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Community Spotlight: Barbara Faulk

Community Spotlight: Barbara Faulk

Barbara Faulk has been the executive director of the Union County Community Arts Council (UCCAC) for more than 20 years. Founded in 1980, the nonprofit focuses on arts in schools,… Read more »

Business Briefs: Nov. 5 to 11

Business Briefs: Nov. 5 to 11

Holiday home decorating tour to return to Union County The Symphony of Holiday Homes, sponsored by The League of Union County Symphony, will take place Nov. 20 and 21, a… Read more »

Development Briefs for 11/5/2015

Development Briefs for 11/5/2015

Waxhaw’s MillBridge community adds lifestyle options WAXHAW – MillBridge held a grand opening Oct. 24 for a new phase featuring Pulte Homes. The homes, available in seven designs, range from… Read more »

Waxhaw faces commercial shortage, seeks to broaden tax base

Waxhaw faces commercial shortage, seeks to broaden tax base

WAXHAW – The next six months have the potential to influence the next 25 years in Waxhaw. Town Manager Warren Wood is guiding elected officials through economic development planning to… Read more »

Election changes Indian Trail, Waxhaw boards

Election changes Indian Trail, Waxhaw boards

The Nov. 3 election signaled wholesale changes for Indian Trail and Waxhaw, as well as the emergence of new leaders in other towns. Waxhaw Mayor Daune Gardner received just 26… Read more »

When sweet dreams come true

When sweet dreams come true

Mineral Springs couple opens Mom & Pop’s Café MINERAL SPRINGS – John Evans always has two plans: Plan A and Plan B. For years, Evans dreamed of opening a “mom-and-pop’s”… Read more »

Community Spotlight: Ashley Lantz, of Turning Point

Community Spotlight: Ashley Lantz, of Turning Point

Ashley Lantz is the executive director of Turning Point, a Union County nonprofit that provides shelter and resources for victims of domestic violence, as well as services for victims of… Read more »

Business Briefs: Oct. 29 to Nov. 4

Business Briefs: Oct. 29 to Nov. 4

First Thursday to benefit Indian Trail-based Common Heart The Red Brick Partnership-sponsored First Thursday will return to downtown Matthews on Nov. 5, this time with a “special mission” – to… Read more »

Development Briefs for 10/29/15

Development Briefs for 10/29/15

County commissioners deny home-based business proposal MONROE – County commissioners denied a text amendment Oct. 19 allowing people on more than five acres of residential property the ability to operate home-based… Read more »

Residents fight for historic Waxhaw

Residents fight for historic Waxhaw

WAXHAW – Ron Zimmerman doesn’t consider himself a writer, but the first few lines of a poem kept popping up in the retired railroad executive’s head while watching television. “On April… Read more »