Girls on the Run Charlotte Launches New Camp Program with Novant Health

For more than 21 years, Girls on the Run Charlotte has provided life-changing after-school programming to girls ages 8-13.  Today, the organization—whose evidence-based curricula...

Wine and chocolate: The perfect pair

Your sweetheart's gifts can be good for your heart! Do you know if your sweetheart’s gifts of wine and chocolate are good for your heart? In...

Is going gluten-free a good idea?

Here’s why you need to think hard before adopting this trendy diet. While they might be trendy, gluten-free diets may not be appropriate for all...

Why you don’t need a ‘cleanse’ diet

Your body takes care of itself when you simply eat what you should. So-called “cleanse” diets continue to remain popular, despite years of warnings from...

Novant Health has weight loss options

For those concerned about weight, Novant Health’s Bariatric Solutions can help. The program aids people in maintaining a healthy weight as well as in losing...

Holiday blues

Christmas for many is the worst time of year The holidays are typically anticipated as a time of joy, festivity, celebrating life with friends...

Novant Health welcomes first pediatric neurosurgeon, Dr. Erin Kiehna

Novant Health announced the addition of its first pediatric neurosurgeon, Dr. Erin Kiehna. Kiehna’s experience, along with her passion for helping children, gives...

Novant Health Med Flight takes to the air

Health system adds its first critical care transport helicopter, connecting patients to advanced care. Novant Health announced a new transport helicopter will join its critical...

Thank You for your Service: Volunteer Veterans Reach out to Vets in Hospitals

Terry Godwin has a knack for making certain hospital patients feel better. He gently raps at their door, quietly enters their room, and then...

Novant Health expands cancer services in Huntersville

Breast surgical oncologist joins growing team of cancer specialists Novant Health has expanded women’s health and breast cancer surgical programs with the addition of...

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Three Wesley Chapel firefighters injured when truck overturns

Three area firefighters were injured when their truck overturned at around 4:30 pm on Friday July 6th in Union County. The accident occurred when the...

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Want to gauge a person’s age? Ask them what this symbol is: # The younger generation knows it almost exclusively as a hashtag, while...

Woodie’s Auto serving Waxhaw area with long time favorite, Doug Emerson

Brad Woodie knows something about cars.  In fact, it may be said that cars are in his blood. Woodie is the son of a...

A Simpler Real Estate Experience

Welcome to the first installment of A Simpler Real Estate Experience presented by Skyecroft Realty Group. Think of this page as the Tri-W's real estate advice...

Local Union County High School Football 7-on-7 Competition

Seven on Seven football at the high school level is quickly becoming very popular with coaching staffs.  These competitive events can quickly evaluate players...

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Three Wesley Chapel firefighters injured when truck overturns

Three area firefighters were injured when their truck overturned at around 4:30 pm on Friday July 6th in Union County. The accident occurred when the...

Woodie’s Auto serving Waxhaw area with long time favorite, Doug Emerson

Brad Woodie knows something about cars.  In fact, it may be said that cars are in his blood. Woodie is the son of a...

Waxhaw 4th of July Parade Connects Tradition, Pride, and Community

 Freedom, as we know, isn't free. There may be no place in the world where this...

Cancer survivor helps others

David Wallace’s experience after being diagnosed with a type of blood cancer led him to want to raise awareness and help others. He created PV...

Two practices and a school for local dentist

Dr. Hiren Patel looks to help the community with his dental offices and dental assisting academy. Patel operates First-in-Smiles Dentistry in Matthews and Regal Oaks...