Incoming CMS Supt. Heath Morrison held a media briefing May 25 at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Government Center. Dr. Morrison unveiled his entry plan, which establishes a framework for his few months on the job. He officially begins his new duties on July 2, but has been visiting Mecklenburg County regularly since being appointed in April.
The Armed Forces Museum & Archives of the Carolinas (AFMAC) will present a documentary entitled Honoring Our Heroes- The American POW Experience. WWII 1939-1949 honoring ex-prisoners of war at two venues: Friday, June 1 at 7:30 pm at St. Sarkis Armenian Church, 7000 Park Road, Charlotte and Wednesday, June 6 at Matthews Community Center, 100 […]
Bain students presented local veterans with American flags after singing “You are Our Heroes” to the special guests last Friday at their annual patriotic performance. Butler High School’s JROTC color guard presented the flag while the second graders sang the National Anthem.
By Amanda Waters
Since 2006, Mint Hill residents and others in the Charlotte area have placed their pets in the hands of professional pet sitters through Carolinas Critter Sitters, whose motto is “come home to happy.” This company is licensed, insured, and certified to take care of all kinds of pets, from fancy rats to Great Danes in the comfort of their own homes.
Owner Jennifer Rust started the company after an 11-year career in Human Resources. She wanted to get away from office politics, so she cashed out her 401k and started pet sitting. She was already taking care of her six dogs and eight cats, and she received a great referral from her veterinarian. After posting flyers and networking, she reached 100 customers in the first 10 months.
She soon after was able to hire other sitters. Carolina Critter Sitters now has 13 sitters under Rust’s management. They serve a great deal of the Charlotte area, and there are about 30 current customers in Mint Hill.
Sitters are trained to deal with all kinds of situations. They know how to manage security systems and sick animals. Rust has been able to streamline her business, writing procedure manuals, security protocols, and scheduling online. […]