Armed robbery at Wendy’s Restaurant in Mint Hill

Mint Hill Police were dispatched to an armed robbery that occured in the Wendy’s Restaurant located at 6849 Matthews-Mint Hill Road on July 3 at 2:30 am. Upon the officers arrival three employees stated they were just robbed at gunpoint by three unknown Hispanic male subjects inside the restaurant. The employees stated that the suspects were all wearing masks and gloves. The employees gave the following description on all three subjects: Suspect 1- Male Hispanic 5’ 00” tall wearing dark clothing and a black mask; Suspect 2- Male Hispanic 5’2” tall wearing white t-shirt/blue jeans and a white mask; Suspect 3- Male subject unknown on any other description. The suspects took money from the restaurant and fled on foot in an unknown direction. Mint Hill Police has no further information at this time. Mint Hill Police are asking for assistance from anyone who may have information on this incident to contact police at 704-545-1085. After Hours please contact dispatch a 704-889-2231.

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Mint Hill resident wins $30,000 in the lottery

nc_lottery-1In the recent lottery drawing, local Lue Garlick of Mint Hill won $30,000 in the “Super 7′s” scratch-off ticket. Another resident from Arden, Joseph Carroll, won $200,000 in the June 20th Powerball drawing. A total of 31,076 North Carolina Powerball players won prizes in the Wednesday, July 1 Powerball drawing, ranging from $100 to $3 for a total payout in prizes worth $172,740. The jackpot for the Saturday, July 4 Powerball drawing is an estimated $25 million.

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Carolina Blues take NSA Fast-Pitch North Carolina State Games

blues-nc-stae-games-tournament-win-6-28-09The 16U Carolina Blues claimed the “gold” for the second time in three weeks, this past weekend, winning the champions trophy in the 16U NSA North Carolina State Games!  The girls won five out of six games, outscoring their opponents 28-14, in total runs scored in the six games, including a closely fought defensive battle, beating the Coastal BigStix, 1-0, in the final championship contest.  The girls battled back from a first game loss to win five in a row in bringing home the crown. Continue reading

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Armed Robbery at Colonial Village Apartments in Mint Hill

Mint Hill Police were dispatched June 30 at 11:30 pm to an armed robbery that occurred in the PVA of 9624 Stoney Glen Drive at Colonial Village Apartments. Upon the officers arrival two male victims stated they were just robbed at gunpoint by two unknown black male subjects in the PVA.

The victims stated they returned home from work in their vehicle and parked in the PVA of the apartments. When they got out of the vehicle, two black males approached them in the front of the vehicle and demanded their wallets. The two subjects were dressed in black with their faces covered and were armed. The two subjects told the victims to get on the ground and give them their wallets.

The suspects took a wallet from both victims and left the area in a dark colored, small passenger vehicle. Mint Hill Officers attempted to locate the vehicle, but were unable to find the suspect vehicle in the vicinity.

Mint Hill Police are asking for assistance from anyone who may have information on this incident to contact police at 704-545-1085. After Hours please contact dispatch at 704-889-2231.

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Heathfield’s Neighbors in the Park

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On Saturday, June 13, Heathfield hosted its fourth annual Neighbors in the Park Day at Fairview Park in Mint Hill. Approximately 40 Heathfield residents attended the event in spite of the high temperatures for the day. The day included softball activities, a cook-out and the 4th Annual Dessert Bake-Off. The Dessert Bake-Off winners were: Kathy Ramyar (Best Tasting); Chet Schmit (Originality) and Melody Parrott (Presentation). Six Heathfield residents served as judges for the Dessert Bake-Off: Matt Wittman, Ed Baetz, Larry Blakeney, Melinda Johanson, Roslyn Hill and Cameron Blakeney. HOA President, Dave Johanson, and Vice-President, Matt Parrott, did the grilling.

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