Mayor Ted Biggers announced last week that Carol Hull has been appointed to be on the library task force to represent the three southern towns (actually more eastern, but who’s counting?). Pineville, Matthews and Mint Hill, by consensus from the mayors and managers, could appoint one person to represent its combined interests. The following is how the library will fill the seats on the task force: Continue reading
CMS announced today the next step in a plan that will change more than 50 schools. Mint Hill Middle, along with five other schools, will see changes in its attendance zone because of overcrowding. The other four schools are Ballantyne, Highland Creek, and Torrence Creek elementary schools and Community House Middle School. Other schools will simply close.
Here is the power point presented at the CMS work session today: BoardWorkSession 9.28.2010.
Democratic Mecklenburg County Commissioners Dan Murrey, Jennifer Roberts and Harold Cogdell, Jr. have decided not to participate in a debate tentatively scheduled for tonight.
The debate was to be sponsored by Speak Out Charlotte, a conservative talk show on cable access moderated by Republican former county commissioner Jim Puckett.
Puckett said in an email that news media had been invited to watch the debate live and “therefore negate any chance of ‘shenanigans’ or report on anything that appeared ‘unfair.’”
The Democratic at-large commissioners issued the following joint statement: Continue reading
The Flight of Honor for World War II Veterans scheduled for October 2 has been postponed to Tuesday, November 9. The postponement was due to the complications of a rally in Washington the same day. The rally, called “One Nation Working Together,” will feature the N.A.A.C.P., the A.F.L.-C.I.O., the National Council of La Raza and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force. Continue reading
NBC News will feature schools in CMS this week in its week-long look at education. The school system, which is currently looking into closing schools and reassigning students–possibly from Mint Hill Middle School–sent out a letter to employees last week. It will showcase Sterling Elementary as a Turnaround School. Continue reading
Mint Hill Police are working in conjunction with NC Safe Kids and the DEA to collect unused prescription and over the counter drugs which are no longer needed or expired. Mint Hill Police will be collecting these drugs on Saturday September 25 from noon until 5 pm during the Mint Hill Madness. The drop off location will be the Police Safety Tent located at Town Hall in Mint Hill.