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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 »

Stallings’s proposed budget focuses on infrastructure, jobs

Stallings’s proposed budget focuses on infrastructure, jobs

STALLINGS – The Stallings Town Council held a special meeting on June 1 to discuss proposed budget items for the 2015-16 fiscal year. Though the town will lose $60,000 in… Read more »

National program connects rural communities with post-secondary school opportunities

National program connects rural communities with post-secondary school opportunities

INDIAN TRAIL – Last summer, Sun Valley High School senior Frida Isla felt college was a far-off dream. Her parents, who aren’t from the United States, didn’t attend university as… Read more »

Thomas Reed digs in to service

Thomas Reed digs in to service

STALLINGS – Shannamara resident Jill Reed said her son, Thomas, enjoyed playing outdoors and chasing lizards and frogs when growing up. “He has always been fascinated with animals and nature,”… Read more »

Waxhaw Woman’s Club donates to five local organizations

Waxhaw Woman’s Club donates to five local organizations

Turning Point Domestic Violence Shelter, Literacy Council of Union County, Waxhaw’s Ray of Hope Community Outreach, Union County Crisis Assistance Ministry and Tree House Children’s Advocacy Center each received a… Read more »

News Briefs

News Briefs

Letter to the Editor Editor, Although it may be beyond your parameters on reporting in the Union County Weekly, it certainly is a huge question why the Union County Public… Read more »

When a dream comes true

When a dream comes true

Matthews Playhouse celebrates 20th anniversary Twenty years ago, June Bayless had a vision to launch a small community theater east of Charlotte. Fast-forward two decades, and Bayless’s vision has materialized… Read more »

CATA keeps memories of the Holocaust alive

CATA keeps memories of the Holocaust alive

MONROE – Central Academy of Technology & Arts (CATA) students brought their curriculum to life in an interactive Holocaust museum with the hope of teaching about its history and consequences…. Read more »

Education News and Notes

Education News and Notes

U.S. Rep. Hudson hosts Google Hangout with Piedmont MONROE – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson, from North Carolina’s 8th Congressional District, hosted a Google Hangout on May 21 with students in… Read more »