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Union County Youth Ballet to take center stage in ‘tale as old as time’

Union County Youth Ballet to take center stage in ‘tale as old as time’

Bonita Simpson said she has wanted to recreate the “Beauty and The Beast” since the Union County Youth Ballet (UCYB) dancers were featured in a brief ballet performance of the… Read more »

Racing in the rain

Racing in the rain

Attendees brave the bad forecast to celebrate Queen’s Cup’s 20th anniversary MINERAL SPRINGS – Despite rainfall throughout the day, the 20th annual Queen’s Cup Steeplechase in Mineral Springs, held on… Read more »

Waxhaw Farmers Market produces local farm-to-fork culture

Waxhaw Farmers Market produces local farm-to-fork culture

Through the hazy morning sunshine of an early-April Saturday, farmers set up shop and early risers browse through bundles of kale and shitake mushrooms at the Waxhaw Farmers Market. Eileen… Read more »

New integrative medical center opens doors just across Union County border

New integrative medical center opens doors just across Union County border

INDIAN LAND, S.C. – A coalition of medical practitioners have opened a new multidisciplinary wellness center one mile from the Union County border that aims to integrate a number of… Read more »

News Briefs: April 23 – 29

News Briefs: April 23 – 29

Local girl makes solo effort to help homeless, exceeds expectations INDIAN TRAIL – Mikayla Melton, a 10-year-old Indian Trail girl, has taken it upon herself to help the homeless. Although… Read more »

Experts visit residents young and old on National Healthcare Decisions Day

Experts visit residents young and old on National Healthcare Decisions Day

Amy Curtis, education and resource manager with Hospice and Palliative Care Charlotte Region (HPC), spent the week of National Healthcare Decisions Day making sure Union County residents old and young… Read more »

Free classes aim to familiarize 
parents with signs of mental illness

Free classes aim to familiarize 
parents with signs of mental illness

MONROE – The Union County chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will host a series of free classes in May for family members and caregivers of children… Read more »

News Briefs: April 16 – 22

News Briefs: April 16 – 22

Weddington rescinds resolution to give fire-taxing authority to county, looks to break contract with PVFD WEDDINGTON – At its Monday, April 13 meeting, the Weddington Town Council voted to reverse… Read more »

New fire department invites community to grand opening

New fire department invites community to grand opening

Although members of the Bakers Volunteer Fire Department (BVFD) have been settling in to their new, 50,000-square-foot station on Old Charlotte Highway for a few months, they finally feel the… Read more »

Animals First Rescue to hold “Whiskers and Wine” fundraiser on May 2

Animals First Rescue to hold “Whiskers and Wine” fundraiser on May 2

Animals First Rescue of the Carolinas – a local nonprofit that rescues cats and dogs and finds them permanent homes – will host its third annual “Whiskers and Wine” fundraiser… Read more »