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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 »

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 »