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County considers rural concerns in EMS deployment

County considers rural concerns in EMS deployment

Union County commissioners have halted talks with Carolinas Healthcare System regarding a new EMS contract after public outreach meetings garnered negative feedback from residents.  Slow paramedic response times to portions… Read more »

Saying goodbye

Saying goodbye

“Why do you still print newspapers?”  I’ve been asked that at more than one career fair from kids who probably don’t realize they’re asking a question I’ve struggled with myself… Read more »

Waxhaw board’s home an argument over history, growth

Waxhaw board’s home an argument over history, growth

The recently displaced Waxhaw Board of Commissioners met July 30 to discuss both short-term and long-term options for a new town hall, which they suddenly desperately need.  The board has… Read more »

News Briefs: Aug. 7 to 13

News Briefs: Aug. 7 to 13

Local Scouts attempt Art Loeb Trail climb INDIAN TRAIL – Members of Boy Scout Troop 276 in Indian Trail recently attempted to complete the full Art Loeb Trail, at more… Read more »

Entrepreneur brings piece of home to Monroe

Entrepreneur brings piece of home to Monroe

MONROE – Nick Nichols has fond memories of growing up with a yard sale-loving mother. Nichols credits the time spent looking for antiques and collectibles with mom as the inspiration… Read more »

News Briefs: July 31 to Aug. 6

News Briefs: July 31 to Aug. 6

Work days scheduled at Dogwood Park WESLEY CHAPEL – The community is invited to take part in volunteer work days at Wesley Chapel’s new Dogwood Park on upcoming Saturdays. Work… Read more »

New co-op seeks to bring artists to Waxhaw

New co-op seeks to bring artists to Waxhaw

WAXHAW – A new Waxhaw Entrepreneurs program is calling on artists to bring their creativity to the new Created in the Carolinas Co-Op Incubator. The co-op, which started this month… Read more »

Candidates line up for shot at UCPS school board

Candidates line up for shot at UCPS school board

Filing has closed and the field is set for a Union County Public Schools Board of Education election that is likely to become a referendum on school funding and redistricting…. Read more »

Marvin allows for age-restricted community

Marvin allows for age-restricted community

MARVIN – Developers were given the go-ahead this week to begin construction on the Courtyards at Marvin, an age-restricted community to be built near the intersection of South Providence and… Read more »

National Night Out returns

National Night Out returns

Residents in Union County will have the opportunity to connect with local law enforcement officers in an informal setting through towns’ annual National Night Out events. National Night Out, nicknamed… Read more »

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