Posted at 10:00am on May. 6, 2013
“When illness strikes,” says Temple Beth El Cantor Andrew Bernard, “the possibility of healing remains a reality even when the possibility of a cure does not.”
Posted at 5:52pm on Apr. 25, 2013
Downtown Mooresville. 704-664-3898. www.mooresvillenc.org.
Posted at 10:11pm on May. 5, 2013
Nearly 30 years ago, educator Bea Colson led the fight to once and for all change the racially offensive name of a creek in eastern Union County.
Posted at 10:13am on May. 3, 2013
I learned of Stewart’s Village Gallery in the May 13, 1993, edition of the Charlotte Observer.
Posted at 11:37am on Apr. 30, 2013
The N.C. Department of Transportation released an updated planning schedule for the proposed Monroe Bypass that, as expected, shows the projects start delayed by a legal challenge.
Posted at 3:01pm on Apr. 26, 2013
Weddington residents are again weighing options for a water tower.
Posted at 10:19am on Apr. 27, 2013
This year’s spring event was held the week of April 15.
Posted at 1:36pm on Apr. 26, 2013
Harvard Business School taught me that there are three ways to grow a business.
Posted at 11:09am on Apr. 25, 2013
When dentists Stacy and Brad Forrest decided to construct a new building for their practice, they designed it so it would look nothing like a dentist’s office.
Posted at 1:22pm on Apr. 22, 2013
Ardrey Kell High: Ernesto Alvarez-Pamir recently served as a page for the N.C. House of Representatives, sponsored by Rep. Thom Tillis, and spent a week at the General Assembly assisting members and learning about North Carolina Government.
Posted at 3:19pm on Apr. 23, 2013
Indian Trail Presbyterian Church, known to many as the rock church on Indian Trail Road, hasnt always had its gleaming stone exterior. Since its building and organization in 1913, Indian Trail Presbyterian has had to undergo upkeep and construction
Posted at 12:45pm on Apr. 19, 2013
Sometimes it takes a tragedy like the Boston Marathon explosions to remind us of the enormous compassion, courage and caring that people rise to in times of disaster.
Posted at 9:19pm on Apr. 15, 2013
The U.S. Flag Code states: “The flag, when it is in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem for display, should be destroyed in a dignified way, preferably by burning.”
Posted at 4:44pm on Apr. 18, 2013
A Union County man will serve at least 39 years in prison after being convicted Wednesday in Monroe on two counts of sexually assaulting a child.
Posted at 2:30pm on Apr. 12, 2013
Ben Biron and Jonathan Ofir created a breathalyzer app for mobile phones called Alcohoot. The invention has taken them all over the world.
Posted at 5:37pm on Apr. 11, 2013
The campaign’s electronic ads first appeared the week before Easter and will run for eight weeks.
Posted at 2:54pm on Apr. 9, 2013
Mooresville resident David Carr was getting the safety gear adjusted for his “mutton-busting” son, Thomas Carr, 8, at the opening-day rodeo in Concord.
Posted at 12:59pm on Apr. 11, 2013
The 17th annual Southern Sunshine Fest comes to Wingate.
Posted at 9:47am on Apr. 11, 2013
A portion of Waxhaw-Indian Trail Road is closed today for bridge work in Union County.
Posted at 9:13am on Apr. 10, 2013
Motorists who use N.C. 218 in Union County can expect delays Wednesday because of road work.
Posted at 6:42pm on Apr. 10, 2013
Several counties in the Charlotte region are inserting themselves into the fight for control of Charlotte Douglas International Airport.
Posted at 9:36am on Apr. 10, 2013
Nature is a constant inspiration for Fonseca. So is religion.
Posted at 12:06pm on Apr. 8, 2013
A Union County man has died of injuries suffered in a single-vehicle crash Saturday south of Monroe, according to the N.C. Highway Patrol.
Posted at 1:26pm on Apr. 5, 2013
One of Union County’s own will debut a movie in Charlotte this weekend. Peyton Lea, who graduated from Piedmont High School in Monroe and Elon University has written, directed and produced the film “Just Tom.”
Posted at 11:59am on Apr. 5, 2013
While we drink iced tea by the gallon with meals in the South, many people associate sharing a cup of hot tea with the British tradition of afternoon tea.
Posted at 4:29pm on Apr. 3, 2013
Compiled by Lauren Bailey
Posted at 12:52pm on Apr. 3, 2013
U.S. Rep. Richard Hudsons four-day Jobs and Education tour, designed to help him determine the cause for what Hudson says is a broken job training system, will make three stops in the Charlotte area Thursday.
Posted at 10:23am on Mar. 29, 2013
Day of Wine and Roses: Tour of rose gardens. Join master gardeners on a complimentary guided tour through the gardens including explanations of the surrounding flora. Tours 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. May 11. Free. www.raffaldini.com, email@example.com or 336-526-1078. Raffaldini Vineyards, 450 Groce Road, Ronda.
Posted at 6:48pm on Mar. 28, 2013
After a better-than-expected opening in the Charlotte market, Jet’s Pizza plans to add five more stores in the area in the next 18 months.
Posted at 10:43am on Mar. 28, 2013
The tour was organized to give the governor insights into the diversity of retail and community endeavors, including knitting and crafts, the faith community, fitness and cycling, the arts, music and education, the equestrian community and restaurants.
Posted at 1:43pm on Mar. 28, 2013
U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger is expected to announce federal legislation Thursday to increase penalties for people convicted of child abuse. The “Kilah Davenport Child Protection Act of 2013” is named for a Union County toddler who police say was severely beaten by her step-father last year.
Posted at 11:32am on Mar. 26, 2013
Wingate University’s Criminal Justice Program will sponsor its second annual symposium Tuesday afternoon, featuring a discussion on gun control.
Posted at 3:14pm on Mar. 24, 2013
Monday meeting will provide information on registering for tournaments
Posted at 11:08pm on Mar. 23, 2013
The Prom Project was open for business Saturday afternoon at Weddington High School. The event, which was created by the Weddington-based Closet Ministry clothing charity, offered more than 600 gently used or new prom dresses, shoes, jewelry, hairstylists and makeup artists to girls from low-income families.
Posted at 11:10am on Mar. 22, 2013
Union County is among the counties selected nationwide this year “on a random, statistical basis” to participate in a survey that measures people’s health and dietary habits.
Posted at 6:09pm on Mar. 21, 2013
Plenty of choices for your holiday meal
Posted at 6:08pm on Mar. 21, 2013
Compiled by Erica Batten
Posted at 11:48am on Mar. 20, 2013
A self-proclaimed group of “heathens” will play golf to raise money for a good cause at 9 a.m. March 25 at the Providence Country Club, 6001 Providence Country Club Drive.
Posted at 2:52pm on Mar. 19, 2013
Union County commissioners have approved a $58,152 for a Monroe manufacturer that is considering a $5.5 million expansion.
Posted at 4:30pm on Mar. 19, 2013
Union County commissioners have approved a new school district funding formula.