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Waxing poetically at South Piedmont Community College

Waxing poetically at South Piedmont Community College

MONROE – Union County residents welcomed a poetic dignitary into their midst this week. Joseph Bathanti, North Carolina’s poet laureate, wove personal experiences and stories into his poetry as he… Read more »

UCPS refuses $3 million mobile units offer

UCPS refuses $3 million mobile units offer

The Union County Public Schools Board of Education unanimously voted to turn down the county’s offer of $3 million for mobile classrooms to alleviate overcrowding concerns during the board’s Tuesday,… Read more »

Local girls to get help making prom dreams come true

Local girls to get help making prom dreams come true

WEDDINGTON – Prom isn’t just about a fun night with your friends – for girls, it’s also about finding the perfect dress. And The Closet Ministry will help nearly 100… Read more »

Weaving dreams through writing

Weaving dreams through writing

WAXHAW – Sydney Crawford’s passion for writing began in the fourth grade. Now, four short years later, the Parkwood Middle School eighth-grader has written and published four youth fiction novels… Read more »

2014 elections filing opens in Union County

2014 elections filing opens in Union County

Filing opened Monday, Feb. 10, for local elections that this year will include the Union County Board of Commissioners seats and the Washington, D.C., seats of U.S. Reps. Robert Pittenger… Read more »

Would voters support tax hike to avoid redistricting?

Would voters support tax hike to avoid redistricting?

As the Union County Public Schools Board of Education continues discussing overcrowding, many parents and community members are calling for more long-term planning – which some say must include a… Read more »

Weddington leaders discuss NCDOT, UCPS at retreat

Weddington leaders discuss NCDOT, UCPS at retreat

WEDDINGTON – Leaders in Weddington are planning now for some of the biggest issues they will face in the next fiscal year and into the near future. Recent issues with… Read more »

Wesley Chapel sets sights on future, applauds past

Wesley Chapel sets sights on future, applauds past

WESLEY CHAPEL – Leaders from throughout Wesley Chapel’s short history came together this weekend to mark a big milestone for the village. Wesley Chapel officials hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony on… Read more »

Towns stand against redistricting

Towns stand against redistricting

Leaders in towns across western Union County are standing behind frustrated parents in their communities in speaking out against the push to redistrict more than 5,800 students in Union County… Read more »

Kindness in the name of Nolan

Kindness in the name of Nolan

INDIAN TRAIL – When Chris and Rebekah Perez were expecting twin boys in 2012, they received news no parent wants to hear – there was something wrong with one of… Read more »