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Author Archives: Courtney Schultz

Twinkle of the lights

Twinkle of the lights

INDIAN TRAIL – Indian Trail resident Brooke Kramb remembers nearly 30 years ago when a former teacher taught her the writing process, sparking her interest and fueling her inspiration by… Read more »

Continuing a tradition of quality education

Continuing a tradition of quality education

INDIAN TRAIL – If there’s one thing Dr. Brian Patience learned as a student that he’s carried through his entire life, it’s that educators have a profound impact on their… Read more »

Behind the mic

Behind the mic

INDIAN TRAIL – A few artsy residents were recognized for their way with words and paintbrushes this month. Winners of the Poet Tree Birdhouse Contest were announced at the monthly… Read more »

Rocky River Elementary earns state recognition

Rocky River Elementary earns state recognition

MONROE – Rocky River Elementary School was one of the 78 Title I schools statewide recognized for student performance. The school has earned recognition as a Title I Reward School… Read more »

Tale of young yogis

Tale of young yogis

INDIAN TRAIL – Young yogis are learning to become comfortable with their bodies while making friends and exploring art in a class at the Indian Trail Cultural Arts Center. Area… Read more »

CHS, BCBSNC to offer more affordable health care plan

CHS, BCBSNC to offer more affordable health care plan

Area residents will get the chance to apply for a new health insurance plan that offers greater care with a lesser price. Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS) and Blue Cross and… Read more »

CMC-Union provides modern  facility for women, children

CMC-Union provides modern facility for women, children

MONROE – Carolinas Medical Center-Union, part of the Carolinas HealthCare System, will open its Women and Children’s Center, on Nov. 17, a Monday, giving Union County residents access to specialized… Read more »

Reading above all

Reading above all

INDIAN TRAIL – While some kids were splashing in the pool this summer, Sun Valley Elementary School students were getting a head start by jumping into their books. Sun Valley… Read more »

Area children to receive new threads for Halloween

Area children to receive new threads for Halloween

WAXHAW – Rain and lightning washed away the opportunity for parents to exchange children’s costumes on Sept. 13, but parents will still have the chance to receive a refreshed costume… Read more »

Kensington Elementary principal starts school year with global perspective

Kensington Elementary principal starts school year with global perspective

WAXHAW – Kensington Elementary School Principal Rachel Clarke returned from a trip to Brazil with a wealth of knowledge and a new global view for this school year. Clarke traveled… Read more »