Charlotte area home sales down

The Charlotte Business Journal reports Charlotte area home sales are down a whopping 27 percent from September 2007.home-for-sale.jpg

Existing-home sales in the Charlotte market fell 27 percent last month to 2,239 from 3,067 in September 2007, according to the N.C. Association of Realtors.The average sales price dropped 9 percent to $214,927 from a year earlier.Statewide, existing-home sales fell 19 percent to 7,417 from 9,203 in the year-ago period. The average price dropped 13 percent to $198,794.

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MHAA softball gears up for tournament

This was submitted to us by Patrick Kent. Is it any surprise Mint Hill softball is again the class of the area?

The Char-Meck Girls Softball will be having its softball championships for the fall season, Thursday evening at South Charlotte Middle School on Strawberry Lane. The 8U and 10U will play at 6 pm and the 12U and 15U will play 7:30 pm. The Char-Meck League consists of teams from the Mint Hill, Matthews, Weddington, Pineville, Steele Creek, South Charlotte, MyersPark and Old Providence athletic associations. MHAA is still alive in all four brackets and could possibly sweep the tournament championships.

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NASCAR loves Sue Myrick

It’s ironic that those who make left turns for a living are supporting the right leaning Sue Myrick. From the Myrick camp: Myrick Endorsed by NASCAR Leadersmyrick-image.jpg

(Charlotte NC)– Congresswoman Sue Myrick was endorsed today by NASCAR leaders Rick Hendrick, Jack Roush, Felix Sabates and Marcus Smith. Continue reading

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Heathfield Tractor Race & Chili Cook-Off

[singlepic=272,320,240,,center]Is there a neighborhood in Mint Hill with a social committee as active as Heathfield. Pam Baetz of Heathfield sent us this about their annual Tractor Race and Chili Cook-Off. Somewhere Hank Hill is smiling.

(Mint Hill neighborhoods: Send us your news and pictures! You may send them to timlong@minthilltimes.com and we will publish them on our blog and in our paper.)

The Heathfield Social Committee sponsored the Second annual Tractor Race and Chili Cook-Off for the Heathfield community in Mint Hill on Saturday, October 25. Continue reading

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