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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 »

Holiday laughs and Christmas spirit

Holiday laughs and Christmas spirit

MONROE – Theater students at Monroe High School are having the chance to be little kids again – and evoke quite a few laughs among themselves and audience members –… Read more »

Blizzard takes Maverick cross-country team by storm

Blizzard takes Maverick cross-country team by storm

Marvin Ridge junior Jake Blizzard has only been running competitively since the eighth grade, but with hard work and the desire to be the best in the county, Blizzard has… Read more »

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