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Cougars’ Captain

Cougars’ Captain

Central Academy of Technology and Arts’ soccer star Ryan Grigston had no idea what to expect coming into his senior season. The Cougar team graduated eight starters and 12 seniors… Read more »

Christmas lights help fight cancer

Christmas lights help fight cancer

INDIAN TRAIL – When Pete Kimbell and his wife, Sherri, decided to start a synchronized Christmas light show three years ago, it was  just to entertain the community. But after… Read more »

New Weddington mayor hopes to revisit water tower issue

New Weddington mayor hopes to revisit water tower issue

WEDDINGTON – Weddington’s new town council hit the ground running during the Dec. 9 meeting, when Mayor Bill Deter, Mayor Pro Tem Don Titherington and Councilman Michael Smith took their… Read more »

Marvin’s 2013 a year of community- focused projects

Marvin’s 2013 a year of community- focused projects

MARVIN – Bringing a sense of community to the area was the focus for leaders in Marvin this year, with the completion of projects such as the community gardens, extension… Read more »

Two towns approve economic alliance, wait for others

Two towns approve economic alliance, wait for others

Efforts to create a joint economic organization made up of towns situated along the Mecklenburg-Union county border are moving forward after Indian Trail and Matthews approved the group’s bylaws during… Read more »

Better than before

Better than before

Marvin Ridge middle hitter Mereze Visagie committed to play volleyball at Baltimore’s John Hopkins University midway through September after going on an official visit and falling in love with the… Read more »

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 »

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