[singlepic=92,320,240,,center]Police chief Tim Ledford was welcomed to the town Friday with something nobody can escape, a delicious spread from Bob-B-Cue. The meal included Bob Bryant’s famous and fresh barbeque, cole slaw, baked beans and banana pudding. The celebration was at the police department and was attended by commissioners Lloyd Austin, Mickey Ellington and Tina Ross, police officers, town staff and the VFD.
SCRE Properties still expressed interest Thursday in continuing the Mint Hill Town Center project despite losing its partner, Charlotte-based Tidewater Partners, last month. Representatives from SCRE Properties and Mint Hill met today to discuss the projects future. SCRE still plans to develop in downtown Mint Hill, and the firm could purchase nine acres from the town as part of a possible development partnership. Continue reading
The Mint Hill Fire Department made this video of what it looks like from inside the truck as they head toward a house fire. Notice the time it took them to get to the house in Ashe Plantation: a little over four minutes. That’s some serious driving.
“Mint Hill Engine 1 during emergency traffic on the way to a structure fire”
“That oath means a great deal to me,” Ledford said in an interview. “When I repeat that oath, I mean it and want to abide by what it stands for.”
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The Centralina Council of Governments will be in Mint Hill Tuesday to inform the public about planning efforts in the Goose and Crooked Creek basins. The meeting is 4:30-7 pm at town hall. CCOG and the N.C. Ecosystem Enhancement Program will educate local residents about the planning efforts in the watersheds. Public input is welcome at the meeting.
Just a few years ago, there were many artists in Mint Hill, but nowhere for them to show off their works or mingle with like-minds. Times are changing, however. This Sunday, the town is sponsoring Sunday Afternoon in the Park from 1-6 pm at the Park on Wilgrove-Mint Hill Road. Also Mint Hill Arts announced their fall lineup of classes.