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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 »

Get ready for Roddy

Get ready for Roddy

While one Redhawk team is out on the football field getting ready for the second round of state playoffs, another group of athletes is hitting the gym, preparing for basketball… Read more »

Waxhaw discusses funding for wayfinding initiative

Waxhaw discusses funding for wayfinding initiative

WAXHAW – Commissioners in Waxhaw could vote on moving forward with designs for the town’s wayfinding signs during the town’s Dec. 10 meeting. The design committee for the Small Town… Read more »

After much discussion, town decides on mayor’s punishment

After much discussion, town decides on mayor’s punishment

WAXHAW – Waxhaw’s Board of Commissioners decided to take a new route for the mayor’s censure on Monday, Nov. 25, after seeing possible related costs to continue the investigation. Commissioners… Read more »

Work on Waxhaw’s town hall proceeding

Work on Waxhaw’s town hall proceeding

WAXHAW – Work on the new Waxhaw town hall is moving forward after the approval of form-based codes for the downtown area. Developers presented a variety of proposals to the… Read more »