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News Briefs: Aug. 28 to Sept. 3

News Briefs: Aug. 28 to Sept. 3

Union County Weekly is seeking questions from readers to present to the Union County Board of Education nominees. Twelve candidates will be vying for five seats in the November election…. Read more »

Waxhaw BOC votes to remove Daune Gardner

Waxhaw BOC votes to remove Daune Gardner

WAXHAW – The Waxhaw Board of Commissioners voted to remove Mayor Daune Gardner from her role on the Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CRTPO) on Aug. 26, following news that… Read more »

NASCAR’s Jimmie Johnson hosts Wellness Challenge triathlon at Cane Creek Park

NASCAR’s Jimmie Johnson hosts Wellness Challenge triathlon at Cane Creek Park

WAXHAW– After dodging raindrops and waiting out thunderstorms, Cane Creek Sprint Triathlon racers were able to swim, bike and run their way through a newly-designed course on the evening of… Read more »

Residents remain concerned about proposed Monroe Bypass

Residents remain concerned about proposed Monroe Bypass

Nearly a dozen concerned property owners who will be displaced by the proposed Monroe Bypass attended a meeting in Stallings on Aug. 14 to learn their rights in negotiating with… Read more »

Waxhaw moves forward with wayfinding sign project

Waxhaw moves forward with wayfinding sign project

Waxhaw – Following suit with towns such as Weddington and Indian Trail, the Waxhaw Board of Commissioners is ready to move forward with a wayfinding signage project to help build… Read more »

Trails Dynasty hosts heart benefit to aid local teen

Trails Dynasty hosts heart benefit to aid local teen

Indian Trail – Inspired by a local high schooler, a local business has stepped up to donate a portion of its daily proceeds on Saturday, Aug. 23 to the Children’s… Read more »

Local leaders, residents can meet representatives

Local leaders, residents can meet representatives

In an effort to learn more about what is happening in the state and federal legislature, the Union County Chamber of Commerce has arranged a luncheon allowing multiple representatives to… Read more »

Monroe DSS back running smoothly after health scare

Monroe DSS back running smoothly after health scare

Monroe– Eleven Union County Department of Social Services and Human Services employees were sent to the hospital after a strange smell took over their offices in Monroe on Thursday, Aug…. Read more »

‘Livening’ up Lake Park

‘Livening’ up Lake Park

LAKE PARK – Central Academy at Lake Park and Central Church of God will unite this weekend in an effort to reach out to Lake Park and its surrounding communities. … Read more »

Union County DSS names Betancourt new program administrator

Union County DSS names Betancourt new program administrator

Union County Department of Social Services hired Patrick Betancourt as a new Program Administrator over Child Welfare Services, continuing a drastic movement toward change since coming under scrutiny last November… Read more »