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Linking generations through day care

Linking generations through day care

INDIAN TRAIL– A time warp can be experienced with the turn of a head walking down the hall of Generations United In a classroom to the right, building blocks are… Read more »

Early literary station comes to Waxhaw Library Association

Early literary station comes to Waxhaw Library Association

WAXHAW– The Library Association of Waxhaw (LAW) will present the Union County Public Library in Waxhaw a check for $2,930 on Sept. 5 to go toward the purchase of an… Read more »

Highly debated water tower construction date set

Highly debated water tower construction date set

Construction on the Weddington water tower, a hotly debated project in western Union County for many years, is set to begin in October. The Union County Board of Commissioners recently… Read more »

Kensington Elementary principal starts school year with global perspective

Kensington Elementary principal starts school year with global perspective

WAXHAW – Kensington Elementary School Principal Rachel Clarke returned from a trip to Brazil with a wealth of knowledge and a new global view for this school year. Clarke traveled… Read more »

Swinging for success

Swinging for success

Two Union County teachers will soon join other local tennis players for a shot at winning the United States Tennis Association’s 2014 40 & Over National Championship. Cuthbertson Middle School… Read more »

Serving unmet needs: Area volunteers completed service projects across Union County

Serving unmet needs: Area volunteers completed service projects across Union County

Area community members came together to serve the unmet needs of Union County this weekend through a day of compassion. United Way of Central Carolina hosted its local campaign, Day… Read more »

Embarking on a new adventure: Former Marvin Ridge High principal takes over Union County Early College

Embarking on a new adventure: Former Marvin Ridge High principal takes over Union County Early College

MONROE –Tim Conner’s passion for teaching was originally ignited by a lifeguarding job. “I enjoyed teaching swimming and working with the kids,” Conner said. The Nebraska native’s love for education… Read more »

Local students help Hornets star  with charity drive

Local students help Hornets star with charity drive

MARVIN – With the help of Marvin Ridge students, Charlotte Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist was able to collect thousands of school supplies for kids in need before the first day… Read more »

Concert to help kick cancer for Kacey

Concert to help kick cancer for Kacey

STALLINGS – Local musicians and community members are rallying around a 5-year-old girl fighting bone cancer this weekend for a 12-hour benefit concert. The Kicking It For Kacey Benefit will… Read more »

News Briefs: Aug. 28 to Sept. 3

News Briefs: Aug. 28 to Sept. 3

Union County Weekly is seeking questions from readers to present to the Union County Board of Education nominees. Twelve candidates will be vying for five seats in the November election…. Read more »