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Got a lead foot? Better watch out for the next few weeks

Gov. Bev Perdue announced today that the N.C. State Highway Patrol and the Governor’s Highway Safety Program are kicking off Operation Slow Down/No Need 2 Speed to catch speeders on North Carolina’s highways. Local law enforcement agencies will join troopers from now through April 12 to encourage drivers to slow down and follow the speed limit.
“North Carolina law enforcement will be going after speeders who recklessly endanger our citizens,” said Perdue. “Speed is the leading cause of crashes on our highways. I urge motorists to slow down and obey the speed limit. ” […]

By |March 30th, 2009|Raleigh, Transportation|0 Comments

Independence’s Jasmine Hunter was selected for the North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program

Independence High School senior Jasmine Hunter was selected for the North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program at Appalachian State University. Hunter is the daughter of Pat Swaby. She is a Teacher Cadet at Independence, in the AIS (Academy of International Studies) and is a captain on the volleyball team. Five-hundred scholarships are given each year […]

By |March 30th, 2009|Independence High School|1 Comment

Independence High School FFA plants flowers for historical society

Last weekend students from John Hess’ (teacher) FFA club at Independence High School planted flowers, shrubs and trees at the restroom project here at the village. Judy Stanley, who creates the beautiful flower beds at the town’s properties, designed the plan and enlisted the students. I’ve attached a few pictures, and hope you are interested in using them in the paper. Students : Allie Valiente, Alfredo Valiente, Summer Stanley, Hayley Williams and Desmond Stephens. Courtesy of Sue McDonald, (Mint Hill Historical Society) […]

By |March 27th, 2009|History, Independence High School|0 Comments

MHAA baseball opening day canceled

The opening day for the Mint Hill Athletic Association baseball season, scheduled for tomorrow, has been canceled due to the rain.

“We’ll pick up with the schedule when the weather clears back up,” MHAA President Don McDaniel said.

The association will have a Family Fun Day on April 25 as a make up for the cancellation of […]

By |March 27th, 2009|MHAA|0 Comments