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Matthews-based Threshold Church to build in Union County

Matthews-based Threshold Church to build in Union County

WEDDINGTON – Serving others has always been Threshold Church’s mission, which Lead Pastor Jeff Gardner said never required a church building. The congregation has met in the Siskey Family YMCA’s… Read more »

Red Cross sends Union County residents to Texas, Oklahoma for disaster relief

Red Cross sends Union County residents to Texas, Oklahoma for disaster relief

Local volunteers help lead recover efforts after floods, tornadoes Thirty-one individuals in Oklahoma and Texas died after record-breaking floods and tornadoes swept across the Southern Plains in late May. Oklahoma… Read more »

Find your Fourth Fun

Find your Fourth Fun

Celebrate July Fourth with various activities The season for fireworks, parades and reflecting on the formation of the United States is here once again, and Union County Weekly is offering… Read more »

News Briefs

News Briefs

Waxhaw library to temporarily close WAXHAW – The Waxhaw Library will close from Thursday, June 25 through Saturday, June 27, to complete a new carpet installation. The summer reading event… Read more »

Two charter schools approved for Union County

Two charter schools approved for Union County

Schools seek to open by 2016-17 academic year Union County families will have more choices for the 2016-17 school year after the North Carolina Board of Education approved two new… Read more »

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 »