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Farmers Market opening day

The Mint Hill farmers market’s opening day is May 5.  Local vendors, crafters, bakers and growers will sell their goods at the Carl J. McEwen Historical Village every Saturday from 9 am to 1 pm until September 29.  The Charlotte Amateur Radio Club has set up an antenna, and Doc’s Front Porch will be playing […]

By |May 4th, 2012|Around Town|0 Comments

Independence softball ready for playoffs


Coach Ken Orsilio has a lot to be proud of this year when it comes to his Independence girl’s softball team. The squad has a record of 16-2 overall and 13-1 in the conference with its last regular season game this past Monday night against longtime rival Butler High School, which they won 10-0.
As they end the year in conference play and head into playoff territory, Coach Orsilio has high hopes for the team and his two brightest stars, Erin Standley and Katie Pearsall. The two have played together for years now, and their chemistry and experience playing together has really uplifted the team this year. […]

By |May 4th, 2012|Featured Posts, Independence High School, Sports|0 Comments

Spring Fling for F.U.E.L.

Spring Fling for F.U.E.L – May 12 from 10 am to 2 pm to benefit Bryson’s FUEL (A non profit organization that helps kids and their families with childhood cancer by providing gas cards, copay assistance, care packages etc.). Idlewild Volunteer Fire Department, 10241 Idlewild Road. Vendors, bake sale, raffles, and more. For more […]

By |May 2nd, 2012|Around Town, Featured Posts, Good deeds|0 Comments

ECU student earns national honor – Independence grad

East Carolina University Junior Sara Graves has been named 2012 Outstanding Undergraduate Student Member of the Year by the Council for Exceptional Children.

Graves plans to teach high school after graduating. “I knew I was going to be nominated, but then I got an email with an official letter in it.” she says, ” I kind […]

By |May 2nd, 2012|Around Town, Independence High School|0 Comments