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Six quick questions with new Stallings councilmember Tony Linhares

Six quick questions with new Stallings councilmember Tony Linhares

STALLINGS – When Stallings councilmember Fred Weber stepped down from his District 5 seat in December 2014, he said he hoped the council would replace him with “someone without a… Read more »

News Briefs: March 12 – 18

News Briefs: March 12 – 18

Low visibility may have played part in accident at Monroe airport MONROE – Charlotte-Monroe Executive Airport was closed for hours on Wednesday, March 4 after a twin-engine plane went off… Read more »

Weddington residents rally for Hope

Weddington residents rally for Hope

WEDDINGTON – In January 2004, 12-year-old Hope Stout died after a 6-month fight with osteosarcoma, a rare bone cancer. Weeks before her death, the Weddington Middle School student was given… Read more »

Weddington dissolves municipal fire district in attempt to save money

Weddington dissolves municipal fire district in attempt to save money

WEDDINGTON – At a special meeting on Thursday, Feb. 26, the Weddington Town Council voted 3 to 1 to approve a resolution expressing their desire to dissolve the recently implemented… Read more »

Local student has police dogs’ backs

Local student has police dogs’ backs

INDIAN TRAIL – A local high school senior has decided to spend her last year in high school helping a few of Union County’s finest K-9s. Kierston Moore, a senior… Read more »

News Briefs: March 5 – 11

News Briefs: March 5 – 11

Scott Safety announces $28.7 million expansion in Monroe MONROE – On Feb. 27, fire protection supply company Scott Safety announced a $28.7 million investment to go toward new equipment and… Read more »

Local organizers hold class to get residents politically active

Local organizers hold class to get residents politically active

Organizers with the League of Women Voters (LWV) in Union County are trying to get area residents more involved with local politics by holding interactive classes for interested parties throughout… Read more »

Six quick questions with Waxhaw’s new town manager

Six quick questions with Waxhaw’s new town manager

WAXHAW – At a special meeting on Monday, Feb. 16, the Waxhaw Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the hiring Warren Wood as the new town manager. Wood currently serves as… Read more »

Prom Closet wants to make a more “Beautiful You” in 2015

Prom Closet wants to make a more “Beautiful You” in 2015

WEDDINGTON– As Prom Closet event organizer Tara Gibbons says, “Every girl should be able to get dressed up and get pretty for one night.” That thought is at the heart… Read more »

Charlotte-Monroe Executive Airport goes international

Charlotte-Monroe Executive Airport goes international

MONROE – Monroe and Union County officials celebrated the opening of a new Customs Border Protection (CBP) facility at the Charlotte-Monroe Executive Airport on Friday, Feb. 20, making it the… Read more »