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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 »

Group from western Union County visits Raleigh to voice concerns on Monroe Bypass

Group from western Union County visits Raleigh to voice concerns on Monroe Bypass

RALEIGH – A group of over 10 advocates pushing to halt the construction of the Monroe Bypass visited Raleigh on Wednesday, March 11, to push state legislators to look at… Read more »

Local resident loses job at coffee shop, brings her own shop to Indian Trail

Local resident loses job at coffee shop, brings her own shop to Indian Trail

INDIAN TRAIL – For eight years, Indian Trail resident Cathy Shumway worked at Caribou Coffee in different south Charlotte locations. After the store she worked at closed, Shumway and her… Read more »

News Briefs: March 19 – 25

News Briefs: March 19 – 25

Union County announces 2015 land re-valutation Union County Tax Administrator John Petoskey announced in a new release that 95,000 change of assessment notices would be mailed throughout the week of… Read more »

Waxhaw police department hosts talk on navigating kids’ technology use

Waxhaw police department hosts talk on navigating kids’ technology use

WAXHAW – A local author and parenting coach is teaming up with the Waxhaw Police Department (WPD) to help parents traverse the intricate issues that can arise when kids use… Read more »

First steps taken in bringing YMCA to Waxhaw

First steps taken in bringing YMCA to Waxhaw

Town staff to begin drafting paperwork to precede preliminary planning for new facility WAXHAW – At its March 10 meeting, the Waxhaw Board of Commissioners took the first steps towards… Read more »

Six quick questions with new Stallings councilmember Tony Linhares

Six quick questions with new Stallings councilmember Tony Linhares

STALLINGS – When Stallings councilmember Fred Weber stepped down from his District 5 seat in December 2014, he said he hoped the council would replace him with “someone without a… Read more »

News Briefs: March 12 – 18

News Briefs: March 12 – 18

Low visibility may have played part in accident at Monroe airport MONROE – Charlotte-Monroe Executive Airport was closed for hours on Wednesday, March 4 after a twin-engine plane went off… 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 »

Weddington dissolves municipal fire district in attempt to save money

Weddington dissolves municipal fire district in attempt to save money

WEDDINGTON – At a special meeting on Thursday, Feb. 26, the Weddington Town Council voted 3 to 1 to approve a resolution expressing their desire to dissolve the recently implemented… Read more »