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Local students win Burger King Scholars award

The BURGER KINGTM Scholars Program named the 2012 $1000 Scholarship Award. Recipients included: Cierra Harris from David W. Butler High School,  Jashawn Berry from Rocky River High School, Taylor Ruettgers from Queen’s Grant High School.

By |June 8th, 2012|Around Town|0 Comments

Lions Club holds annual yard sale at Bi-Lo

(Club will hold a car show Saturday)

Bi-Lo co-manager Tonya Ivey said the yard sale they sponsored in collaboration with the Lions Club last Saturday was successful enough to consider making it a monthly event.  She said the turn out was good, everyone made some money, and when it was over Good Will brought a truck to take donations if people didn’t want to pack up and keep their things.
Yard sale proceeds go to the Lions Club, an organization whose efforts Ivey and others at Bi-Lo respect and appreciate.
“They do a lot of good work in the community,” said Ivey.
This Saturday Bi-Lo and the Lions Club will hold their forth-annual car show in the Bi-Lo parking lot from 2 -5 pm.  The show grows with each year, and 30 to 40 cars are expected to participate.  The Corvette Car Club, Carolina Cruisers, Mint Hill Police, and Mint Hill Fire Department will be present.
Snow cones, pop corn, and lunch plates of chicken breast, baked beans, cole slaw and a roll – only five dollars a plate – will be for sale to help raise money.  Bi-Lo will also provide music. […]

By |June 8th, 2012|Around Town, Featured Posts, Good deeds|0 Comments

Former Mint Hill Volunteer Fire Dept. Chief under investigation

By Amanda Waters
amandawaters@minthilltimes.com
The Town of Mint Hill received a federal subpoena May 24 and is cooperating with federal agencies in an investigation of recently resigned Fire Operations Director, Jeremy Russell.  “We are absolutely not under investigation as a town,” said Town Manager Brian Welch.  “The town is actively cooperating with them in their review.”
The Board […]

By |June 1st, 2012|Around Town, Government, Mecklenburg County|12 Comments

MH Police warn residents of “grandparent scam”

The Mint Hill police are warning residents to be aware of a new scam called the “grandparent scam”. The scam involves a scammer calling elderly residents and pretending to be a grandson in another county and asking for a wire transfer of money. Three cases have already happened this year. The police department warns residents […]

By |June 1st, 2012|Around Town|0 Comments

Lions Club to hold yard sale

The Lions Club and Bi-Lo are hosting a yard sale Saturday, June 2 from 7-11 am.  Parking spaces can be rented at Bi-Lo for $10, and vendors can set up as early as 6 am.
“I’m proud to say that our relationship has been a strong one and they have continued to work tirelessly on our […]

By |June 1st, 2012|Around Town|0 Comments

Library plan presented to Mint Hill Board

Carol Hull presented the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Library Citizens Committee report to the Board of Commissioners last Thursday.  She is a member of the committee, a team of citizens with professional experience in real estate, process improvements, information technology, and Mecklenburg County government.
The goal of this committee was “to review the functions and utilization of the main library, consider the feasibility of consolidating, downsizing, or relocating the functions of the main library” to another site.  The committee met monthly from November 2011 to February 2012 to investigate library functions and ways to save money. […]

By |June 1st, 2012|Around Town, Government, Library, Town Hall|1 Comment