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News Briefs: July 24 to 30

News Briefs: July 24 to 30

Cellphone 911 line down temporarily in Union County The 911 service line for cellphone carriers was temporarily down in Union County Tuesday, July 22, according to county officials. The county… Read more »

Eagle project salutes Weddington High marching band

Eagle project salutes Weddington High marching band

WEDDINGTON – Matthew McCulla recently used his Eagle Scout project to make his mark on a program he’s enjoyed for the past several years: the Weddington High School marching band…. Read more »

Elementary school readers have potential to make record books

Elementary school readers have potential to make record books

When rising Sun Valley junior Brittany Pickett heard she had been named the 2014 Class 3A Softball Pitcher of the Year, the prestigious recognition took her completely by surprise. But… Read more »

Softball Player of the Year: Brittany Pickett

Softball Player of the Year: Brittany Pickett

When rising Sun Valley junior Brittany Pickett heard she had been named the 2014 Class 3A Softball Pitcher of the Year, the prestigious recognition took her completely by surprise. But… Read more »

Go Jen Go: Ice skating show to benefit breast cancer patients

Go Jen Go: Ice skating show to benefit breast cancer patients

INDIAN TRAIL – Area figure skaters will soon take to the ice to raise money for a cause dear to their hearts.  The Extreme Ice Center in Indian Trail will… Read more »

‘Silver’ project helps kids go for the gold

‘Silver’ project helps kids go for the gold

WAXHAW – Three local Girl Scouts are joining forces to help students at New Town Elementary School maximize their learning experience. Shaina Edmonds, Megan Chard and Jessica Sedotto, all 13… Read more »

Town leaders approve expansion of Weddington UMC

Town leaders approve expansion of Weddington UMC

WEDDINGTON – Church members and students at Weddington United Methodist Church and Weddington Christian Academy will soon see the expansion of existing programs and addition of new programs as the… Read more »

Helping through hats

Helping through hats

WAXHAW – Two years ago,  Robin Viar’s doctor spoke the words no patient wants to hear: “It’s cancer.” Viar was diagnosed with Stage IV colon cancer in March 2012 and… Read more »

Recent UCPS action stirs up redistricting critics

Recent UCPS action stirs up redistricting critics

Members of the group Citizens for Adequate Public Schools, or CAPS, are up in arms after the Union County Public School Board of Education made minor changes to the redistricting… Read more »

Rushing claims victory in July 15 runoff

Rushing claims victory in July 15 runoff

Union County voters confirmed the May Republican primary results after Stony Rushing beat Tracy Kuehler by 851 votes in the Tuesday, July 15, runoff election. Rushing will join current Vice-Chairman… Read more »

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