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Mint Hill police looking for pizza delivery robber

On January 12 at approximately 8:50 pm, Mint Hill Police responded to 4804 Stoney Trace Drive in reference to a robbery.  Officers met with the victim, a W/F who was employed by Pizza Hut in Mint Hill.  She stated that she went to deliver a pizza to an apartment in this building and was physically […]

By |January 30th, 2009|Police|0 Comments

N.C. Smoking ban legislation heats up

Tired of going into smoke filled restaurants? The North Carolina legislature is kicking around the idea of a sweeping smoking ban that could allow municipalities to have the power to eliminate smoking from public places. Senator Eddie Goodall, who represents Mint Hill, Union County and some of Matthews, is hesitant to support ban.
“We’ve got to […]

By |January 30th, 2009|Raleigh|6 Comments

Local students make SCAD deans list

The following local students were named to the dean’s list at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Ga., for fall quarter 2008.  James Koo of Mint Hill (28227) is a graphic design major and is seeking a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree; Andrew Dicharry of Indian Trail (28079) is a broadcast design […]

By |January 29th, 2009|Schools|8 Comments

List of MUMPO projects ready for Fed’s stimulus money

In today’s Mint Hill Times there is an article about Mint Hill’s maneuvering to collect stimulus money–if it comes available. Here is a complete list of the projects the Metropolitan Union Mecklenburg Planning Organization will submit to the state DOT. Mint Hill is seeking funds for a sidewalk which will run along Wilgrove-Mint Hill Road […]

By |January 29th, 2009|Transportation|0 Comments

FBI releases photos of First Citizens bank robber

From the FBI:

The Mint Hill Police Department and the FBI Charlotte Safe Streets Task Force are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the individual who recently robbed the First Citizens Bank located
at 6930 Matthews Mint Hill Road, Mint Hill, North Carolina ( NC).  On January 28, 2009, at approximately 1:16 p.m., a lone male entered the bank and approached one of the tellers brandishing a handgun. After
demanding and receiving an undisclosed amount of money from the teller, the suspect exited the bank and fled the area in a small, silver automobile.


By |January 29th, 2009|Police|2 Comments

Feb. 16 make-up day for snow day

What’s the worst part of getting a snow day if you are in school? You’ll probably have to make it up. CMS announced today students and teachers will be in class on Monday, Feb. 16. That day was originally in the calendar as a teacher workday, but will now be used as a regular day […]

By |January 28th, 2009|Schools|0 Comments