Mike Newsome, the head coach of the Butler football team since 2002, was named the Maxpreps national coach of the year today. The Bulldogs went 15-0, won a state title this season, all the while playing the most difficult schedule in the state.
It was a matter of time…
Here’s his letter to Jennifer Robers:
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.
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