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Second primary battle sends Hudson, Pittenger to November

Second primary battle sends Hudson, Pittenger to November

Two Republicans look to represent Union County in Washington, D.C. by Mike Parks Republicans Richard Hudson and Robert Pittenger have finally cleared their in-party challengers, setting up an election battle… Read more »

A horse of a different color for Jesse Helms Park?

A horse of a different color for Jesse Helms Park?

by Josh Whitener MONROE – Since opening in the mid-2000s, the Jesse Helms Park has attracted soccer players to its acres of fields. But the park could soon be home… Read more »

Waxhaw Safe Routes project progresses

Waxhaw Safe Routes project progresses

by Abbie Bennett For students at Waxhaw and Kensington Elementary Schools, the walk to school will be a little safer thanks to the Safe Routes to School Sidewalk Project. Waxhaw… Read more »

Spreading love abroad

Spreading love abroad

Local students travel to Nicaragua, reach out to impoverished families by Josh Whitener When Abby Cummings stepped off the plane and onto Nicaraguan soil, she felt like she’d entered a… Read more »

Indian Trail unveils detailed plans for two parks

Indian Trail unveils detailed plans for two parks

Council soon to tour neighborhoods promoting parks projects by Mike Parks INDIAN TRAIL – It was just a few weeks ago that a few members of Indian Trail’s town council… Read more »

Crime Scene: July 20

Crime Scene: July 20

The following incidents were reported from July 12 to 18 according to the Union County Sheriff’s Office and Monroe Police Department. The Stallings Police Department released its incidents for July… Read more »

CMC-Union nears celebration of new center

CMC-Union nears celebration of new center

Women’s Center could open up in 2015 to serve new mothers in region by Ciera Choate Giving birth in Union County is about to change forever. Carolinas Medical Center-Union is… Read more »

Wesley Chapel citizens lend a helping hand

Wesley Chapel citizens lend a helping hand

Village prepares for volunteer workday at future park’s site by Josh Whitener WESLEY CHAPEL – Thanks to the help of concerned citizens, Wesley Chapel’s future Dogwood Park is finally getting… Read more »

Fun and Games (and Winning)

Fun and Games (and Winning)

Union County resident plays big role for Pineville summer college baseball team by Aaron Garcia When Brett Thompson joined the Pineville Pioneers baseball team this summer, his main goal was… Read more »

Sports Shorts: July 20

Sports Shorts: July 20

by Aaron Garcia Porter Ridge’s Davis adds prestigious national honor There aren’t many things more enjoyable for a freshly graduated high school senior than summer orientation at her future college…. Read more »

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