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Paying for a better commute

Paying for a better commute

Details emerge about I-485, U.S. 74 express lanes Charlotte Mayor Dan Clodfelter was visibly frustrated July 27 when representatives from the N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT) could not give Charlotte… Read more »

News Briefs

News Briefs

Concealed handgun permit available online MONROE – The Union County Sheriff’s Office will launch a new online application system for concealed handgun permits beginning Aug. 3. The new system will… Read more »

Education Notes

Education Notes

County commissioners rejects BOE request for ‘emerging needs’ The Union County Board of Commissioners rejected a request from the Union County Board of Education (BOE) for air conditioning and hot… Read more »

There is a way to ride the waves, and my wife doesn’t get it

There is a way to ride the waves, and my wife doesn’t get it

One of the first dates I went on with my wife was swimming at a lake. We had a great time. I think I was smitten by her on that… Read more »

News Briefs

News Briefs

Common Cupboard seeks donations INDIAN TRAIL – Common Cupboard food pantry, a branch of local nonprofit Common Heart, is seeking donations to continue serving families in need. The nonprofit experienced… Read more »

South Charlotte author releases memoir

South Charlotte author releases memoir

South Charlotte resident Resa Goldberg was waiting for an elevator when she received the email that Moonshine Cove Publishers wanted to publish her first book. Two more offers followed. The… Read more »

Abandoned dog left for dead

Abandoned dog left for dead

Community rallies around injured pit bull, Echo MATTHEWS – A defeated pit bull believed to have been used in illegal dogfighting and left for dead has not forgotten how to… Read more »

How to lose friends and not  influence people – or not?

How to lose friends and not influence people – or not?

Sometimes you have to speak up. Sometimes being nice and saying, “Bless your little heart” doesn’t change the tone in the room. Sometimes you may be the one God uses… Read more »

News Briefs

News Briefs

Firecracker Run raises $3,000 LAKE PARK – The third annual Common Heart Firecracker Run, held on July 4, raised $3,000 to support Common Heart, a nonprofit dedicated to providing meals… Read more »

New owners purchase Weekly

New owners purchase Weekly

Charlotte Media Group, a newly formed subsidiary of the McElvy Media Group of Houston Texas, has purchased the assets of the Carolina Weekly Newspaper Group from founder and publisher Alain… Read more »