News

May. 08, 2015 @ 02:39 PM

VFD service contract signed

Weddington Mayor Bill Deter and Wesley Chapel VFD President Charles Rohland signed the final fire service agreement contract Monday. The town has agreed to pay Wesley Chapel VFD $58,288 per month, or $699,456 annually.  The agreement goes into effect July 29 the same day Weddington has requested Providence Volunteer Fire Department vacate its Hemby Road station.


May. 06, 2015 @ 12:00 PM

Unionville seeks parks and rec opinions

The Town of Unionville is in the process of gathering valuable input for new Parks and Recreation in the Unionville area.


May. 05, 2015 @ 04:07 PM

Four from county earn National Merit Scholarships

This week, National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced this year’s National Merit $2,500 Scholarship winners. The 2,500 Merit Scholar designees were chosen from a talent pool of more than 15,000 outstanding finalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program.


May. 05, 2015 @ 04:05 PM

County moves to slow down closing Providence VFD

The Union County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution asking the Weddington Town Council to delay changes to its fire service until a newly formed committee can study changes to the countywide fire service funding model.


May. 05, 2015 @ 04:02 PM

County moves to hire lobbyist

Union County might join 12 others that pay lobbyists to represent its interest to members of the N.C. General Assembly.


May. 05, 2015 @ 04:00 PM

Wingate opens new music studies center

Wingate University’s growing music program now offers students a new vocal performance hall, larger band room and additional practice rooms