News Flash

Posted on: December 13, 2018

Union West Rotary donates $21,500 to Veterans Memorial Garden

Rotary donation photo

The Union West Rotary, a civic organization based in Indian Trail, has donated $21,500 toward the construction of the Indian Trail Veterans Memorial Garden.

The donation, which was presented to the Indian Trail Town Council on Tuesday, Dec. 11, will go a l...

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Posted on: November 26, 2018

Christmas parade grand marshal ready to inspire future leaders

Principal Gina Chisum stands with a future grand marshal, fifth-grader De'aren Coleman.

Don’t be surprised if you see the entirety of Indian Trail Elementary School in line behind the Grand Marshal float at this year’s Indian Trail Christmas Parade.

That’s because their principal, Mrs. Gina Chisum, will be leadin...

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

Indian Trail welcomes Special Olympics N.C. to Chestnut Square Park

A Special Olympics athlete dances after a particularly good bowl during the bocce tournament at Ches

Some of the best basketball, bocce, roller skating and tennis athletes in North Carolina arrived in Indian Trail on Friday for the 2018 Special Olympics North Carolina Fall Tournament.

This is the second year in a row that Indian Trail has served as a host...

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Click HERE for info on Special Olympics NC Indian Trail News
Posted on: November 9, 2018

New Affinity Trail to open between Downtown, Uptown Indian Trail

The Affinity Trail

A new trail connecting Indian Trail’s Uptown and Downtown areas will soon open to the public.

The Affinity Trail, which has trailheads behind the Indian Trail Town Hall and beside the Indian Trail bureau of the Union County Sheriff’s Of...

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Posted on: November 5, 2018

Boy Scouts join Indian Trail Town Council for night

Boy Scouts at Town Council

A group of local Boy Scouts had fun learning about government while debating and voting during a recent visit to the Indian Trail Town Council Chamber.

But mostly, they enjoyed the nice, comfy chairs and the power of a live mic you get as an Indian Trail e...

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Lanes closing starting Saturday on U.S. 74

The following is a news release from the North Carolina Department of Transportation:

Contract crews working on the Monroe Expressway project will temporarily close one lane on U.S. 74 in both directions between Interstate 485 and Indian Trail–Fa...

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Indian Trail News
Posted on: October 25, 2018

Indian Trail staff joins fight against Breast Cancer

Indian Trail staff wearing their pink

Staff members of the Town of Indian Trail joined forces throughout October to raise awareness of breast cancer and help fund local efforts to support women in need.

Staff wore pink every Thursday in October, donating $1 each time for the Firefighters for t...

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Posted on: October 23, 2018

Lane closures planned for U.S. 74

The following is a news release from the North Carolina Department of Transportation:

Contract crews working on the Monroe Expressway project will temporarily close one lane on U.S. 74 in both directions between Interstate 485 and Indian Trail-Fairview Roa...

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Posted on: October 15, 2018

Indian Trail ready to get spooky

A child getting candy

More than 90,000 pieces of candy. A story-telling, Magician-Pirate. Free pumpkins for kids. And the largest costume contest this side of the Monster Mash.

All that and more is coming to Chestnut Square Park for the annual Indian Trail Halloween Spooktacula...

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Posted on: October 11, 2018

Stallings Road railroad crossing to close Oct. 16-17

CSX Railroad will close the railroad crossing on Stallings Road (between U.S. 74 and Old Monroe Road, in Stallings) for repair on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at 8 a.m. It is scheduled to open Wednesday, Oct. 17, by 5 p.m.

Signage will be in place to mark detours. Th...

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Posted on: October 9, 2018

5K Race to support Firefighters for the Cure

A breast cancer awareness mural

Indian Trail residents will take the fight against breast cancer to the streets this weekend as part of the Firefighters for the Cure 5K.

The event will take place Saturday, Oct. 13, starting at Indian Trail’s Chestnut Square Park. All participan...

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Posted on: October 8, 2018

Road resurfacing to take place in coming days

Closeup of road roller on street

Crews working on behalf of the Town of Indian Trail began this year’s road resurfacing contract work this week, and will be working on area roads throughout October.

Crews will be conducting curb repairs the early part of this week, before moving...

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Posted on: October 2, 2018

Family Fall Fest coming to Chestnut Square Park

A girl plays with a craft project

Live music, multi-cultural food, tons of games, kid’s activities and much more is coming to Chestnut Square Park this weekend for Indian Trail’s Family Fall Fest.

The festival, which will take place Saturday, Oct. 6, from 11 a.m. to 7 p...

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Posted on: September 20, 2018

Public input needed on local road projects

old monroe road

The Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CRTPO) is requesting public input on the next stage of developing future Regional Impact transportation projects for Iredell, Mecklenburg and Union counties – and a number of Indian Trail projec...

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Posted on: September 4, 2018

Segment of Rocky River Road to Close in Union County

The following is a news release from the NCDOT:

Contract crews working on the Monroe Expressway project will temporarily close Rocky River Road between Secrest Shortcut Road and Unionville-Indian Trail Road for two weeks, starting Wednesday, Sept. 5.

The cl...

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Posted on: August 27, 2018

Indian Trail seeks input on future development plan

An overhead image of construction on the Monroe Expressway

Officials with the Town of Indian Trail and Union County are seeking feedback on what residents would like to see when it comes to development at a future intersection.

The Secrest Short Cut Small Area Plan will guide future growth near the Monroe Expressw...

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Posted on: August 13, 2018

Indian Trail, Chamber of Commerce partner on Small Business Summit

The Indian Trail Town Hall

Small business leaders and those interested in opening their own business can get some pointers later this month at an event tailored specifically to them.

The Union County Chamber of Commerce will bring its Small Business Summit to Indian Trail on Thursda...

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Indian Trail News
Posted on: July 31, 2018

National Night Out returning Aug. 7

A helicopter at Chestnut Square Park for National Night Out

Law enforcement officers, firefighters, emergency responders and all others who put their lives on the line every day to protect Indian Trail’s residents will gather soon for a celebration of what makes the community special.National Night Out 2...

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Posted on: July 30, 2018

Indian Trail-Fairview Road to see temporary closure

Indian Trail-Fairview Closure Map

Crews working on construction of the Monroe Expressway are expecting to close a portion of Indian Trail-Fairview Road for a week in August.

The contractor has informed the Town that work will likely begin on August 6, closing the road between Secrest Short...

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Posted on: June 15, 2018

U.S. 74 work to remove some left turns

The following is a news release from the North Carolina Department of Transportation:

Motorists traveling on U.S. 74 will encounter new traffic patterns at intersections with Wesley Chapel Stouts/Sardis Church Road and Faith Church Road as part of a $9.5 m...

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Posted on: June 11, 2018

Residents encouraged to identify Priority road projects

A map showing potential road projects around Indian Trail

Indian Trail residents are encouraged to take part in a new online survey from the North Carolina Department of Transportation that will be used to prioritize potential transportation projects in our area.

The NCDOT is currently looking for resident feedba...

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Click HERE to take the survey Indian Trail News
Posted on: June 1, 2018

Lane closures next week on Indian Trail-Fairview Rd.

The following is a news release from the North Carolina Department of Transportation:

Crews working on the Monroe Expressway project will have temporary lane closures in place on Indian Trail-Fairview Road near Stinson Hartis Road in Indian Trail, starting...

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Posted on: May 31, 2018

Indian Trail to build Veterans Memorial Garden; seeks community support

Veterans Memorial rendering

The Town of Indian Trail is engaging the community in its efforts to create the Indian Trail Veterans Memorial Garden at Town Hall.The project, a partnership with the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2423 of Indian Trail, seeks to create a lasting tribute to...

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Posted on: May 29, 2018

Indian Trail’s Crooked Creek Park Splashpad now open

Splashpad centerpiece

Grab a towel, because the Crooked Creek Park Splashpad is now open in Indian Trail.

The much-anticipated play feature adds even more to do at the growing Crooked Creek Park. It is open seven days a week, from 9:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The splashpad, at 2,464 s...

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

Public hearing scheduled for Indian Trail budget

The Indian Trail Town Council will hold a public hearing at their meeting on Tuesday, June 12, to receive resident feedback on the proposed 2018-19 budget.

The document is available for review online by clicking HERE. Residents also can review a copy of th...

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View the proposed budget by clicking HERE Indian Trail News
Posted on: May 14, 2018

Poplin Road zoning discussion delayed to later date

Discussion regarding ZM 2018-0034, a proposed zoning map amendment focused on the creation of an auto repair business on Poplin Road, will not take place during the May 15 Planning Board meeting. The requesting party has opted to move forward with the dis...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Input needed for Secrest Short Cut Road plan

Secrest Shortcut small area plan postcard

Union County and the Town of Indian Trail are developing a Small Area Plan for the Secrest Short Cut area to guide future growth near the Monroe Expressway interchange at Unionville-Indian Trail Road. The plan aims to reflect community priorities and guid...

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

NCDOT: Road work Monday on Unionville-Indian Trail Road

The North Carolina Department of Transportation has advised that there will be lane closures on Unionville-Indian Trail Road near Poplin Road on Monday, May 7, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This work may include a full closure of the road on Monday for some time....

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Posted on: April 5, 2018

Indian Trail’s ADA playground now officially open

playground collage of photos

The only playground of its kind in our area is officially open at Crooked Creek Park in Indian Trail, and the community is invited to come check it out.

Staff with Indian Trail’s Parks and Recreation Department will be on hand Friday, April 13, f...

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Posted on: April 3, 2018

Indian Trail going green with April tree events

Tree city class

With spring in the air, Mayor Michael Alvarez and the Indian Trail Parks & Recreation Department are setting their sights on a number of environmentally focused celebrations and events in April.

This year’s Mayor’s Tree Education In...

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Posted on: March 19, 2018

Creekside Disc Golf Course ready to host Senior Games

Creekside Disc Golf

Indian Trail’s Creekside Disc Golf Course will soon play host to the 2018 United Senior Games Disc Golf Tournament.

Creekside, an 18-hole course that opened in 2016 at Crooked Creek Park, will host the athletes on Monday, April 30, starting at 10...

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Posted on: March 19, 2018

Indian Trail to honor its past with Founders’ Day

Sally and Selkirk Hinson

It’s been 111 years since Indian Trail officially became “Indian Trail” – growing since then from a block around the railroad track at Indian Trail Road to the largest municipality in Union County. And the Town take...

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Posted on: March 13, 2018

Easter Bunny to overwhelm Indian Trail with eggs

Easter slideshow

You’re not going to have to hunt too hard to find eggs this year in Indian Trail.

The Easter Bunny has commissioned a team of helpers at the Town’s Parks and Recreation Department to prepare 15,000 eggs for his upcoming Hop to IT Easter...

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Posted on: March 2, 2018

Student art takes center stage at Indian Trail Town Hall

A student and her family check out the art

The IT’s Elementary student art show has officially opened to rave reviews at the Indian Trail Town Hall, as an exhibit highlighting masterpieces from across our area went on display Thursday for the public to enjoy.

The exhibit, which runs throu...

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Posted on: February 28, 2018

Marcus McIntyre joins Indian Trail Town Council

Marcus McIntyre (center) is sworn in with the help of Mayor Michael Alvarez (right) and Councilman J

Marcus McIntyre, a long-time Indian Trail resident who has served as president of the Porter Ridge Athletic Association, was appointed to the Indian Trail Town Council on Tuesday night.

McIntyre is a senior financial analyst for Bank of America, and in add...

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Posted on: February 27, 2018

Indian Trail Budget Retreat to take place March 10

The first budget retreat of the Indian Trail Town Council will take place Saturday, March 10, at 9 a.m. at Town Hall, 315 Matthews-Indian Trail Road. The meeting will be open to the public. Council and staff members will discuss the 2018-19 fiscal year bu...

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Posted on: February 22, 2018

Indian Trail Councilman Monty Keistler resigns

MontyKeistler

Indian Trail Councilman Monty Keistler has resigned his seat on the Indian Trail Town Council, effective immediately.

Keistler, who was elected in November 2017, resigned for personal reasons.

“It has been my honor to serve the residents of Indian...

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

Disposal of surplus Town property

In accordance with Indian Trail Resolution #R160712-03 (adopted in accordance with North Carolina General Stature #160A-266) the Town of Indian Trail has declared the following items under $30,000 to be surplus and is offering the items for sale to the pu...

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Posted on: February 19, 2018

Input needed for Secrest Short Cut Road plan

Secrest Shortcut SAP - Open House Flyer

Union County and the Town of Indian Trail are developing a Small Area Plan for the Secrest Short Cut area to guide future growth near the Monroe Expressway interchange at Unionville-Indian Trail Road. The plan aims to reflect community priorities and guid...

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Posted on: February 7, 2018

Board of Adjustment meeting canceled

The Feb. 22 meeting of the Board of Adjustment has been canceled due to lack of agenda items.

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Posted on: December 28, 2017

Transportation Advisory Committee meeting canceled

The January meeting of the Transportation Advisory Committee has been canceled. The next meeting will take place Feb. 6.

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