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Former Butler QB Charest transfers to Catawba

After a couple of years at the University of Illinois, Jacob Charest is coming closer to home. The former Butler star and highly recruited quarterback announced he was transferring from the Illini to Catawba College in Salisbury. He’ll join his younger brother Nate who begins his freshman year at Catawba. Jacob probably won’t start at […]

By |August 10th, 2010|Butler High School|0 Comments

How did it go for Stallings Mayor Paxton last night? Not so good

Stallings Mayor Lynda Paxton might have been barking up the wrong tree when she raised concerns about the cost of the Stallings Police Department. She blames the media for blowing it out of proportion. The Police chief, meanwhile, was “humbled” by the support of the town’s citizens for the department. Guess who is going to […]

By |August 10th, 2010|Police|3 Comments

Stallings Police: should they go or should they stay?

Stallings Mayor Lynda Paxton gave a presentation last week to the Stallings Town Council laying out the case to either close the police department, or scale it back. Rumors have circulated that she is doing this because some on the police force did not support her for reelection. She denies it, but did note to […]

By |August 9th, 2010|Police|4 Comments

Explore the Mint Hill Farmer’s Market this weekend

There have been many great Farmer’s Markets which have popped up around the Charlotte region in recent years. But have you been to Mint Hill’s Farmer’s Market located at the Historical Society? August is a busy time at the Market–in addition to getting great deals on everything from fresh veggies and flowers, to eggs, to […]

By |August 6th, 2010|Around Town, History|0 Comments

A map of Madness: What the festival will look like at its new location

The Mint Hill Chamber of Commerce moved the Mint Hill Festival this year from Fairview Park to the town square (Lawyers and Hwy. 51). This photo, from Dana at town hall, shows where everything will go. The festival will take place the weekend of September 24. In this week’s Mint Hill Times, find out why […]

By |August 5th, 2010|Madness 2010|8 Comments

There’s one for that, too: Myrick launches IPhone app

Rep. Sue Myrick announced today the launching of her very own IPhone app. The app synchronizes with her website content and provides instant access to videos, updates on current legislation, events and tour information. Constituents can also contact Rep. Myrick directly using the app.

Myrick is one of the first Congressmen to have a mobile phone application. Yesterday, Congressman Chaka Fattah became the first Democrat with an app in the House.

For Myrick, it’s another way to further her reputation as an accessible Congressman.

“It’s always been a priority to keep in touch with constituents, and the iPhone app is a great way to communicate,” Rep. Myrick said. […]

By |August 5th, 2010|Washington|0 Comments