Genealogy workshop at Mint HIll Historical Society

The Mint Hill Historical Society is holding a genealogy workshop August 11 at 10 am.  The workshop still has openings.  The society is looking for a convection oven to host old fashioned biscuit making classes.  This will be a focus of future workshops.  For more information, call 704-573-0726.

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Fall sports registration

Mint Hill Athletic Association fall sports registration ends this month.  Soccer is available for children ages three to 16, football for ages six to 13, and baseball for ages five to 16.  Registration end dates vary from August 14 to August 24, depending on the sport.  Parents can register online at mhaa.us.

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Armed Forces Museum participates at Vietnam Veterans Homecoming

(From the AFMAC website)

The Armed Forces Museum & Archives of the Carolinas (AFMAC) hosted an information table at the Vietnam Veterans Homecoming Celebration 2012 event on March 31. The event, held to honor those who served in Vietnam, drew over 65,000 visitors and was sponsored by the USO of North Carolina, the Charlotte Motor Speedway, and the NC Association of Broadcasters. Continue reading
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CMS selects Morrison as next superintendent

(From the CMS website)

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education has preliminarily selected Dr. Heath Morrison from three finalists for the superintendency. Contract negotiations are currently under way and once complete, the Board will vote at a regular meeting to officially approve the hire of Dr. Morrison and his contract. Continue reading

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County decides on fire tax for ETJ

The Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners held its final vote April 3 to move forward with the fire tax that would create funding for unincorporated areas.  The tax rate has not yet been decided, but Fire Marshal Mark Auten says it will be between 4.5-7 cents per $100 based on property value. Continue reading

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Bestselling author offers writing workshop

New York Times Bestselling author Carrie Ryan (The Forest of Hands and Teeth) will present a 45-minute writing workshop about her books and the writing process, Tuesday, April 17, at 5 pm at the Mint Hill Library.  Several attendees will win a copy of one of Ryan’s books.  She’ll be glad to autograph any copies presented to her at the end of the program.  Call 704-416-5200 to register or online at www.cmlibrary.org.

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