[singlepic=243,320,240,,center]Don Putnam came by the office of The Mint Hill Times to show the latest architectural rendering of the North Carolina Korean War Veterans Memorial that will soon be constructed at Fairview Park in Mint Hill. If you would like to purchase a paver to honor a veteran, you can go the N.C.K.W.V.’s Web site or contact Don Putnam at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The John W. Pope Civitas Institute, a conservative/libertarian think tank in Raleigh recently announced the results of of its conservative effectiveness rankings. State Sen. Eddie Goodall was ranked No. 1 (tied with Andrew Brock of Dist. 34). Goodall represents Mint Hill and Union County in the state senate. In the state house, Rep. Jim Gulley (Dist. 103) ranked 42 out of 122. Goodall is unopposed in the current election, while Gulley is challenged by unaffiliated candidate Mark Brody.
[singlepic=242,320,240,,left] According to Roger W. Kortekaas, direct communications director for Mecklenburg County government, wait times today for people taking advantage of early voting is an hour at most locations. So far, about 17,000 Mecklenburg County residents have voted early. If you are voting today, Kortekaas says the following locations have the shortest lines:
- CPCC – North Campus, 11930 Verhoeff Dr., Huntersville
- Hayes Building (Ballantyne)11405 N. Community House Rd., Charlotte
- North County Regional Library 16500 Holly Crest Ln., Huntersville
Photo courtesy of zzazazz.