Precinct #221 (Philadelphia Presbyterian Church Polling Place, Mint Hill) will participate in a Democratic Party multi-precinct meeting to elect officers and delegates at 6pm, Wednesday, February 25 at Total Wine, 5341 Ballantyne Commons Parkway, Charlotte, NC. For more information, call 980-233-1031.
A Mint Hill family of five and the family cat escaped an overnight fire at their home on the morning of Wednesday, Jan. 28.
The fire, which burned the roof off the family’s home at 7302 Forrest Rader Drive in the St. Ives neighborhood off Truelight Church Road, left two burnt cars in the garage, another burnt SUV in the driveway and mass destruction on the property.
“Property-wise it looks like a total loss,” said Mint Hill Fire Chief David Laeth. “There were five family members, and everyone is OK, but there is a lot of property loss.”
Laeth described the scene as he and firefighters first responded to the call around 3:30 on Wednesday morning.
“The whole roofline was on fire when we arrived,” Laeth said. “We had flames coming through the roof at that time, and we had partial collapse on one end of it when we got there to start to put out the fire. […]
By Charles Kelleher Harris
At the monthly Mint Hill Chamber of Commerce member luncheon, members were updated on the progress of the Novant Hospital construction.
The guest speaker was Mike Riley, President of Novant Health Charlotte Orthopedic Hospital. He will head up development and construction of the Novant Health Mint Hill Medical Center. Riley will also be hospital administrator at the new location just outside Mint Hill town limits.
“Mint Hill is a tremendous place to be,” Riley told Chamber members. “It is a growth center.”
Before offering an update on development and actual construction of the new hospital, Riley offered an overview of Novant Health Systems.
The recently opened Publix on Brighton Park Drive has already created a noticeable presence in the community, with 100 local hires and a new traffic pattern for the area.
Last week the store held its official grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony.
“We were very well received on opening day,” said Publix spokesperson Dwaine Stevens. “We’re excited […]