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2012 Girls Soccer Player of the Year

2012 Girls Soccer Player of the Year

No Mercy Weddington junior led the way for the Warriors this season by Aaron Garcia At this point, Auburn Mercer has gotten used to the funny looks she gets when… Read more »

Sports Shorts: July 13

Sports Shorts: July 13

by Aaron Garcia WCWAA 10-year-olds wins baseball crown The 10U Weddington Nationals of the Wesley Chapel Weddington Athletic Association downed Charlotte’s Myers Park team, 13-2, to win the District 3… Read more »

The New College Try

The New College Try

Union County players find a summer home with south Charlotte team by Aaron Garcia John Spencer looks right at home leaning back in his chair. Technically speaking, of course, it’s… Read more »

Compassionate class raises $1,000 for Kenyan pen pals

Compassionate class raises $1,000 for Kenyan pen pals

by Abbie Bennett WAXHAW – One class of Sandy Ridge Elementary fourth-graders decided that writing letters to their Kenyan pen pals wasn’t enough – they wanted to make a difference… Read more »

Local kid picked for National Young Scholars Program

Local kid picked for National Young Scholars Program

by Abbie Bennett WEDDINGTON – Raegan Burrell, 9, from Weddington Elementary School, will take part in a program for high-achieving elementary school students hosted at the University of North Carolina… Read more »

Faith Notes: July 13

Faith Notes: July 13

Bethlehem-UMC receives grant for backpack program WAXHAW — One local church recently received grant money from The Duke Endowment to support a local food ministry program. Bethlehem United Methodist Church… Read more »

Bennett joins Union County Weekly

Bennett joins Union County Weekly

Abbie Bennett is the newest member of Union County Weekly. Bennett, a recent graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will work with the paper as a… Read more »

Fundraiser needs hole sponsors

Fundraiser needs hole sponsors

HEMBY BRIDGE – Sandra’s Second Wind will host a golf tournament Sept. 15, a Saturday, to raise money to cover a lung transplant for 52-year-old Sandra Cook of Hemby Bridge…. Read more »

Rep. Horn named to commission

Rep. Horn named to commission

Rep. Craig Horn, of Union County’s District 68, was appointed recently to the Education Commission of the States group. The ECS helps leaders across the country develop effective policy and… Read more »

Seminar to help local veterans

Seminar to help local veterans

MONROE – A number of state veterans groups will come together later this month for a veterans’ benefits seminar. The event, July 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at… Read more »

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