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News Briefs

News Briefs

Firecracker Run raises $3,000 LAKE PARK – The third annual Common Heart Firecracker Run, held on July 4, raised $3,000 to support Common Heart, a nonprofit dedicated to providing meals… Read more »

Jobs on the line?

Jobs on the line?

As Dollar Tree completes the purchase of Family Dollar, Matthews-based distribution center employees face possible job loss Virginia-based Dollar Tree completed its billion-dollar purchase of Family Dollar on July 6,… Read more »

New owners purchase Weekly

New owners purchase Weekly

Charlotte Media Group, a newly formed subsidiary of the McElvy Media Group of Houston Texas, has purchased the assets of the Carolina Weekly Newspaper Group from founder and publisher Alain… Read more »

Medical experts worry over increased screen time during summer

Medical experts worry over increased screen time during summer

Alice Cooper got it right when he wrote every child’s anthem for taking a break from tests, books and projects in his anthem “School’s Out,” but area medical professionals are… Read more »

Buying a newspaper sounds crazy, doesn’t it?

Buying a newspaper sounds crazy, doesn’t it?

In 2011, actor Matt Damon starred in a movie called “We Bought a Zoo.” The movie, which quickly found its way to DVD, told the story of a journalist (coincidentally)… Read more »

Humane Society of Union County gives pets a voice

Humane Society of Union County gives pets a voice

Nonprofit to offer weekly wellness clinic, continue spay and neuter clinic When Barbara Blair, president of the Humane Society of Union County, sees a problem in her community, she acts… Read more »

News Briefs

News Briefs

Wesley Chapel seeking committee members WESLEY CHAPEL – The village of Wesley Chapel is seeking three residents to serve as alternate Planning Board members. The village also has an opening for… Read more »

Education Notes

Education Notes

Cuthbertson student appointed to national board WAXHAW – Cuthbertson High School sophomore Kaleigh Wright was selected as one of 10 high school students from across the nation to serve on… Read more »

Hoshicon unites the area’s anime, manga subculture

Hoshicon unites the area’s anime, manga subculture

Hoshicon, a three-day Japanese culture and animation event held annually in Charlotte, helped Conner Bennett become who she is today. Now a 19-year-old college student, the Waxhaw native is social… Read more »

Blum: better than before

Blum: better than before

Marvin Ridge’s Jared Blum is the 2015 Union County Weekly Boys’ Lacrosse Player of the Year After being disappointed with his junior season performance, Marvin Ridge’s Jared Blum took to… Read more »