The North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced its Student-Athlete Advisory Council today, and surprise, none of the representatives are from Mecklenburg County. The closest representative is from Ashbrook High School in Gastonia. Here’s the press release: […]
As the Mint Hill Times has reported since 2008, former unaffiliated Dist. 103 candidate Mark Brody is challenging the way North Carolina allows third parties access to ballots. In 2008, Brody collected signatures of 4 percent of registered voters so he could run as an unaffiliated candidate. He became the only state-wide unaffiliated candidate to […]
Mint Hill Police Chief Tim Ledford released a statement today reaffirming his opinion that medical marijuana should not be legalized in North Carolina. Ledford told the Charlotte Observer:
“If people start accepting the use, even if it’s medical marijuana use, people tend to see that being more liberal, more accepting.”
Representative Nick Mackey of Charlotte is working […]
With seven Democrats retiring in the N.C. Senate, Republicans think they might be able to win a majority for the first time in 112 years.
Remember all the talk about off shore drilling on North Carolina coasts? Back when gas prices were $4 a gallon, and many of us had to wait in lines to fill up our tanks, off shore drilling became a hot topic. Then gas prices came down, and all the sudden drilling for more oil was put on the back-burner. Or so we thought. A panel set up by Gov. Bev Perdue has met for the first time last Tuesday to weigh the pros and cons of drilling on our coast. The people of North Carolina, however, have made up their minds about drilling according to this Civitas poll.
It was a matter of time…
Here’s his letter to Jennifer Robers:
ABC Bd Resignation Letter 011410 Helms