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Novant project takes on new leadership

 

By Charles Kelleher Harris

Novant Health recently announced that Joy Greear will now be acting as president and chief operating officer of the Novant Mint Hill Medical Center.

The medical complex is a 50 bed hospital and primary care unit planned for a site near the Albermarle Road and I-485 interchange.

“We’re excited to announce this leadership change that supports our commitment to delivering remarkable patient experiences in a rapidly evolving industry,” said Jeff Lindsay, Novant Health executive vice president and chief operating officer.  […]

Mint Hill Commissioners consider town noise ordinance revisions

By Leah Schmalz

Police Chief Tim Ledford presented a revised noise ordinance at the town council meeting last Thursday. The ordinance mirrors the one used by the town of Matthews. It would set the residential decibel limit for amplified sound in the evening to 55 decibels as measured at the property line. For commercial properties the level would be 60 dB.

“What we looked at is a quantitative number that we could use for the maximum level,” Ledford said. The staff tested these noise levels at residential and commercial properties. “You’re protecting the integrity of your next door neighbor but the person creating the sound can certainly have the volume where any person could reasonably enjoy it,” he said.  […]

Former Independence receiver Hakeem Nick donates cleats to Patriot football program

By Andrew Stark

Former Independence receiver Hakeem Nick donates cleats to Patriot football program

Hakeem Nicks sent a care package to his Alma Matter, a gift that will go a long way in helping the Patriots look good on the field this season.

Nicks, a former Independence High star receiver and current member of the Tennessee Titans, shipped 100 pairs of brand new cleats to his school on June 17. […]

By |June 18th, 2015|Around Town, Arts, Breakiing News, Featured Posts, Good deeds, History|0 Comments

12 fun things to do with kids this summer

By Natalie Lloyd

School is out and long, lazy days of summer relaxation are here.

Wait a minute.

Every parent knows summer isn’t relaxing, not with the kids bouncing off the walls and screaming “I’m bored!” Summer days can be trying as parents work to keep active little minds and bodies entertained and out of trouble.

Creating a summer bucket list for your family can be a good way to fill summer days with fun instead of stress. The Mint Hill Times compiled a list of 12 fun, kid-friendly things to do within a short drive. Get your bucket list started with a few of these activities to keep the kids happy and busy all summer long.

1. Reed Gold Mine. Tour Reed Gold Mine in Midland, the site of the first documented gold discovery in the United States. Visitors can tour the mine, hike a trail, or pan for gold. The site is closed Sundays and Mondays. Admission is free. There is a $3 cost if you choose to pan for gold. For more info, call 704-721-4653 or visit nchistoricsites.org/reed.  […]

By |June 14th, 2015|Around Town, Arts, Featured Posts, Good deeds|2 Comments