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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 »

Community Spotlight: Erin Santos

Community Spotlight: Erin Santos

Waxhaw resident Erin Santos lost her daughter, Isabella, to neuroblastoma – a rare pediatric cancer – in June 2012. Following Isabella’s diagnosis, the family set up the Isabella Santos Foundation… Read more »

Eight challengers vying for three seats in Indian Trail election

Eight challengers vying for three seats in Indian Trail election

INDIAN TRAIL – The ballot for Indian Trail town council has the makings of a very interesting game of musical chairs, as eight challengers campaign against incumbents David Cohn, David Drehs… Read more »

Development Briefs for Sept. 18

Development Briefs for Sept. 18

Area roads could see updates CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CRTPO) will consider including six Union County roads among its priority highway improvement projects. The CRTPO was… Read more »

After 100 years, town rolling on infrastructure

After 100 years, town rolling on infrastructure

INDIAN TRAIL – Town Manager Joe Fivas is often asked why Indian Trail has traffic congestion. People want to know if it has anything to do with out-of-control growth. While growth… Read more »

Indoor pool proposal at Rea Road hits brick wall

Indoor pool proposal at Rea Road hits brick wall

WAXHAW – A brick wall is all that stands in the way of Mecklenburg Swim Association’s efforts to build an indoor swimming facility at the corner of Rea and Tom Short… Read more »

PVFD aftermath breeds conflicting views from Weddington council candidates

PVFD aftermath breeds conflicting views from Weddington council candidates

Weddington’s town council elections for District 2 and 4 are underway and candidates will be tasked with returning faith back to the council, as well as addressing the future commercial… Read more »

Taste of Union returns to benefit Operation Reach Out

Taste of Union returns to benefit Operation Reach Out

MONROE – Food aficionados throughout the area will have the opportunity to satisfy their taste buds while supporting community members in need through the seventh annual Taste of Union next… Read more »

Community Spotlight: Jamie Weiss

Community Spotlight: Jamie Weiss

Jamie Weiss has volunteered with Carolinas HealthCare System’s Hospice of Union County for nearly 20 years. The organization provides end-of-life care including medical, psychological and spiritual support to terminally ill… Read more »