Town raises funds for Arts and Science Council

Town Commissioner Tina Ross, Bob Bryant and Town Commissioner Mickey Ellington enjoyed the chili at the cook-off Tuesday.

The town sponsored chili cook-off raised $127 for the Arts and Science yesterday at the town hall. There were eight chili entries. The winners were: Chef’s Choice and Crowd Pleaser – Stephanie Pike and Katie Pike (sisters), Baddest Kicker (Hottest) – Chris Held; Tes Unique (Most Original) Scott Simka.

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Clear Creek donates water to Haiti

It wasn’t long after the earthquake hit Haiti a few weeks ago that Clear Creek Elementary began raising funds to donate water to the devastated country. The water was delivered so fast, the school didn’t even have a chance to hold a official check donation ceremony. The school got that opportunity last Friday, presenting a ceremonial check in the amount of $1,600.


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Birthday Blessings receives thousands of books for homeless kids

Birthday Blessings, which provides birthday parties to homeless children, recently received more than 8,000 books donated by First Book-Charlotte and Barnes and Noble South Park. The non-profit, which has been enormously successful since beginning just a few years ago, was started by a Mint Hill couple. Here’s the press release: Continue reading

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