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Mint Hill store sells $100,000 lottery ticket

The NC Educational Lottery announced today that a $100,000 lottery ticket was purchased in Mint Hill by Erika Aguayo:

For Aguayo, “Mega Bucks” was her lucky game. The Charlotte woman bought one instant ticket and scratched it off at home. When it revealed the top prize of $100,000, she says she thought, “Am I reading this right?” Indeed she was! […]

By |December 18th, 2008|Uncategorized|0 Comments

QG teachers finalists for awards

[singlepic=484,320,240,,left]It’s a common fact that an exceptional teacher can impact a child for a lifetime. In an effort to recognize its exceptional teachers, charter school operator, National Heritage Academies (NHA), established the NHA Excellence in Teaching Award. The award is presented annually to recognize and affirm the accomplishments of individual teachers across NHA’s 57 charter schools. Carla Collier, Regan Adam, Heather Sizemore and Wanda Williams, teachers at Queen’s Grant Community Charter School in Mint Hill and residents of Midland, Locust, Concord, and Mint Hill, respectively, were among this year’s finalists for the 2008 Excellence in Teaching award. Pictured from left: Regan Adam, Carla Collier, NHA’s CEO Jeff Clark, Wanda Williams and Heather Sizemore. […]

By |December 18th, 2008|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mint Hill beauty queen to appear on reality show


Amber Olive, a 10-year-old student at Lebanon Elementary School, recently participated in a new reality TV series called “Little Miss Perfect” on the WeTV network. (The Mint Hill Times profiled Amber in the October 16 edition of the paper.) The show follows child beauty pageant contestants and their families before and after beauty pageants so […]

By |December 16th, 2008|Uncategorized|3 Comments

Ashe Plantation’s Xmas party for a cause


Sharon Decker and families at Ashe Plantation held their annual Christmas party last week. The neighborhood raised funds to help several needy families for the holidays. Mint Hill Fire Department made the trip out to the neighborhood and brought Santa Claus along for the ride. For a slideshow of Ashe Plantation’s party, […]

By |December 16th, 2008|Non-profit|0 Comments