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News Briefs – Aug. 21

News Briefs – Aug. 21

Southward hired as town clerk INDIAN TRAIL – Kelley Southward is the new town clerk for Indian Trail. Southward most recently served in Calabash, North Carolina, where she spent 10… Read more »

Family farm ripens with retail

Family farm ripens with retail

New tenants announced at Waverly groundbreaking Waverly’s groundbreaking was bittersweet for Frank Matthews. The property under development at Providence and Ardrey Kell roads was once known as Matthews Family Farm… Read more »

Building job opportunities

Building job opportunities

Economic developers pull record hauls this fiscal year The Paris Air Show served as a fitting backdrop earlier this summer to announce dozens of aerospace jobs coming to Union County,… Read more »

The Shepherd’s Place welcomes children back to the fold

The Shepherd’s Place welcomes children back to the fold

Children’s home resumes operations with help from Tampa teens MONROE – More than 25 years ago, Sal and Pauline Citro had a vision to reach out to local children who… Read more »

News Briefs

News Briefs

Western Union PTO seeking sponsors WAXHAW – Western Union Elementary School PTO is seeking sponsors and advertisers for the upcoming school year. Sponsorships are available for businesses, churches, organizations, families… Read more »

Historic Union County courthouse designated as museum

Historic Union County courthouse designated as museum

County commissioners work to honor history, preservation MONROE – One of Union County’s most notable landmarks is one step closer to preservation. The historic Union County courthouse and grounds, located at… Read more »

Paying for a better commute

Paying for a better commute

Details emerge about I-485, U.S. 74 express lanes Charlotte Mayor Dan Clodfelter was visibly frustrated July 27 when representatives from the N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT) could not give Charlotte… Read more »

Maintenance staff working to prepare classrooms despite uncertain budget

Maintenance staff working to prepare classrooms despite uncertain budget

Union County Public Schools’ (UCPS) maintenance staff is using the summer months to prepare classrooms and implement renovation projects for the upcoming school year, despite an uncertain budget. “Safe and… Read more »

Common Heart enters 10th year of service

Common Heart enters 10th year of service

Nonprofit to host ribbon-cutting for thrift store, seeking donations for food pantry INDIAN TRAIL – Common Heart has spent most of the past decade providing food to individuals in need… Read more »

News Briefs

News Briefs

Concealed handgun permit available online MONROE – The Union County Sheriff’s Office will launch a new online application system for concealed handgun permits beginning Aug. 3. The new system will… Read more »