Monthly Archives: August 2008
[singlepic=34,220,140,,left]One of the most beloved Carolina Panthers in history will be in Mint Hill tonight. Former defensive back Mike Minter will speak at the Mint Hill Athletic Association opening day at the sports complex on Brief Road. Minter will walk … Continue reading
In June, the unemployment rate in Mecklenburg County was 6.1; in July it jumped to 6.7. That’s not a huge increase, but when you consider this is the highest rate for the county in at least 18 years, then there … Continue reading
Mark your calendars: The weekend before Mint Hill Madness, September 20, Cultural institutions around town are hosting Discover Mint Hill as a part of the Arts and Science Council’s Cultural Free For All. The Children’s World Museum, Mint Hill Arts, … Continue reading
[singlepic=32,220,140,,left]Joshua Spurlock, Mint Hill Times reporter from 2006-2007, visited our office on Friday. Josh has been living in Jerusalem, Israel for the past year working for a news organization. He’s been doing mostly radio reports on world events and how … Continue reading
The Centralina Council of Governments will be in Mint Hill Tuesday to inform the public about planning efforts in the Goose and Crooked Creek basins. The meeting is 4:30-7 pm at town hall. CCOG and the N.C. Ecosystem Enhancement Program … Continue reading
While CMS kids have a couple more days before school starts, Queen’s Grant k-8 and high school started today. The high school is located at Garr Christian Academy for hopefully half the school year while the new building on Lawyers … Continue reading
The John Locke Foundation, a think tank based in Raleigh, gave Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools a D+ for being “parent friendly” in a recent spotlight report. The rankings are based on 11 different measures in the four categories of school administration, … Continue reading
Mint Hill Police said there were 16 car break-ins last night in Jefferson Colony and the Glencroft neighborhoods as well as South Hampton Road. Items stolen include DVDs, Ipod, a GPS, digital camera and a credit card. The credit card … Continue reading
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools has made some possibly confusing changes to enrolling kindergartners. CMS created a toolkit for parents of students in every grade with questions about the upcoming school year.
Just a few years ago, there were many artists in Mint Hill, but nowhere for them to show off their works or mingle with like-minds. Times are changing, however. This Sunday, the town is sponsoring Sunday Afternoon in the Park … Continue reading
Tidewater Partners, who along with Southern Commercial Real Estate, were in talks with the town to purchase several acres in the downtown area, is no longer interested according to Town Manager Brian Welch.
He was supposed to take a two week vacation before beginning his new job as Mint Hill Police Chief, but seems former King, NC police chief Tim Ledford can’t wait to get busy. He starts today at his new position. … Continue reading
A street racing ring which Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police have had an eye for several weeks was broken up last night on I-485 in Mint Hill. Four of the guys were caught, while others got away.