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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...

Hashtag or Pound Sign?

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...

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...

‘I still have my mother’

Minimally invasive brain clot surgery using new device is a first in NC On the afternoon of June 4, Milton Rawls knocked on his mom’s...

Soccer performance camp hosted by Novant Health Sports & Performance Medicine powered by EXOS

 Novant Health Sports & Performance Medicine powered by EXOS will host soccer performance camps for middle and high school athletes beginning July 9. The camp...

Passionate Paws Animal Hospital Continues Award-Winning Success and Expanded Service Offerings

Since its opening almost two years ago, Passionate Paws has very quickly, not only made a name for itself in the local community, but...

New Beginnings Community Life Center offers counseling to the community

Pastor Michael L. Henderson, Senior Pastor of New Beginnings Church in Matthews, and the Reverend Dr. Twanna Henderson, Executive Director, have opened their Community...

Tyler Carroll selected to 2018 National Lacrosse Classic

Tyler Carroll a rising sophomore at Cuthbertson High School has been selected as a 2018 National High School Lacrosse All-American and will participate in...

Waverly holds first annual Summer Block Party

Waverly is an exciting new addition to Weddington, with a seemingly endless offering of new dining and shopping options, as well as entertainment for...

Ultimate Performance- Softball Summer Camp in Matthews

Jessica Bowen is holding a five day Soft Ball Summer Camp starting on July 23/2018. Jessica, is a well-known athlete and instructor, with more than...

Seashell crafts for kids

One of my kids’ favorite parts of going to the beach is collecting seashells. They love to walk along the water filling their buckets...

“I get the best thank-you notes”

Cancer patient pays it forward…1,700 times When cancer patient Kathy Hybarger showed up for her first chemo treatment at Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center this...

Matthews American Legion Post 235 Installs New Officers

American Legion Post 235 located in Matthews on Wednesday night had their annual installation of Post Officers for the 2018-2019 calendar year.  These newly...

Charlotte Independence tie Tampa Bay 2-2 at Matthews Sportsplex

The Charlotte Independence have now tied four games straight without a loss or gaining a victory with another draw against the Tampa Bay Rowdies,...

Viva Chicken brings Pollo a la Brasa to Waverly

Pollo a la Brasa, better known as Peruvian Rotisserie Chicken, is one of the signature dishes at Viva Chicken.  Opened in October 2017, the...

Tavern Night at the Museum of the Waxhaws

The Museum of the Waxhaws hosted their first annual "Tavern Night" on June 23rd, 2018.  This fundraiser was created to help raise funds for...

Nationally ranked Allstate Rep, Matthew Flesch, opens second office in Wesley Chapel

“You’re in good hands with Allstate”. A slogan you can probably hear echo in your head as readily as “America runs on Dunkin”, or...

How to keep your pet safe during fireworks

Fourth of July is always such an exciting and fun time for friends and family but your pet might not feel the same.  Loud...

Football Star Sam Howell selected to Class 3A All-State baseball team

Sun Valley High School Spartans super athlete Sam Howell was recently selected to the NCBCA 2018 Class 3A All-State baseball team.  The rising senior...

Weddington Animal Hospital welcomes returning Tri W area native as new Doctor

Our pets are our family, and family is exactly what is at the center of Weddington Animal Hospital. Opened in 1999, Weddington Animal Hospital has...

Apprentice Academy High School to provide students with career and technology-focused education

Barry Ross, founder and principal of Apprentice Academy High School (AAHS) of North Carolina, is opening the doors this August to students looking for...

Paint and Tea Night unites fun and creativity

On Thursday, June 14, 2018, Uptown Tea Shop and Art Box Ceramics and Canvas hosted Paint and Tea Night inside of Eight Legs Gallery...

New Toasted Cafe Brings Euro Style and Flair to Waxhaw

A downtown walk on a Waxhaw Main Street often feels like something of another world, and a stop at its newest eatery, Toasted, might...

Training your dog for nail trims

Trimming a dog’s nails are part of the routine care every pet parent provides.  However, not every dog enjoys having his or her nails...

Yesterday and Today meet at Broome Barber Shop

Broome Barber Shop is the oldest established business in Waxhaw, NC, and one that many of us walk by without a second glance, unless...