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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 »

Wesley Chapel mayor holds public forum on de-annexation

Wesley Chapel mayor holds public forum on de-annexation

Residents concerned with lack of awareness from neighbors WESLEY CHAPEL – Wesley Chapel Mayor Brad Horvath stepped down from his usual spot on the Village Council’s panel to level with… Read more »

News Briefs: April 2 – 8

News Briefs: April 2 – 8

Local rescue organization participates in cockfighting bust INDIAN TRAIL – Indian Trail-based nonprofit Carolina Waterfowl Rescue (CWR) seized 122 birds from a cockfighting ring in Wallace, South Carolina, during a… Read more »

Finish The Wall completes unfinished faith-based construction projects

Finish The Wall completes unfinished faith-based construction projects

Joel Davis, an engineer from Waxhaw, felt compelled to start south Charlotte-based nonprofit Finish The Wall not long after returning from a mission trip with Carmel Baptist Church in 2005…. Read more »

After 75 years, Center Theatre begins on long road to re-opening

After 75 years, Center Theatre begins on long road to re-opening

MONROE – To walk through the Center Theatre in Monroe 75 years after the doors originally opened is both a look back in time and toward the future. The brick walls,… Read more »

Firethorne changes ownership again in multi-million dollar deal

Firethorne changes ownership again in multi-million dollar deal

MARVIN – In a $44-million-dollar deal announced on Monday, March 23, Dallas-based luxury club company ClubCorp announced it will acquire six country clubs in the southeastern United States, including Firethorne… Read more »