…. Read more »

Changing the lives of kids, one book at a time

Changing the lives of kids, one book at a time

INDIAN TRAIL – Lexie Phillips loves books. Ever since she was in middle school, the Sun Valley High School senior has enjoyed learning, exploring and escaping reality through the pages… Read more »

Union County Clash

Union County Clash

There’s been a power shift in Union County, and it’s resulted in the Weddington Warriors finding a spot atop the Southern Carolina conference rankings. They’re currently resting at second place… Read more »

Eagles soar on faith

Eagles soar on faith

Four Union County Eagle Scouts recently fused Scouting with faith and friendship through God and Life – a merit program that incorporates spirituality among Boy Scouts. Jordan Croskrey, George Hayes,… Read more »

Union County candidates reach out one last time

Union County candidates reach out one last time

Planning for future growth, economic development and maintaining the community residents know and love will be at the forefront of elections this year as voters make their way to the… Read more »

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