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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 »

Commission candidates talk UCPS, growth, DSS

Commission candidates talk UCPS, growth, DSS

WINGATE – Candidates running for the Union County Board of Commissioners recently discussed tensions between county leaders and Union County Public Schools, management of continued growth, trouble at the Department… Read more »

In full swing

In full swing

There were two outs with the tying run on third base in the bottom of the seventh inning as Metrolina Christian faced High Point Christian in the 2012 N.C. Independent… Read more »

Funny Easter Bunny could be the next Elf on a Shelf

Funny Easter Bunny could be the next Elf on a Shelf

MONROE – Move over, Elf on a Shelf – Easter is coming. And Monroe resident and “momtrepreneur” Priscilla York is the brains behind what could be the next big holiday… Read more »

Multi-town alliance receives $25,000 grant

Multi-town alliance receives $25,000 grant

With all towns now on board, the bylaws approved and a $25,000 grant under its belt, the Alliance of South Charlotte Communities is ready to move forward and begin working… Read more »

Anti-redistricting group focuses on injunction, elections

Anti-redistricting group focuses on injunction, elections

Parents opposed to redistricting in Union County hit another roadblock last week after a judge postponed a hearing in relation to the lawsuit filed by Citizens for Adequate Public School,… Read more »

Waxhaw police to see less cash for technology, for now

Waxhaw police to see less cash for technology, for now

WAXHAW – Commissioners approved an $18,500 technology plan for the new Waxhaw Police Department this week, going back on the March 25 decision that would have seen the department move… Read more »

Building wishes

Building wishes

MONROE – Piedmont High School senior Lydia McNamara knows what it’s like to receive something wonderful in the midst of a difficult time. Lydia, who was diagnosed with common variable… Read more »

Spartan Sluggers

Spartan Sluggers

When Sun Valley softball coach Rob Enloe took over the Spartan program four years ago, he knew it might take a while to get his team where he wanted. During… Read more »