Mint Hill’s Sunday Afternoon in the Park accepting applicants

The Sunday Afternoon in the Park Committee is soliciting artists and musicians to display, perform, demonstrate and sell their products at Sunday Afternoon in the Park, on Sunday, August 28, 2011. The event will be held at the Mint Hill Park on Wilgrove (5233 Wilgrove-Mint Hill Road) from 1-6 pm. There is a $5 fee to participate. Artists need to provide their own tables, tents, displays, etc. There is no electricity provided. Only items handmade by the exhibiting artist will be allowed. Franchises, imports, and commercially produced items are prohibited. The committee reserves the right to reject any pieces that do not fit our family friendly event.  Complete and return the application below, along with the $5 application fee, and a photograph of your work, by August 22, 2011 if you are interested in participating in Sunday Afternoon in the Park.

For further information contact Tina Ross at 704-545-6231 or e-mail

Return completed applications to: Sunday Afternoon in the Park 8743 Scarsdale Dr., Mint Hill, NC  28227.

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New West Union County Rotary Club president installed

Chad Hannon was named the Union West Rotary Club Chad president for the coming year.The Mint Hill Times
“I joined Rotary back in 2009 with hopes of being able to contribute to our community,” he said. “I am looking forward to the next stage in my life and being President of Rotary. My goal in life is to help as many people as I can and impact their life in a positive way.”

Outgoing President Maureen Mulhall began the June 23 meeting with remarks about her tenure.
“It has been an honor to serve Union West Rotary and our community. I am delighted to welcome Chad Hannon as the new President and look forward to working with him and our new board,” said Mulhall.

Union West Rotary meets every Thursday morning at 7:30 am at the Indian Trail Civic Building. This 42 member service club strives to make a positive difference in the lives of others and support the community through various activities such as sponsoring literacy programs at Union West Library, supplying dictionaries to the local schools, and more recently, donating $50,000 to the Town of Indian Trail sponsoring the pavilion in their new park. For more information about Union West Rotary visit


No charges brought against Mint Hill man

View Larger MapThe Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Office will not bring charges against the driver of an ATV that killed Evan Wolf last week. Patrick Keaton, 43, of Mint Hill accidentally hit Wolf with ATV at a gathering at Christ Covenant Church June 21. Wolf, 15, was participating in a summer youth program called Seek the City when the accident occurred.

The Matthews Police Department has been conducting an investigation into the circumstances leading up to the crash since the incident occurred.

The investigation is considered closed at this time.