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

    Friday Aug 31 | 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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  2. Garson promoted to publisherRead the original story

    Friday Aug 24 | 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. '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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Calendar for June 8Read the original story

    Jun 8, 2018 | 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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  14. Interns begin work at newspaperRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2018 | 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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  15. Companies team up for downtown sip, shop eventRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2018 | 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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  16. He built arenas, but now focuses on homesRead the original story

    May 25, 2018 | 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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