Former Mint Hill fire chief, Jeremy Russell, pleaded guilty to one account of embezzlement Tuesday in the Charlotte U.S. District Court. For nearly two years Russell stole $225,000 from the Mint Hill Volunteer Fire Department and the Town of Mint Hill by creating a sham business called Regional Medic & First Responder Supply Connection. Mint […]
The Mint Hill Chamber of Commerce was updated on the status of Presbyterian Hospital Mint Hill at its monthly member luncheon Thursday, November 15 at Pine Lake Country Club.
Roland Bibeau, president of Presbyterian Hospital Matthews spoke during the luncheon, telling the chamber the timeline is still on track to begin construction in 2014, and complete the hospital in 2016.
Bibeau spoke to the chamber in August of 2011, and at that time, the hospital was taking a second look at the plans, given the economic and political environment surrounding the healthcare industry.
“Step Into History, The Carl J. McEwen Historic Village,” a 12-minute video produced by the Mint Hill Historical Society, earned statewide recognition last month, winning a Paul Green Multimedia Award from the North Carolina Society of Historians.
It started with a need to take something to schools and other organizations, to show them what the Historical Society and the Historic Village had to offer.
With a matching grant of $2,500 from the Arts and Science Council, work was underway, with Historical Society co-founder Carol Timblin writing and producing, and member Larry Ferguson serving as director and videographer.
This year, the members of the Mint Hill Madness Beauty Pageant are bringing the spirit of Thanksgiving to those in need.
Bringing together all the necessities of a Thanksgiving meal, from whole turkeys to sides and desserts, pageant members gathered food to bring homeless families a full Thanksgiving.
This is the second year the pageant has donated Thanksgiving meals to those in need, and this year, eight families will be getting a meal; seven receiving laundry baskets full of food, and one, without the ability to cook, receiving a gift certificate to Cracker Barrel.