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  1. A town-by-town list of Christmas eventsRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Union County Weekly

    The Christmas lights around Mint Hill Town Hall add holiday flair to one of the top gathering places in the town. Photo courtesy of Town of Mint Hill People usually groan when they see Christmas decorations the day after Halloween.

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  2. UCPS evaluates safety following fatal CMS shootingRead the original story

    Friday Nov 9 | Union County Weekly

    Student-teacher safety is an ongoing process for public schools in Union County but the Oct. 29 fatal shooting inside Butler High School in Matthews has Union County Public Schools taking another look at its procedures. UCPS Superintendent Andrew Houlihan and other district officials recently met with the Union County Sheriff's Office and officials from local police departments to review and possibly improve safety in schools.

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  3. Supporters of Dan McCready relish their moment in TimeRead the original story

    Friday Nov 2 | Union County Weekly

    Less than two weeks before the Nov. 6 General Election, about two dozen volunteers for Democratic 9th Congressional District candidate Dan McCready assembled in a south Charlotte home for a postcard writing party. The volunteers were going to address and put stamps on about 2,000 handwritten postcards that were going to be sent to voters across the district.

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  4. Developers identify site for Indian Trail hotelRead the original story

    Friday Oct 26 | Union County Weekly

    Town leaders are talking with developers about locating a hotel on an undeveloped 25-acre lot between Carolina Courts and East Independence Boulevard. The property is divided by a creek that runs east to west, allowing for five to six acres on the north side for the hotel.

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  5. Matthews Alive returns for Labor Day weekendRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    Matthews is throwing a four-day, family-friendly celebration of music, food and fun activities as the town hosts the 26th annual Matthews Alive Festival in downtown this weekend. The event kicks off Aug. 31 and runs through Sept.

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  6. Cooking savory barbecue takes commitmentRead the original story

    Friday Oct 19 | Union County Weekly

    That is how Marco Brito described getting prepared for the The Grill'n and Chill'n BBQ cookoff at the Autumn Treasures festival Oct. 13 in downtown Waxhaw. Brito and John Crane from Killer Q BBQ were among several dozen teams that participated in the professional barbecue event sponsored by the Kansas City Barbeque Society.

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  7. Motorcycle ride raises money for injured Stallings officerRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    "I was getting a flat, so I pulled over and told Paul I was going home," Lovingood said. "He offered to help me fix my tire; he just needed to go grab a tool."

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  8. Builder: Plan B could be worse for neighborsRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    Neighbors opposed to plans for a new 47-home subdivision off Antioch Church Road have learned of an even bleaker alternative if county commissioners don't approve the rezoning request - rental homes. The plan is to rezone the 25.5-acre property, which is split by floodplain, in order to market $600,000 homes on smaller lots, according to Kevin Pressley.

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  9. News Briefs for Aug. 31Read the original story

    Aug 31, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    Town Commissioner Fred Burrell noted that while approving the consent agenda during the Aug. 14 meeting only took mere seconds, those items reflected months of work on behalf of staff. a The town will use a $60,000 grant from the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources for a shade structure, erosion control and landscaping at the Waxhaw Downtown Skate Park.

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  10. Garson promoted to publisherRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    Adrian Garson, Charlotte Media Group's sales manager, was recently promoted to publisher of the company's three publications - the Matthews-Mint Hill Weekly, South Charlotte Weekly and Union County Weekly. "I'm very happy that Adrian has agreed to take on this new role with our company," said Jonathan McElvy, president of Charlotte Media Group.

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  11. Rezoning allows 55+ communityRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    County commissioners approved a rezoning request Aug. 6 that makes room for a 13.6-acre neighborhood of 48 single-family homes called "Cottages at Indian Trail." Located on Waxhaw-Indian Trail Road south of Fincher Road, the property is outside town limits.

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  12. Five older adult trends to watchRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    Let's call it a rainbow with silver sparkles. While metaphors aren't my strong suit, I do have a knack for noticing trends.

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  13. Indian Trail leaders to renew talks with NCDOT over superstreetRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    NCDOT has been talking about adding lanes to Old Monroe Road through Matthews, Stallings and Indian Trail for years, but recently the state has considered turning the road into a full-blown superstreet - and the towns aren't on board anymore. Indian Trail town leaders will meet with NCDOT division engineer Scott Cole at the July 24 town council meeting to talk about Old Monroe Road and the impact of a superstreet on residents and businesses.

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  14. N.C. Turnpike Authority explains express lanesRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    That's why the Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization asked the NC Turnpike Authority to increase its outreach of the projects. The turnpike authority gave a presentation to Indian Trail town leaders at the June 26 town council meeting about the imminent impact of express lanes on I-485 and U.S. 74 on the region.

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  15. GEE Whiz ExpoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    CMG is hosting the GEE Whiz Expo at Five Stones Church in Waxhaw from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The event will showcase after-school enrichment, special needs options, education alternatives and fun activities for your children as we approach the upcoming school year. CMG publishes South Charlotte Weekly, Union County Weekly and Matthews-Mint Hill Weekly, distributing more than 54,000 copies throughout southern Mecklenburg and western Union counties.

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  16. 'I still have my mother'Read the original story

    Jul 6, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    On the afternoon of June 4, Milton Rawls knocked on his mom's apartment door and then let himself in like all her adult kids, expecting to see her watching TV after a hard day at work as a retirement center cook. An ambulance rushed her to Novant Health Matthews Medical Center, where Frances Rawls was diagnosed with a bleeding stroke.

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  17. A roundup of Fourth of July events across the regionRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    Several area towns are holding Fourth of July events. Matthews, Indian Trail and Waxhaw are holding parades on July 4. Whether you prefer to celebrate the Fourth of July with fireworks, parades or fishing, there's probably an event in the works.

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  18. Calendar for June 29Read the original story

    Jun 29, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    The Book Club at Marshville Library discusses Emily St. John Mandel's "Station Eleven." Call 704-624-2828 for details.

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  19. Police officers connect with special needs youthRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    One of the biggest and most successful special needs summer camps in the country teamed up with local law enforcement agencies to provide the Charlotte community with another year of fun and love. Camp SOAR is a summer camp created by Bob Bowler, a Special Olympics coach of 34 years, and a huge network of caring and experienced volunteers.

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

    Jun 18, 2018 | 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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