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Local girl honored by Assistance League

Local girl honored by Assistance League

INDIAN TRAIL – Sarah Hudson of Indian Trail was recognized recently as the Assistance League’s Teen Volunteer of the Year. Hudson participated in Teen Court in Mecklenburg County for the… Read more »

Local author talks about bullies

Local author talks about bullies

WAXHAW – Sheila Smart, a native of Waxhaw, recently put out a book called “Unbridled: Taming the Bully.” In the story, Smart talks about two children who are bullied after… Read more »

Meeting scheduled for NAMI

Meeting scheduled for NAMI

The National Alliance on Mental Illness will meet on July 16, a Monday, at Union House, 316 IB Shives Road, in Monroe. For more information on the meeting and group,… Read more »

Nonprofits get shot at grants

Nonprofits get shot at grants

The Union County Community Foundation is now accepting applications into its 2012 grants program. Funding priorities for this year are: broad charitable purposes; programs that support professional development for Union… Read more »

Local woman graduates from national program

Local woman graduates from national program

Nancy McCoy Duncan, director of business development for the Union County Chamber of Commerce, has graduated from the national program. The IOM Graduation Recognition she’s earned signifies she has completed… Read more »

County approves budget… now what?

County approves budget… now what?

School jobs saved, but “ridiculous” tax cut draws ire of some by Mike Parks It’s the tale of two budgets for the Union County Board of Commissioners – depending on… Read more »

Indian Trail moves toward vote to buy park land

Indian Trail moves toward vote to buy park land

$1.25M installment loan would buy 140 acres, likely for park by Mike Parks INDIAN TRAIL – Town council is moving closer to a vote on taking out a loan for… Read more »

The Willy Wonka of Union County

The Willy Wonka of Union County

Buddy Boy Candy celebrates first anniversary by Josh Whitener INDIAN TRAIL – Candy stores were once a popular destination for families. One local woman would love to make that the… Read more »

“White Gold”– The Era of Cotton

“White Gold”– The Era of Cotton

As part of Indian Trail’s 105th anniversary, we’re running a series of short articles about the town’s history. Throughout Indian Trail and the Carolina piedmont from 1810 until about 1960,… Read more »

Local volunteer SOARing

Local volunteer SOARing

WEDDINGTON – Joe Fiato Jr. was honored recently with the inaugural Vickie Bowler Memorial Volunteer Award at Camp SOAR. Camp SOAR is an athletic retreat for Special Olympics. This year’s… Read more »