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The Little Mermaid

NEWS NOTE

Mint Hill Middle School will perform the musical production of The Little Mermaid. Show dates are January 29, 30, and 31 at 7 pm in the Mint Hill Cafeteria. Tickets are $7 at the door. Concessions will be sold at intermission for $1 each. DVD’s will be sold for $15.

By |January 14th, 2015|Around Town, Arts, Good deeds, History|1 Comment

New Mint Hill Park Plan Move Forward

By Charles Kelleher Harris

The Board of Commissioners voted to annex the property at 9801 Brief Road at its board meeting January 8. This property has been designated as the future site of a new public park for the town. Annexation of that land simply brings the land officially inside town limits.
The town purchased the land last fall after receiving a matching grant of $335,000 from the Parks and Recreation Trust Fund (PARTF).
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By |January 14th, 2015|Around Town, Breakiing News, Development, Featured Posts, History, Town Hall|0 Comments

As Bain fundraiser approaches, former teacher recalls school’s performances

As The Black and White Theatre Company prepares for three performances of the musical “Christmas Presence, A Holiday Alone Together” this weekend to benefit the Bain restoration project, Frances Leete recalls operettas she staged during her 27 years as a teacher at the original school.

With a background in music, Leete established a chorus group at […]

By |December 10th, 2014|Around Town, Arts, Featured Posts, History|0 Comments

Mint Hill Commissioner Austin Regrets and Refutes Claims from Police Report

By Charles Kelleher Harris

By now most of Mint Hill has heard about the November 1 incident where police officers were dispatched to the home of Commissioner Lloyd D. Austin in response to a noise complaint. However few have heard Austin’s side of the story.

Last Thursday after a Board of Commissioners closed session, Austin made a public apology for the events specified in the police report.

According to the report Officer Jacob T. Smith was dispatched to Austin’s home at 10306 Edward’s Place, after the department received a noise complaint.

When Smith arrived at Austin’s home, just after midnight there was a party going on and Smith heard music from behind the house that was “extremely loud.”

“We were having a celebration of life and a Halloween party combined,” Austin stated in an interview last Friday. Austin explained that he had recently had a scan done that revealed he was still cancer free after a battle with the disease five years ago.  […]

By |November 20th, 2014|Around Town, Breakiing News, Featured Posts, Government, History|3 Comments