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Waxhaw residents rip gas station

Waxhaw residents rip gas station

WAXHAW – Cureton residents are still fuming over a 16-pump gas station proposed near their neighborhood, despite developers offering many concessions. Micheaux Resource Management is seeking rezoning to build a convenience… Read more »

Weddington resident expands cake business

Weddington resident expands cake business

WEDDINGTON – Gabrielle Starr needed a career change. The Weddington resident was an education professional and worked as a guidance counselor in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and Union County Public Schools before… Read more »

Buisness Briefs: Oct. 22 to 28

Buisness Briefs: Oct. 22 to 28

MARA inagural softball tournament raises $3Kfor Ellie’s Hats The Matthews Athletic & Recreation Association (MARA) recently hosted the inaugural Ellie’s Hats Charitable Softball Tournament to raise funds for Ellie’s Hats,… Read more »

Mecklenburg should become 51st state

Mecklenburg should become 51st state

Mecklenburg County should consider building a wall. Kind of like the fancy one Donald Trump is talking about along the Mexico border, only ours will be designed to keep state… Read more »

Community Spotlight: Gabriella DeTomaso

Community Spotlight: Gabriella DeTomaso

Gabriella DeTomaso launched Boo Bash, a Halloween party for individuals with special needs, three years ago. This year’s event will take place Oct. 24, a Saturday, from 6 to 8:30… Read more »

Fall festivals, Halloween events in Union County

Fall festivals, Halloween events in Union County

The days are shorter, the weather’s cooler and families across the area are preparing to enjoy the festivities of fall – pumpkin carving, corn mazes, haunted trails and, of course,… Read more »

Proposal could aid Union County’s home-based businesses

Proposal could aid Union County’s home-based businesses

WAXHAW – Joel and Teresa Barbee have operated a contracting company from their Waxhaw home since 1988, but worry Union County ordinances could threaten their livelihood. Teresa Barbee recognizes small… Read more »

Indian Trail’s town hall becomes campaign battleground

Indian Trail’s town hall becomes campaign battleground

INDIAN TRAIL – As Indian Trail prepares to break ground on a town hall this fall, challengers in the town council election are using the $8-million structure to gain more… Read more »

The region’s biggest national election donors

The region’s biggest national election donors

The road to the White House starts in areas like Union County. Not only has the area proven to be a popular stop for presidential candidates, but it’s also a… Read more »

Development Briefs for 10/16/15

Development Briefs for 10/16/15

New subdivision in Stallings STALLINGS – MI Homes is building a 174-home subdivision on 88 acres behind the Stevens Mill Crossing Shopping Center, but don’t expect residents of neighboring Fairfield Plantation… Read more »