Holiday House at Cheval open to public

Cheval has decorated its model home for the holidays and opened it to the public for viewing. The cost is $10 to view but 100 percent of the proceeds go the Levine Senior Center. Here’s pictures of what you can expect from this stunning home at Cheval. The Mint Hill Times has two free tickets to visit the house—first caller tomorrow after 9 am gets them!

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Matthews Police officer to be honored by Special Olympics

Sgt. David Ruby will be recognized by the Special Olympics organization Monday during the regular meeting of the Matthews Town Board. Ruby will be honored for his work in leading the Matthews Police Department’s efforts to raise funds for the Special Olympics organization for the last three years. This year the department raised $12,250 – the 15th highest amount collected by any agency in North Carolina. In 2007, the department was 17th in the state, and in 2006, 34th in the state. Continue reading

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Indy AVID students help with college applications

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In the last week of November around 200 seniors at Independence High School registered for college with the help of AVID Seniors. The Application Week kicked off a series of college events culminating in the AVID at Independence College Fair, December 17, a project of the Junior AVID class. Colleges that have committed to the fair include Campbell University, University of Alabama and ECU. Students will also have access to lenders specializing in student loans and various representatives from vocational areas of surrounding community colleges. The AVID club stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination.

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