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Weddington finalizes fire protection agreement

Weddington finalizes fire protection agreement

WEDDINGTON – The Weddington Town Council has approved a long-term lease agreement with the Providence Volunteer Fire Department to keep firefighters in the building they have occupied since 1985.  The… Read more »

SPCC students to take aim at cyber crimes, agribusiness

SPCC students to take aim at cyber crimes, agribusiness

MONROE – Students at South Piedmont Community College will see two vastly different new options on their course list this fall. The school, which has a campus in Monroe in… Read more »

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 »