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Buying a newspaper sounds crazy, doesn’t it?

Buying a newspaper sounds crazy, doesn’t it?

In 2011, actor Matt Damon starred in a movie called “We Bought a Zoo.” The movie, which quickly found its way to DVD, told the story of a journalist (coincidentally)… Read more »

News Briefs

News Briefs

Wesley Chapel seeking committee members WESLEY CHAPEL – The village of Wesley Chapel is seeking three residents to serve as alternate Planning Board members. The village also has an opening for… Read more »

Education Notes

Education Notes

Cuthbertson student appointed to national board WAXHAW – Cuthbertson High School sophomore Kaleigh Wright was selected as one of 10 high school students from across the nation to serve on… Read more »

News Briefs

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 »

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 »

News Briefs

News Briefs

Waxhaw library to temporarily close WAXHAW – The Waxhaw Library will close from Thursday, June 25 through Saturday, June 27, to complete a new carpet installation. The summer reading event… Read more »

Education Notes

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 »

News Briefs

News Briefs

Stallings seeking help at the park STALLINGS – Stallings is accepting applications for a park maintenance position at Stallings Municipal Park. The job is a part-time position, with 25 to… Read more »

Lotharp runs toward success

Lotharp runs toward success

Sun Valley’s PJ Lotharp is the 2015 Union County Weekly Boys’ Track and Field Athlete of the Year When most athletes talk about personal success, they attribute it to a… Read more »

News Briefs

News Briefs

Weddington Town Council approves budget WEDDINGTON – Weddington Town Council approved the fiscal year 2015-16 budget at its June 8 meeting. Finance Officer Leslie Gaylord presented a balanced budget of… Read more »