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Crisis Run to help local families in need

Crisis Run to help local families in need

MONROE – It’s not just the people facing unemployment who are in danger of going hungry or losing their utility services or homes – working families sometimes need help, too…. Read more »

Family remembers Kilah Davenport

Family remembers Kilah Davenport

INDIAN TRAIL – Kilah Davenport, the 4-year-old girl who was the inspiration behind North Carolina child abuse legislation Kilah’s Law, died last week. Leslie Davenport, Kilah’s grandmother, said Kilah stopped… Read more »

Former commissioner may manage Waxhaw in interim

Former commissioner may manage Waxhaw in interim

WAXHAW – Sean Poccia, who recently resigned from his seat on the Waxhaw Board of Commissioners, has emerged as the frontrunner to fill the town’s manager position on an interim… Read more »

UCPS begins discussing bids for millions in roofing repairs

UCPS begins discussing bids for millions in roofing repairs

Union County Public Schools officials will look to move on from redistricting woes this week as they return to discussions Friday, March 14, on completing millions of dollars worth of… Read more »

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 »