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News Briefs: Jan. 8 to 15, 2015

News Briefs: Jan. 8 to 15, 2015

Cane Creek announces free day-use through February WAXHAW – Cane Creek Park has announced that boat access, fishing and trail access will be free for visitors in January and February…. Read more »

Indian Trail rescue organization swoops in to help in suspected animal abuse case

Indian Trail rescue organization swoops in to help in suspected animal abuse case

INDIAN TRAIL – Volunteers with Indian Trail-based Carolina Waterfowl Rescue (CWR) spent New Year’s weekend searching the McAlpine Creek area in south Charlotte for geese that were harmed in a suspected… Read more »

Audit of Providence Volunteer Fire Department reveals concerns with funding

Audit of Providence Volunteer Fire Department reveals concerns with funding

WEDDINGTON – According to an audit and assessment of the Providence Volunteer Fire Department (PVFD) carried out by McGrath Consulting Group (MCG) in November, a tax increase implemented in 2012… Read more »

Sending a Message

Sending a Message

MONROE – Seventeen-year-old Olin Austin said that he enjoyed giving back “before all this.” It’s typical that the soft-spoken high school senior could passively describe  his summer-long battle with cancer… Read more »

A Year in Features

A Year in Features

Community features are a huge part of the Union County Weekly. As a hyper-local newspaper, Union County Weekly and its staff strives to bring our readers quality news stories, but… Read more »

Third trial date set in murder case of Monroe teen

Third trial date set in murder case of Monroe teen

A third trial date has been set for the murder trial of 16-year-old Phylicia Barnes, a Monroe teen, after two mistrials. A judge declared a second mistrial in the trial… Read more »

News Briefs: Dec. 31, 2014 to Jan. 7, 2015

News Briefs: Dec. 31, 2014 to Jan. 7, 2015

Wesley Chapel council continues public hearing on dangerous weapon ordinance WESLEY CHAPEL – The town of Wesley Chapel will be continuing a public hearing that began at a Dec. 8… Read more »

News Briefs: Dec. 24 to 30, 2014

News Briefs: Dec. 24 to 30, 2014

Local Brownie troop fills stockings for the less fortunate On Dec. 10, local members of Brownie Troop 3045 of Union County filled stockings for less fortunate girls of similar age… Read more »

Indian Trail moves toward decision on town hall

Indian Trail moves toward decision on town hall

INDIAN TRAIL – The Indian Trail Town Council hopes to make a decision at their next meeting on who will build a new town hall complex at the corner of… Read more »

Staple of Union County Christian community shuts its doors

Staple of Union County Christian community shuts its doors

Thursday, Dec. 18 marked the end of local programming at WRCM 91.9 New Life radio station after 21 years of broadcasting from Union County. Columbia International University (CIU), which owned… Read more »