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  1. Commercial project promises grocery, fast foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Union County Weekly

    The Brown Group wants to rezone nine vacant and wooded acres on the northeast corner of N.C. 16 and Sunset Hill Road, beside the Lowe's Home Improvement at The Shoppes at Howards Mill. Site plans for the request, dubbed Carrington Square, call for four buildings that would house a grocery store , general office , fast food with drive-thru and daycare Cureton residents have been critical of rezoning requests near their subdivision because they haven't involved high-end stores.

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  2. July 22 Education NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Union County Weekly

    The Back to School Bash is back for another year to help Union County children receive all they need for school this year at no cost to families. The bash is an annual event, hosted by area churches, to provide back-to-school items for students.

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  3. MillBridge developer dubbed 'Best of the Best'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Union County Weekly

    Ideal-Living designated Landeavor LLC as one of the "Best of the Best" among multi-community developers in the magazine's July 2016 issue.

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  4. Marketing executive buys sign franchiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Union County Weekly

    Byron Pouges has marketing insight culled from more than 20 years of experience working for large companies. Pouges, a former health-care marketing executive, decided to start a new business after 20 years of working for large corporations.

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  5. County honors anniversary for Western Union HighRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Union County Weekly

    Union County Commissioners adopted a resolution July 18 proclaiming Aug. 6 and 7 as Western Union High School Weekend in honor of a 50th class reunion. "I'm not near as old as Richard but I did grow up at Jackson Elementary and Prospect Elementary during that day and time," Commissioner Jerry Simpson said.

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  6. Elementary-aged students practice literacy skills with furry friendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Union County Weekly

    Numerous studies have confirmed that children experience learning losses in math and reading without continued skill-building opportunities throughout the summer, according to the National Summer Learning Association . The Union County Library has enlisted the help of a furry friend to encourage kids to read this summer and diminish that loss.

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  7. Faith Notes 7/8Read the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | Union County Weekly

    Waxhaw Bible Church will hold a performing arts camp for kids 6 to 18 years old. Praise Camp will run July 18 to 22, from 8:45 a.m. to noon.

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  8. Business Briefs: July 8Read the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | Union County Weekly

    Town leaders denied an amendment to ordinances June 28 that would allow two fast food or drive-thru restaurants to build at intersections. This comes as restaurants are salivating over the potential to build behind the McDonald's at The Shoppes at Howard's Mill.

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  9. Bond referendum could mean improvements to SPCC, UCPSRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | Union County Weekly

    Union County residents will see a bond referendum on the ballot this November, which could mean renovations to local schools and a new library in the western half of the county. The Union County Board of Commissioners approved breaking the total $104.5-million bond costs into three questions, which concern South Piedmont Community College , Union County Public Schools and a new library in western Union County.

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  10. Business Briefs for 6/24Read the original story

    Friday Jun 24 | Union County Weekly

    After years of meeting at Sun Valley High School, Church of the Redeemer is moving ahead with plans to construct an 11,500-square-foot building on the north side of Wesley Chapel Road. The building will include a sanctuary to seat 350 people, as well as Sunday School classrooms, according to its rezoning application.

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  11. Waxhaw considers sacrificing park space for annexationsRead the original story

    Friday Jun 24 | Union County Weekly

    Waxhaw is considering scaling back 34 acres of potential park space at Waxhaw-Marvin Road to help entice a developer to annex about 90 homes within corporate limits. Town commissioners have scheduled a public hearing for June 28 to consider the land swap with Traton Homes of the Carolinas.

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  12. Education Briefs: June 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Union County Weekly

    Weddington High School twins, from left, Haley and Jordan Turner, and Joseph Bensch register to vote during a visit to the school from the League of Women Voters. Photo courtesy of UCPS This is the second year the league has gone into high schools to register students.

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  13. Cotton Flats project brings 'live-work-play' concept to WaxhawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Union County Weekly

    DHD Ventures is working to make the Rodman-Heath Cotton Mill a focal point of downtown some 70 years after the historic landmark ceased serving as Waxhaw's biggest employment hub. From 1898 to 1946, the Rodman-Heath Cotton Mill in downtown Waxhaw served as the town's largest employer.

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  14. Education Briefs: June 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Union County Weekly

    The Union County Weekly mistakenly reported Union County Board of Commissioners will not place a capital bond on the November ballot to support Union County Public Schools in the article titled, "UCPS says local allocation could cause future cuts," in Vol. No. 24. Commissioners said previously they wouldn't place a "county bond" or "SPCC bond" on the ballot until 2018, which BOC Chairman Stony Rushing said only refers to county projects, but not the school system.

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  15. Art cop-op hosts monthly workshopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Union County Weekly

    Created in the Carolinas, a co-op of local artisans in Waxhaw wants to share their artistic talents with the community. Members of the co-op plan painting classes in workshop to help develop arts and crafts exploration in the area.

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  16. Weddington's Wierzbicki leaves program with honorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Union County Weekly

    Sam Wierzbicki told her father, Ed, her goal going into her final season with Weddington's girls' lacrosse team was to become the Union County Weekly Player of the Year. She did just that, as she scored 49 goals, dished out 18 assists, and won 26 ground balls and 52 draws to lead the Warriors to a 12-5 record and a share of the conference title.

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  17. Business Briefs for 6/10Read the original story

    Jun 10, 2016 | Union County Weekly

    Alexis Ajinca hasn't shunned the area since the Charlotte Bobcats traded him to Dallas in 2010. The New Orleans Pelicans center paid $1.1 million in May for a home in Providence Downs South.

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  18. Local highways considered for regional prioritiesRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2016 | Union County Weekly

    Many commuters would agree that N.C. 51 in Matthews, Providence Road South in Waxhaw and U.S. 74 in Monroe need to be widened. The Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization is guiding planning staff and elected leaders from Mecklenburg, Union and Iredell counties in prioritizing highway projects for a transportation improvement plan spanning from 2018 to 2027.

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  19. Business Briefs for 5/20Read the original story

    May 20, 2016 | Union County Weekly

    Chris PlatA has been making his political rounds in recent weeks, explaining to elected leaders Monroe-Union County Economic Development strategies to generate 900 new jobs and $180 million in capital investment over the next three years. Aerospace continues to be a focus for the agency, with leads generated from trade shows and periodicals.

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  20. Report: Millennials want more shopping, diningRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | Union County Weekly

    A task force studying the recruitment of Millennials to Waxhaw has found the town is well positioned to attract those born between 1981 and 1997 with community events, restaurants and a sense of place. However, the task force recommends Waxhaw diversify its business and housing stock, as well as develop more places to spend time outside of home and work.

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