The Town of Mint Hill was not as pleased as it thought it would be when it got its appraisal for the land at Mint Hill Village where they hope to build the new town hall. The value, done by Integra Realty Resources in March, came in at $750,000—the same value from a few years […]
As you may recall, HNTB and twon staff took time to run the Lawyers Road and I-485 Small Area Plan (SAP) preferred scenario by the Mint Hill Board of Commissioners at their March 11 meeting. They also allowed some time for reactions and comments before proceeding with the full blown market analysis, traffic evaluation, etc.
Mint Hill Arts hosts its opening reception for the “Student Arts Show” tonight from 7-9 pm at the gallery and studio in the Grace Building (7714 Matthews-Mint Hill Road). This show features superb artwork from area students.
Twelve Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools students were named among the most talented artists in the country by the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. The students won medals for their outstanding art and will be honored at a ceremony at Carnegie Hall in New York City in June. The students will also attend workshops with professional artists during the trip.
One student, Sally Baek, a senior at Butler High School, was honored with the Portfolio Gold Award, the highest level of achievement. Sally will receive a $10,000 award to help pay for college, as well as special recognition on the stage at Carnegie Hall. Only 15 students nationally won this award.
“It is incredible to have so many of our students honored nationally for their achievement,” said Cheryl Maney, pre-K-12 visual arts and dance curriculum specialist for CMS. “This is a big honor that art schools and universities across the country recognize. We are proud of our students and art teachers for the dedication they give to their work.” […]