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Auction spotlights local health-care organization

Auction spotlights local health-care organization

MONROE – The 27th annual Holiday Auction is just around the corner, and organizers are hoping for another successful year to benefit people in need. The auction, which will benefit… Read more »

Handful of women step up in western Union Co.

Handful of women step up in western Union Co.

It’s no secret that men hold the majority on boards in western Union County, and this year’s elections didn’t shift that statistic. Beginning in December, when new board members are… Read more »

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 »