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Economic alliance still in beginning phases for towns

Economic alliance still in beginning phases for towns

Leaders from Matthews, Mint Hill, Stallings and Indian Trail came together in October 2012 to discuss a possible economic partnership. One year later, the group is still in the beginning… Read more »

A tale of three principals

A tale of three principals

WAXHAW – Students and staff at Kensington Elementary School are getting a triple dose of foreign flavor. The school recently partnered with the American Councils for International Education and the… Read more »

Great Expectations

Great Expectations

This year’s Pirates aren’t the same team that played in the last two 4A state championships. But that doesn’t mean they’re not contenders for a state title. For the last… Read more »

Carolina Courts races toward opening next month

Carolina Courts races toward opening next month

INDIAN TRAIL – The new Carolina Courts facility is moving closer to opening on Matthews-Indian Trail Road, as crews work to prepare the parking lot, complete the center’s diner and… Read more »

Water tower approved for Hemby Road

Water tower approved for Hemby Road

WEDDINGTON – After years of indecision and months of heated arguments, Weddington will get a water tower the county promises will help residents who often can’t shower in the morning… Read more »

UCPS: Jury award will cut into long list of needs

UCPS: Jury award will cut into long list of needs

MONROE – The Union County Public Schools Board of Education and district leaders will soon discuss how to spend the roughly $91 million in addition money the system recently was… Read more »

County: UCPS award may hurt taxpayers

County: UCPS award may hurt taxpayers

MONROE – Leaders with Union County say the recent lawsuit between the county and Union County Public Schools likely will “have a significant financial impact on taxpayers” as officials try… Read more »

A festive fundraiser

A festive fundraiser

WAXHAW – Rea View Elementary School is bringing the community together for the third year in a row to raise funds for school improvements through the annual Rockin’ at Rea… Read more »

A new ball game

A new ball game

Stringing together victories has been an uphill battle for the Parkwood football team the past few seasons. But now, for the first time in four years, the Rebels are winning… Read more »

Autumn Treasures returns to Waxhaw

Autumn Treasures returns to Waxhaw

WAXHAW – The aroma of barbecue, the sounds of live music and the spirit of festivity will soon fill the air in downtown Waxhaw as the town hosts its 25th… Read more »

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