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Panthers inspire Antioch Elementary students to give back

Panthers inspire Antioch Elementary students to give back

WEDDINGTON – Antioch Elementary School will “dab on ‘em” all week, as the Carolina Panthers inspire the school community to help their neighbors in Union County, as well as pursue… Read more »

Wesley Chapel students celebrate Carolina Panthers all year

Wesley Chapel students celebrate Carolina Panthers all year

WESLEY CHAPEL – The community at Wesley Chapel Elementary School is not full of bandwagon Carolina Panthers fans. In fact, they’ve been cheering on the Panthers since the beginning of… Read more »

Charlotte’s best Super Bowl 50 watch parties

Charlotte’s best Super Bowl 50 watch parties

The greater Charlotte community is gearing up for Sunday’s big game, as the Carolina Panthers take on the Denver Broncos. Trying to decide where to watch this year’s Super Bowl… Read more »

Big donation helps teachers receive supplies

Big donation helps teachers receive supplies

MONROE – Approximately 160 Union County Public Schools teachers received supplies for their classrooms on Jan. 21 at Monroe High School, thanks to Classroom Central, a Charlotte-based nonprofit that provides… Read more »

Education Briefs: Jan. 29

Education Briefs: Jan. 29

Weddington High to host fundraising gala Feb. 20 WEDDINGTON – Weddington High School will host the Warrior Promise Gala 2016 on Feb. 20 at The Club at Longview, located at… Read more »

North Carolina needs more young coders to fill jobs

North Carolina needs more young coders to fill jobs

North Carolina had 19,389 open computing jobs in 2015 – 4.5 times the average demand rate in the state, according to the National Science Foundation, but universities only produced 1,098… Read more »

Website offers free ‘clean’ diet plan, workouts

Website offers free ‘clean’ diet plan, workouts

With all the fad diets out there, it’s hard to find one that’s easy to stick to. That’s the inspiration behind Clean Eats 101, a lifestyle website founded by local… Read more »

Tips for staying healthy this flu season

Tips for staying healthy this flu season

Much to the dismay of parents everywhere, flu season is upon us. North Carolina is experiencing “widespread” influenza this month, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),… Read more »

Education Briefs: Jan. 22

Education Briefs: Jan. 22

UCPS recognized by state for greater access to AP classes The College Board and the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction honored Union County Public Schools for increasing access to… Read more »

BOE members acquire roofing bid requests, emerging needs funding still in limbo

BOE members acquire roofing bid requests, emerging needs funding still in limbo

Three Union County Board of Education (BOE) members presented money transfer requests to the Union County Board of Commissioners (BOC) at the commissioner’s Jan. 19 meeting that might have left… Read more »