The Mint Hill Public Library is hosting Paws to Read Saturday, May 26, starting at 10:30 am. Children between the ages five and 11 can read aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Reading times are 10:30 am, 10:55 am, and 11:15 am. For more information contact Donna Reynolds or Jackie Hooker at 704-416-5200.
Independence High School’s musical performance of Grease earned them nominations for the Blumey Award, sponsored by Blumenthal Performing Arts and Wells Fargo. Musicals participating in the competition were evaluated by a panel of three judges from members of the theatre community in Charlotte. Independence was nominated for Best Featured Performer, Marissa Plondke as Patty, and […]
Lifetime Mint Hill residents Alton and Kathy Grayson are proud grandparents of a newly accepted Naval cadet. Reid Grayson, son of Brent and Rebecca Grayson, will attend the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland this fall on a soccer scholarship.
Reid graduates this spring from Nations Ford High School. His soccer skills took him to national playoffs for numerous seasons, and college scouts had their eyes on him.
After visiting several university campuses, Reid decided to join the Navy and attend the Naval Academy, where applicants rely on nominations from members of Congress. Reid interviewed with and was nominated by South Carolina Representative Mick Mulvaney. […]
The Armed Forces Museum & Archives of the Carolinas (AFMAC) will present a documentary honoring ex-prisoners of war at three venues. On Saturday, May 26, at the Mint Hill Historical Society’s Ashcraft Schoolhouse, 7601 Matthews-Mint Hill Road, showings are at 9:30 am and 10:30 am (space is limited). Other showings are Saturday, May 26, at […]
Two Mint Hill schools received the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Innovation for Transformation grants. The music department at Mint Hill Middle School and the kindergarten classes at Bain Elementary School are recipients of the grant, which provides iPads for 21st century classroom instruction. The grant was initiated by Dr. Scott Muri, the former CMS Chief Information Officer. Mint Hill Middle’s music department includes band director Amy Medlin, chorus teacher Crystal Liachoff, and orchestra teacher Megan Morris. […]