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This week’s paper:

• Earlier this year we profiled Al and […]

By |July 29th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Wishes do come true for Matthews girl

Alanna Bhargava, a 9-year-old from Matthews, had a wish come true Tuesday. Alanna has a life-threatening medical condition, and through the Make-A-Wish Foundation was given a room makeover courtesy of Broyhill Furniture. Since children with severe health issues often have to spend a lot of time indoors, Broyhill has teamed up with Make-A-Wish to give […]

By |July 29th, 2010|Matthews|0 Comments

Rocky River, the $60 million high school, readies for business

With under a month to go before Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools begins the new year, Rocky River High School, the new, $60,000,000 school in Mint Hill,  is busy with the final touches. WCNC takes a tour of the high school near Blair Road. For the first year, only 9-11 graders will attend, very few of whom will […]

By |July 27th, 2010|Schools|3 Comments

Five myths about charter schools

It should be no surprise to our readers that The Mint Hill Times has been a proponent of the charter school concept. We have argued many times in editorials and guest columns that removing the arbitrary cap on charter schools in North Carolina would benefit not only the charter schools, but regular public funded schools […]

By |July 27th, 2010|Schools|0 Comments

Library forms task force to navigate rough financial waters

At last Thursday’s Mint Hill Board of Commissioners meeting, Tina Ross wondered why the library has not begun the effort to face its future funding problems. Her question is now answered. The library announced today it is forming a task force to help guide them in the restructuring process so it can remain viable in the community.

Former UNC-Charlotte Chancellor Dr. Jim Woodward will chair of the task force. He served as the chancellor of UNC Charlotte from 1989-2005, and was Interim Chancellor of NC State University in 2009. During his time at UNC Charlotte, he chaired the UNC System’s Information Technology Strategy Network Infrastructure Assessment Task Force.

The Library also announced today it has received a grant for $75,000 from the Community Catalyst Fund of the Foundation for the Carolinas to form a Future of the Library Task Force. […]

By |July 26th, 2010|Mecklenburg County|0 Comments

In this week’s Mint Hill Times

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• Mint Hill Stingers traveled to the state Little League Championship this week. Lacey Hampton visited the team at their send-off breakfast last week at Jimmie’s Restaurant.

• Mint Hill’s Library Committee met Tuesday to discuss the future of the library […]

By |July 23rd, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments