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VFW and VFD barbeque Saturday

[singlepic=185,220,140,,right]The semi-annual Veterans of Foreign Wars and Volunteer Fire Department barbeque is only two days away. The event is 11 am to 7 pm Saturday at the VFW post on Bain School Road. Proceeds from the barbeque are divided between the organizations. Funds going to the VFD are used to support needy families, and the […]

By |October 2nd, 2008|Non-profit|0 Comments

Boykin, Blanton impressive at next level

Virginia Tech wide receiver Jarrett Boykin, a former Butler player, has started to stand-out to his new coaches, according to an article in The Virginian-Pilot. Boykin is the No. 3 receiver on the Virgina Tech roster.

Boykin isn’t the only former Butler standout making waves this year. Notre Dame cornerback Robert Blanton returned an interception for […]

By |October 2nd, 2008|Butler High School, Sports|29 Comments

Mint Hill’s gas madness

Some drove until their tanks were empty while some people were driven to the pumps by panic. Why did this happen to such a large population in a growing region? Three Mint Hill residents didn’t have the answers but know they weren’t satisfied with anything they’ve heard so far. Mint Hill resident Angie Milleman waited […]

By |September 30th, 2008|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Board meeting wrap-up

The Board of Commissioners meeting at 7:30 pm last night was brief, but there was important discussion before and during the meeting.

The board met at 6 pm yesterday with architect David Creech and his staff. The new town hall might be smaller because the estimated budget was $1 million more than Town Manager Brian Welch […]

By |September 26th, 2008|Town Hall|0 Comments

This week’s Mint Hill Times

It’s Mint Hill Madness, and it’s time for The Mint Hill Times annual complimentary issue. Also, Look for The Times’ booth this weekend at Mint Hill Madness.

[singlepic=172,220,140,,right]This week’s paper:

Read what Mayor Ted Biggers says about how the economic downturn is affecting Mint Hill, and what effect the delay of the mall is having. “When you put everything in perspective, (the mall) will not have an impact on us as far as continuing to be a low tax, nice place to live.”
Adam Houston reports the town commissioners are taking the mall construction delay in stride.
Columnist Leslie Southerland says she’s getting a little tired of the presidential campaign. “I hope I can make a decision about who I think is truly the best candidate. And if not, I’ll revert back to my 13-year-old rebellion and vote for the one nobody wants me to vote for.”
Columnist John Hood has an answer to the recent gas lines: let stations charge market prices without being accused of price gouging.

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By |September 25th, 2008|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bob Dole in Mint Hill TODAY

[singlepic=170,220,140,,right]Former Sen. Bob Dole (R-Kan.) will make several stops in the Piedmont today, including Mint Hill. Sen. Elizabeth Dole, Dole’s wife, and challenger Kay Hagan are in a close race with less than six weeks till the general election.

Dole will speak at 2:30 pm today at the Mint Hill Chamber of Commerce, and at 3 […]

By |September 25th, 2008|Politics 2008|0 Comments