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Considering a pet this Holiday? Why not adopt

Adding a new dog or cat to the family is an exciting and wonderful time.  So many decisions to make — breed, size, temperament,...

Thanksgiving Pet Safety Tips

As we get ready to celebrate Thanksgiving with friends and family, it is important to remember our furry family members who will also be...

This Week’s Tri-W Sports Highlights

Winter sports are underway this week in the Tri-W area, as teams meet up for their first official competitions in basketball, indoor track, swimming,...

Local nonprofit hopes to deliver 1,100 Thanksgiving meals

Canned goods, frozen turkeys needed to reach goal Calling all turkeys! Local nonprofit Common Heart is seeking donations to provide 1,100 frozen turkeys with all...

This is Not 2008 All Over Again: The Mortgage Lending Factor

Believe me, rates are great right now, but lenders are not just "giving away" mortgages. There is a lot of verification that takes place...

Local Holiday Shopping and Small Business Saturday

In 2019, there are six less days between Thanksgiving and Christmas, so you should already be planning ahead for your holiday shopping. Since Thanksgiving falls...

When Can My Child Decide Which Parent He Wants to Live With?

Many parents going through a custody dispute want to know the age when their child can decide which parent they will live with. However,...

Warriors Shut Out Vikings in First-Round Playoff Win

For the second year in a row, the Weddington Warriors have left their first-round playoff opponents scoreless. Friday’s 35-0 win over the South Iredell...

How to Take an Interesting Photo

"How do I take a photo that is interesting to look at?" a good friend asked me the other day. "Is it the lighting?"...

Garden Club of Weddington Presents Scholarship to UA Agriculture Department

The Garden Club of Weddington presented Union Academy’s agriculture teacher, Michael Alexander, with a check for $1,500 to enhance horticulture education in the classroom....

Waxhaw Library Update

The Union County Public Library has selected a site for the new library in Waxhaw. Located on Cuthbertson Rd. next to the Cuthbertson Middle...

Adoptable Pet of the Week – Missy

Missy is a soft, sweet, four-month-old kitten who was rescued from a feral cat colony. She is very playful and a very silly kitty....

Warrior Appliance Repair, Mint Hill’s local appliance repair service

Do you have a dishwasher? Stove? Refrigerator? Washer and dryer? Then chances are at some point, you're going to need one of them repaired. Mint...

Keyword alerts now available in groups

Here’s some great news for anyone who admins a Facebook group: keyword alerts are here! Facebook group admins can now choose to receive an alert...

Surgeon helps 2 generations return to soccer

By Cliff Merhtens What gets an athlete back on the field safely? Dustin Zimmerman was in the midst of a six-month rehabilitation from knee surgery. Then...

Easy turkey cupcake cake for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is next week! My children love to bake and Thanksgiving is a great opportunity for them to help out in the kitchen. Last year,...

The Tri-W Winter Sports Preview

As fall sports begin to wrap up and game time temperatures plummet, fans are glad to turn indoors for the winter sports season. Some...

Weddington Football Dominates the SCC in Perfect Regular Season

With Friday’s 49-0 win over Cuthbertson, the Weddington Warriors have achieved their first ever perfect regular season. The Warriors are 11-0 on the year...

The Kids Are Just Fine

How much do parents need to worry that divorce will have a long term negative effect on their children? Fortunately, far less than you...

Adoptable Pet of the Week – Dobie

Dobie is a sweet, very special, and a special-needs, kitty with a great personality. When he first came to the shelter, he had an...

This Week’s Tri-W Sports Highlights

Schools in the Tri-W area have been deep in postseason competition as fall sports begin to wrap up. Tri-W runners filled the leaderboards at...

New at Investing? Follow These Suggestions

Are you fairly new to investing? If so, you may want to consider these suggestions: First, become familiar with the essential types of investments, such...

Do You Add a Color Space to Your Photos?

If you use photos on your website, specifying a color space is as essential as taking a good shot. However, few people actually do...

Michael on Mortgages: What It Actually Means When The Federal Reserve Cuts Rates

By Guest Writer Michael Curtis, Movement Bank. The Federal Reserve cut rates! That’s great news, right?  Sure, but what does it really mean when we hear...

What is a like worth?

Likes are a big deal on social media. On Facebook, public pages can be liked, and those people become the majority of your followers. Then there...

Havilah, The Heart Of Dance

Havilah Dance Company is proud of its roots.  Founded in 2010 by Brooke Hardiman, her sister Brittany Vachon, and mom Gail Dawkins, the company...

Southern Christmas Show Returns With Woodland Theme in November 

Preview night to benefit Jeff Gordon Children’s Foundation for pediatric cancer research The 52nd annual Southern Christmas Show, the largest holiday show in North America,...

4 ‘other’ reasons to get the flu vaccine

Learn why the flu shot is good for your boss, billfold and baby By Josh Jarman Have you gotten your flu shot yet? For some, the flu...

Welcome Aboard the Enchanting AMAKristina

This week, I’m traveling with a group from Mint Hill aboard the AMAKristina Riverboat down the beautiful Rhine River. A quick fact for you,...

$27.3B Spent on Crash Damages Yearly in NC: Mobileye and Carolina Collision Avoidance Aim...

There are nearly 250,000 motor vehicle crashes every year in North Carolina. According to the most recent data from the North Carolina Department of...