Monday, June 8, 2015 3:55:00 PM
Habitat for Humanity, in conjunction with Union County Public Works, is holding a public service paint drive. On July 11 from 8 a.m.-noon, you are invited to drop off leftover/extra latex paint. It will be used by the organization to help others in our community.
Guidelines for the paint donation are:
- Latex paint must be less than 3 years old
- All paint cans must have secure lids
- Paint must not have any solidification
- Paint containers must be at least half full
- No leaking or rusty cans
** Paint not meeting these criteria will not be accepted.
Paint may be dropped at the Union County Solid Waste Facility and Transfer Station, 2125 Austin Chaney Rd., Wingate
Click here for an informational brochure.
Monday, June 8, 2015 10:35:00 AM
Marvin Ridge baseball won the State 3A Championship this past weekend 7-3 with a win over Pikeville Aycock. Congratulations to Coach Minnitt and the team on a great season.
In the past 19 months, Marvin Ridge sports teams have won 10 state championships. Baseball joins mens' soccer, womens’ swimming (2), mens' track (2), womens' track, mens’ and womens’ indoor track and mens’ tennis with state title hardware.
Congratulations to all the hardworking team members of the Marvin Ridge HS athletic department!
Thursday, June 4, 2015 9:40:00 AM
Election day for municipal elections will be held Tuesday, November 3, 2015. The 2015 Municipal Candidates filing period begins on Monday, July 6 at 8 a.m. and ends on Friday, July 17 at noon in the Board of Elections office at 316B East Windsor Street, Monroe. Click here for the UC Board of Elections page.
The Village of Marvin will have three seats on the ballot. The Office of Mayor is a two-year term. In addition, there are two Council seats on the ballot. Both are for four-year terms.
Open Seat Information
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 9:30:00 AM
The Marvin Ridge HS Men’s Lacrosse team made it to the State Championships 1A/2A/3A finals for a second year in a row! They lost a tough game to Cardinal Gibbons HS in overtime by a score of 13-12. Congratulations to these hardworking young men on an outstanding season.
Thursday, May 28, 2015 3:33:00 PM
Union County Public Library hosts the 2015 Summer Reading Challenge.
The kids challenge (0-5th grade) is called 'Every Hero Has A Story' and runs from May 18-August 15.
The teen challenge (6th-12th grade) is called 'Unmask!' and runs from May 18-August 15.
The Adult challenge is called 'Escape the Ordinary' and runs from May 30-July 31.
Click here for the UC Public Library.
Thursday, May 28, 2015 3:25:00 PM
At the May 4, 2015 meeting, the UC Commissioner's approved and adopted an updated Water Use Ordinance and associated water shortage response plan. The main purpose of these changes are to ensure adequate supply for all customers and to keep rate increases low. Read more here.
Monday, May 18, 2015 3:57:00 PM
A Memorial Service has been planned for Gordon Suhre, former Marvin Mayor. The service will be held Sunday, May 24 at 2:30 p.m. at Fellowship Baptist Church, 902 Rocky Road S., Monroe.
The family has created a 'Just Give' page for charitable donations in lieu of flowers.
Mayor Pollino has ordered that the flag at the Village Hall be flown at half-staff in honor of the life and service of Mayor Suhre from Monday, May 18 through Friday, May 22.
Click here to view the order.
Monday, May 18, 2015 1:37:00 PM
The Marvin Ridge Men's Track Team won their 2nd Outdoor State Championship! The Women's Track Team earned their first outdoor state runner-up trophy! This is the first time that Marvin Ridge had both teams earn State Trophies at the outdoor meet on the same day. The Program now has 6 State Championships (5 in 2 years!), 7 State Runner-Up Performances, and Six 3rd Place Finishes at State Championship Meets!
The Marvin Ridge Men's Tennis Team won the state 3A Championship.
Congratulations to all the school athletes!
Thursday, May 14, 2015 11:37:00 AM
Marvin Ridge HS varsity winter guard is celebrating their 1st place finish at the Winter Guard International World Championship. The team took a Scholastic A first-place gold medal. They are the first NC Scholastic A team to ever win first place at the annual Winter Guard International world competition. The team is comprised of 10 students from Marvin Ridge High and Middle schools. Team members include: Guard Captain Emma Adcock, Omari Simmons, Anne Pickhardt, Michaela Johnson, Nicole Patton, Lia Kitteringham, Gracie Wagner, Mackenzie Jackson, Ava Cortelli and Yuna Asano.
The team dedicated more than 200 hours to practice and nearly every Saturday from January through April competing in local and regional competitions.
Click here for the story.
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Thursday, May 14, 2015 11:29:00 AM