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Brown sees growth, prospering in Wingate University’s future

Brown sees growth, prospering in Wingate University’s future

Dr. Rhett Brown begins role as university’s president When Rhett Brown walked onto the campus of Wingate College in 1985 as a first-generation college student, it set in motion a… Read more »

Father’s Day golf tournament to raise funds, support for young girl with cancer

Father’s Day golf tournament to raise funds, support for young girl with cancer

WAXHAW – William Krajcovic, a Waxhaw resident, said he would never forget the day Kylie Newlin, his next-door neighbor and his daughter Sara’s best friend, showed up on his doorstep… Read more »

Gore graduates from FBI National Academy

Gore graduates from FBI National Academy

Lt. John Gore of the Union County Sheriff’s Office graduated from the FBI National Academy on June 12 at the 547-acre Marine Base Corps in Quantico, Virginia. The FBI launched… Read more »

News Briefs

News Briefs

Stallings seeking help at the park STALLINGS – Stallings is accepting applications for a park maintenance position at Stallings Municipal Park. The job is a part-time position, with 25 to… Read more »

Parents plead for cameras in special education classrooms

Parents plead for cameras in special education classrooms

Allegations against UCPS could necessitate cameras in self-contained classes Parents spoke out at the June 2 Union County Public Schools Board of Education (BOE) meeting regarding placing cameras in self-contained… Read more »

Follow the yellow brick road

Follow the yellow brick road

‘The Wizard of Oz’ to celebrate 20 years of community theater Audiences will travel via twister to a place somewhere over the rainbow, as Matthews Playhouse of the Performing Arts… Read more »

Local students earns Eagle Scout honor

Local students earns Eagle Scout honor

Wells Bridgforth, a student at Cuthbertson High School, and Jon Spencer, a student at Marvin Ridge High School, both attained the rank of Eagle Scout on June 6. Wells built… Read more »

News Briefs

News Briefs

Weddington Town Council approves budget WEDDINGTON – Weddington Town Council approved the fiscal year 2015-16 budget at its June 8 meeting. Finance Officer Leslie Gaylord presented a balanced budget of… Read more »

PVFD files lawsuit against Weddington

PVFD files lawsuit against Weddington

Firestorm between Providence Volunteer Fire Department and town continues WEDDINGTON – Providence Volunteer Fire Department (PVFD) has taken legal action against Weddington’s decision to terminate its 10-year fire service agreement… Read more »

Development continues on Providence Road, spurs more traffic concerns

Development continues on Providence Road, spurs more traffic concerns

Conversations of de-annexation stir in south Charlotte The unprecedented growth along Providence Road and the Interstate 485 intersection continues, and developer Crescent Communities is the latest looking to get in… Read more »