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Christmas tree will not move to new town hall

As the construction of the new town hall building comes to an end, the Board of Commissioners and Mint Hill residents want to know what will happen to the Christmas tree at the current town hall.  The tree has been part of Mint Hill tradition for over 25 years.

Town Planners Dana Clukey and John Hoard […]

By |August 26th, 2012|Town Hall|0 Comments

Commissioners to discuss saving Bain building

Commissioners raised concerns over the fate of Bain Elementary School’s auditorium at last Thursday’s meeting.  The three present commissioners made a quorum in the absence of Mayor Ted Biggers and Commissioner Mickey Ellington.

An environmental and structural study was done on Bain’s auditorium and found asbestos and lead based paints, as well as significant structural problems.  The Board is interested in saving the building as a piece of Mint Hill’s history, and may find help through the Mint Hill Historical Society and the Department of Cultural Resources.  This issue may generate public interest, and with the absence of the mayor and a commissioner, it was deferred until the next meeting scheduled for August 16. […]

Fire department proposes new station

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Mint Hill residents had a lot to say last Thursday about the fire department’s proposition to build a second fire station.  They packed the John M. McEwen Assembly Room for the Board of Commissioners meeting to learn about the new fire station proposal and to voice their opinions.

It was standing room only as Mint Hill […]

By |July 19th, 2012|Town Hall|1 Comment

Town Hall construction nears completion

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Construction on the new Town Hall is nearing completion.  The two-story building is currently awaiting carpeting, stucco finishing, and sidewalk brickwork.  Major construction is practically finished, and the installment of smaller details is underway.

Upon entering the building through the front doors, visitors will be facing the entrance to the assembly room.  The new assembly room […]

By |July 12th, 2012|Town Hall|0 Comments

QCBB on Town Hall lawn

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The Queen City Brass Band delivered another crowd-pleasing performance this year at the Town Hall.  Numerous residents in red, white, and blue listened to Americana classics.  Jack and Dottye Brimhall (pictured) enjoyed the evening in their patriotic attire.  Photos by Amanda Waters.

By |July 12th, 2012|Around Town, Town Hall|0 Comments

QBCC at June Tunes

June Tunes will end July 3 this year with its annual performance by Queen City Brass Band.  Band member Richard Spangler said their song list theme is Americana, including patriotic songs as well as some Broadway tunes and other popular songs.  Listeners can expect selections from Oklahoma, The Thunderer, Blue Tango, and Annie’s Tomorrow.

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By |June 28th, 2012|Around Town, Town Hall|0 Comments