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Parade returns to Union County

Parade returns to Union County

The annual Union County Christmas Parade returned to downtown Monroe on the afternoon of Sunday, Dec. 7. The event included vendors, dozens of floats, high school marching bands, demonstrations from… Read more »

News Briefs: Dec. 11 to 17, 2014

News Briefs: Dec. 11 to 17, 2014

Local nonprofit needs volunteers to help with free tax service INDIAN TRAIL – Local nonprofit Common Heart is looking for volunteers to help local residents prepare their income taxes for… Read more »

Two new developments raise concerns about rapid growth, overcrowding

Two new developments raise concerns about rapid growth, overcrowding

WEDDINGTON – The Weddington Town Council approved preliminary plans for two new subdivisions on Monday, Dec. 8 at its meeting. The plans will include building of more than 230 homes… Read more »

Former Indian Trail staffers come forward with allegations of mistreatment

Former Indian Trail staffers come forward with allegations of mistreatment

INDIAN TRAIL – Following a closed-session meeting that ran more than two hours on Tuesday, Dec. 9, the Indian Trail Town Council responded to the town’s now-retired tax collector’s letter… Read more »

Find your holiday fun

Find your holiday fun

December is officially here, marking the season for Christmas tree lightings, gingerbread houses, nativities, holiday performances, seasonal craft shows and the Man in the Red Suit himself. Check out Union… Read more »

Twinkle of the lights

Twinkle of the lights

INDIAN TRAIL – Indian Trail resident Brooke Kramb remembers nearly 30 years ago when a former teacher taught her the writing process, sparking her interest and fueling her inspiration by… Read more »

Move over, Santa; Katie is back

Move over, Santa; Katie is back

WEDDINGTON – If you want to know what it might be like to be Santa Claus at Christmas time, just ask Katie Greene. The Weddington 13-year-old has brought holiday smiles… Read more »

Union County residents named Man and Woman of the Year

Union County residents named Man and Woman of the Year

Margaret Pigg of Marshville and David English of Monroe have been honored with the annual Union County Woman and Man of the Year awards, respectively. Pigg, a longtime volunteer at… Read more »

News Briefs: Dec. 4 to 10, 2014

News Briefs: Dec. 4 to 10, 2014

Wesley Chapel to hear resident feedback on new zoning process WESLEY CHAPEL – The Wesley Chapel Village Council will hear from residents about a proposed change to the town’s zoning… Read more »

Grant gives Waxhaw-based nonprofit more reach in the community

Grant gives Waxhaw-based nonprofit more reach in the community

WAXHAW – Thanks to a $12,000 grant from Make An Impact Foundation, it will be easier for the Waxhaw-based Project2Heal organization to offer their therapeutic services to community members. Project2Heal,… Read more »