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Waxhaw chef competes in statewide competition

Waxhaw chef competes in statewide competition

WAXHAW – Beginning March 22, select chefs from across North Carolina – including Waxhaw’s own Paul Verica of Heritage Food and Drink – will showcase their culinary abilities in a… Read more »

Weddington residents rally for Hope

Weddington residents rally for Hope

WEDDINGTON – In January 2004, 12-year-old Hope Stout died after a 6-month fight with osteosarcoma, a rare bone cancer. Weeks before her death, the Weddington Middle School student was given… Read more »

Union Academy graduate receives West Point appointment

Union Academy graduate receives West Point appointment

Kristen Horn, a 2014 Union Academy graduate and Stallings resident, knew she wanted to receive an appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point since her freshman year… Read more »

Teenage entrepreneur launches bow tie business from Waxhaw home

Teenage entrepreneur launches bow tie business from Waxhaw home

Brandon Etheridge was a sophomore at Marvin Ridge High School when his love of bow ties spurred an idea that would make him one of the area’s youngest entrepreneurs. Two… Read more »

Concussion management, awareness improving

Concussion management, awareness improving

Four years ago, former Gov. Bev Perdue signed the Gfeller-Waller Concussion Act into law, making North Carolina the 21st state with a concussion law. Since the North Carolina High School… Read more »

Helms’s House

Helms’s House

At halftime of the Anson-Cuthbertson game on Jan. 9, the Cavs went into the locker room riding a narrow one-point lead at 17-16. A win meant the Cavs would stay… Read more »

Sports Shorts: Jan. 15 to 21, 2015

Sports Shorts: Jan. 15 to 21, 2015

Marvin Ridge girls, boys win Providence Day Invitational Marvin Ridge’s girls and boys swim teams took first place at the inaugural Providence Day Invitational on Jan. 10 at Mecklenburg County… Read more »

Volleyball Player of the Year: Makenzie Kuchmaner

Volleyball Player of the Year: Makenzie Kuchmaner

Growing up as the only girl in a house of four boys had its challenges at points, but for Marvin Ridge senior Makenzie Kuchmaner, the good outweighed the bad. Her… Read more »

Boys Soccer Player of the Year: Chris O’Grady

Boys Soccer Player of the Year: Chris O’Grady

Weddington senior Chris O’Grady began kicking a soccer ball around when he was 5 years old and living in the Bronx, New York. When his family moved to North Carolina… Read more »

Sports Shorts: Dec. 31, 2014 to Jan. 7, 2015

Sports Shorts: Dec. 31, 2014 to Jan. 7, 2015

Correction: Union County Weekly incorrectly stated Marion Watson led Class 3A schools in field goals this season. Weddington kicker Keith Duncan led Class 3A schools in field goals, with 17… Read more »