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Welcome back, Dad!

Welcome back, Dad!

INDIAN TRAIL – Byron Harrill’s seventh birthday is going to be a day to remember – he gets to spend it with his dad for the first time in two… Read more »

Western Union students say ‘yes’ to Virginia

Western Union students say ‘yes’ to Virginia

WAXHAW – Thirty-one students at Western Union Elementary School will soon take the stage in a musical production intended to spread the spirit of the holiday season – and raise… Read more »

King crowned champion

King crowned champion

Marvin Ridge’s Lexi King crossed the finish line 52 seconds before her closest competitor and in 19 minutes flat at the Southern Carolinas conference championship cross-country meet earlier this fall,… Read more »

Stallings to kick off the holidays with annual Parade of Trees

Stallings to kick off the holidays with annual Parade of Trees

STALLINGS – The Parade of Trees is back in Stallings, and this year it’s already shaping up to be bigger and better than last year’s holiday celebration. Stallings Parks and… Read more »

County investigates after arrest of DSS worker

County investigates after arrest of DSS worker

MONROE – Union County officials and the county’s sheriff’s office are investigating after an arrest last week that could have a far-reaching impact on the county’s Department of Social Services…. Read more »

Shea answers residents’ questions about  proposed development

Shea answers residents’ questions about proposed development

WEDDINGTON – Community members and nearby residents attended the first public information meeting held by Shea Homes to ask questions about the proposed Atherton Estates development. The 130-home subdivision, to… Read more »

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 »