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Voters head in new direction in Union County

Voters head in new direction in Union County

Voters took western Union County in a new direction Tuesday, Nov. 5, as they opted to re-elect only one incumbent – Mayor Brad Horvath in Wesley Chapel, who ran unopposed…. Read more »

Weddington  prepares to take over streets

Weddington prepares to take over streets

WEDDINGTON – As the North Carolina Department of Transportation rolls out changes for the maintenance of roads in Union County, leaders in Weddington have to face challenges they haven’t seen… Read more »

When educational fun and fundraising meet

When educational fun and fundraising meet

MARVIN – Students and families from Marvin Elementary School will fuse fun, education and fundraising at the school’s next annual Marvin Elementary Fall Festival. The festival will take place Nov…. Read more »

Changing the lives of kids, one book at a time

Changing the lives of kids, one book at a time

INDIAN TRAIL – Lexie Phillips loves books. Ever since she was in middle school, the Sun Valley High School senior has enjoyed learning, exploring and escaping reality through the pages… Read more »

Union County Clash

Union County Clash

There’s been a power shift in Union County, and it’s resulted in the Weddington Warriors finding a spot atop the Southern Carolina conference rankings. They’re currently resting at second place… Read more »

Eagles soar on faith

Eagles soar on faith

Four Union County Eagle Scouts recently fused Scouting with faith and friendship through God and Life – a merit program that incorporates spirituality among Boy Scouts. Jordan Croskrey, George Hayes,… Read more »

Union County candidates reach out one last time

Union County candidates reach out one last time

Planning for future growth, economic development and maintaining the community residents know and love will be at the forefront of elections this year as voters make their way to the… Read more »

Waxhaw begins renovations on new police department

Waxhaw begins renovations on new police department

WAXHAW – Crews began renovations on the new police department facility at 3620 Providence Road S. with a groundbreaking ceremony last weekend. Commissioners recently approved plans for the building, which… Read more »

UCPS Principal of the Year targets graduation rate

UCPS Principal of the Year targets graduation rate

MONROE – Brad Breedlove didn’t set out to become an educator. The Monroe High School principal was working at a mercantile exchange in Chicago when he began volunteering as a… Read more »

‘Charging’ toward a goal

‘Charging’ toward a goal

Students from Providence Day School’s junior class are joining together to make a difference in the lives of children and young adults throughout the Charlotte region. The students are teaming… Read more »

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