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Reneazia on the run

Reneazia on the run

Monroe High School senior Reneazia Collins has done it all in her track career as a Redhawk. She’s helped lead Monroe to two consecutive outdoor track state championships – and… Read more »

Long Way Back To Top

Long Way Back To Top

When Metrolina Christian senior Cannon Long tore his lateral meniscus and suffered a severe concussion after going 24-1 and winning the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association wrestling championship to end… Read more »

UCPS begins discussing bids for millions in roofing repairs

UCPS begins discussing bids for millions in roofing repairs

Union County Public Schools officials will look to move on from redistricting woes this week as they return to discussions Friday, March 14, on completing millions of dollars worth of… Read more »

Waxhaw joins Stallings as towns hunt for new managers

Waxhaw joins Stallings as towns hunt for new managers

WAXHAW – The now four-member Waxhaw Board of Commissioners has many decisions ahead with the recently announced retirement of Town Manager Mike McLaurin and resignation of former commissioner Sean Poccia…. Read more »

Waxhaw discusses health care coverage for town leaders

Waxhaw discusses health care coverage for town leaders

WAXHAW – Although Waxhaw may not see a large increase in costs due to the Affordable Care Act, the town could see an increase in costs if town leaders opt… Read more »

Rocking solid

Rocking solid

INDIAN TRAIL – Justin and Jeremy Oldja have always loved music. The Indian Trail brothers grew up singing in church and playing instruments in their school band. So it was… Read more »

Sports Shorts – 3/14

Sports Shorts – 3/14

CATA hires new football coach Central Academy of Technology and Arts announced last week that Phil Smith has been hired as the new football coach, replacing Tad Baucom who accepted… Read more »

Jumping in the name of Madelynn

Jumping in the name of Madelynn

INDIAN TRAIL – Sardis Elementary School physical education teacher Claudia Zapka has incorporated Jump Rope for Heart into her curriculum since the school opened more than 16 years ago. But… Read more »

Local restaurateur opens another establishment

Local restaurateur opens another establishment

MONROE – Even after owning a restaurant for about 14 years, Gail Simms is still excited about bringing diner-style Southern food to her community. The Skinny Cook, located at the… Read more »

A ‘heart’ for giving back

A ‘heart’ for giving back

INDIAN TRAIL – One of the things Chris Perez learned from a difficult year was how to turn his own struggles into blessings for others. Perez and his wife, Rebekah,… Read more »

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