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This week in Mint Hill history

In 1960, the Mint Hill VFW at their Christmas party, named Clarke A. Prather from Wilgrove as man of the year because of his strong commitment to community service organizations.  Boy scouts, civil air patrol, Woodmen of the World, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, and Philadelphia Presbyterian Church are among the groups he is active […]

By |December 9th, 2008|History|0 Comments

This week in Mint Hill history

In 1973, a re-zoning proposal that would have required new homes in some parts of town to be built on one acre lots was voted down by the Mint Hill Town Board. There was concern that this proposal would keep middle class citizens from buying these properties and that it would stunt future growth.

In […]

By |November 30th, 2008|History|0 Comments

Much needed rainfall in forecast for western NC

Meteorologists are presently forecasting some much needed rainfall for the western part of the state over the next several days.  Presently the western part of the state is experiencing drier conditions than Mecklenburg County.

The Catawba River, which contributes greatly to the water supply in our county originates in the Appalachian Mountains.  Less than adequate rainfall […]

By |November 29th, 2008|Environment, Mecklenburg County|1 Comment

This week in Mint Hill History

A meeting to discuss possible routes for the future I-485 was recently held at Northeast Junior High.  It attracted people from Mint Hill, Matthews, and Southeast Charlotte.  Two comments that were heard at the meeting were:
“This route goes right through downtown Mint Hill.”
and
“That’s not county land, it’s mine, and they’ll get it over my dead […]

By |November 23rd, 2008|History|0 Comments

This week in history

In 1986, a one-mile jogging trail at Mint Hill Municipal Park off Wilgrove-Mint Hill Road was opened. Officials will be monitoring its use to see how much this trail was really wanted.

In 1983, the first new Mint Hill municipal building held its first town meeting. John McEwen gave the invocation.

By |November 17th, 2008|History|0 Comments

Gas price puzzler

Over this weekend, area gas prices were in the $2.49 per gallon range. This extended from Mint Hill as far south as Westinghouse Boulevard (Exit 1 off I-77). […]

By |November 3rd, 2008|Transportation|2 Comments