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Heat wave sends area residents indoors

Heat wave sends area residents indoors

Record-breaking temperatures sweep the region The effects of a mid-June heat wave were pervasive throughout the Charlotte and surrounding areas, as record-breaking temperatures swept the region last month. From farmers… Read more »

Local cyclists ride for Type 1 Diabetes research

Local cyclists ride for Type 1 Diabetes research

Area riders strapped on their helmets and manned their bikes all in the name of finding a cure for Type 1 diabetes. The Junior Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) held a… Read more »

Allen Tate dies, legacy lives on

Allen Tate dies, legacy lives on

H. Allen Tate, Jr., founder and chairman of the Allen Tate Company, died at his home in Charlotte on June 22 at 84 years old. The loss is a great… Read more »

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News Briefs

ATI announces $70 million expansion into Monroe MONROE – Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (ATI) announced at the Paris Air Show on June 16 it would invest $70 million in a new… Read more »

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Mavs complete epic season

Mavs complete epic season

The United States Women’s National Soccer Team is heading to the finals of the World Cup. However, it may one day have to make room on its roster for future… Read more »

Murphy’s leadership carried Mavs

Murphy’s leadership carried Mavs

Marvin Ridge’s Clare Murphy is the Union County Weekly Girls’ Lacrosse Player of the Year WAXHAW – Marvin Ridge’s Clare Murphy is a passionate player on and off of the… Read more »

Lovitt key to Mavs winning state title

Lovitt key to Mavs winning state title

Marvin Ridge’s George Lovitt is the 2015 Union County Weekly Boys’ Tennis Player of the Year Marvin Ridge tennis is fresh off of its North Carolina High School Athletic Association… Read more »

Q&A with Marvin Ridge football coach Aubrey Carter

Q&A with Marvin Ridge football coach Aubrey Carter

First-year Marvin Ridge coach Aubrey Carter has been at the post of his new job as leader of Maverick football for nearly a month. Carter, who took the helm at… Read more »

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N.C. Senate seeks to eliminate drivers’ education requirement

N.C. Senate seeks to eliminate drivers’ education requirement

Experts weigh in on potential consequences Fifteen-year-old students across the state could legally be able to hit the road without any previous behind-the-wheel training due to a recent North Carolina… Read more »

Education Notes

Education Notes

Sandy Ridge tops Science Olympiad event WAXHAW – Sandy Ridge Elementary School’s Science Olympiad Team took home individual awards and fifth place overall at the North Carolina Science Olympiad Division… Read more »

Central Academy ‘lifer’ finds her faith beyond doubts

Central Academy ‘lifer’ finds her faith beyond doubts

LAKE PARK – Maddi Bowlin doesn’t believe she fits the public mold of a Christian school student, but her journey through private Christian kindergarten-through-12th-grade school Central Academy at Lake Park… Read more »

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Education Notes

UCPS employees break all-time record for United Way giving Union County Public Schools (UCPS) employees broke the all-time record for the system’s United Way campaign. The employees raised $198,659, a… Read more »