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  1. Union County residents named Man and Woman of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Union County Weekly

    Margaret Pigg of Marshville and David English of Monroe have been honored with the annual Union County Woman and Man of the Year awards, respectively. Pigg, a longtime volunteer at Carolinas Medical Center - Union and a key player in the opening of the Marshville Museum and Cultural Center, is the 30th recipient of the Union County Woman of the Year Award.

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  2. Find your holiday funRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Union County Weekly

    December is officially here, marking the season for Christmas tree lightings, gingerbread houses, nativities, holiday performances, seasonal craft shows and the Man in the Red Suit himself. Check out Union County Weekly's guide to holiday happenings around town scheduled for the weeks leading up to Christmas.

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  3. Rivalry renewedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Union County Weekly

    ... go, leading them to a 42-38 win. Kendall finished the night with 433 passing yards and four scores breaking a Union County record, while receiver BJ Muckelvene had nine receptions for 283 yards - another county record. "I tell people all the time ...

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  4. Repeat PerformanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Union County Weekly

    ... able to develop my game over such a short time." Despite her short golf career, Laird, who was named the 2013 Union County Weekly Golfer of the Year, is no stranger to success on the course. Last season Laird was one of two Maverick golfers to make ...

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  5. Indian Trail resident fights for fair treatment of autistic sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Union County Weekly

    Jennifer Harris stood before the Union County Board of Education on Tuesday, Dec. 2, on the verge of either filing a lawsuit, pulling her child out of the school system, or perhaps doing both, after six years of nightmarish memories. Harris is the mother of a 9-year-old student with autism who is currently enrolled in Union County Public Schools .

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  6. 'A Christmas Carol' coming to the windows of downtown WaxhawRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Union County Weekly

    ... "It's nice for the community to see how talented kids in eighth grade can be." Josh Whitener has been with Union County Weekly since he started freelancing for the newspaper in summer 2010. He joined the paper full time in December 2011 as a staff ...

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  7. News Briefs: Dec. 4 to 10, 2014Read the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | Union County Weekly

    ... delivered to children in local hospitals as part of CBCC's 10th annual Puppies for Patients program. The entire Union County list of remaining drives for the month is below. Each drive at Sun Valley 14 movie theater in Indian Trail offers free movie ...

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  8. Troopers: 1 killed in Union County accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Troopers: 1 killed in Union County accident Troopers: 1 killed in Union County accident Check out this story on WCNC.com: Troopers from the North Carolina Highway Patrol said one person was killed on Mangum Dairy Road and Highway 601 around 12:30 a.m. Read or Share this story:

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  9. Troopers: Woman killed in crash between car, mopedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | WSOCTV

    North Carolina troopers believe alcohol may have been a factor in crash that left a woman dead and a man in the hospital early Thursday morning in Union County. Investigators told Channel 9 that a woman was killed in the wreck on Highway 601 near Macedonia Church Road, just south of Monroe.

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  10. North Carolina Caisson Unit gives fallen officers the respect they deserveRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | WBTV

    ... or Jeanie. It has been two weeks since a brutal crash claimed the life of Sergeant Jeffery Greene, the first Union County Sheriff's Deputy to die in the line of duty. Three days later, he was buried with full military and law enforcement honors, and ...

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  11. Correctional officer dies in 115 mph crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Troopers with the North Carolina Highway Patrol said speed and alcohol were factors in a deadly Union County crash Tuesday morning. Troopers said William R. Womack Jr. was traveling at 115 mph when his Dodge Charger crashed into a stone median.

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  12. Charlotte man pleads guilty to role in 'Wax House' schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    A Charlotte man has become the latest to plead guilty to involvement in the mortgage and investment fraud scheme known as Operation Wax House, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Charlotte announced Wednesday. John Wayne Perry Jr., 33, pleaded guilty Monday for his role in the $75 million Wax House racketeering conspiracy that spanned the Carolinas, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.

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  13. 5-month-old injured, Fort Mill mother chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Tabitha Louise Griffith, 21, of Fort Mill, S.C., has been charged with child abuse after her 5-month-old child was treated for broken bones this week, according to the York County Sheriff's Office. A 21-year-old York County mother has been jailed after her 5-month-old child was treated at a Union County medical facility for broken bones, authorities said.

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  14. Fort Mill mom arrested for abusing 5-month-oldRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Fort Mill mom arrested for abusing 5-month-old A Fort Mill mom is behind bars, accused of abusing her minor child. Check out this story on WCNC.com: The Union County Sheriff's Office initially responded to reports of a child who arrived at CMC Waxhaw with serious injuries on Monday.

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  15. Police: Infant abused, mother in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | WBTV

    ... of a child. Monday, the York County Sheriff's office says they got a tip about possible child abuse from the Union County Sheriff's Office. Union County authorities say an infant was treated for fractured ribs and a broken arm at CMC Waxhaw in Union ...

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  16. Collins to lead Union County school boardRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    The Union County Board of Education unanimously elected John Collins and Leslie Boyd to respectively serve as board chairman and vice chairman at itsTuesday night meeting at Waxhaw Elementary School. Collins, nominated by Michael Guzman, has served on the board for 10 years.

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  17. Union County appeal of $91M judgment heard by N.C. Court of AppealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    The high-stakes appeal in a budget funding dispute between Union County commissioners and the school board made its way to the state Court of Appeals Tuesday. The school board successfully sued county commissioners last year for more money, and wound up with a $91 million verdict.

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  18. Observer's Sweet 16 football poll 12.1.14Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... (11-3) started the year 1-3 but has won 10 straight to reach the state semifinals. Cuthbertson will host Union County rival Weddington on Friday. Mallard Creek remained No. 1 and will play Lake Norman, which has become the Cinderella story of these ...

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  19. NC Board of Education hears debate about American exceptionalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... , said he's not reassured that teachers will teach fundamental concepts "of what makes America 'America.' " The Union County Republican said

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  20. Now's the time to stop Charlotte's cankerworms, experts sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    A pair of canker worms climb an oak tree in Edgehill Park last springs. Residents can stop the females from climbing trees and laying the eggs, which will hatch late next March or April by banding the trees now with a sticky material that stops them.

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