Dollar General hit again

Just two weeks ago, a man robbed the safe at the Dollar General on Lawyers Road. Last weekend, the store was robbed again. This time it was an African American man—with an accomplice—who grabbed the cash out of the register. Continue reading

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Butler volleyball undefeated

[singlepic=125,320,240,,right]Butler football is not the only team perfect in 2008. The volleyball team is 8-0, including wins against Providence and Myers Park, two traditional volleyball powerhouses. Read the full story by Don Nicholas in this week’s Mint Hill Times. The Lady Bulldogs’ next home match is September 16 vs. Independence.

Back left: Megan Smith, Kendra Stowe, Ashley Radar, Moriah Bellissimo, Bethany Liebner, Laura Icenhour, Summer Higdon. Middle: Hayley Calkin, Ashley Aspenwall, Nakia McDonald and Kristen Muth. Front: Laura Craig and Sara Miller.

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Mint Hill Lions Club 5K results

[singlepic=122,270,190,,center]Jose Aguayo took first place in the Lion’s Club 5K Saturday on Bain School Road. More than 40 runners participated, including Mint Hill Times columnist Dr. Mike Richardson who ran in 33 minutes. More pics and complete race results:

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Dist. 103 candidate ready to roll

[singlepic=93,270,210,,right]Last November, independent candidate Mark Brody set out to collect 2,000 signatures needed to his name on the ballot for state house District 103. Incumbent Jim Gulley, who has served seven terms representing Mint Hill, Matthews, and some of Charlotte, narrowly defeated Republican challengers Larry Hale and Edy Brotherton. Through hours of leg work, Brody got the signatures to get on the ballot. Now the fun begins.

On Friday, Paul Kanitz (left) allowed Brody to put the first sign of the campaign in his front yard in Mint Hill.

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