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Marvin Ridge women’s ensemble gains national, international recognition

Marvin Ridge women’s ensemble gains national, international recognition

MARVIN – For the Marvin Ridge High School Women’s Ensemble, the phrase “music makes the world go ‘round” has taken on a whole new meaning. The students have won awards… Read more »

Weddington High School event to benefit victims of Boston Marathon attack

Weddington High School event to benefit victims of Boston Marathon attack

WEDDINGTON – Less than a month after the Boston Marathon bombing, students at Weddington High School are reaching out to one family stricken by the event. Seven-year-old Jane Richard was… Read more »

Wesley Chapel Elementary to host annual spring fling, silent auction

Wesley Chapel Elementary to host annual spring fling, silent auction

WESLEY CHAPEL – The air will soon be ringing with the sounds of carnival rides, filled with the aroma of fresh food and full of excitement as hundreds of families… Read more »

Girl Scout earns Gold Award through garden project at Rock Rest Elementary

Girl Scout earns Gold Award through garden project at Rock Rest Elementary

MONROE – When Vickie Belcher set out to earn her Gold Award, the 17-year-old Weddington High School senior didn’t know much about gardening. But after a few months of preparation… Read more »

Community unites to raise money for 4-year-old’s transplant

Community unites to raise money for 4-year-old’s transplant

WAXHAW – An entire community is rallying together to fight for one local 4-year-old boy. When he was just three weeks old, Anthony LaPenna of Waxhaw was diagnosed with chronic… Read more »

Cuthbertson students raise $5,000 for student fighting cancer

Cuthbertson students raise $5,000 for student fighting cancer

WAXHAW – When seventh-grader Dylan Jacob was diagnosed with cancer earlier this year, his peers at Cuthbertson Middle School wanted to do something to help. Students and faculty at Cuthbertson… Read more »

4-H Club goes all-out for exceptional children programs’ holiday party

4-H Club goes all-out for exceptional children programs’ holiday party

WEDDINGTON – It was a fun house at Weddington Elementary School last week as the Union County 4-H Club hosted a holiday party for the Weddington cluster schools’ exceptional children… Read more »

Contest brings sweet treats to Sun Valley media center

Contest brings sweet treats to Sun Valley media center

INDIAN TRAIL – It was a holiday wonderland earlier this week at Sun Valley High School, as a handful of colorful and completely edible gingerbread houses adorned the bookshelves of… Read more »

Local 11 year old brings Christmas to hospitalized children, dedicates fundraiser to grandfather’s memory

Local 11 year old brings Christmas to hospitalized children, dedicates fundraiser to grandfather’s memory

WEDDINGTON – Five years ago, Katie Greene was standing in a department store, holding a teddy bear when she had a realization: what if she could give a toy to… Read more »

Union County Girl Scout troops do it all

Union County Girl Scout troops do it all

When the words “Girl Scouts” are uttered, oftentimes thoughts immediately turn to Thin Mints, Samoas and Do-si-dos. With the number of local Girl Scouts growing, volunteers are badly needed. But… Read more »