A Toy story from the past

By Joyce Lavene

The 35th North Carolina Volunteer Regiment was camped out at the Carl J. McEwen Historical Village last weekend. It was a cool night and a frosty morning for the soldiers and their families.  The renactors also have wives and children with them who help tend the fires, cook food and even march with the soldiers and handle weapons. Continue reading

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Commissioners approve Planning Board recommedation

By Joyce Lavene

At its first meeting in March, The Mint Hill Board of Commissioners  were receptive to a request by Sullivan and Roupas, LLS that would allow an exception from the Downtown Overlay Plan so that a building could be positioned fronting a private street. The Planning Board recommended the project. Council voted to allow it, with Commissioner Tina Ross as the only dissenting voice. Continue reading

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