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Mint Hill receives pedestrian/bicycle grant from state

Mint Hill was one of 12 municipalities in North Carolina awarded a bicycle and pedestrian planning grant from the North Carolina Department of Transportation. The state DOT awarded the grants at its May 7 meeting in Raleigh. Deputy Town Manager Lee Bailey said the grant will allow the town to develop pedestrian and bike paths.

“This is next step after the Comprehensive Transportation Plan,” Bailey said. “This gets down to a deeper level where we begin to determine where and when they will be built.”

The state estimated the town would need $45,000 based on population. The state covers 70 percent, which is $31,500, while the town matches the grant with 30 percent. […]

By |May 14th, 2009|Town Hall|1 Comment

Queens Grant Community Charter School hosts art show

Queens Grant held its first ever art show for grades K-11 last Friday night. In the picture above, Queens Grant High School art teacher Sabryah Alghrary stands surrounded by students (l-r) Augusta Newton, Matt Evangelisto, Zack Joyner and Anna Sawyer at the art show.  Behind them are pieces created by Queens Grant High School students. […]

By |May 12th, 2009|Arts, Schools|0 Comments

Girl Scouts donate cookie money to charitable organizations

Junior Girl Scout Troop #245, consisting of twenty 4th and 5th grade girls from Covenant Day School, has donated all profits from their annual Girl Scout Cookie Sale to The Animal Adoption League of Greater Carolinas and Alexander Youth Network. The troop presented a check in the amount of $200 to each organization during their weekly school Chapel service. […]

By |May 11th, 2009|Good deeds|0 Comments

What’s there to do in Mint Hill this weekend?

• Mint Hill Arts is having a Spring Student Art Show opening reception tonight.

• At the Farmers’ Market Saturday, the Mint Hill Historical Society and  the Charlotte Medical Clinic – Mint Hill, will begin a series of Health Talks presented by the doctors at the Clinic.

• Tonight at sundown the town of Mint Hill will show Beverly Hills Chihuahua on the lawn of town hall.

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By |May 8th, 2009|Around Town|0 Comments

Heathfield hosts yard sale, gives some of profits to MHFD

Heathfield subdivision in Mint Hill held a community yard sale in April. Several neighbors who participated in the yard sale donated a portion of their proceeds to benefit the Mint Hill Fire Department. Heathfield resident, Renee Wilson, organized the yard sale and delivered the contribution to the Mint Hill Fire Department. Please contact […]

By |May 8th, 2009|Good deeds|0 Comments

Joyce and Jim Lavene release latest mystery

Joyce and Jim Lavene released their latest mystery novel titled “A Corpse for Yew,” part of the Peggy Lee Garden Mysteries. You may know Joyce as the Plant Lady in the Mint Hill Times. Joyce and Jim are also prolific writers, having completed more than 30 novels. You can see a trailer for the latest […]

By |May 7th, 2009|Arts|0 Comments