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Butler softball’s Courtney Moore signs with college

Courtney Moore, a Butler High School senior, will play softball next year with Stanly Community College. She is pictured here with Coaches Brian Cottom, Ray McCrodden, and Barry Eberhardt after signing her letter of intent last week.

By |May 18th, 2009|Butler High School, Sports|0 Comments

Suspect arrested in Carmel Baptist Church break in

William Jared Harrison, 21, of 1409 Ashstead Lane, of Matthews, has been arrested following an incident at Carmel Baptist Church in Matthews. Around 2 am Friday morning Matthews Police Officers responded to an alarm at the church facility. Once they arrived they were able to apprehend Harrison.

He has been charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and additional charges are pending. Harrison has a lengthy criminal history. The church was broken into on Wednesday night as well. Electronics were stolen including flat screen televisions. Harrison is also a suspect in this break-in. […]

By |May 15th, 2009|Matthews, Police|1 Comment

Mint Hill receives pedestrian/bicycle grant from state

Mint Hill was one of 12 municipalities in North Carolina awarded a bicycle and pedestrian planning grant from the North Carolina Department of Transportation. The state DOT awarded the grants at its May 7 meeting in Raleigh. Deputy Town Manager Lee Bailey said the grant will allow the town to develop pedestrian and bike paths.

“This is next step after the Comprehensive Transportation Plan,” Bailey said. “This gets down to a deeper level where we begin to determine where and when they will be built.”

The state estimated the town would need $45,000 based on population. The state covers 70 percent, which is $31,500, while the town matches the grant with 30 percent. […]

By |May 14th, 2009|Town Hall|1 Comment

This week’s Mint Hill Times

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• CMS staff recommended its boundary map for the new Mint Hill high school. Some members of the Board of Education, as well as Mint Hill area parents, were not […]

By |May 14th, 2009|Uncategorized|0 Comments