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Mint Hill Board holds meeting to discuss 2015-16 budget

By Leah Schmalz

Last Tuesday the Board of Commissioners met for a special called meeting to discuss the budget for fiscal year 2015-2016. Town Administrator Brian Welch reviewed the proposed budget, which totals $12,951,436. Last year the budget totaled $12,578,878.

The manager recommendation for the general fund decreased from $11,639,898 last year to $11,235,238. The decrease is […]

Local 5K events to benefit organizations

By Leah Schmalz

Two upcoming 5K races will raise money to support unique causes. The Soles2Remember 5K run and walk this Saturday benefits the National Law Enforcement Officer’s Memorial Fund, and the Mint Hill Madness 5K on May 23 benefits the Mint Hill Lions Club.

The third annual Soles2Remember is sponsored by the Mint Hill Police Department and a variety of local businesses. The purpose of the funds raised through the race is “to help in commemorating the service and sacrifice of law enforcement officers and to provide information that will help promote law enforcement safety.” The race coincides with National Police Week, which is May 10 through 16.  […]

By |May 15th, 2015|Around Town, Arts, Featured Posts, Good deeds, History, Mint Hill Madness|0 Comments

Unleash your creativity with Mint Hill Arts

By Leah Schmalz

Looking to get a little creative this summer? Mint Hill Arts can help with weeklong classes offered from the end of June through the beginning of August, covering unique topics like comic art and mixed media.

Whether it’s working with puppets, learning to draw comic book characters or constructing a mobile, each class is sure to engage, educate and excite. Ages 6-10 attend in the morning, while afternoon classes are geared toward ages 11 and up.

Marta Brown, education director, feels the small class size and competitive pricing set the program apart from other choices. Capping the classes at a maximum of 10 students allows the instructors to work one-on-one with each child. “Kids are going to come in there who are at all different levels,” Brown said. “It’s not fair to have a standard thing you throw out [where] everyone paints the same flower at the same time and everybody has to wait until they’re ready to move onto the stem from the petal.” […]

By |May 15th, 2015|Around Town, Arts, Featured Posts, Good deeds, Library|0 Comments

Mint Hill Soccer gives back to those who served

Mint Hill Soccer will hold a fundraiser Saturday, May 16, 9 am to 2 pm at Mint Hill Sports Complex at 9700 Brief Road, Mint Hill, to benefit the national nonprofit, Homes for Our Troops.

Challenge soccer players will be wearing special camouflaged jerseys to promote this worthwhile organization. During the matches, there will be raffles, and players will be collecting donations from fans. All proceeds from concession sales will be dedicated to help with the effort. […]

By |May 15th, 2015|Around Town, Arts, Featured Posts, Good deeds, History|0 Comments