Leslie Esparagoza and Tim McDonald, both of Butler High School, won $2,500 scholarships each from the Law Offices of Michael DeMayo. The two seniors joined 13 other students from the area who were awarded the scholarships for created winning videos and presentations on how to prevent underage drinking and driving. This is the eighth annual Michael A. DeMayo Scholarship Program. Esparagoza will attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and McDonald will attend the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
Last night a 31-year-old woman was charged with DWI when she cause a wreck at the corner of Margaret Wallace and Idlewild roads.
Tuesday night, representatives of the consulting firm HNTB met with the town to discuss the Small Area Plan that will guide development in area around the Bridges at Mint Hill for the next 20 years. Here’s the current plan they showed the town Tuesday night. To read more about this plan, pick up a copy of this week’s Mint Hill Times.
Records show Sharky’s Bar and Billiards in Mint Hill has the most violations so far. Friday, manager Scott Boles said they’ve cracked down on smokers.“We put [smokers] straight out the door,” Boles said. “It’s not going to happen.” Yet, Boles said he’s still angry about the ban, saying his bar is a private club and should be allowed to let members smoke if they want. “I just feel it’s our choice in what we want to do,” he said.
Matthews Police are seeking information on the person who robbed Costco yesterday. At approximately 6 pm a black male entered the Costco, located at 2125 Matthews Township Parkway, and asked to see jewelry that was in a locked viewing case. As clerks assisted him the suspect pulled a gun from his pocket and threatened to harm the clerks if they not place jewelry in a bag. After the clerks placed jewelry in the bag the suspect fled the store. Continue reading