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MONROE — Some may say the story of the “Inherit the Land“ documentary has come to an end with its premiere last weekend. The chapter’s finished and the book can be closed; however, the documentary’s story of how it came together is just one book within a series about spreading an inspiring s…

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MONROE — The Quality Hill Community Organization, with the support of A Few Good Men, Inc., will celebrate Dr. John S. Massey’s Quality Hill Sanatorium Historic Marker recognition by the City of Monroe this weekend. The City of Monroe installed the marker in front of the previous location of…

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Waxhaw’s 2021 Autumn Treasures was the best! The incredible team work of the Town of Waxhaw employees is phenomenal, and it shows that good, harmonious teamwork creates success. From my observation, of all the years Bill has been participating in both the spring and autumn events, this was s…

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Last week was a great weekend in Waxhaw, and there’s high hope that this weekend (Oct. 9-10) will be even better. Waxhaw’s Autumn Festival has arrived. It’s always a wonderful weekend. I’ll be there, and look forward to seeing you there. Hopefully the rain will wait until after hours.

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WEDDINGTON — The Optimist Club of Weddington has announced their first photography contest. This contest encourages students to display their creativity through a camera lens. Students will submit one photo that they feel represents one line from the Optimist Creed. They will explain in a fe…

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SEATTLE — Interior Communications Electrician Second Class Austin Craig, a native of Monroe, North Carolina, lives his life in pursuit of two goals: to recruit only the most qualified individuals that he would proudly serve side-by-side with and to be an Olympic World Champion Wrestler one d…

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Happy October! October brings Waxhaw’s Fall Festival scheduled for next weekend, October 9-10, down in the heart of beautiful, historic, Waxhaw. Due to the Pandemic last year’s Festival was cancelled, so everyone is eager for the fun to begin. This is a weekend when you see all the people yo…

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Carolyn Griffin Shepherd, MHS Class of 1962, writes, “When my older sister Beki and I shared a bedroom, I’m sure Mother got tired of hearing, ‘Make her clean up her side of the room!’ At night I did not like to go into the bedroom in the dark, so I would reach in to turn on the light before …

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Common Heart, a nonprofit organization based in Indian Trail that wants to “eradicate food insecurity and eliminate generational poverty,” will host a fundraiser themed “Love In Action” at Threshold Church (3501 Antioch Church Rd.) in Weddington on Oct. 8 from 6-10 p.m.