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Strong Armed Robbery from Circle K on Lawyers Road

Press Release: On April 17 at approximately 6 am, Mint Hill Police were dispatched to The Circle K Store located at 9201 Lawyers Road in reference to a robbery that occurred at this location. Victims did not contact police until an hour after the incident had occurred. Officer’s met with both female victims about the incident and they stated they were at the Circle K gas station and a black male approached them and demanded their purses. […]

By |May 5th, 2009|Police|0 Comments

Kim Rhodarmer named Executive Director of Matthews HELP Center

Matthews HELP Center announced the addition of Kim Rhodarmer as Executive Director. Rhodarmer has more than 16 years of experience providing assistance to children and families in crisis through both CMS Schools as a School Social Worker at both Crown Point and Winterfield Elementary Schools, and prior to that as a Juvenile Court Counselor in Mecklenburg County North Carolina and Lexington County, S.C. She has been the recipient of numerous awards throughout her career, the most recent being the Employee Excellence Award through CMS in May 2008.
From the press release:
As the new Executive Director, she is a welcomed addition to our staff and volunteers as she brings a fresh perspective to increase assistance to people in our area and establish new partnerships. Kim has the dedication, commitment, and motivation to propel this organization to a new level of service for the Matthews community. […]

By |May 5th, 2009|Matthews, Non-profit|0 Comments

Myrick Hosts government contracting and stimulus information seminar

US Representative Sue Myrick (NC-09) will host a Government Contracting and Stimulus Information Seminar in Dallas, N.C. on May 11. The seminar will highlight the basics of government contracting, business resources available in our area, and the impact of the 2009 stimulus on small businesses. Attendants will hear from presenters from: The Small Business Administration, The Small Business Technology Development Center, The N.C. Office of Economic Recovery and Investment, the Gaston College Small Business Center, the N.C. Military Center and the U.S. Export Assistance Center. […]

By |May 4th, 2009|Government, Washington|0 Comments

Realtors get together to help repair Habitat for Humanity homes

Realtor Care Day was held last week, as agents representing Mathers Realty, Grace Realty Group, Henderson Properties, Helen Adams, Dickens Mitchner and Cottingham Chalk all participated to help families on Selma Burke Lane and George Clay Lane in Matthews. This is a Habitat for Humanity neighborhood with homes needing some maintenance and repair. The group worked all day Friday to help 10 families unable to perform the work themselves. […]

By |May 4th, 2009|Good deeds, Real Estate|0 Comments

Rep. Myrick one of a handful to vote no on credit card bill in Congress

US Representative Sue Myrick (NC-09) today voted against a bill that would allow the federal government to have increased control over the nation’s credit industry.
The Credit Card Holders’ Bill of Rights passed in the House by a vote of 357-70.
“This bill makes alterations to lending practices similar to Federal Reserve guidelines set to be implemented by July 2010,” said Rep. Myrick. […]

By |May 1st, 2009|Washington|0 Comments

Mint Hill Middle to observe Memorial Day with Wall of Remeberance

Mint Hill Middle School will be observing Memorial Day with a Wall of Rememberance. This observance, sponsored by the STAR community outreach club, will honor those who have given their lives in the service of their country during any conflict. The school is asking the community to send the name and branch of service […]

By |May 1st, 2009|Good deeds, Schools|0 Comments