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Bad soil could push Stallings park Phase III over budget

Bad soil could push Stallings park Phase III over budget

STALLINGS – The Stallings Parks and Recreation department is asking town leaders for more money to help replace bad soil at the location for the final phase of Stallings Municipal… Read more »

A ‘whole new world’ for Porter Ridge

A ‘whole new world’ for Porter Ridge

INDIAN TRAIL – Porter Ridge Elementary School music teacher Bridget Burrows knew she had talented students when she directed the school’s inaugural spring musical two years ago. So, when it… Read more »

Spartans take their talent to the streets of NYC

Spartans take their talent to the streets of NYC

INDIAN TRAIL – The Sun Valley High School marching band recently took to the streets of New York City to represent their school and the Union County community during the… Read more »

King George

King George

For as long as he can remember, Marvin Ridge sophomore George Lovitt has been influenced by sports. With both parents former college athletes – his mom, Claudine, played tennis at… Read more »

Crisis Run to help local families in need

Crisis Run to help local families in need

MONROE – It’s not just the people facing unemployment who are in danger of going hungry or losing their utility services or homes – working families sometimes need help, too…. Read more »

Family remembers Kilah Davenport

Family remembers Kilah Davenport

INDIAN TRAIL – Kilah Davenport, the 4-year-old girl who was the inspiration behind North Carolina child abuse legislation Kilah’s Law, died last week. Leslie Davenport, Kilah’s grandmother, said Kilah stopped… Read more »

Former commissioner may manage Waxhaw in interim

Former commissioner may manage Waxhaw in interim

WAXHAW – Sean Poccia, who recently resigned from his seat on the Waxhaw Board of Commissioners, has emerged as the frontrunner to fill the town’s manager position on an interim… Read more »

Running for the ‘Ridge’ cluster

Running for the ‘Ridge’ cluster

WAXHAW – Five Union County schools will unite this weekend in an effort to raise funds to support school projects, while also giving back to the community. The Marvin Ridge… Read more »

Anti-redistricting group moves forward with UCPS lawsuit

Anti-redistricting group moves forward with UCPS lawsuit

The votes have been cast and the decision made. Now, Union County Public Schools will start working to redistrict some 3,300 to 5,800 students for the 2014-15 school year –… Read more »

Power of Watts

Power of Watts

The Weddington Warriors boys basketball team did it all this season. On the road to claiming the Southern Carolinas conference title, they set the school record for most wins in… Read more »

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