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Rocky River High School robbery

 On November 16 at approximately 2:59pm SRO White was notified by an assistant principal that a Robbery had taken place inside of Rocky River High School.  The victim, 15 year old juvenile, was approached by three individuals at approximately 1414hrs while walking down the hallway from class.  The victim was surrounded by the three individuals and then a handgun was shown to the victim.  The three subjects then demanded the victim give up his money.  The victim complied and gave his wallet to the subjects, who then walked away and could be seen by the victim dividing up the money that was taken.  The victim’s account of the incident is corroborated by the schools surveillance system. […]

By |November 17th, 2015|Around Town, Arts, Featured Posts, Good deeds, History, Rocky River High School|4 Comments

News Notes

Can Food Drive

Independence High School is collecting can food for the 2015 Student Hunger Drive. The town of Mint Hill is invited to help end hunger within Charlotte by donating can food items. There will be a drop off bin located at the Town Hall. Cans may be dropped off until November 9.

Book Fair

There will be a Book Fair at Philadelphia Presbyterian Preschool and Transitional Kindergarten the week of November 16-20.  The Scholastic Book Fair will be open Monday – Friday from 8:30-9 am and 1-1:30 pm.  The congregation and visitors are welcome to shop Sunday, November 22 from 8:30-10:30 am and 11:30 am to 12 noon.  Philadelphia Presbyterian Church is located at 11501 Bain School Road in Mint Hill. For more information, call the preschool office at 704-545-3439 X122. […]

By |November 16th, 2015|Around Town, Arts, Featured Posts, Good deeds, History|3 Comments

New commissioner joins incumbents on council

By Leah Schmalz

Citizens reelected three of the four returning candidates for Mint Hill town council in Tuesday’s election. The fourth commissioner is incumbent Dale Dalton, who beat Lloyd Austin in his bid for reelection. Austin trailed Dalton by just 177 votes.

Returning board of education members Ericka Ellis-Stewart and Mary McCray were reelected with 18.35% and 13.77% of votes, respectively. First-time school board member Elyse Dashew was elected to the third spot with 14.88% of votes.

Ted Biggers was reelected as mayor with 96.8% of the votes. The remaining 3.2% went to a write-in candidate. […]

By |November 5th, 2015|Around Town, Arts, Breakiing News, Featured Posts, Good deeds, Government, History, Politics|1 Comment

News Notes

Veterans Day Recognition

Cornerstone Baptist Church invites all veterans to a free dinner and a program featuring guest speaker, retired Navy Captain Tom Joyce, and special music by nationally-known recording artist, Charles Billingsley. The event will take place November 11 with dinner beginning at 5:45 pm and the program beginning at 7 pm. The church is located at 8947 Albemarle Road (across from Target). For more information, call 704-537-1097 Ext 14.

Marine Corps Birthday Celebration

Join O’Neil’s Pub, 8111 Fairview Road, for their Marine Corps Birthday Celebration Saturday, November 14. There will be a Chili Cookoff at 1 pm. Call or stop by to sign up. The Cake Ceremony is at 2:30 pm. Buy your raffle tickets for cash and prizes. The 2015 fundraiser is for the MHPD K-9 Unit.  […]

By |October 28th, 2015|Around Town, Arts, Breakiing News, Featured Posts, Good deeds, History, Town Hall|2 Comments