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Setting their sights on the Big Apple

Setting their sights on the Big Apple

INDIAN TRAIL – Students of the Sun Valley High School marching band are gearing up to take their talent to the streets of New York City. The band was recently… Read more »

Warming hands, feet and hearts at Christmas

Warming hands, feet and hearts at Christmas

MONROE – Kelly Boyce is reaching out to the community for the second year in a row to ensure local residents in need stay a little warmer this winter. The… Read more »

Mavs make history

Mavs make history

The Marvin Ridge boys soccer team began the season in August with one goal: win a state championship. The Mavericks accomplished that goal on Saturday, Nov. 16, in a bittersweet… Read more »

An author is born

An author is born

WAXHAW – If there’s anyone who understands success doesn’t happen overnight, it’s Taylor Hartley. The 23-year-old Marvin Ridge High School graduate’s recently published novel, “The Penkeepers,” took six years to… Read more »

Auction spotlights local health-care organization

Auction spotlights local health-care organization

MONROE – The 27th annual Holiday Auction is just around the corner, and organizers are hoping for another successful year to benefit people in need. The auction, which will benefit… Read more »

Handful of women step up in western Union Co.

Handful of women step up in western Union Co.

It’s no secret that men hold the majority on boards in western Union County, and this year’s elections didn’t shift that statistic. Beginning in December, when new board members are… Read more »

Waxhaw leaders approve form-based coding

Waxhaw leaders approve form-based coding

WAXHAW – After months of discussions, the Waxhaw Board of Commissioners approved proposed zoning changes to the historic downtown area during its Tuesday, Nov. 12, meeting. The switch to what… Read more »

Town leaders approve 140-acre mixed-use development

Town leaders approve 140-acre mixed-use development

INDIAN TRAIL – Leaders in Indian Trail approved a proposed mixed-use development on Tuesday night, Nov. 12, that will bring 250 single-family homes, 52 townhomes, around 240 apartment units and… Read more »

Making every child matter

Making every child matter

WEDDINGTON – For Katy Richert, every child matters. That’s the philosophy that’s stuck with the Weddington Middle School assistant principal throughout her career in education – from substitute teaching in… Read more »

Tsitouris gets in the zone

Tsitouris gets in the zone

Former Wingate University guard Kate Edwards remembers helping a young girl develop her passion for the sport several years ago during one of Wingate’s summer youth basketball camps. The young… Read more »

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