Board approached with possible land deal

Bob Evans of Evans Construction Company spoke at the Mint Hill Board of Commissioners regular meeting last week asking the board to consider a land deal.  Evans said he wasn’t sure exactly what he was offering but he was looking at some sort of land swap or asking if the board would like to buy a piece of land adjacent to where the new town hall is being built. Continue reading


New year, new laws

Every year brings changes to laws that could effect all of us each day. Some may be small changes while others are major shifts in policies. It’s important for everyone to know the changes that will have an impact on their lives.

• Integrated Health Systems
A new law provides incentives for physicians to join together to form Accountable Care Organizations. From these groups, doctors can better coordinate patient care and improve the quality of care, help prevent disease and illness, and reduce unnecessary hospital admissions. This is part of the changes from the National Healthcare Overhaul. Continue reading


Austin Duke helps N.C. claim Shrine Bowl title

Mint Hill TimesIndependence High School senior Austin Duke caught two passes for 23 yards as North Carolina defeated South Carolina, 26- 19 in last Saturday’s Shrine Bowl. North Carolina completed only 4 of 9 passes for the game. Duke led the state in touchdowns this past season and helped the Patriots post a 10-3 record.

Video of Duke’s high school highlights: