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Free classes aim to familiarize 
parents with signs of mental illness

Free classes aim to familiarize 
parents with signs of mental illness

MONROE – The Union County chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will host a series of free classes in May for family members and caregivers of children… Read more »

News Briefs: April 16 – 22

News Briefs: April 16 – 22

Weddington rescinds resolution to give fire-taxing authority to county, looks to break contract with PVFD WEDDINGTON – At its Monday, April 13 meeting, the Weddington Town Council voted to reverse… Read more »

New fire department invites community to grand opening

New fire department invites community to grand opening

Although members of the Bakers Volunteer Fire Department (BVFD) have been settling in to their new, 50,000-square-foot station on Old Charlotte Highway for a few months, they finally feel the… Read more »

Animals First Rescue to hold “Whiskers and Wine” fundraiser on May 2

Animals First Rescue to hold “Whiskers and Wine” fundraiser on May 2

Animals First Rescue of the Carolinas – a local nonprofit that rescues cats and dogs and finds them permanent homes – will host its third annual “Whiskers and Wine” fundraiser… Read more »

Six quick questions with Bill Price

Six quick questions with Bill Price

Queen’s Cup founder looks back on 20 years and forward to April 25 In a home-style office off Waxhaw Highway in Mineral Springs, Bill Price and a small team of… Read more »

Residents denounce plea deal in Larson case

Residents denounce plea deal in Larson case

Larson released after receiving credit for time served MONROE – A crowd of more than 75 Union County residents gathered in front of the Union County courthouse at noon on… Read more »

From Stallings to France and back again

From Stallings to France and back again

Local resident travels to France, helps build city relationship with neighboring Matthews STALLINGS – Nearly 30 years ago, Stallings resident Maureen “Mo” Stough traveled to France for the first time… Read more »

News briefs

News briefs

Court of appeals overturns 2013 board of education verdict On Tuesday, April 7, the North Carolina Court of Appeals ruled in a unanimous decision to vacate a $91 million jury… Read more »

Waxhaw organization helps victims of human trafficking

Waxhaw organization helps victims of human trafficking

WAXHAW – In response to the growing problem of human trafficking in the Charlotte area, Debbie Hancock and Kate Stahlman co-founded Compassion To Act, a faith-based nonprofit based in Waxhaw… Read more »

Windows into the Soul, Ash Haffner’s parting message and the community’s response

Windows into the Soul, Ash Haffner’s parting message and the community’s response

Ash Haffner felt pulled in every direction. It was more than she could bear. When it all became too much, the 16-year-old took her own life by stepping in front… Read more »