Upcoming government meetings

The Board of Adjustment is meeting Monday, September 24 at 7:30 pm pending business.  The Board of Commissioners is meeting Thursday, September 27 at 7 pm and Thursday, October 11 at 7 pm.  The Parks and Recreation Committee is meeting Tuesday, October 9 at 8 am.  The Quarterly Developers Workshop Thursday, October 11  6 pm.  The Mint Hill Board of Commissioners allows up to three development pre-application proposals to be presented for comments only at the workshop.


Science at the library

The library offers science events in addition to its many literary events.  Rookie Science: Let’s Get Charged Up! invites elementary-aged children to discover the world of science and electricity through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments.  Parents can register their children by October 1.  The class is October 11 at 4 pm.



The Independence High School PTSA meeting is scheduled for Thursday, September 20 at 7:15.  Everyone is encouraged to attend.


Student honored with publication

Queen’s Grant High School reported an alumnus, Paul Finger, was published in the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica quarterly magazine ¡Albricias! for a poem he wrote in his Spanish class as a senior.  He received a copy of the magazine with his poem, as well as a monetary reward for his writing.  Finger graduated in 2012 and is currently attending Columbia University.


Alzheimer’s Support Group

Alzheimer’s Support Group will meet Monday, September 24 from 7-8:30 pm at Matthews United Methodist Church room 213/215, located at 801 South Trade Street in Matthews.


Children’s consignment sale

Blair Road United Methodist Church, located at 9134 Blair Road, is offering children’s clothes, baby items, furniture, toys, games, maternity clothes, and more.  All proceeds go to missions to help women and children.  The sale is Saturday, October 6 from 8-11 am, and the half-price sale is 11:30 am to 1 pm.  For more information, call 704-545-6785 or visit blairroadumc.org.


Indy class reunion

The Independence High School class of 1967 class reunion will be October 20 at Jimmie’s Restaurant.  Social hour is from 6-7 pm, followed by dinner.  For more information, contact Regena Brown at brownregena@yahoo.com.