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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 »

Stallings leaders halt downtown development for 6 months

Stallings leaders halt downtown development for 6 months

STALLINGS – Leaders in Stallings adopted a moratorium ordinance for the downtown area at their meeting Monday, April 28, to restrict rezoning changes and development for the next six months…. Read more »

Waxhaw police get new home

Waxhaw police get new home

WAXHAW – Officers with the Waxhaw Police Department will soon move into their new home at 3620 Providence Road S. after months of renovations to the new facility. “This is… Read more »

Commission candidates discuss their goals

Commission candidates discuss their goals

Union County voters will likely select three new members to the Board of County Commissioners on Tuesday, May 6, during the Republican Party primary vote. The three candidates who come… Read more »

Doors open for education and artwork appreciation

Doors open for education and artwork appreciation

WAXHAW – Participating in an open studio art tour has always been a dream for Waxhaw potter and painter Lambeth Marshall. That dream will become a reality this weekend, as… Read more »

Enriching young minds

Enriching young minds

WESLEY CHAPEL – Students of all ages at Wesley Chapel Elementary School recently had the chance to study martial arts, cooking, build intricate LEGO creations and learn how to draw… Read more »

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