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We’re going to need the youth of America and Union County. We’re going to need them to be prepared to face the challenges the future will bring. A global pandemic has put a sharper focus on the economic and social gaps existing for kids in our communities — and the lack of resources and solu…

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If you are new to vegetable gardening, you may have already learned that you are most likely going to have insects feeding on your vegetables. The first year you have a garden, the insect pest pressure may be almost non-existent, but by the second year the insects will have found your garden…

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WINGATE — In addition to her work with Carolinas Equine Rescue and Assistance, Darlene Kindle is taking her passion for animal welfare a step further by becoming a District Captain for the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals).

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MONROE — The annual Wild Turkey 5K Trail Run and Walk is going virtual this year. Organizers hoped to be able to offer the option of an on-site or virtual race, but cautionary measures surrounding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic compelled organizers to decide it was best this year to cancel th…

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INDIAN TRAIL — Union County has developed into a hotbed for baseball talent, with local high schools combining to win five state championships in the past eight years. Since 2015, seven pitchers from the County have been drafted by Major League Baseball.

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MONROE — Warbirds is an annual tradition in Monroe, honoring veterans and their families with an air show. Held annually on the first weekend in November, the air show includes a combination of historic and modern day airplanes.

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Hey y’all, I am Mikayla Graham, the new Field Crops Extension Agent here in Union County. I started my experience with agriculture early, growing up on a small farm in Rowan County that raises angus cattle, soybeans and wheat. I graduated from NC State University this year with a major in Cr…

Members of Indian Trail United Methodist Church placed a flag in the shape of two crosses on Saturday in remembrance of the military service of men and women for Memorial Day.