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Waxhaw names new town manager

Waxhaw names new town manager

WAXHAW – After nearly a year-long search, the Waxhaw Board of Commissioners announced the hiring of Warren Wood as new town manager. During a special called meeting on Monday, Feb…. Read more »

Union County Community Arts Council appreciates supporters at ‘Night of the Arts’

Union County Community Arts Council appreciates supporters at ‘Night of the Arts’

The Union County Community Arts Council (UCCAC) will hold its seventh annual Night of the Arts at the Union County Agricultural and Conference Center at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, February… Read more »

Animosity in the heart of Arkansas

Animosity in the heart of Arkansas

A living piece of American history shared her plight as a black student during the Civil Rights Movement in a presentation for Central Academy of Technology and Arts and Monroe… Read more »

Local towns among the best in the state to raise a family, says research study

Local towns among the best in the state to raise a family, says research study

In a recently released ranking of the best cities for young families in North Carolina, national finance consultation firm NerdWallet recognized western Union County as a hotspot, with local municipalities… Read more »

News Briefs: Feb. 12 to 18, 2015

News Briefs: Feb. 12 to 18, 2015

Plyler joins de-annexation petitioners, rest of council adopts resolution against them WESLEY CHAPEL – At a Wesley Chapel Village Council meeting on Monday, Feb. 9, councilmember Becky Plyler recused herself… Read more »

Eye on Development: Bonterra Village – An established neighborhood that continues to grow

Eye on Development: Bonterra Village – An established neighborhood that continues to grow

INDIAN TRAIL – Homes in Bonterra Village in Indian Trail have been the quickest off the market in recent months, with five sold in January and 12 closing sales since… Read more »

New I-485 lanes look ready for drivers, but state says they’ll have to wait

New I-485 lanes look ready for drivers, but state says they’ll have to wait

While the expansion of Interstate 485 has created some rush-hour relief on the southwestern part of the highway, extra lanes built by the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) to… Read more »

Teenage entrepreneur launches bow tie business from Waxhaw home

Teenage entrepreneur launches bow tie business from Waxhaw home

Brandon Etheridge was a sophomore at Marvin Ridge High School when his love of bow ties spurred an idea that would make him one of the area’s youngest entrepreneurs. Two… Read more »

Merger talks between Weddington fire departments set to begin, distrust apparent early

Merger talks between Weddington fire departments set to begin, distrust apparent early

WEDDINGTON – A letter from the Wesley Chapel Volunteer Fire Department (WCFD) to Weddington officials regarding a proposed consolidation between two departments that serve the town has given some insight… Read more »

School impact a concern as developer seeks denser housing near Sun Valley

School impact a concern as developer seeks denser housing near Sun Valley

The Union County Board of Commissioners discussed concerns regarding a new development to be built in unincorporated Union County near Wesley Chapel and Indian Trail at its Monday, Feb. 2,… Read more »