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Opinion: You’re never too small to make a difference

Opinion: You’re never too small to make a difference

Kids have a way of teaching the most valuable lessons without even knowing they’re doing it. I learned such a lesson recently from my 5-year-old son, Caleb. Since he was… Read more »

Community Spotlight: Bonita Simpson

Community Spotlight: Bonita Simpson

Bonita Simpson is the owner of Bonita’s School of Ballet and also directs the Union County Youth Ballet’s annual performances, including its popular holiday production of “The Nutcracker Ballet.” Now… Read more »

Weekend events to bring art culture, Native American heritage to Indian Trail Sept. 26

Weekend events to bring art culture, Native American heritage to Indian Trail Sept. 26

INDIAN TRAIL – People will have a chance to broaden their cultural horizon this weekend, as Indian Trail hosts its fourth annual Indian Trail Cultural Arts Festival. The event will… Read more »

University, arts council bring independent films and filmmakers to Union County

University, arts council bring independent films and filmmakers to Union County

WINGATE – Community members will have the chance to be among the first to see a handful of acclaimed independent films, as Wingate University hosts the Southern Circuit Tour of… Read more »

Business Briefs: Sept. 24 to 30

Business Briefs: Sept. 24 to 30

Allen Tate names new branch leader for Wesley Chapel Office WESLEY CHAPEL – Allen Tate Company recently named Wendi Hensel as branch leader for the company’s new Wesley Chapel office…. Read more »

Indian Trail incumbents prepared for heavy field of competition

Indian Trail incumbents prepared for heavy field of competition

INDIAN TRAIL – David Cohn, David Drehs and Christopher King face eight challengers in their efforts to be re-elected to the Indian Trail Town Council, but they’re not worried. “It doesn’t… Read more »

Development Briefs for 9/25

Development Briefs for 9/25

New firms form in Union County The following is a list of new corporations filed by registered agents with the N.C. Secretary of State from Sept. 11 to 17 in… Read more »

Cureton residents keep gas station at bay

Cureton residents keep gas station at bay

WAXHAW – The thought of another gas station in town is enough to ignite residents like Candace Definis. When Definis heard about a convenience store with a car wash, automotive… Read more »

Weddington District 2 candidates want to bring ‘honesty’ back to council seat

Weddington District 2 candidates want to bring ‘honesty’ back to council seat

WEDDINGTON – Like all candidates in Weddington, the two candidates looking to fill in the council seat for District 2, the northeastern part of the town, might be walking into… Read more »

September festivals returning to Stallings, Weddington this weekend

September festivals returning to Stallings, Weddington this weekend

As summer draws to a close and area residents prepare for cooler weather and shorter days, two Union County towns have their sights set on their annual September festivals. Stallings… Read more »