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Forest Hill student wins 1st Crowder Award

Posted at 2:20pm on Sep. 12, 2014

Dr. Kevin Plue, principal at Forest Hills High School, said one name quickly came up when he met with the other administrators: Jesse “J.B.” Helms, a 17-year-old senior at Forest Hills High School.

There are no strangers at Hinson’s Drive-In

Posted at 1:32pm on Sep. 12, 2014

Sixty years ago, twins Donald and Ronald Hinson opened a curbside drive-in restaurant on U.S. 74 at the Mecklenburg-Union county border.

Weddington cross country running to stay on top

Posted at 12:10pm on Sep. 12, 2014

Defending 3A state champion Weddington boys’ cross country wants to run to another champion season.

Green Teacher Network blossoms in first year

Posted at 1:17pm on Sep. 9, 2014

A local network of teachers and organizations that hopes to use schoolyard gardens as a way to reach students has grown dramatically during its first year and is looking to expand even more.

Wingate men’s soccer is poised for another strong season

Posted at 11:34am on Sep. 5, 2014

Led by a league-leading four preseason first-team All-South Atlantic Conference players, the Wingate men’s soccer team is poised to have another quality season.

Season’s end approaches; it’s too darn hot

Posted at 12:05pm on Sep. 3, 2014

It’s time to prepare your gardens for the new plants you’ll set out next month, to shop for bulbs you’ll be planting in October; and to plant leafy greens that can mature in around 50 days.

Anson grand jury indicts Union Co, man on first-degree murder charge

Posted at 1:21pm on Sep. 4, 2014

An Anson County grand jury indicted a Union County man this week on a first-degree murder charge involving a 1988 slaying.

Union Co. grand jury indicts man on first-degree murder charge

Posted at 6:43pm on Sep. 2, 2014

The suspect also faces a murder charge over a killing in Anson County 24 years earlier.

Mattie Rice, who pushed for marker honoring Union County slaves, dies at 91

Posted at 2:44pm on Sep. 2, 2014

Mattie Rice, a slave’s daughter who urged Union County to erect a marker honoring the Confederate Army service of her father and other slaves, died Monday in High Point, her family said. She was 91.

Marvin Ridge volleyball player embraces bumps, bruises

Posted at 3:05pm on Sep. 2, 2014

Marvin Ridge senior Makenzie Kuchmaner, 17, is in the libero position – the defensive specialist – which requires a player to be in constant pursuit of the volleyball. It often leaves Kuchmaner putting her 5-foot-6 frame in between the floor and the ball.