Children’s World Museum heading to Matthews?

Jerry and Sue Helms, the founders of the Children’s World Museum, will present an overview of the museum to the Matthews town council tonight. Jerry Helms said last week he had a few locations in mind to move the museum. The museum was closed abruptly last week after Helms got word that the Mint Hill was not going to help with funding. The museum was costing around $4,000 a month to operate, most of that in rent money. Here’s the rest of the Matthews meeting agenda for tonight: Continue reading

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CMS names principal for new Mint Hill high school

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We may not know what students will attend the new Mint Hill high school, but we do know who the principal will be. CMS announced today Mark Nixon, current principal at East Meck, will take the helm of the new high school when it begins a little more than one year from now. Rad more about Nixon in next week’s Mint Hill Times. Here’s the CMS press release… Continue reading

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Mint Hill Police report breaking and entering at local church

31Mint Hill Police were dispatched Sunday at 9:23 pm to an active alarm at New Beginnings Community Church on Stillwell Road in Mint Hill. Police were advised by telecommunications that the alarm company could hear someone inside the church making a lot of noise. Officers arrived on scene within minutes of the call and saw an office light on in the front of the building and the window broken out to the office. Continue reading

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Gov. Perdue announces economic recovery workshop for local representatives, businesses and citizens in Charlotte area

Gov. Bev Perdue today announced that the N.C. Office of Economic Recovery and Investment (OERI) will hold the sixth in a series of workshops across the state providing information and guidance to local municipalities, businesses and interested citizens on how the federal recovery funds will be administered. Gov. Perdue will speak at the Charlotte workshop on June 18, at 2:30 p.m. at the Harris Conference Center on the Harris Campus of Central Piedmont Community College, near Charlotte Douglas International Airport (3216 CPCC Harris Campus Drive, formerly CPCC West Campus Drive). Continue reading

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Matthews to complete work on streets this summer

The Town of Matthews will continue its maintenance on Town streets this summer. The first project includes patching streets in the Heathers subdivision area. McCollum and Associates won the bid to do the work. The bid was $59,200, plus the ability to add additional streets if needed. McCollum and Associates have worked successfully on street projects in the Town previously. This work is underway. Continue reading

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