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We fought over 212 miles

We fought over 212 miles

By Rev. Tony Marciano It was in the latter part of high school when I found my true love – cars. Not knowing anything about what made them “tick,” I… Read more »

News Brief- Aug. 14

News Brief- Aug. 14

Weddington to hold public involvement meeting WEDDINGTON – The town of Weddington will hold a public involvement meeting on Aug. 18, a Tuesday, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at… Read more »

Know Your Audience

Know Your Audience

By Rev. John Munro jmunro@calvarychurch.com The small congregation of my first pastorate in Pittsburgh was quickly growing, but in a new culture, I was on a steep learning curve. Someone… Read more »

News Briefs – Aug. 21

News Briefs – Aug. 21

Southward hired as town clerk INDIAN TRAIL – Kelley Southward is the new town clerk for Indian Trail. Southward most recently served in Calabash, North Carolina, where she spent 10… Read more »

News Briefs

News Briefs

Western Union PTO seeking sponsors WAXHAW – Western Union Elementary School PTO is seeking sponsors and advertisers for the upcoming school year. Sponsorships are available for businesses, churches, organizations, families… Read more »

Covenant, Community and Citizenship

Covenant, Community and Citizenship

In 1987 after graduating from Appalachian State University with a degree in political science, my life took a different path from the one I had planned. I was originally going… Read more »

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 »