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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 »

Maverick baseball continues tradition

Maverick baseball continues tradition

The Mavs baseball team has won at least a share of the conference title every year since Marvin Ridge High School opened in 2007. They’ve gone 109-38 in six seasons… Read more »

Singing her way to success

Singing her way to success

WEDDINGTON – Julia Lang has loved singing since she was 5 years old and has spent the majority of the past decade taking voice lessons and performing in choirs and… Read more »

State-required CPR training working well for UCPS

State-required CPR training working well for UCPS

Students across North Carolina are learning how to better handle emergency situations, thanks to a 2012 state legislation requiring all public school students to complete a CPR training program.  And… Read more »

Waxhaw shuffles staff, names interim manager

Waxhaw shuffles staff, names interim manager

WAXHAW – Leaders in Waxhaw made two changes to town staff at the Tuesday, April 22, meeting – first by hiring Greg Mahar as the interim town manager and then… Read more »

County commission candidates discuss UCPS, Monroe Bypass, taxes

County commission candidates discuss UCPS, Monroe Bypass, taxes

With early voting underway and the upcoming May 6 Republican primary, Union County voters will soon decide the three names that will appear on the November ballot to fill the… Read more »

Building confidence, one story at a time

Building confidence, one story at a time

WAXHAW – Libby DeRonne considers herself somewhat of a creative arts junkie. The 13-year-old Cuthbertson Middle School seventh-grader admittedly loves drama and the arts and has participated in school plays… Read more »

Making Moves

Making Moves

When Courtney Blanden found out her father accepted a promotion with Duke Energy and her family would be moving to Charlotte just before her senior year of high school began,… Read more »

Superhero card flies off shelves at libraries

Superhero card flies off shelves at libraries

MONROE – Al Bigley first discovered comis books as a kid, and quickly desired to learn how to draw the colorful characters in the stories he enjoyed reading.  Now a… Read more »

Towns going green for Earth and Arbor Day

Towns going green for Earth and Arbor Day

STALLINGS – Flowers are blooming, trees are budding and the grass is turning green – and there’s no better time to learn how to take care of the environment than… Read more »