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Getting back behind the wheel

Getting back behind the wheel

The Union County Board of Education passed a resolution regarding the fate of driver’s education in the county at their Tuesday, Jan. 6, meeting, but funding for the program is… Read more »

Petition calls for safety measures on Poplin Road

Petition calls for safety measures on Poplin Road

INDIAN TRAIL – Residents of Indian Trail who live near Poplin Elementary School have begun signing a petition to call for road improvements in front of the school, where they… Read more »

UCPS takes on health, security and safety

UCPS takes on health, security and safety

Union County Public Schools administration has developed more ways to carry out one of the district’s strategic priorities. Dr. Shelton Jefferies, assistant superintendent of auxiliary services for UCPS, and Dr…. Read more »

Education Notes: Jan. 8 to 15, 2015

Education Notes: Jan. 8 to 15, 2015

Preschoolers at Chesterbrook give back WEDDINGTON – Students at Chesterbrook Academy Preschool recently reached out to people in need for the winter. The school presented a donation of nonperishable food… Read more »

Education Notes: Dec. 31, 2014 to Jan. 7, 2015

Education Notes: Dec. 31, 2014 to Jan. 7, 2015

Wolfe students celebrate the holidays Students from Wolfe School, a Union County Public Schools special purpose school that serves students with disabilities across Union County, celebrated the season on Dec…. Read more »

Spreading hope for the holidays

Spreading hope for the holidays

WEDDINGTON – When Weddington High School sophomore Caroline Horne discussed launching a club to mentor children from a local Boys & Girls Club chapter last year, she had no idea… Read more »

Education Notes: Dec. 18 to 23, 2014

Education Notes: Dec. 18 to 23, 2014

Sandy Ridge teacher named December Hometown Hero WAXHAW – Jan Lepley, a fourth-grade teacher at Sandy Ridge Elementary School, was recently chosen as the Charles G. Monnett III and Associates… Read more »

Sun Valley students milk competition for all it’s worth

Sun Valley students milk competition for all it’s worth

INDIAN TRAIL – When it comes to dairy cows, Sun Valley High School’s Future Farmers of America have it covered. Sun Valley’s FFA chapter has attended the annual North Carolina… Read more »

Savage resigns from state Board amid controversy

Savage resigns from state Board amid controversy

Union County Board of Education member Marce Savage has resigned from her position on the North Carolina Board of Education. Savage has been the center of controversy during recent months… Read more »

Education Notes: Dec. 11 to 17

Education Notes: Dec. 11 to 17

Western Union teachers receive Bright Ideas grants WAXHAW – The Union Power Cooperative Prize Patrol, assisted by Carolina Panthers players and mascot Sir Purr, recently presented $1,116 in Bright Ideas… Read more »