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News Briefs: Jan. 29 to Feb. 4, 2015

News Briefs: Jan. 29 to Feb. 4, 2015

Indian Trail named one of the most affordable housing markets in the state INDIAN TRAIL – Financial website SmartAsset has named Indian Trail the ninth most affordable housing market in… Read more »

Walmart opens new ‘community-centered’ grocery store in Waxhaw

Walmart opens new ‘community-centered’ grocery store in Waxhaw

WAXHAW – After many years of trying, Walmart has finally created a presence within Waxhaw, albeit a smaller one than what was proposed nearly a decade ago. On Jan. 7,… Read more »

Marvin mom collaborates with Marvin Ridge junior to create children’s book

Marvin mom collaborates with Marvin Ridge junior to create children’s book

MARVIN – Marvin resident Melinda Nielsen has been a devoted mother for nearly two decades, which inspired her to write a children’s book that features illustrations from a Marvin Ridge… Read more »

News Briefs: Jan. 22 to 28, 2015

News Briefs: Jan. 22 to 28, 2015

Indian Trail shows appreciation for board and committee members INDIAN TRAIL – On Tuesday, Jan. 13, the town of Indian Trail hosted an appreciation night for all members of the… Read more »

Red Ventures not involved with land buys just north of Union County

Red Ventures not involved with land buys just north of Union County

Despite speculation that South Carolina-based web marketing firm Red Ventures was behind the recent purchases of two blocks of land at the intersection of Johnston Road and Providence Road West,… Read more »

Education Notes: Jan. 22 to 28, 2015

Education Notes: Jan. 22 to 28, 2015

Walter Bickett teacher named Union County’s January Hometown Hero MONROE – A Walter Bickett Elementary School teacher recently was named Union County’s January Hometown Hero. Kim Jarzombek, a first-grade teacher… Read more »

A&E Notes: Jan. 22 to 28, 2015

A&E Notes: Jan. 22 to 28, 2015

The Batte Center to host Mavis Staples, award-winning one-man show WINGATE – The Batte Center at Wingate University will host Grammy winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Mavis… Read more »

News Briefs: Jan. 15 to 21, 2015

News Briefs: Jan. 15 to 21, 2015

Correction: Cane Creek Park fees WAXHAW – A chart showing pricing rates for different Cane Creek uses in the News Briefs section of last week’s Union County Weekly was inaccurate… Read more »

Education Notes: Jan. 15 to 21, 2015

Education Notes: Jan. 15 to 21, 2015

Central Academy’s Godly Running Girls run in Jingle Bell Jog LAKE PARK – A Central Academy at Lake Park running program called Godly Running Girls recently participated in the Charlotte-area… Read more »

News Briefs: Jan. 8 to 15, 2015

News Briefs: Jan. 8 to 15, 2015

Cane Creek announces free day-use through February WAXHAW – Cane Creek Park has announced that boat access, fishing and trail access will be free for visitors in January and February…. Read more »