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Board approached with possible land deal

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. […]

By |January 23rd, 2012|Around Town|0 Comments

Independence Senior wins CMS Martin Luther King Jr. Writing Contest

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. […]

By |January 17th, 2012|Around Town|65 Comments

First Business Before Hours of the new year

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. […]

By |January 16th, 2012|Around Town|0 Comments

Queen’s Grant recognized

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. […]

By |January 16th, 2012|Around Town|0 Comments