Monday night, Everett Jakeen Chavis, 22, of Charlotte, was shot at a gas station at Idlewild Road and Margaret Wallace Road. Chavis said he attempted to buy marijuana from an individual whom he only knew by nickname. The dealer decided to shoot and rob Chavis instead. The bullet went through his forearm into his ribs. He was rushed […]
The Queens Grant middle school girls’ softball team won their conference tournament last week, and the high school boys’ baseball team won second. The teams are in the Piedmont Charter Athletic Conference. Both teams played Lincoln Charter in their championship games at the Mint Hill Athletic Association fields.
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The middle school team was 12-0 in the regular season and ranked number one in the conference going into the tournament that took place last Tuesday. They beat Sugar Creek 15-0 before moving to the final game against Lincoln Charter. That game was a blowout, too, with the final score 9-0. Lincoln Charter won the title for the last three years.
The team was comprised of five sixth graders, four seventh graders, and three eighth graders. […]
A goose is nestling in the flowerbeds
around the Mint Hill Town Hall Christmas
tree. She and her mate are closely guarding
their nest of eggs, which should be hatching
any day now, according to Town Clerk
Beth Hamrick. She said the geese have been
there for at least three weeks. Last year
someone mysteriously planted corn around
the tree. “Last year corn, […]
Vendors provided a variety of products at the farmers market at the Carl J. McEwen Historic Village last Saturday. Fresh produce, baked goods, and wood working are just a few things available at the market.