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Living out a dream

Living out a dream

WEDDINGTON – Twelve years ago, Derek Krantz was living out his passion for acting in front of his peers at Weddington High School. Now, he’s living it out in front… Read more »

Swope’s Swagger

Swope’s Swagger

From the time Heidi Swope first picked up a racket and stepped foot on a tennis court, she’s been a natural at the game that’s garnered her state and national… Read more »

Candidates in Waxhaw work for votes

Candidates in Waxhaw work for votes

WAXHAW – Many new initiatives have been discussed by the Waxhaw Board of Commissioners, and Election Day on Nov. 5 could change the way those talks continue with three seats… Read more »

‘Hometown Heroes’ ride to fight childhood cancer

‘Hometown Heroes’ ride to fight childhood cancer

The 12th annual Hometown Heroes Road Tour kicked off with a celebration at Hendrick Chevrolet in Monroe on Friday, Sept. 13. At about 9 a.m., participants in the ride mounted… Read more »

Novant making final adjustments to Matthews expansion

Novant making final adjustments to Matthews expansion

MATTHEWS – Crews are at work this week on the new fifth floor of the Novant Health Matthews Medical Center, stocking shelves and putting the final touches on the 26,000-foot… Read more »

Candidates discuss future growth,  Weddington Corners

Candidates discuss future growth, Weddington Corners

WEDDINGTON – The Weddington Town Council could have three new faces on the board come December, with the mayor seat and two council seats up for election. To help residents… Read more »

Children’s hospital program reaches into Union

Children’s hospital program reaches into Union

MONROE – Charlotte’s Levine Children’s Hospital is bringing pediatric expertise to Carolinas Medical Center-Union for inpatient care. Four Levine Children’s Hospital hospitalists – physicians who specialize and provide 24-hour inpatient… Read more »

Marvin schedules hearing on center

Marvin schedules hearing on center

MARVIN – Leaders in Marvin are taking the first steps in deciding what to do with the old house at Marvin-Efird Park. Whether the old house is renovated or torn… Read more »

An ‘answer’ to moms’ needs

An ‘answer’ to moms’ needs

INDIAN TRAIL – When Indian Trail resident Leah Helms left an abusive relationship, she became a single mom of three children with no job and no four-year degree. But thanks… Read more »

Runnin’ Robbins

Runnin’ Robbins

With all Porter Ridge has been able to accomplish on the football field the past few seasons, you’d think star running back, defensive back and kick returner Jerrick Robbins would… Read more »

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