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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 »

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 »

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