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What can brown do for you? It might be the color for the new Mint Hill high school has an update on the new Bailey Road high school which along with the new Mint Hill high school, will open next year.  The reporter interviews Terri Cockerham, the new principal at Bailey Road. She said they are having trouble coming up with colors for the high schools because most of them have already […]

By |October 23rd, 2009|Schools|11 Comments

Update on recent home invasions: Police have better idea of the suspect’s car

On Monday and Tuesday there were home invasions in the Danbrook Park and Olde Sycamore subdivisions. Police think suspect is responsible for both and now have a better idea of what kind of car he was driving. A neighbor in the Olde Sycamore was able to provide still photographs from a home security video system of the suspect vehicle passing by. […]

By |October 22nd, 2009|Police|9 Comments

Purse snatched at Earp’s BP in Mint Hill

Mint Hill Police responded to Earp’s BP located at 7020 Brighton Park Drive last Wednesday at  3 pm in reference to a larceny of purse from vehicle in the parking lot. Security cameras at the gas station show the suspect as being a white female, with brown hair worn in a ponytail, approximately 35-40 years of age. The suspect is seen exiting a silver in color SUV type vehicle in the parking lot.


By |October 20th, 2009|Police|0 Comments

Mint Hill police looking for suspects in two recent home invasions

Mint Hill Police are on the lookout for suspects in two recent home invasions, one in Danbrook Park on Monday and the other in Olde Sycamore today. Both suspects fled the scene in burgundy vehicles. […]

By |October 20th, 2009|Police|3 Comments

Avery Mitchell named 2010 Wachovia Principal of the Year

Albemarle Road Middle School Principal Avery Mitchell was named the 2010 Wachovia Principal of the Year for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools at a surprise announcement held at the school. Mitchell, who is in her first full year at Albemarle Road Middle, was previously the principal at Crestdale Middle for four years.
During her time at Crestdale, the school was recognized as a North Carolina School of Distinction and made its goals for student academic growth. Mitchell was granted freedom and flexibility with accountability by Superintendent Peter C. Gorman during the program’s first year of implementation in April 2008. Crestdale was named a 2009 National School to Watch, an award recognizing middle schools for academic achievement, adolescent development and equitable education.
In March 2009, Mitchell was chosen by the superintendent to move to Albemarle Road Middle as part of the Strategic Staffing Initiative, which places high-performing administrators in high-need schools.
“This has tested my leadership skills and my ability to make strategic changes that will positively affect the school’s culture and student learning,” Mitchell said. “I am working closely with the administrative team, staff, parents and students to develop a culture that focuses on collaboration, rigor and continuous learning. […]

By |October 19th, 2009|Schools|1 Comment

Armed robbery at Mint Hill Bojangles this morning

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The Bojangles Restaurant in Mint Hill  was robbed at gun point this morning according to Mint Hill Police. The incident occurred at 9075 Lawyers Road at 5:18 am. Upon the officers arrival three employees stated they were just robbed at gunpoint by an unknown black male subject inside the restaurant.

The employees stated that […]

By |October 19th, 2009|Police|2 Comments