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Local student has police dogs’ backs

Local student has police dogs’ backs

INDIAN TRAIL – A local high school senior has decided to spend her last year in high school helping a few of Union County’s finest K-9s. Kierston Moore, a senior… Read more »

News Briefs: March 5 – 11

News Briefs: March 5 – 11

Scott Safety announces $28.7 million expansion in Monroe MONROE – On Feb. 27, fire protection supply company Scott Safety announced a $28.7 million investment to go toward new equipment and… Read more »

Local organizers hold class to get residents politically active

Local organizers hold class to get residents politically active

Organizers with the League of Women Voters (LWV) in Union County are trying to get area residents more involved with local politics by holding interactive classes for interested parties throughout… Read more »

Six quick questions with Waxhaw’s new town manager

Six quick questions with Waxhaw’s new town manager

WAXHAW – At a special meeting on Monday, Feb. 16, the Waxhaw Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the hiring Warren Wood as the new town manager. Wood currently serves as… Read more »

Prom Closet wants to make a more “Beautiful You” in 2015

Prom Closet wants to make a more “Beautiful You” in 2015

WEDDINGTON– As Prom Closet event organizer Tara Gibbons says, “Every girl should be able to get dressed up and get pretty for one night.” That thought is at the heart… Read more »

Charlotte-Monroe Executive Airport goes international

Charlotte-Monroe Executive Airport goes international

MONROE – Monroe and Union County officials celebrated the opening of a new Customs Border Protection (CBP) facility at the Charlotte-Monroe Executive Airport on Friday, Feb. 20, making it the… Read more »

Wesley Chapel looks for compromise with de-annexation petitioners

Wesley Chapel looks for compromise with de-annexation petitioners

WESLEY CHAPEL – A petition from Wesley Chapel residents requesting to de-annex from the village led to multiple special meetings of the Village Council over a single week in late… Read more »

County commissioners approve amendment to EMS agreement

County commissioners approve amendment to EMS agreement

At its Feb. 16 meeting, the Union County Board of Commissioners (BOCC) approved an amendment to the new Emergency Medical Services (EMS) agreement between Union County and Carolinas Union Healthcare,… Read more »

News Briefs: Feb. 26 – March 4

News Briefs: Feb. 26 – March 4

Residents voice concern about call to dissolve municipal fire districts WEDDINGTON – Weddington Town Council will hold two special meetings on consecutive nights to possibly dissolve the municipal fire district… Read more »

Preparation pays off

Preparation pays off

Union County residents bunkered down for a small ice storm beginning on Monday, Feb. 16, and their preparations paid off, according to first responders in the area. School closings, road… Read more »