Bill Selby, a real estate broker with Carolina Realty Advisors office in Charlotte, has received a charter membership into the Family Care Real Estate Network. This is a program of the National Caregivers Library. Continue reading
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) will save more than $600,000 for the 2012-2013 school year with bell-schedule changes at 10 schools, according to district officials. Continue reading
Bob Evans of Evans Construction Company spoke at the Mint Hill Board of Commissioners regular meeting last week asking the board to consider a land deal. Evans said he wasn’t sure exactly what he was offering but he was looking at some sort of land swap or asking if the board would like to buy a piece of land adjacent to where the new town hall is being built. Continue reading
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools partnered with the MLK, Jr. Citywide Committee for the 18th time and sponsored the ML King, Jr. Art and Writing Awards. Students were asked to focus on a common theme. This year’s theme was “Defending the Dream.” Students competed at the school level and those winners then competed at district level. Continue reading
The first Business Before Hours in 2012 had a good turnout despite the rain and the cold morning. About 20 people were at The Mint Hill Barber Shop when the event began at 7 am. Coffee flowed freely along with fresh fruit, cheese biscuits, muffins, scones and cookies from next door neighbor, Daphne’s Simply Southern Bakery.
It was a good time to network with Chamber members, Tim Ledford, Chief of the Mint Hill Police, and Stephen Smith of the Mint Hill Lion’s Club, as well as others. This is exactly why these events were created, said Executive Administrator Sandy Barnett. Continue reading
Queen’s Grant recognized for
employee engagement, parent loyalty
National Heritage Academies (NHA), a leading national charter school operator, recently honored Queen’s Grant Community School with 2010-2011 Eagle Awards for Employee Engagement and Parent Loyalty.
To be selected for the Parent Loyalty Award, NHA requires 60 percent or more of a school’s parents be very satisfied with their child’s schoolča statistic measured by an internally-generated parent survey. Continue reading