Going to the Independence-South Pointe game tonight?

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Here’s directions to tonight’s game from Mint Hill:

Take I-485 to I-77 to Exit 73 (Hwy. 901). Turn right off the exit ramp.

Follow 901 and take a left at the first traffic light (Highway 72).

Travel for approximately 1 mile. (Along the way you will pass a Speedway gas station on the right. You will see a sign directing you to South Pointe).

Veer right on Rawlsville Road. Travel to the end of Rawlsville (approximately 1 mile). Turn left. The school will be visible at that point. (Football parking for visitors is the first turn into a gravel overflow lot. Teams buses will utilize the next stadium entrance).


What’s closed in Mint Hill and Mecklenburg County for Labor Day?

Mecklenburg County and Mint Hill government offices and agencies will be closed on Monday, September 7, 2009 for the Labor Day holiday. This includes all units of the Department of Social Services, the Tax Office, Elections Office, the Register of Deeds Office, and the Land Use and Environmental Services Office.

The Main Library and all library branches will be closed on Monday, September 7, 2009.

All Solid Waste administrative offices and facilities will be closed on Monday, September 7, 2009 with the exception of Compost Central, which will be open 7 am – 3 pm. Mint Hill trash pick up will be pushed back to Tuesday. Continue reading


Independence to celebrate Patriot’s Day September 11

patriotpaintingNext Friday, September 11, is Patriot Day at the Independence vs. West Charlotte Football Game. The game is a home game for Independence. Former Patriot students, parents of students or children of Patriot staff who are serving or have served in the armed forces will be honored. The community is invited to submit the names of anyone that fits this criteria and who are serving or have served to Mr. Trela at Independence by September 10th. Information needed includes: their name, rank, area of service (army, navy, etc) and where they are/were deployed.

Contact person for additional questions: John Trela, Assistant Principal john.trela@cms.k12.nc.us


Get a free sandwich at Chick-fil-A!

ld-logo-2In celebration of the second-annual Chick-fil-A® Kickoff football game, Chick-fil-A restaurants nationwide will offer a free Chick-fil-A® Chicken Sandwich to any customer wearing any sports-related apparel on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 7. The Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game, pitting the University of Alabama against Virginia Tech, will be held at 8 p.m. (EDT) on Saturday, Sept. 5, at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta and will be televised nationally on ABC.
The following Monday, Sept. 7, from 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., customers are encouraged to visit any participating Chick-fil-A restaurant wearing their favorite sports-related apparel to receive a free Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich. Continue reading


Police warning: man could be impersonating an officer in Mint Hill area

The Mint Hill Police Department received a report someone possibly impersonating a police officer last Saturday at approximately 10 am. The victim stated that he was traveling on Lebanon Road and attempted to turn around in a construction area. As the victim was attempting to turn around he was approached by the suspect. The suspect pointed a gun at the victim and stated “You know I can arrest you right now.” The victim went on to say that the suspect then stated, “I can shoot you right now.” Continue reading