A few months ago, when the Mint Hill high school boundaries were being decided, more than 30 people signed up to speak during public comments. At tonight’s meeting, there are 66 signed up to speak regarding the Myers Park school boundaries. There are also 12 people signed up to speak during the “Requests from the Public” portion of the meeting, most of whom are from Mint Hill. Julie Parsons, who has spearheaded the effort to grandfather students into the high schools as the boundaries shift in the next two years, sent the Mint Hill Times a copy of her speech she will present to the Board. You can read it in this week’s Mint Hill Times out Thursday. Those signed up to speak tonight: […]
Both Philadelphia Presbyterian Church and Levine Senior Center hosted bazaars on Saturday. The church bazaar was the 39th for the women of Philadelphia Presbyterian Church according to Susan Griffin. In addition to the bazaar, there was a breakfast, chicken pot pie dinner, silent auction, and a yard sale on the front lawn of the church. The Levine Senior Center was taken over Saturday by the bazaar as cars overflowed the parking lot. They even had to have valet parking at one point. Books, quilts, crafts, raffles and baked goods were just some of the offerings during the day. Click the link below for photos of the Philadelphia Presbyterian Church bazaar. […]
Rep. Sue Myrick released a statement yesterday on Saturday’s U.S. House vote to overhaul the health care system in the U.S. Myrick calls it a “government takeover” of healthcare, while the Dems say it will help to insure most of the millions without coverage, and not allow insurance companies to deny coverage to people with pre-existing conditions. The Senate will most likely vote in the next two weeks on its bill, and then the House and Senate will get together to craft a single bill which need to be voted on again by both bodies. Here’s Myrick’s statement released to the press: […]
Butler High School’s Cierra Burdick will play for the Tennessee Vols next season under legendary coach Pat Summitt. She spoke to ESPN about her decision. In this video, she talks about her favorite movie of all time.