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Waxhaw joins Stallings as towns hunt for new managers

Waxhaw joins Stallings as towns hunt for new managers

WAXHAW – The now four-member Waxhaw Board of Commissioners has many decisions ahead with the recently announced retirement of Town Manager Mike McLaurin and resignation of former commissioner Sean Poccia…. Read more »

Waxhaw discusses health care coverage for town leaders

Waxhaw discusses health care coverage for town leaders

WAXHAW – Although Waxhaw may not see a large increase in costs due to the Affordable Care Act, the town could see an increase in costs if town leaders opt… Read more »

Jumping in the name of Madelynn

Jumping in the name of Madelynn

INDIAN TRAIL – Sardis Elementary School physical education teacher Claudia Zapka has incorporated Jump Rope for Heart into her curriculum since the school opened more than 16 years ago. But… Read more »

Local restaurateur opens another establishment

Local restaurateur opens another establishment

MONROE – Even after owning a restaurant for about 14 years, Gail Simms is still excited about bringing diner-style Southern food to her community. The Skinny Cook, located at the… Read more »

A ‘heart’ for giving back

A ‘heart’ for giving back

INDIAN TRAIL – One of the things Chris Perez learned from a difficult year was how to turn his own struggles into blessings for others. Perez and his wife, Rebekah,… Read more »

Indian Trail, Stallings, Matthews, Mint Hill enter economic alliance

Indian Trail, Stallings, Matthews, Mint Hill enter economic alliance

Leaders from Indian Trail and Stallings in Union County and Matthews and Mint Hill in Mecklenburg County all have agreed to work together in planning for economic development in the… Read more »

UCPS moves forward with redistricting

UCPS moves forward with redistricting

After two months of discussions, the Union County Public Schools Board of Education voted 7-1 during its March 4 meeting to approve the countywide redistricting plan that could shift more… Read more »

Cloud 9 gives back

Cloud 9 gives back

WEDDINGTON – Spring is less than a month away, and parents likely are preparing to swap out children’s winter coats, boots and long pants for shorts, T-shirts and sandals. Southbrook… Read more »

UCPS, storm water woes delay vote on proposed Stallings subdivision

UCPS, storm water woes delay vote on proposed Stallings subdivision

STALLINGS – Union County Public Schools redistricting arguments, storm water needs and other concerns caused Stallings leaders to table a decision on a single-family home development project proposed for Stevens… Read more »

Waxhaw to see grocery store at Howard Mills

Waxhaw to see grocery store at Howard Mills

WAXHAW – Developers are one step closer to bringing a new grocery store to Waxhaw, though town leaders say they don’t know what grocer will fill the open space. Waxhaw… Read more »