MONROE — The City of Monroe’s Parks and Recreation Department will hold its Christmas on Main event this Saturday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. in downtown Monroe.

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With the cool wet weather comes tree planting season. Union County Cooperative Extension is partnering with the North Carolina Forest Service and other partners to celebrate by planting trees at 7 elementary schools here in Union County. During these arbor days, we talked to 4th graders abou…

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Wingate University’s music department, which featured five choirs during its recent Winter Concert, will continue to ring in the holiday season with three more performances this week.

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The American Red Cross has an ongoing “emergency blood and platelet shortage as the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to challenge the nation’s blood supply,” the non-profit organization reports.

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Well, here we are, all set to celebrate the magical holiday in beautiful, historic Waxhaw — decorated to the hilt. Like a Christmas Wonderland, as usual. All the shops add to what the Town has already done to create such a special place. MONA, right on Main Street, has the loveliest sled set…

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North Carolina gardeners have a reasonably long gardening season of approximately 180 days between frosts. Still, any gardener worthy of the name is always looking for a way to hasten that first bite of green or to postpone the final day of harvest. Tools do exist and not only can they accel…

“I think it teaches me that God is going to fix all of my problems, even the ones that I think will ‘eat me up’!” says Hillary, age 10. “Still, I know that, like Daniel, I must remain faithful to the Lord.”

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To adopt from the Humane Society of Union County, complete an application at https://hsuc.org/adoption-application/.