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The Sparkle Stars give back

The Sparkle Stars give back

WAXHAW – Cheerleading is about more than cool moves, team spirit and winning competitions for the Sparkle Stars – it’s an opportunity to give back. Members of the Sparkle Stars,… Read more »

Eagle creates homes for area birds

Eagle creates homes for area birds

LAKE PARK – Nick Hawes has always loved Boy Scouts and environmental science. So when it came time for the 17-year-old Porter Ridge High School senior to start on his… Read more »

Stockings, cans and coats

Stockings, cans and coats

WAXHAW – If you visited the media center at Cuthbertson Middle School several weeks ago, you’d probably be wondering if you’d stumbled into Santa’s workshop. Cuthbertson students were hard at… Read more »

Delivering smiles for Christmas

Delivering smiles for Christmas

WEDDINGTON – Katie Greene has worked to make Christmas special for hospitalized children for the past six years through her initiative, Katie’s Kidz. And as Katie’s Kidz enters its seventh… Read more »

Holiday laughs and Christmas spirit

Holiday laughs and Christmas spirit

MONROE – Theater students at Monroe High School are having the chance to be little kids again – and evoke quite a few laughs among themselves and audience members –… Read more »

Welcome back, Dad!

Welcome back, Dad!

INDIAN TRAIL – Byron Harrill’s seventh birthday is going to be a day to remember – he gets to spend it with his dad for the first time in two… Read more »

Western Union students say ‘yes’ to Virginia

Western Union students say ‘yes’ to Virginia

WAXHAW – Thirty-one students at Western Union Elementary School will soon take the stage in a musical production intended to spread the spirit of the holiday season – and raise… Read more »

Setting their sights on the Big Apple

Setting their sights on the Big Apple

INDIAN TRAIL – Students of the Sun Valley High School marching band are gearing up to take their talent to the streets of New York City. The band was recently… Read more »

Warming hands, feet and hearts at Christmas

Warming hands, feet and hearts at Christmas

MONROE – Kelly Boyce is reaching out to the community for the second year in a row to ensure local residents in need stay a little warmer this winter. The… Read more »

Making every child matter

Making every child matter

WEDDINGTON – For Katy Richert, every child matters. That’s the philosophy that’s stuck with the Weddington Middle School assistant principal throughout her career in education – from substitute teaching in… Read more »