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Author Archives: Hannah Chronis

I dressed up as a ballerina and didn’t offend anyone

I dressed up as a ballerina and didn’t offend anyone

Two days before Halloween I received a text from my brother-in-law who’s a current sophomore at my alma mater, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The text was… Read more »

Big South 5K raises money for county middle schools

Big South 5K raises money for county middle schools

Six years ago, the Big South Division I Athletic Conference, based in Charlotte, was looking for a way to make a difference in its community. After seeing a need for… Read more »

Something new is brewing  in Waxhaw

Something new is brewing in Waxhaw

Something new is brewing in Waxhaw County’s first brewery slated to open this fall WAXHAW – Twenty years ago, brewing beer was just a hobby for Waxhaw resident Neil Gimon…. Read more »

Historic Union County courthouse designated as museum

Historic Union County courthouse designated as museum

County commissioners work to honor history, preservation MONROE – One of Union County’s most notable landmarks is one step closer to preservation. The historic Union County courthouse and grounds, located at… Read more »

Drought, heat cripples farmers

Drought, heat cripples farmers

County declares Stage 1 conservation measures Nancy Humphries, owner of Mouton Blanc Farms, walks onto an empty field that once was home to luscious tomatoes, ripe squash and other homegrown… Read more »

Kennel concern

Kennel concern

Registration issues result in cease and desist order for Waxhaw rescue, organization plans to receive proper license WAXHAW – Waxhaw-based Heavensown Rescue received a cease and desist order from the… Read more »

Parade Proposal

Parade Proposal

Couple gets engaged at Indian Trail Fourth of July Parade INDIAN TRAIL – Morgan Gault and her family spend every Fourth of July sitting in front of Lilly’s Auction House… Read more »

Jobs on the line?

Jobs on the line?

As Dollar Tree completes the purchase of Family Dollar, Matthews-based distribution center employees face possible job loss Virginia-based Dollar Tree completed its billion-dollar purchase of Family Dollar on July 6,… Read more »

Humane Society of Union County gives pets a voice

Humane Society of Union County gives pets a voice

Nonprofit to offer weekly wellness clinic, continue spay and neuter clinic When Barbara Blair, president of the Humane Society of Union County, sees a problem in her community, she acts… Read more »

Allen Tate dies, legacy lives on

Allen Tate dies, legacy lives on

H. Allen Tate, Jr., founder and chairman of the Allen Tate Company, died at his home in Charlotte on June 22 at 84 years old. The loss is a great… Read more »