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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 »

Local doctor gives residents hope with free dental care

Local doctor gives residents hope with free dental care

MATTHEWS –  Dr. Christopher Phelps, owner of Carolinas Dental Center, will provide free dental care to people in need in the community on Nov. 16, a Saturday, at his office… Read more »

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 »