Matthews Alive! poster art contest winner announced


Photo: Elaina Henderlite – Matthews Alive! Poster Art Winner and Jayson Johnson, Executive Director of Matthews Alive! Inc.

Elaina Henderlite is the winner of the 2009 Matthews Alive! Art Contest. Each year the Matthews Alive! Festival organizers host the Poster Art Competition. The art is used on festival posters, t-shirts, event guides and other items related to the annual festival. Artists were asked to design their posters around this year’s theme for the festival “Hometown Matthews – 4 Days or Forever.” Continue reading


When will the blinking signal at Hwy. 51 and Lebanon start working?

You may have driven up Highway 51 in the past couple of weeks and wondered, when will this traffic light stop blinking and begin to work like it’s supposed to? Town Manager Brian Welch contacted the NCDOT they said the traffic light will officially begin working tomorrow, August 26. The lights, Welch was told by the DOT, blink for a couple of weeks before they are activated.


Meeting tomorrow night at town hall

The Board of Commissioners of the Town of Mint Hill will hold a called meeting on Wednesday, August 26 at 6:30 pm in the John M. McEwen Assembly Room, Mint Hill Town Hall. The purpose of the meeting is to provide the opportunity for the Board to discuss the composition of a Comprehensive Land Use Plan Committee and Small Area Plan Committee; and, take related action as deemed appropriate.


Parent University cranks back up at CMS

Back to School for parents – Back to school isn’t just for kids. Thanks to programs like Parent University, thousands of adult learners will also be tackling new subjects this fall. More than 70 course topics are available for families this fall, including gang awareness, how to talk to your teen, and preparing for teacher conferences. Online registration for courses is taking place now. Click here for more information.