The Sunday Afternoon in the Park Committee is soliciting artists and musicians to display, perform, demonstrate and sell their products at Sunday Afternoon in the Park, Sunday, August 26. The event will be held at the Mint Hill Park on Wilgrove-Mint Hill Road from 1-6 pm. There is a $5 fee to participate; artists need […]
Camden Johnson was fishing at Oak Island, N.C. when he watched a helicopter crash into the ocean June 14. He was on a boat with friends Steve Peloza and Matt Brooks.
Johnson, 16, is a volunteer fire fighter in Mint Hill and a rising junior at Independence High School. He volunteers about 80-100 hours a month […]
Children gathered at the library last Thursday to learn about nocturnal animals. Heather Reid from Reedy Creek Nature Center taught the young naturalists about the barred owl’s sight, the skunk’s defense mechanism, the bat’s echolocation, and the necessity of beetles and millipedes for a forest’s ecosystem. The children had the opportunity to ask questions and […]
June Tunes will end July 3 this year with its annual performance by Queen City Brass Band. Band member Richard Spangler said their song list theme is Americana, including patriotic songs as well as some Broadway tunes and other popular songs. Listeners can expect selections from Oklahoma, The Thunderer, Blue Tango, and Annie’s Tomorrow.
Queen City […]