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Myrick votes for Defense bill

US Representative Sue Myrick (NC-09) today voted in favor of the 2010 Department of Defense Appropriations Act. The bill appropriates FY 2010 funds for the Department of Defense. The House version of the Defense Appropriations bill passed in July with Rep. Myrick’s support.

“The first priority of the United States government is to ensure national […]

By |December 17th, 2009|Washington|0 Comments

Indy Principal Bosco speaks to Chamber

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Independence Principal Mark Bosco spoke to the Mint Hill Chamber of Commerce’s Business Luncheon today at Jimmie’s. Read about what Bosco told Mint Hill business leaders in next Thursday’s Mint Hill Times.[nggallery id=107]

By |December 17th, 2009|Development, Independence High School|0 Comments

US News and World Report names Independence High School a top school

Independence, West Charlotte and Providence high schools were honored for consistently outperforming state standards.
U.S. News & World Report recognized three CMS high schools in the “America’s Best High Schools 2010” report. Independence, West Charlotte and Providence high schools were honored for consistently outperforming state standards. […]

By |December 15th, 2009|Schools|0 Comments

NC okay when it comes to virtual learning

A new report “2009 Keeping Pace with K-12 Online Learning” lists North Carolina’s Virtual Public School (NCVPS) the fifth largest virtual school in terms of enrollment.  In just two and a half years, the school has become one of the fastest growing virtual schools in the nation, topping 20,000 in enrollments by the fall of 2009. […]

By |December 15th, 2009|Schools|1 Comment

New mayor takes reigns in Matthews

James (Jim) P. Taylor was sworn in as the 17th Mayor of Matthews Monday night. Taylor replaces R. Lee Myers who served as the Mayor of Matthews for 18 years.

Jim Taylor served on the Matthews Town Board for five terms having been elected in 1999. He is active in the community as a board member of the Matthews HELP Center and the Matthews Volunteer Fire Department Board of Directors as treasurer and secretary. Throughout his ten years as a Town Board member he served on a number of committees and boards in the Town and region. […]

By |December 15th, 2009|Matthews|0 Comments

Matthews residents: Town now offers merchandise for sale

The Town of Matthews has t-shirts, hats, fleece jackets and hooded sweatshirts available for purchase just in time for Christmas. All of the items feature the Town’s new logo.

The items are very affordable and are perfect gifts for anyone on your shopping list. Prices range from $10 for a t-shirt or ballcap to $25 […]

By |December 14th, 2009|Matthews|0 Comments