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Education Notes: April 2 – 8

Education Notes: April 2 – 8

Union Academy student 
makes all-state band MONROE – Union Academy Charter School eighth-grade saxophonist EJ Collins earned a place on the North Carolina All-State Band and placed first in the… Read more »

Tripp’s basketball journey ends in success

Tripp’s basketball journey ends in success

The term “student athlete” has largely become a misnomer, but Cameron Tripp’s success in the classroom and in sports helps restore the faith and substance to it. The 6-foot-6, 220-pound… Read more »

On the precipice of a successful future

On the precipice of a successful future

Julianna Cannamela’s gymnastics career has been one success story after another. She’s on the heels of winning the state championship in the all-around division with a score of 38.425 in… Read more »

After 75 years, Center Theatre begins on long road to re-opening

After 75 years, Center Theatre begins on long road to re-opening

MONROE – To walk through the Center Theatre in Monroe 75 years after the doors originally opened is both a look back in time and toward the future. The brick walls,… Read more »

Firethorne changes ownership again in multi-million dollar deal

Firethorne changes ownership again in multi-million dollar deal

MARVIN – In a $44-million-dollar deal announced on Monday, March 23, Dallas-based luxury club company ClubCorp announced it will acquire six country clubs in the southeastern United States, including Firethorne… Read more »

Weddington brothers rock out for vets

Weddington brothers rock out for vets

WEDDINGTON – Weddington residents CJ and Max aren’t typical middle school boys. Yes, they spend most of their free time on the baseball field and playing with their pet lizards… Read more »

Searching for answers through the small screen

Searching for answers through the small screen

INDIAN TRIAL – Twenty-three year old Daisy Moniz was always told by friends that she had the personality to follow her dreams into the spotlight. Little did she know her… Read more »

News Briefs: March 26 – April 1

News Briefs: March 26 – April 1

Local businessman recognized for volunteerism, earns $1,000 grant for Wesley Chapel parks WESLEY CHAPEL – Local Allstate agency owner Matthew Flesch received the Allstate Agency Hands in the Community Award… Read more »

Marvin Ridge students take audiences ‘under the sea’

Marvin Ridge students take audiences ‘under the sea’

WAXHAW – Students at Marvin Ridge Middle School will take audience members on a journey under the sea through their production of “Disney’s The Little Mermaid JR.” this weekend. Performances… Read more »

Weddington High raises awareness, funds for cancer society

Weddington High raises awareness, funds for cancer society

WEDDINGTON – An estimated 589,430 Americans will die from cancer and almost 1.7 million new cancer cases will be diagnosed in 2015, according to a recent study from the American… Read more »