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UCPS retains art education funding despite national decrease

UCPS retains art education funding despite national decrease

While many school districts have decreased art education funding, Union County Public Schools (UCPS) staff said the district’s students don’t have to worry. Art and music are considered core academic… Read more »

Kennel concern

Kennel concern

Registration issues result in cease and desist order for Waxhaw rescue, organization plans to receive proper license WAXHAW – Waxhaw-based Heavensown Rescue received a cease and desist order from the… Read more »

UCPS asks county for funds to cover ‘emerging needs’

UCPS asks county for funds to cover ‘emerging needs’

The Union County Board of Education (BOE) and Union County Public Schools (UCPS) staff will ask the Board of County Commissioners for money for immediate needs in schools after the… Read more »

‘Annie’ lights up the stage in a home-run production

‘Annie’ lights up the stage in a home-run production

With fiery red hair and a personality to match, the title character from the Broadway musical “Annie” is one of America’s most famous orphans. The show has been produced many… Read more »

Parade Proposal

Parade Proposal

Couple gets engaged at Indian Trail Fourth of July Parade INDIAN TRAIL – Morgan Gault and her family spend every Fourth of July sitting in front of Lilly’s Auction House… Read more »

Abandoned dog left for dead

Abandoned dog left for dead

Community rallies around injured pit bull, Echo MATTHEWS – A defeated pit bull believed to have been used in illegal dogfighting and left for dead has not forgotten how to… Read more »

Pending state budget causes concern for UCPS

Pending state budget causes concern for UCPS

The first of the month came and went as area school systems still stand in limbo as the North Carolina General Assembly works out a state budget. The Union County… Read more »

How to lose friends and not  influence people – or not?

How to lose friends and not influence people – or not?

Sometimes you have to speak up. Sometimes being nice and saying, “Bless your little heart” doesn’t change the tone in the room. Sometimes you may be the one God uses… Read more »

A walk in the park

A walk in the park

Cuthbertson’s Courtney Walker is the 2015 Union County Weekly Girls’ Soccer Player of the Year Cuthbertson’s Courtney Walker showed flashes of greatness as a freshman, but broke out for a… Read more »

Cauthen goes from bullied to big time

Cauthen goes from bullied to big time

Cuthbertson’s J.T. Cauthen was a target for bullies as a kid. He took up karate to remedy the problem and by the time he was 13 years old, he earned… Read more »