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Author Archives: Josh Whitener

Grieving with faith

Grieving with faith

WAXHAW – Julie Kemp’s life was forever changed on Oct. 19, 1997. Kemp and her husband, Andy, and their 8-year-old son, Landon, were involved in a car wreck that claimed… Read more »

Eagle project salutes Weddington High marching band

Eagle project salutes Weddington High marching band

WEDDINGTON – Matthew McCulla recently used his Eagle Scout project to make his mark on a program he’s enjoyed for the past several years: the Weddington High School marching band…. Read more »

‘Silver’ project helps kids go for the gold

‘Silver’ project helps kids go for the gold

WAXHAW – Three local Girl Scouts are joining forces to help students at New Town Elementary School maximize their learning experience. Shaina Edmonds, Megan Chard and Jessica Sedotto, all 13… Read more »

Helping through hats

Helping through hats

WAXHAW – Two years ago,  Robin Viar’s doctor spoke the words no patient wants to hear: “It’s cancer.” Viar was diagnosed with Stage IV colon cancer in March 2012 and… Read more »

Mavericks welcome a Red Wolf

Mavericks welcome a Red Wolf

WAXHAW – Donna Cook grew up loving school and the learning atmosphere. Couple that with her “strong family background of educators” – including a mom who was a teacher and… Read more »

The power of positive influence

The power of positive influence

Union County resident Stephen Vaughn started Xcel 2 Fitness, a physically-active, character-building program for boys, in 2011 with the core belief that young people need positive influences from others in… Read more »

Eagle project brings new signs to Spirit of Joy Lutheran

Eagle project brings new signs to Spirit of Joy Lutheran

WEDDINGTON – Brian Gaye’s Eagle Scout project just might have saved a life. The 18-year-old, who recently graduated from Weddington High School, devoted his Eagle project to his church, Spirit… Read more »

Hope rising from the ashes: Poplin Elementary community unites in support of one of its own

Hope rising from the ashes: Poplin Elementary community unites in support of one of its own

INDIAN TRAIL – June 10 started out like a typical Tuesday for the Politowicz family, but by afternoon the day was anything but ordinary. Fifth-grader Jordan Politowicz was pulled from… Read more »

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