Author Archives: Tim Long
Want to find that same desk you used to rest your head on in algebra class? Now is your chance as Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools begins online auctions of surplus material.
[singlepic=486,320,240,,right] Independence High School is giving Teddy bears to hospitalized children. The students and staff of Independence are buying Teddy bears to give to children in the hospital on Valentine’s Day. The Student Council is sponsoring a “Build a Heart” … Continue reading
Independence wide receiver Michael Rhynes will play next year with Marshall University. Rhynes chose Marshall over Duke, North Carolina and Tennessee and joins former Patriot T.J. Drakeford on the team. Although he was hampered by injuries this past season, Rhynes … Continue reading
Surprise! CMS didn’t take the easy way out when the state forced it to cut $5.3 million from its budget. Other districts, including Gaston County Schools, cut money from teacher aid positions and textbooks. CMS was expected to do the … Continue reading
The NC Educational Lottery announced today that a $100,000 lottery ticket was purchased in Mint Hill by Erika Aguayo: For Aguayo, “Mega Bucks” was her lucky game. The Charlotte woman bought one instant ticket and scratched it off at home. … Continue reading
[singlepic=472,320,240,,center] Amber Olive, a 10-year-old student at Lebanon Elementary School, recently participated in a new reality TV series called “Little Miss Perfect” on the WeTV network. (The Mint Hill Times profiled Amber in the October 16 edition of the paper.) … Continue reading
[singlepic=471,320,240,,center] Sharon Decker and families at Ashe Plantation held their annual Christmas party last week. The neighborhood raised funds to help several needy families for the holidays. Mint Hill Fire Department made the trip out to the neighborhood and brought … Continue reading
The town hosted its annual breakfast for staff at Jimmie’s this morning. Commissioners and other board members also attended. Dana Clukey and Margie Nichols took the photos. [slideshow=50]
Blessed Assurance Adult Day and Health Care Center began its 10th year of service in July 2008 and has served meals, ministered medication, provided bathing services and fostered the personal independence of 1000s of senior and special needs adults. Consequently, … Continue reading
[singlepic=432,320,240,,center] The Mint Hill Chargers are National Champs again! On Friday they defeated the Monroe (CT) Lions 20-8 in Orlando Florida. It was the culmination of what was a tough week as the team traveled to Orlando last Saturday and … Continue reading
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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is going high-tech to sell surplus property. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education approved at its Dec. 9 meeting a proposal to sell refrigerators, stoves, bookcases and desks through GovDeals, an online auction service.