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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 »

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 »