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Honoring those who  have fallen,  and those still answering the call

Honoring those who have fallen, and those still answering the call

First responders and veterans unveil “Old Glory” flag in lead up to Memorial Day WEDDINGTON – A Weddington resident memorialized fallen veterans and first responders while also honoring locals who… Read more »

Waxhaw plans for the future

Waxhaw plans for the future

WAXHAW – Waxhaw is known for its “small-town charm,” but also continues to grow as a lively community for young families in North Carolina. This year Nerdwallet.com named Waxhaw the… Read more »

‘Young Voices’ travel far

‘Young Voices’ travel far

WAXHAW – Eleven-year-old Waxhaw resident Jordan Krafft had the opportunity of a lifetime. He and his mother, Bettylyn Krafft, traveled to New York City with Young Voices of the Carolinas,… Read more »

New dance studio to bring big names and new attitude to dancing in Stallings

New dance studio to bring big names and new attitude to dancing in Stallings

STALLINGS – “I started dancing when I was 18 months old,” said 26-year-old Kristin Carriker. After college and a couple of years in the corporate world, Carriker decided to drop… Read more »

Wesley Chapel Friends of Parks & Rec. host inaugural Pig in the Park

Wesley Chapel Friends of Parks & Rec. host inaugural Pig in the Park

Wesley Chapel Friends of Parks & Recreation held its inaugural Pig in the Park Barbecue Cook-Off at Dogwood Park on May 16. Seven teams competed in the barbecue event. Waxhaw’s… Read more »

News Briefs

News Briefs

CORRECTION: Crooked Creek grand opening to take place May 30 INDIAN TRAIL – In the May 21 to 27 issue of Union County Weekly, a story about the grand opening… Read more »

Crooked Creek ready for its close up

Crooked Creek ready for its close up

Local towns to compete at grand opening on May 30 INDIAN TRAIL – With crews wrapping up the first phase of construction at Crooked Creek Park, Indian Trail staff and… Read more »

Waxhaw commissioners stand with Waxhaw Volunteer Fire Department, needs more fulltime staff

Waxhaw commissioners stand with Waxhaw Volunteer Fire Department, needs more fulltime staff

At its May 12 meeting, the Waxhaw Board of Commissioners unanimously agreed to support Chief Rob Fitzgerald and the Waxhaw Volunteer Fire Department (WVFD) in asking Union County Board of… Read more »

Senior housing comes up at multiple May meetings

Senior housing comes up at multiple May meetings

There will soon be more opportunities for seniors to find accommodating living space in western Union County after two village councils discussed and voted on issues regarding subdivisions for seniors… Read more »

News Briefs: May 21 to 27

News Briefs: May 21 to 27

First wayfinding sign installed in downtown Waxhaw WAXHAW – The first full-scale wayfinding sign for the town of Waxhaw was installed on May 14 at Highway 75 and North Providence… Read more »