By Leah Schmalz
The Future Farmers of America, or FFA, at Independence High School is working to promote National Teach Ag Day this Thursday.
“There is a dire need for agriculture teachers,” said John Hess, the program’s advisor. “National Teach Ag Day is trying to promote students to get into agriculture and even into the field of teaching agriculture.” The program is doing this through announcements and posters that provide data on the need for agriculture teachers specific to the Southeast. […]
By Leah Schmalz
By Charles Kelleher Harris
At least two dozen citizens were present at the September 11 meeting of the Mint Hill Board of Commissioners meeting to voice their concerns over a proposed housing development behind the new Publix shopping center site during a public hearing.
Earlier this summer Ryan Homes, owned by NVR Inc., made a request for exemption from two zoning requirements in architectural guidelines in the proposed housing development located at 6828 Matthews-Mint Hill Road.
“We are requesting approval (to) allow a garage to not be recessed from living space and relief from the exemption that every house must have a full front porch,” a representative from Ryan Homes told the board. […]
September, 2014: Mint Hill Arts has named Pat Kempisty Volunteer of the Month for September. Formal recognition will be Friday, September 5, 7:00-9:00 p.m., at the MHA Opening Reception for the “Music” show in the gallery, 11205 Lawyers Rd, Mint Hill. The public is invited to attend the free reception honoring Pat and artists who will receive awards. […]
Fall classes for students of all ages (children, teens, and adults) will begin Sept. 15, 2014, at Mint Hill Arts, with an exciting array of classes, ranging from watercolors to oils to photography. Returning to MHA classrooms are Judy Mizell, Larry Ferguson, Vicki Crossman, Mila Antonyuk, and Pamela Shook. Joining them will be eleven new […]