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The Fighting Archers? Help name the new high school Thursday

Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools is hosting a community meeting Thursday, October 15, from 6:30-8 pm at Mint Hill Library (Community Room) to ask for recommendations for a name for the new high school under construction off Truelight Church Road in Mint Hill. During the meeting, visitors may submit their recommendations for a name for the school and meet Principal Mark Nixon.

It’s been a hot topic around Mint Hill the past month–what  the new high school in Mint Hill should be called. Hardly any of the CMS students in Mint Hill will attend the school when it opens in 2010, and this has led to some to come up with creative names for the school.  In last week’s Mint Hill Times, one resident took out an advertisement saying the school should be called “Robin Hood High School,” with the idea that CMS has “taken from the rich to give to the poor.” Some other creative names? Gerry Mander High, Mint Hill-less High and Benedict Arnold High School. […]

By |October 14th, 2009|Schools|2 Comments

Retirement centers collect food for needy

Residents and staff from Plantation Estates in Matthews and Park Pointe Village in Rock Hill, recently collected 19, 725 pounds of food to benefit Matthews Help Center, Dorothy Day Soup Kitchen and Hope House. ACTS Retirement-Life Communities is a not-for profit, faith-based organization that is committed to the mission of serving the emotional, physical and spiritual needs of seniors. […]

By |October 14th, 2009|Good deeds|0 Comments

Parent University course tonight at Mint Hill Baptist Church

Tuesday, October 13, 2009 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools’ Parent University Course “Managing Stress for Teens” is offered at Mint HillBaptist Church, 7835 Matthews-Mint Hill Road, Mint Hill. The result of this workshop will be identification of stressors in the lives of teens and their families, and development of strategies to diminish stress for the entire family. […]

By |October 13th, 2009|Good deeds|0 Comments

Meet the candidates for Mint Hill mayor, commissioners and District 6 School Board tonight

The Mint Hill Women’s Club will host a Candidate’s Forum on tonight at the McEwen Room, Mint Hill Town Hall. The event begins at 7 pm with four-five minute remarks by the candidates, followed by light refreshments and then a question and answer with the candidates. Attendees will be given forms to record their questions […]

By |October 12th, 2009|Politics 2009|2 Comments

Mint Hill Police Department receives $147,000 traffic safety grant

The Governor’ Highway Safety Program (GHSP) presented the Mint Hill Police Department with a Traffic Safety Grant valued at $147,985 on October 1. These funds will be used to hire two Traffic Safety Officers and purchase equipment for the project to include two Patrol Vehicles, Mobile Data Computers, RADAR and In-Car Digital Camera System.
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By |October 12th, 2009|Police|0 Comments

Matthews Wachovia robbed this morning

The Wachovia Bank on Matthews-Mint Hill Road was robbed at approximately 9:30 am this morning. The suspect fled on foot behind the bowling alley. Matthews police say the suspect is a black male approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall and 170 pounds and was last seen wearing black pants, black shirt and a doo-rag. He […]

By |October 9th, 2009|Matthews, Police|0 Comments