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Go Jen Go: Ice skating show to benefit breast cancer patients

Go Jen Go: Ice skating show to benefit breast cancer patients

INDIAN TRAIL – Area figure skaters will soon take to the ice to raise money for a cause dear to their hearts.  The Extreme Ice Center in Indian Trail will… Read more »

‘Silver’ project helps kids go for the gold

‘Silver’ project helps kids go for the gold

WAXHAW – Three local Girl Scouts are joining forces to help students at New Town Elementary School maximize their learning experience. Shaina Edmonds, Megan Chard and Jessica Sedotto, all 13… Read more »

Town leaders approve expansion of Weddington UMC

Town leaders approve expansion of Weddington UMC

WEDDINGTON – Church members and students at Weddington United Methodist Church and Weddington Christian Academy will soon see the expansion of existing programs and addition of new programs as the… Read more »

Helping through hats

Helping through hats

WAXHAW – Two years ago,  Robin Viar’s doctor spoke the words no patient wants to hear: “It’s cancer.” Viar was diagnosed with Stage IV colon cancer in March 2012 and… Read more »

Recent UCPS action stirs up redistricting critics

Recent UCPS action stirs up redistricting critics

Members of the group Citizens for Adequate Public Schools, or CAPS, are up in arms after the Union County Public School Board of Education made minor changes to the redistricting… Read more »

Rushing claims victory in July 15 runoff

Rushing claims victory in July 15 runoff

Union County voters confirmed the May Republican primary results after Stony Rushing beat Tracy Kuehler by 851 votes in the Tuesday, July 15, runoff election. Rushing will join current Vice-Chairman… Read more »

The power of positive influence

The power of positive influence

Union County resident Stephen Vaughn started Xcel 2 Fitness, a physically-active, character-building program for boys, in 2011 with the core belief that young people need positive influences from others in… Read more »

Town clerk retires after serving Waxhaw for 36 years

Town clerk retires after serving Waxhaw for 36 years

WAXHAW –Town Clerk Bonnie McManus announced her retirement at the town’s July 8 meeting after spending more than 36 years working to serve the commissioners, staff and residents in Waxhaw…. Read more »

Marvin to discuss 245,000-square-foot commercial project

Marvin to discuss 245,000-square-foot commercial project

MARVIN – Residents in Marvin will have another chance to ask questions about a large commercial project proposed for the corner of Rea and Tom Short roads at a public… Read more »

State’s evolving regulatory bill lingers in NCGA

State’s evolving regulatory bill lingers in NCGA

Leaders in Union County and across North Carolina may soon be told to stop demanding certain aesthetic standards for proposed projects in their towns, while residents may lose a tool… Read more »

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