Mint Hill Police ask town to be extra vigilant

From Lt. J.K. Rowell of the Mint Hill Police Department:

The Town of Mint Hill is continuing to see an increase of motor vehicle break-ins as well as residential break-ins. Residents are asked to be observant when traveling to and from their neighborhoods. If they see something that looks out of the ordinary or any type of suspicious person please call 911 so the police can investigate. Continue reading

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Governor Perdue encourages North Carolinians to nominate volunteers for Governor’s Service Awards

ICV09 hosts Bev PerdueIt’s time to nominate volunteers to receive the Governor’s Volunteer Service Award by August 28.
“Countless North Carolinians dedicate their time to serving their communities, and too often their contributions go unrecognized,” Governor Bev Perdue said. “If you know someone who has made a difference in the lives of others, I encourage you to nominate them for the Governor’s Volunteer Service Award.  Let them know how much you value their dedication to service.”

Since 1979, the Governor’s Volunteer Service Award program has honored individuals, groups, teams and businesses that make significant contributions to their communities through volunteer service.  Continue reading

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Statement from Mint Hill citizens: ‘CMS misleads voters’

When attempting to secure local public support for its 2007 bond referendum, CMS argued that the 2007 bond funding was essential in order to build a new high school in Mint Hill that would address the explosive growth in Mint Hill and its surrounding communities and would alleviate overcrowding at Butler and Independence High Schools. However, after local voters turned out to ensure passage of the 2007 bond, CMS has now decided to abandon the rationale used to secure local public support in favor of an apparent preference for city residents. The three plans currently offered by CMS Planning Services fail to achieve the goal of addressing explosive growth in Mint Hill and its surrounding communities. Please join us for a public rally to discuss this important issue prior to the CMS Board of Education’s final vote on this matter, which is scheduled for August 11th.

We still have time to hold CMS to its word but we need your support.

Date: Thursday, August 6th
Time: 7:00 PM
Place: Mint Hill Town Hall

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