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Indian Trail

The town council will decide Tuesday whether to adopt a series of graphics and logos that a consultant recently created to help “brand” Indian Trail.

Consultant Ben Muldrow created the marketing identity, which focuses on Indian Trail as a growing community where long-time residents and town history cross paths with newcomers.

The meeting is at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Indian Trail civic building off Indian Trail Road. Information: 704-821-8114. Marty Minchin

Lake Park

Union County has completed a sidewalk on Lake Park Road, which connects to a walkway at adjacent Fred Kirby Park. Lisa Hammersly


It's not too late to participate in the Village of Marvin School Supply and Food Drive. Bring school supplies or non-perishable food to the village office at 10004 New Town Road by 4 p.m. Monday. Information: 704-843-1680. Items will be delivered to county charities. Esther Robards-Forbes


City officials are closely watching Hurricanes Hanna and Ike and urge residents to be prepared.

Residents are encouraged to put together a “Hurricane Survival Kit” which includes:

Ice and cooler, a full tank of gas, first aid kit and essential medications, canned food and can opener, at least three gallons of water per person, protective clothing, rain gear, sleeping bags, battery-powered flashlight, extra batteries and an evacuation plan. Call 704-282-4600 to report power outages. . Esther Robards-Forbes


Stallings Family Night at the Park, which usually draws several thousand people, will be 4 p.m.-9 p.m. Sept. 20 at Stallings Municipal Park on Stallings Road.

The event will feature live music from Right Turn Clyde, free rides for children and a variety of food vendors.

Details: 704-821-0308 or visit Marty Minchin


Town officials won't try to stop zoning permits for a five-lot subdivision on Baucom Road and Fisher Ridge Drive, after builder Pinnacle Homes volunteered to meet several conditions, including:

The houses' driveways will access a private drive off Fisher Ridge Drive.

The developer will install landscaping for curb appeal.

The private drive will meet state standards, except for width. Lisa Hammersly


Waxhaw has hired two new planners.

LeRae Davis is a recent graduate from UNC Chapel with a masters degree in city and regional planning.

Catherine Ross is a recent graduate of Appalachian State University with a bachelors degree in community and regional planning.

The two are processing applications submitted to the planning department and answering questions from residents. The town also has Rickey Walls from the Waxhaw Police Department as the code enforcement officer.

Wesley Chapel

Jimmy Allison was recently appointed to the Wesley Chapel Planning Board for a three-year term. He is with Hinrichs Flanagan Financial (, a Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company General Agency. Esther Robards-Forbes

Union County

Carolinas Medical Center-Union will host its Fore a Good Cause Annual Golf Classic on Tuesday, Sept. 23 at Stonebridge Golf Course in Monroe. Proceeds will go to the United Way of Central Carolinas.

Registration will begin at 11:30 a.m. Lunch will be served prior to the 1:30 p.m. shotgun start. The cost to participate is $75 per person or $300 per foursome. Sponsorship opportunities are available.

Details: 704-226-5737. Esther Robards Forbes