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  1. A guide to outdoor concerts in the areaRead the original story

    Monday Jun 18 | Union County Weekly

    Stumptown Park in Matthews has proven to be a popular venue for outdoor music. It's the site of Matthews Alive and Food Truck Fridays.

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  2. Calendar for June 8Read the original story

    Friday Jun 8 | Union County Weekly

    The Town of Matthews hosts the next installment of the Food Truck Fridays & Concert Series. The series resumes on the second and fourth Fridays of the month at Stumptown Park.

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  3. Interns begin work at newspaperRead the original story

    Friday Jun 1 | Union County Weekly

    Charlotte Media Group, the parent company of Matthews-Mint Hill Weekly, has welcomed four new interns to pitch in this summer, including a pair of familiar faces. a Riley McCrossan interned with the company last summer.

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  4. Companies team up for downtown sip, shop eventRead the original story

    Friday Jun 1 | Union County Weekly

    A monthly shopping opportunity hosted by several locally owned stores begins June 7, with the hopes of continuing a trend by retailers and city officials to bring more people to downtown during the evening hours. Eight stores have joined Girls' Night Sip and Shop, which takes place the first Thursday of each month from 4 to 7 p.m. and includes opportunities to win gift cards and other items.

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  5. He built arenas, but now focuses on homesRead the original story

    Friday May 25 | Union County Weekly

    For two decades, Jose Martinez traveled all over the country to work on some of the biggest arena, stadium and convention center construction projects in the country for SMG of Philadelphia. Martinez, who sometimes had to uproot his family for his construction management assignments that often lasted several years, worked on projects in Florida, Memphis, New Orleans, Atlanta and even Puerto Rico.

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  6. Police arrest murder suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    The Monroe Police Department arrested a suspect related to a shooting that killed 22-year-old David Tyrone Duncan Jr. and injured three others April 29 on Massey Street Extension. "We are happy to have Mr. Brooks in custody," Monroe Police Chief Bryan Gilliard said.

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  7. Volunteers help build decent communities one home at a timeRead the original story

    May 11, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    For the 11th year, Habitat for Humanity and Lowe's will host the annual National Women Build Week from May 5 to 13, when women volunteers will unite to build up their communities and gain skills in home construction. National Women Build Week encourages women nationwide to devote at least one day to help build decent and affordable housing in their local communities.

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  8. Chambers offer networking events for womenRead the original story

    May 11, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    The Matthews Chamber of Commerce offers a series of networking events such as Party on the Patio from 5 to 7 p.m. May 22 at Seaboard Taproom & Wine Bar, 213 N. Trade St., Matthews. It's part of the chamber's Women in Business networking group.

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  9. 3 takeaways from Jacobs' 'Uniquely Qualified'Read the original story

    May 3, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    You may have heard Jacinda Jacobs giving juicy celebrity gossip on the radio or seen her giving the weather and traffic on television. But reading her personal story, "Uniquely Qualified: Walk Into Your Destiny," gives us a surprising glimpse into this rising star of the Charlotte region.

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  10. Schools should promote free speech, not political indoctrinationRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    As part of a quality education, students should be encouraged to voice their concerns and participate in America's unique, open political system. However, recent incidents here in North Carolina indicate that when the topic is gun control, only one viewpoint is welcome on campus.

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  11. Singer's heartfelt ballad gains tractionRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    Jody Watson remembers sitting on his front porch six years ago strumming a guitar and wondering if years of performing music for free would ever pay off. The lyrics and melody he composed in those 15 minutes would provide him the path he needed to sign with a music label six months ago and hear one of his songs played on the radio for the first time April 8. And he has his momma to thank.

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  12. Spartan Taekwondo stands out from the crowdRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    Spartan Taekwondo began out of necessity, but has turned into a family affair that thrives on discipline, respect and a love of children. In 2016, owners Kemp and Stephanie Harvey were looking for something for Kemp's three children from a previous marriage to do after school.

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  13. Golf tourney helps families in needRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    The pantry feeds on average about 800 families a month. Last year, Common Cupboard provided a week's worth of food to more than 9 ,000 households across Union County, Matthews and Mint Hill.

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  14. Calendar for April 13Read the original story

    Apr 12, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    Gene Shelton helped opened Your Mom's Donut at 217 North Hayne Street in Monroe. It is the second location for the business, which is at 11025 Monroe Road in Matthews.

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  15. Calendar for March 23Read the original story

    Mar 23, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    Balsam Range performs live music at the McGee Theatre at Wingate University. Tickets cost $25.

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  16. Helping seniors proves rewardingRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    Indian Trail resident Lauren McLamb and her mother served as primary caregivers to her grandmother until she passed away last year. That experience led them to a new chapter in their lives - providing care to people outside of their family.

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  17. Last call for senior expoRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    I remember getting spanked by my dad when I was little for showing my grandmother a novelty catalog and spending half a day telling her about all the unique gifts and gags I wanted. No, I wasn't trying to convince her to buy me a whoopee cushion or beer helmet.

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  18. News briefs for March 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    The Matthews Police Department is looking for a man they say put an ATM skimmer on a machine at First Citizens Bank at Matthews Township Parkway. The bank alerted police about the skimmer at 4:34 p.m. Feb. 17. Police determined someone put the skimmer on the ATM at 6:59 a.m. The suspect, described as a white male, drove a silver Chrysler Town and Country Van, with a white decal on the left rear corner window.

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  19. Exciting election races to watchRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    Residents have until noon Feb. 28 to decide if they've got what it takes to run for county, state or federal office, but I've noticed some exciting races already. Congressman Robert Pittenger hasn't filed yet, but he's been campaigning for re-election.

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  20. Calendar for Feb. 23Read the original story

    Feb 23, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    East Coast Granite & Tile of Charlotte celebrates the opening of its new Stallings location with the Union County Chamber of Commerce. Visit www.unioncountycoc.com for details.

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