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Monroe girls track and field wins third consecutive state title

Monroe girls track and field wins third consecutive state title

North Carolina A&T commit and Redhawk senior Reneazia Collins had yet another powerful performance at the N.C. High School Athletic Association 2A state track and field championship on Saturday, May… Read more »

Metrolina baseball wins MAC, breaks wins’ record

Metrolina baseball wins MAC, breaks wins’ record

The Metrolina Christian Warriors defeated SouthLake Christian Academy on May 1 to improve to 20-6 on the season and become the Metrolina Athletic Conference tournament champions for the first time… Read more »

100 Challenge to support breast cancer patients

100 Challenge to support breast cancer patients

INDIAN TRAIL – Cindy Summers launched the nonprofit Cindy’s Hope Chest in February 2010 with the goal of making life easier for women fighting breast cancer. Now, more than four… Read more »

Weddington group drops water tower lawsuit

Weddington group drops water tower lawsuit

WEDDINGTON – Residents in Weddington who filed a lawsuit against the town and county earlier this year following the approval of building a water tower on Hemby Road have dropped… Read more »

Waxhaw’s Mahar ready to work on budget, consider adding staff

Waxhaw’s Mahar ready to work on budget, consider adding staff

WAXHAW – The recently appointed interim town manager for Waxhaw may not be aiming for the full-time manager position, but he is prepared to fill the previous manager’s shoes the… Read more »

Voters elect likely candidates to fill three commissioner spots

Voters elect likely candidates to fill three commissioner spots

While most races in North Carolina won’t be decided until November, voters in Union County chose the three people who will likely join, or remain on, the board of county… Read more »

A Disney favorite comes alive

A Disney favorite comes alive

MONROE – People will have a chance to travel to the depths of the ocean without leaving Union County this weekend, as drama students from Parkwood Middle School take audience… Read more »

Forest Hills’s Jennifer Whitley is UCPS Teacher of the Year

Forest Hills’s Jennifer Whitley is UCPS Teacher of the Year

MARSHVILLE – Jennifer Whitley grew up in a family of educators and learned to appreciate education at an early age. Her appreciation eventually grew into a passion that brought her… Read more »

Inuwa going the distance

Inuwa going the distance

When Elijah Inuwa crossed the finish line of the 1600-meter race at the Union County Championships on April 26, he added another mark to his already impressive resume. The speedy… Read more »

Gold Award project helps dress students for success

Gold Award project helps dress students for success

WAXHAW – Emily Roth has had a heart for the students at Walter Bickett Elementary School ever since she worked with the school for her Girl Scout Silver Award project…. Read more »

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