List/Grid

News Subscribe to News

Celebrating Thanksgiving through outreach

Celebrating Thanksgiving through outreach

INDIAN TRAIL – Seven hundred local families in need could have the chance to celebrate Thanksgiving with a complete holiday meal, thanks to the efforts of local nonprofit Common Heart…. Read more »

Warbirds over Monroe

Warbirds over Monroe

MONROE – The seventh annual Warbirds Over Monroe Air Show exploded into Union County the weekend preceding Veteran’s Day, with planes designed for past wars buzzing over the heads of… Read more »

News Briefs: Nov. 13 to 19, 2014

News Briefs: Nov. 13 to 19, 2014

Nonprofit legal services for veterans expand to Union County Charlotte-based nonprofit Legal Services of Southern Piedmont (LSSP) announced last week they will offer civil legal services to lower-income veterans living… Read more »

New I-485 lanes set to open in southwest Mecklenburg, future uncertain for southeastern project

New I-485 lanes set to open in southwest Mecklenburg, future uncertain for southeastern project

As construction crews wrap up a road-widening project on the southwestern corner of Interstate 485, the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) will soon find out whether the widening will… Read more »

The results are in…

The results are in…

While most North Carolinians’ eyes were on the U.S. Senate race on Election Day, more localized contests were going on under the radar. Here are the results of some of… Read more »

A partnership brings the past back to life

A partnership brings the past back to life

WAXHAW – Two Waxhaw history buffs, one current town commissioner and one former, have teamed up to bring one of the town’s oldest buildings back to life. Joyce Blythe, who… Read more »

Mayor begins anti-bullying initiative he hopes to bring countywide

Mayor begins anti-bullying initiative he hopes to bring countywide

INDIAN TRAIL – With the help of elected officials and South Piedmont Community College (SPCC) staff, Indian Trail Mayor Michael Alvarez kicked off his own local efforts as part of… Read more »

A fundraiser for felines

A fundraiser for felines

Community members, rescue activists and one south Charlotte business will band together this weekend to help unwanted, neglected and homeless cats. SOS Feline Rescue, a nonprofit partially based out of… Read more »

Towns unite to map out future of roads and sidewalks for years to come

Towns unite to map out future of roads and sidewalks for years to come

STALLINGS – The Matthews Board of Commissioners will vote next week on a comprehensive transportation plan, which is more than three years in the making between the towns of Stallings… Read more »

News Briefs: Nov. 6 to 12, 2014

News Briefs: Nov. 6 to 12, 2014

Developer withdraws commercial proposal MARVIN – After a year of back and forth with the Marvin Planning Board, Raley Miller Properties has withdrawn its proposal to annex and commercially develop… Read more »