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Parade returns to Union County

Parade returns to Union County

The annual Union County Christmas Parade returned to downtown Monroe on the afternoon of Sunday, Dec. 7. The event included vendors, dozens of floats, high school marching bands, demonstrations from… Read more »

Sun Valley students milk competition for all it’s worth

Sun Valley students milk competition for all it’s worth

INDIAN TRAIL – When it comes to dairy cows, Sun Valley High School’s Future Farmers of America have it covered. Sun Valley’s FFA chapter has attended the annual North Carolina… Read more »

Find your holiday fun

Find your holiday fun

December is officially here, marking the season for Christmas tree lightings, gingerbread houses, nativities, holiday performances, seasonal craft shows and the Man in the Red Suit himself. Check out Union… Read more »

Move over, Santa; Katie is back

Move over, Santa; Katie is back

WEDDINGTON – If you want to know what it might be like to be Santa Claus at Christmas time, just ask Katie Greene. The Weddington 13-year-old has brought holiday smiles… Read more »

‘A Christmas Carol’ coming to the windows of downtown Waxhaw

‘A Christmas Carol’ coming to the windows of downtown Waxhaw

WAXHAW – The windows of seven storefronts in downtown Waxhaw will soon come alive with the sights and sounds of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” as student actors from Parkwood… Read more »

Giving thanks with a grateful heart

Giving thanks with a grateful heart

As the days of November wane and people eagerly anticipate Christmas, a handful of churches are taking time to help members reflect on their blessings in the spirit of Thanksgiving…. Read more »

Christmas lights show supports cancer research

Christmas lights show supports cancer research

INDIAN TRAIL – Pete Kimbell didn’t intend for his Garden Oak Holiday Lights show to double as a fundraiser when it debuted in 2012; the show was simply meant to… Read more »

Legal services project for veterans expands into Union County

Legal services project for veterans expands into Union County

INDIAN TRAIL – Veterans in Union County who are in need of legal aid now have a new place to turn for assistance. The Charlotte-based nonprofit Legal Services of Southern… Read more »

Celebrating Thanksgiving through outreach

Celebrating Thanksgiving through outreach

INDIAN TRAIL – Seven hundred local families in need could have the chance to celebrate Thanksgiving with a complete holiday meal, thanks to the efforts of local nonprofit Common Heart…. Read more »

A fundraiser for felines

A fundraiser for felines

Community members, rescue activists and one south Charlotte business will band together this weekend to help unwanted, neglected and homeless cats. SOS Feline Rescue, a nonprofit partially based out of… Read more »