Witch sparkles up town hall

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Mrs. Sparkles, who works at the front desk of Mint Hill town hall, got into the spirit of Halloween by donning a witches costume today. Town Manager Brian Welch wore a mullet wig (not sure what the official costume was) and Michelle Farrar dressed up as a UNC fan–now that’s scary!

(Mrs. Sparkles real name is Doris Miller)

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CMS employee arrested in Mint Hill

Mint Hill police is reporting they arrested today a Crestdale Middle School teacher at the Hickory Grove Baptist Church ballfields on Wilgrove-Mint Hill Road. The teacher, Kimberly Lynn Hendricks, was arrested with the juvenile in her car. The victim is not a student at Crestdale. Hendricks was a custodian/guardian of the victim, but not a blood relative.  She did not meet the victim while working in the school system.
This follows the arrest today of a West Stanly High School teacher in Locust who was arrested for indencent liberties with a minor.

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I’m Joe the Plummer

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Darrell Harrison, financial advisor with Raymond James Financial Services in Mint Hill, showed his support for Joe the Plummer and John McCain recently by having Joe’s face screened on to a shirt.

“He asked an honest question and got the most straight forward answer,” Harrison said of Joe. “He is a classic American doing his job.”

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This week’s Mint Hill Times

[singlepic=283,270,190,,left]• Tim Long reports on the resolution passed last week by the Board of Commissioners which supports the $250 million Parks and Recreation bond referendum on the November 4 ballot.
• Adam Houston looks at the Web sites for the candidates running for county commissioner at large.
• Intern Ashelyn Galloway interviewed first-time voter Erin Staley for this week’s Q&A.
• Edwin Tetenbaum writes about New Beginnings Community Church and its unique partnership with local schools.
• Columnist Leslie Southerland writes about the first phone call her six-year-old son received from friend.

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