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UCPS begins countywide redistricting discussions

UCPS begins countywide redistricting discussions

MONROE – Residents from across the school district came together Tuesday, Jan. 14, to hear a presentation on the proposed redistricting changes that will affect most students in western Union… Read more »

Indian Trail looks set to promote election runner-up

Indian Trail looks set to promote election runner-up

INDIAN TRAIL – Local residents and a former political opponent worked this week to resurrect the political campaign of David Drehs by asking for his appointment to a soon-to-open spot… Read more »

The Sparkle Stars give back

The Sparkle Stars give back

WAXHAW – Cheerleading is about more than cool moves, team spirit and winning competitions for the Sparkle Stars – it’s an opportunity to give back. Members of the Sparkle Stars,… Read more »

New business helps a hero

New business helps a hero

INDIAN TRAIL – Paul Belk says it’s hard to think of himself as a hero. The 41-year-old retired Army National Guard soldier joined the military when he was 17 years… Read more »

A fusion of faith

A fusion of faith

INDIAN TRAIL – Two Indian Trail churches are fusing their rich history in a joint effort to reach the surrounding communities. Mill Grove and Bethel United Methodist churches, both founded… Read more »

Local councilman pushes for marijuana law changes

Local councilman pushes for marijuana law changes

INDIAN TRAIL – Indian Trail Town Councilman Chris King is working to get people in Union County and across the state talking about changing the rules governing marijuana usage and… Read more »

Eagle creates homes for area birds

Eagle creates homes for area birds

LAKE PARK – Nick Hawes has always loved Boy Scouts and environmental science. So when it came time for the 17-year-old Porter Ridge High School senior to start on his… Read more »

Eagle Scout gives his time to Crisis Pregnancy Center

Eagle Scout gives his time to Crisis Pregnancy Center

INDIAN TRAIL – Jeremy Oldja joined Cub Scouts to follow in the footsteps of his older brother, but the 17-year-old Porter Ridge High School senior is now carving his own… Read more »

Waxhaw spent 2013 planning for future

Waxhaw spent 2013 planning for future

WAXHAW – The Waxhaw Board of Commissioners and town staff have had a full plate this year with planning for future growth and development, securing a new police station and… Read more »

Dancing their way to the top

Dancing their way to the top

INDIAN TRAIL – Sun Valley High School didn’t have a dance team five months ago. But several months of intense work and preparation have paid off, as the newly formed… Read more »