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Red Cross sends Union County residents to Texas, Oklahoma for disaster relief

Red Cross sends Union County residents to Texas, Oklahoma for disaster relief

Local volunteers help lead recover efforts after floods, tornadoes Thirty-one individuals in Oklahoma and Texas died after record-breaking floods and tornadoes swept across the Southern Plains in late May. Oklahoma… Read more »

Brown sees growth, prospering in Wingate University’s future

Brown sees growth, prospering in Wingate University’s future

Dr. Rhett Brown begins role as university’s president When Rhett Brown walked onto the campus of Wingate College in 1985 as a first-generation college student, it set in motion a… Read more »

Gore graduates from FBI National Academy

Gore graduates from FBI National Academy

Lt. John Gore of the Union County Sheriff’s Office graduated from the FBI National Academy on June 12 at the 547-acre Marine Base Corps in Quantico, Virginia. The FBI launched… Read more »

Local students earns Eagle Scout honor

Local students earns Eagle Scout honor

Wells Bridgforth, a student at Cuthbertson High School, and Jon Spencer, a student at Marvin Ridge High School, both attained the rank of Eagle Scout on June 6. Wells built… Read more »

Development continues on Providence Road, spurs more traffic concerns

Development continues on Providence Road, spurs more traffic concerns

Conversations of de-annexation stir in south Charlotte The unprecedented growth along Providence Road and the Interstate 485 intersection continues, and developer Crescent Communities is the latest looking to get in… Read more »

Wesley Chapel Friends of Parks & Rec. host inaugural Pig in the Park

Wesley Chapel Friends of Parks & Rec. host inaugural Pig in the Park

Wesley Chapel Friends of Parks & Recreation held its inaugural Pig in the Park Barbecue Cook-Off at Dogwood Park on May 16. Seven teams competed in the barbecue event. Waxhaw’s… Read more »

Weddington resident nominated for Tony Award

Weddington resident nominated for Tony Award

Theater teacher Linda Ann Watt nominated for Excellence in Theatre Education Students from across Union County weren’t surprised to learn their acting teacher, Linda Ann Watt, earned a nomination for… Read more »

From Stallings to France and back again

From Stallings to France and back again

Local resident travels to France, helps build city relationship with neighboring Matthews STALLINGS – Nearly 30 years ago, Stallings resident Maureen “Mo” Stough traveled to France for the first time… Read more »

Waxhaw chef competes in statewide competition

Waxhaw chef competes in statewide competition

WAXHAW – Beginning March 22, select chefs from across North Carolina – including Waxhaw’s own Paul Verica of Heritage Food and Drink – will showcase their culinary abilities in a… Read more »

Weddington residents rally for Hope

Weddington residents rally for Hope

WEDDINGTON – In January 2004, 12-year-old Hope Stout died after a 6-month fight with osteosarcoma, a rare bone cancer. Weeks before her death, the Weddington Middle School student was given… Read more »