Fall classes for students of all ages (children, teens, and adults) will begin Sept. 15, 2014, at Mint Hill Arts, with an exciting array of classes, ranging from watercolors to oils to photography. Returning to MHA classrooms are Judy Mizell, Larry Ferguson, Vicki Crossman, Mila Antonyuk, and Pamela Shook. Joining them will be eleven new […]
By Charles Kelleher Harris
Citizen’s concerns for law enforcement go beyond the scope of the Mint Hill town limits.
“I just think it is terrible on the news how people are down on the police,” said a Mint Hill resident who asked to be identified only as Leslie, “This whole climate in the country is terrible.”
Leslie was one of the residents who turned out for the monthly “Coffee with a Cop” that is hosted by the Mint Hill Police Department.
September’s event was hosted at Showmar’s Restaurant. […]
By Michele Dotson
CMS Superintendent Dr. Heath Morrison held a press conference Tuesday, September 2 at Providence High School to share preliminary graduation results from across the district.
Morrison praised Independence High School for posting an impressive graduation rate of 88.6 which is an increase of 4.5 % from 2013.
Independence Assistant Principal Amy Mims described the school’s massive […]
By Charles Kelleher Harris
Independence High School has been named one of the countries’ best high school by the popular reporting and opinion website The Daily Beast.
“Our mission [is] to create a college and career ready culture,” said Independence High School Principal Amy D. Dellinger, “[We want our students to be] prepared for success regardless of their choice after high school i.e. college, military or the work face.”
Dellinger said that Independence applied for the opportunity to be placed on The Daily Beast list.
Dellinger has spent 23 years in education, the last four of which have been as Independence principal.
Dellinger said that the school has worked hard to develop four-year plans for each student, to help develop a specific vision for their future. […]
Customers dining in or stopping to pick up food from Showmars in Mint Hill have probably noticed a giant banner hanging near the registers, thanking Lanny Barr for 20 years of reliable service. Not only is Barr celebrating two decades of employment with the business, he’s also hitting that impressive landmark at the age of 38.
By Ron Morris
Independence traveled to South Mecklenburg Friday night and started off their season with an explosive offensive performance giving the Patriots a 49 – 0 win over South Mecklenburg.
The Patriots took the opening kick off and put together a 80 yard drive, capped off by a touchdown pass from quarterback Kevin Hopkins to Pierre Lockwood with 6:56 to go in the first quarter.
After the opening drive, the Patriots’ offense slowed down and led 7 – 0 with 4:26 left in the first half. The Patriots then scored three touchdowns in the final 4:26 giving them a 28 – 0 halftime lead.