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Marvin Creek residents continue to meet obstacles in traffic reduction efforts

Marvin Creek residents continue to meet obstacles in traffic reduction efforts

MARVIN – Residents of the Marvin Creek subdivision have continued to meet opposition to their six-year efforts to close the gate at the front of their neighborhood for good. As… 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 »

Indian Trail mother starts business for self, community

Indian Trail mother starts business for self, community

Most people have nightmare vacation scenarios play out in their heads, but usually put those visions behind them, never to be spoken of again. For one Indian Trail resident, one… 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 »

News Briefs: Nov. 20 to 26, 2014

News Briefs: Nov. 20 to 26, 2014

Wesley Chapel to solicit feedback on dangerous weapons ordinance WESLEY CHAPEL – At a meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 18, Wesley Chapel Village Council discussed a new ordinance that would prohibit… 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 »

Warbirds over Monroe

Warbirds over Monroe

MONROE – The seventh annual Warbirds Over Monroe Air Show exploded into Union County the weekend preceding Veteran’s Day, with planes designed for past wars buzzing over the heads of… Read more »

News Briefs: Nov. 13 to 19, 2014

News Briefs: Nov. 13 to 19, 2014

Nonprofit legal services for veterans expand to Union County Charlotte-based nonprofit Legal Services of Southern Piedmont (LSSP) announced last week they will offer civil legal services to lower-income veterans living… Read more »

New I-485 lanes set to open in southwest Mecklenburg, future uncertain for southeastern project

New I-485 lanes set to open in southwest Mecklenburg, future uncertain for southeastern project

As construction crews wrap up a road-widening project on the southwestern corner of Interstate 485, the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) will soon find out whether the widening will… Read more »