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  1. News Briefs for Dec. 7Read the original story

    Friday Dec 7 | Union County Weekly

    Harry Watkins and Larry Berg started the Waxhaw Baptist Church Veterans Coffee House one year ago with a desire to give veterans a place where they could feel safe to share their experiences. They took their idea to Pastor Chris Whittaker and his wife, Laura.

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  2. Nicole Jordan pegged as parade grand marshal just like her grandmotherRead the original story

    Friday Dec 7 | Union County Weekly

    Jordan went to all kinds of events around town, even playing tic tac toe with the police chief at the time. Jordan had that kind of access because her grandmother, Lola Blackburn, was mayor in the early 1980s.

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  3. Siela Boutique supports fair wages, ethical practicesRead the original story

    Friday Dec 7 | Union County Weekly

    Kim Henson and Alara Baltmiskis, owners of Siela Boutique, are not only new to Waxhaw's downtown shopping scene, but the concept of their store is something the area hasn't seen before. It's based on the idea of clothing with a cause, or conscious, you could say.

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  4. Veterans celebrate one year of camaraderieRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 1 | Union County Weekly

    Harry Watkins and Larry Berg started the Waxhaw Baptist Church Veterans Coffee House one year ago with a desire to give veterans a place where they could feel safe to share their experiences. They took their idea to Pastor Chris Whittaker and his wife, Laura.

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  5. News Briefs for Nov. 9Read the original story

    Friday Nov 9 | Union County Weekly

    A group of local Boy Scouts had fun learning about government while debating and voting during a recent visit to Indian Trail Town Hall. Scouts from Pack 276, Den 3, got to sit behind the dais as honorary town council members, as Town Manager Patrick Sadek put them through a simulated council meeting.

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

    Nov 2, 2018 | 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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  7. News Briefs for Oct. 26Read the original story

    Oct 26, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    The U.S. Small Business Administration announced that certain private nonprofits in North Carolina that do not provide critical services of a governmental nature may be eligible to apply for low-interest rate disaster loans. These loans are available following a presidential disaster declaration for public assistance resulting from damages caused by Hurricane Florence on Sept.

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  8. Trick-or-treating? Know where sex offenders liveRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    Parents may want to check the North Carolina Sex Offender and Public Protection Registry before taking their children door-to-door for Halloween candy. The registry allows a user to type in an address to access a map that can be customized to show the registered sex offenders living within one, three and five miles.

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  9. Lundeen weaves art, functionRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    Contemporary art takes many forms today, but one of the least common is weaving on a loom. Nevertheless, Waxhaw's Pat Lundeen is passionate about her weaving.

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  10. News Briefs for Oct. 12Read the original story

    Oct 12, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    Six Marvin Ridge High School Marketing Education students were named as county finalists in the Make it in Union County Manufacturing Week contest. First-place winners were Morgan Finlay and Melissa Starr .

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  11. Autumn Treasures returns to downtown WaxhawRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    Waxhaw's biggest party of the year starts Saturday, Oct. 13, and goes through Sunday, Oct. 14, in historic downtown with the annual Autumn Treasures Festival. The festival features professional and amateur barbecue competitions, live musical acts, lots of food, numerous arts and crafts vendors and family-fun kid's zone.

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  12. Calendar for 10/5Read the original story

    Oct 5, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    The Union West book club discusses "Same Kind of Different As Me" by Ron Hall. Call 704-821-7475 for details.

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  13. 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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  14. Business recruiter wants Waxhaw to add industrial zonesRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    Town leaders have spent recent years discussing how to attract higher-quality retailers to Waxhaw, but the county's top economic development official encouraged them to think more broadly about commercial and industrial growth. Chris Plate, executive director with Monroe-Union County Economic Development, recently discussed with Waxhaw commissioners how office and industrial uses can provide more balance to the town's tax base.

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  15. Medical practice offers prescriptions to readRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    Getting books from the doctor will soon be a routine part of pediatric checkups at Novant Health Child and Adolescent Medical Group in Union County. Doctors and nurses welcomed the Reach Out and Read Carolinas program to the practice thanks to funding from the Novant Foundation.

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  16. Waxhaw UMC to bless book bags, welcome newcomersRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    Waxhaw United Methodist Church is blessing book bags before children head back to school. The blessing of the book bags takes place during an event to welcome newly relocated families Aug. 26. Blessings start at 9 a.m. Visitors may also pop into an open house at 10 a.m. with bouncy house and popcorn party.

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  17. Burrell: Seconds represent months of work in WaxhawRead the original story

    Aug 15, 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. 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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  18. Office building planned for Cuthbertson RoadRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    Town leaders want more information on traffic along Cuthbertson Road before deciding to permit 241 Cuthbertson LLC to build a two-story office building next to the Walgreens and Taco Bell. The 11,450-square-foot building will consist of four to six units or suites on two acres at 2503 and 2421 Cuthbertson Road.

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  19. News Briefs for Aug. 10Read the original story

    Aug 10, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    Officers discovered Adrian McManus, 32, of Pageland, S.C., face down in the roadway with a gunshot wound to the head. EMS found a faint pulse on McManus and transported him to CMC-Main.

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  20. Waxhaw continues to search for legal advisorRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2018 | Union County Weekly

    The town thanked Spencer and parted ways May 8 as part of a decision to move away from a contracted partnership with law firm Spencer & Spencer, P.A., and open up a public position for town attorney. Three months later, the right candidate hasn't turned up, and Town Manager Greg Ferguson is thinking of making some changes in the search.

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