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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 »

Warriors hit the ground running

Warriors hit the ground running

Weddington senior Ryan Hobbs wasn’t feeling his best at the start of the N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 3A cross-country championship meet on Nov. 2 last year. Hobbs worked… Read more »

Waxhaw BOC votes to remove Daune Gardner

Waxhaw BOC votes to remove Daune Gardner

WAXHAW – The Waxhaw Board of Commissioners voted to remove Mayor Daune Gardner from her role on the Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CRTPO) on Aug. 26, following news that… Read more »

10 tips for the new school year

10 tips for the new school year

School bells will ring on Monday, Aug. 25 across Union County, signifying the start of the 2014-15 traditional school year. As students anticipate the first day of school and enjoy… Read more »