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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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Indian Trail News
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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Indian Trail News
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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Posted on: December 11, 2017

New all-inclusive playground breaks ground at Crooked Creek Park

Playground proposal image

The Town of Indian Trail is moving forward on the newest addition to Crooked Creek Park – an all-inclusive playground tailored for children with various needs.

The playground, at more than 6,000 square feet, will be located near the Creekside Dis...

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Indian Trail News
Posted on: November 28, 2017

Honor Guard’s Campbell named Parade Grand Marshal

Jack Campbell

At 100 pounds, Jack Campbell was too light to go to war… at first.

“I was told they wouldn’t draft me,” Campbell said. “But things changed, and the next thing I knew I was on the way to Fort Jackson.&r...

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Indian Trail News
Posted on: November 22, 2017

Patrick Sadek named manager after serving as interim

Patrick Sadek

The Indian Trail Town Council has officially named Patrick Sadek to the position of Town Manager, effective immediately.

Sadek, who has served as the Town’s interim manager since the spring, had the interim tag removed at the Tuesday, Nov. 14, To...

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Posted on: November 22, 2017

Christmas lights arrive at Indian Trail parks

Christmas lights at Chestnut Square Park

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Indian Trail’s parks.

Visitors to Chestnut Square Park (320 Chestnut Pkwy.) and Crooked Creek Park (5900 Oakwood Lane) will be greeted by a Christmas light display from now until shortly af...

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Indian Trail News
Posted on: November 16, 2017

Indian Trail Christmas Parade promises new fun for all

Christmas parade in Indian Trail

Santa will be doing one final Naughty vs. Nice check on Sunday, Dec. 3, in Indian Trail, as the IT’s A Wonderful Life Christmas Parade and Festival returns to town.

And this year, Mr. Claus got different directions for navigating Downtown Indian ...

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

Town adopts Brunch Bill

The Indian Trail Town Council has officially adopted the state ordinance known as the Brunch Bill, allowing for alcohol sales in Town limits to begin at 10 a.m. on Sundays. The past rule prohibited sales prior to noon.

The new rule goes into effect immedia...

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

ABC Board to meet Nov. 8

The Indian Trail ABC Board will meet Wednesday, Nov. 8, at noon at the Indian Trail admin building, 130 Blythe Drive.

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Posted on: November 2, 2017

Ribbon-cutting ceremony scheduled for Town Hall

Council Chamber

The moving trucks will be arriving soon at Indian Trail’s new home.

The Town of Indian Trail will host a grand opening celebration at the new Town Hall on Friday, Dec. 1, from 6 to 8 p.m. The event will include a ribbon-cutting ceremony, comments...

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Indian Trail News
Posted on: October 27, 2017

New parking spots added in Downtown area

Parking on Blythe Drive

The Town of Indian Trail has recently added a number of additional parking spaces in the Downtown area to support visitors to local businesses and provide more parking during Town events.

Additional parking spaces have been added on Matthews-Indian Trail R...

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Indian Trail News
Posted on: October 20, 2017

Indian Trail unveils Breast Cancer Awareness mural

Breast Cancer Awareness Month mural

Drivers on Indian Trail Road are now being greeted by a message of hope as they enter the Downtown area.

A mural in recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month has been painted along the roadway on the wall of the Indian Trail Cultural Arts Cente...

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Indian Trail News
Posted on: October 17, 2017

Indian Trail’s Halloween event returns Oct. 20

Trick-or-treating

Get your costumes ready – it’s time to celebrate Halloween, Indian Trail style!

The Halloween Spooktacular will return to Chestnut Square Park on Friday, Oct. 20, running from 6 to 9 p.m. and including a little bit of everything &nd...

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Indian Trail News
Posted on: September 29, 2017

Indian Trail Cultural Arts Center welcomes Hindenburg history

Hindenburg exhibit photo

A unique take on a key moment in history will come to the Indian Trail Cultural Arts Center in October.

Historians David Helms and Robert Hinson will team up for a multi-day exhibit on the 1937 Hindenburg Disaster. The men will discuss the history of the G...

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Indian Trail News
Posted on: September 27, 2017

Indian Trail debuts free Mobile App for residents

The Town of Indian Trail has launched a new Mobile App for smart phones and tablets that will allow residents to keep up with Town news and events, submit service requests and search on the go.

The app is full of links to information such as Town Frequentl...

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Indian Trail News
Posted on: September 20, 2017

Tuesday Town Council meeting canceled

The Indian Trail Town Council meeting scheduled for Sept. 26 has been  canceled due to lack of quorum. The next meeting is scheduled for Oct.  10.

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Cultural Arts Festival to include special new features

Cultural Arts Fest promo

The annual Indian Trail Cultural Arts Festival is fast approaching – and with it, lots of new demonstrations, vendors and exhibits will come to Carolina Courts at Chestnut Square Park.

The event, scheduled for 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept....

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Posted on: September 5, 2017

Sept. 7 Public Safety meeting canceled

The Public Safety Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 7, has been canceled due to lack of quorum.

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Posted on: September 1, 2017

Additional forum on Old Monroe Road widening to be held

old monroe road

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) will hold an additional public forum regarding the widening of Old Monroe Road, at the request of the Indian Trail Town Council.

The forum will take place Thursday, Sept. 21, from 6 to 8 p.m. at First...

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Posted on: August 17, 2017

Indian Trail adds Purple Heart City recognition signs to area streets

A Purple Heart City sign on Chestnut Parkway. Signs have been posted across Indian Trail marking the

Local drivers have begun noticing new signs posted at some of the gateways to Town, highlighting Indian Trail’s recognition as a Purple Heart City.

The honor recognizes Indian Trail’s place as home to a number of brave men and women who have been wounded i...

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See the map of Purple Heart City sign locations Indian Trail News
Posted on: August 10, 2017

Gary Evans appointed to Indian Trail Town Council

Councilman Gary Evans

Gary Evans, a community advocate who has been a staple at Town meetings over the past 11 years, was appointed to the Indian Trail Town Council on Tuesday, Aug. 8, to fill the seat vacated by Mark Wireman in July.

Evans, who held a career in law enforcement...

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

NCDOT to close section of Unionville-Indian Trail on Thursday

The following is a news release from NCDOT:

Crews working on the Monroe Expressway project will temporarily close a section of Unionville-Indian Trail Road from 6 a.m. Thursday, August 3, until 6 a.m. Friday, August 4. During the closure, crews will instal...

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Indian Trail News
Posted on: July 31, 2017

Public Safety, Transportation committees meetings canceled

The Public Safety Advisory and Transportation Advisory committees will not meet in August due to staff unavailability. Both committees will meet again in September.

Members of the Public Safety Advisory Committee will be in attendance at the Town's Nationa...

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Indian Trail News
Posted on: July 25, 2017

Indian Trail ready to celebrate National Night Out

National Night Out dunk tank

It’s time to come together once again and honor the commitment and sacrifice of all those who strive to make Indian Trail a safer place to live, work and play.

National Night Out 2017 - which brings law enforcement, emergency services officials, ...

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Indian Trail News
Posted on: July 17, 2017

Park playground to close Wednesday & Thursday

The Crooked Creek Park playground will be closed to the public Wednesday and Thursday due to maintenance. The rest of the park will remain open. Playgrounds also are available at Chestnut Square Park and Crossing Paths Park.

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Indian Trail Councilman Mark Wireman resigns

Mark Wireman

Indian Trail Councilman Mark Wireman has resigned his seat on the Indian Trail Town Council, effective immediately.

Wireman, who was elected in November 2015, said his work requirements will make it impossible to serve the residents of Indian Trail to the ...

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Indian Trail News
Posted on: June 20, 2017

NCDOT: Work coming soon to U.S. 74 intersections

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

Several intersections along U.S. 74 in Indian Trail will undergo some changes as part of a $9.5 million project that will get underway June 20, weather permitting.

The pro...

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

Honor Guard’s Bill Lane selected as Parade Grand Marshal

Honor Guard

The Grand Marshal of this year’s July 4th festival is no stranger to headlining the parade. Nor is the importance of the day lost on him.

Bill Lane, who has marched at the head of a number of Indian Trail parades as a member of the Veterans of Fo...

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Indian Trail News
Posted on: June 19, 2017

UPDATE! NCDOT: Brief closures coming to Secrest Shortcut

The following is a news release from the North Carolina Department of Transportation. It is updated to show the closure dates being adjusted due to weather:

Crews working on the Monroe Expressway project will temporarily close Secrest Shortcut Road between...

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Indian Trail News
Posted on: December 13, 2016

Killough & "Hay Bale Man" honored as first Person of the Quarter

Ray Killough and Mayor Alvarez

The very first Indian Trail Person of the Quarter Award was given out Tuesday to Ray Killough - both for his longtime commitment to Indian Trail as a public servant and for his legendary skill as a hay artist.

Killough was honored with a Mayor’s ...

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Indian Trail News
Posted on: June 16, 2017

UPDATE: Portion of Matthews-Indian Trail to briefly close starting June 26

Matthews-Indian Trail Road Closure Map

A portion of Matthews-Indian Trail Road between the Chestnut Parkway and Indian Trail Road will be closed for roughly three weeks due to work related to the new Town Hall building. The closure is expected to start on Monday, June 26.

Drivers will not be ab...

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

Residents needed for Indian Trail boards & committees

A committee meeting takes place

Are you looking to have a bigger impact on the future of Indian Trail, or do you have ideas on new ways the Town could address issues that are important to you? Then you should consider joining one of the Indian Trail Boards or Committees.

Indian Trail is ...

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Indian Trail News
Posted on: June 6, 2017

Transportation Advisory Committee meeting canceled

The Transportation Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for Tuesday, June 6, has been canceled due to lack of quorum. 

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Public Safety Committee meeting moved

The Public Safety Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for Thursday, June 1, has been postponed to Tuesday, June 6, at 5 p.m. in the Indian Trail Administrative Building.

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

Public hearing is June 13 for proposed budget

The Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Proposed Budget for the Town of Indian Trail has been presented to the Town Council and is available for review in the Town Clerk’s office located at 130 Blythe Drive, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and at the Union West Regiona...

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Indian Trail News
Posted on: May 31, 2017

Former Councilwoman Vickery laid to rest

Lane Vickery

Former Indian Trail Councilwoman Lane Vickery was laid to rest Tuesday following services at Indian Trail Presbyterian Church. She passed away Friday, May 26, at the age of 75.

Vickery, who served on the Town Council from December 2001 to December 2005, wa...

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

Indian Trail Road to close for Family Fun Day

Road Closure map for Family Fun Day

A portion of Indian Trail Road will be closed Saturday for the Town’s Family Fun Day festival.

The road will be closed Saturday, June 3, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Navajo Trail (at the railroad tracks) and at Park Road (near the Boy Scout Hut). The...

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Indian Trail News
Posted on: May 25, 2017

Early grads turned Mayors for the Day

Kayla Price with the Indian Trail Town Council

Add another accomplishment onto the young careers of Kayla Price and Tristan Shea – in addition to earning a two-year associates degree before they even walk the stage at Porter Ridge High, they’re now both going to be Mayors for the D...

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Indian Trail News
Posted on: May 24, 2017

Indian Trail Town Council special meeting scheduled

The Indian Trail Town Council will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, May 30, at 6 p.m. to consider the adoption of the revised Storm Water Fee Schedule, to be included in the 2017-18 fiscal budget. A public hearing will be held at the meeting for residen...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Indian Trail marks National Public Works Week

National Public Works Week Proclamation

It’s time to take a moment and thank the team that helps keep Indian Trail functioning at its highest level every day.

National Public Works Week will be celebrated across the country from May 21 to 27. In recognition of that, the Town of Indian ...

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See the proclamation here. Indian Trail News