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Rocking solid

Rocking solid

INDIAN TRAIL – Justin and Jeremy Oldja have always loved music. The Indian Trail brothers grew up singing in church and playing instruments in their school band. So it was… Read more »

Racing to success

Racing to success

WAXHAW – There’s no greater feeling for Devin O’Connell than the adrenaline rush of heading full throttle through a challenging racecourse. The 16-year-old Marvin Ridge High School sophomore has loved… Read more »

Showing love to veterans

Showing love to veterans

INDIAN TRAIL – Valentine’s Day is about more than passing out candy hearts or making glittery cards for fourth-graders at Indian Trail Elementary School – it’s also a chance to… Read more »

Montessori program now a part-time school

Montessori program now a part-time school

INDIAN TRAIL – It’s been fewer than six months since Randi Eccleston launched a one-hour, one-day-a-week Montessori class at the Indian Trail Cultural Arts Center. But the program rapidly expanded… Read more »

Saving lives, one dog at a time

Saving lives, one dog at a time

WAXHAW – Madi Joselyn has always been an animal lover, especially when it comes to dogs. Madi’s passion for canines has grown into an ongoing effort to save scores of… Read more »

Community members formulate alternative to redistricting

Community members formulate alternative to redistricting

Parents and community members across Union County have been speaking out against the proposed redistricting of Union County Public Schools, but now one group has formulated a plan they think… Read more »

Committed to ‘educating the whole child’

Committed to ‘educating the whole child’

MONROE – Students are barely past the midpoint of the academic year, but Union Academy Charter School already has its sights set on the 2014-15 school year as the school… Read more »

Parents, towns push back against UCPS redistricting talk

Parents, towns push back against UCPS redistricting talk

People concerned about Union County Public Schools Board of Education proposals to redistrict schools in order to address overcrowding will have another chance to learn about the issue and show… Read more »

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 »