Matthews man a big winner in the lottery

Joseph Baker of Matthews won $50,000 in the January 11 “Carolina Cash 5” drawing. Baker bought the winning ticket at the Kangaroo Express on Highway 74 in Indian Trail.

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Matthews releases pics of bank robber

Matthews Police released photos of the person who robbed the Wachovia on Matthews-Mint Hill Road on Tuesday.  The suspect fled the scene in an early 1990s four door black Ford explorer. It is believed that he fled in the eastbound direction of US 74 – possibly onto I-485. The suspect is described as a black male, in his 30s; 5’8” in height, and he has a slender build. He was wearing a blue windbreaker jacket, a mask and sunglasses. If you have any information regarding this crime contact the Matthews Police Department at 704-847-7755.

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Birthday Blessings receives thousands of books for homeless kids

Birthday Blessings, which provides birthday parties to homeless children, recently received more than 8,000 books donated by First Book-Charlotte and Barnes and Noble South Park. The non-profit, which has been enormously successful since beginning just a few years ago, was started by a Mint Hill couple. Here’s the press release: Continue reading

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