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Keeping up with the Joneses

Keeping up with the Joneses

Girls basketball in Union County was all about Porter Ridge last year. The Pirates breezed through nonconference opponents with one of the most dangerous starting lineups around, featuring sharp-shooting guards… Read more »

Stallings starts discussions on redrawing voting districts

Stallings starts discussions on redrawing voting districts

STALLINGS – Although he was one of the main opponents of redrawing voting district lines early last year, Councilman Fred Weber has restarted the conversation to even out voting districts… Read more »

‘Eagle’ shows his patriotism

‘Eagle’ shows his patriotism

MONROE – When Gaston Outen’s dad encouraged him to earn his Eagle Scout rank before receiving his driver’s license, the 13-year-old took the challenge to the next level – beating… Read more »

Waxhaw mayor moves forward after DWI

Waxhaw mayor moves forward after DWI

WAXHAW – After more than six months of public scrutiny following her June 10 arrest, Waxhaw Mayor Daune Gardner isn’t ready to leave her mistakes in the past. Gardner was… Read more »

New urgent care to support Union children

New urgent care to support Union children

MONROE – Union County parents now have another place to turn in their time of stress and need thanks to the opening of the Carolinas HealthCare Children’s Urgent Care–Union. The… Read more »

Parents, towns push back against UCPS redistricting talk

Parents, towns push back against UCPS redistricting talk

People concerned about Union County Public Schools Board of Education proposals to redistrict schools in order to address overcrowding will have another chance to learn about the issue and show… Read more »

Double Threat

Double Threat

The Central Academy of Technology and Arts boys basketball team is off to a 10-3 start this season. They’ve already taken down non-conference rivals Piedmont, Sun Valley and Cuthbertson for… Read more »

Baucom named new Spartan football coach

Baucom named new Spartan football coach

INDIAN TRAIL – Former Central Academy of Technology and Arts’ football coach Tad Baucom has been named the new coach at Sun Valley, according to Spartans’ athletics director Chris Batchelor…. Read more »

Annual drive warms feet, hearts

Annual drive warms feet, hearts

WESLEY CHAPEL – Hundreds of senior citizens will stay a little warmer this winter, thanks to three local children. Bailey Hill, a third-grader at Wesley Chapel Elementary School, recently organized… Read more »

UCPS begins countywide redistricting discussions

UCPS begins countywide redistricting discussions

MONROE – Residents from across the school district came together Tuesday, Jan. 14, to hear a presentation on the proposed redistricting changes that will affect most students in western Union… Read more »

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