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Mint Hill commissioners support bond

The Mint Hill Board of Commissioners passed a resolution Thursday supporting the $250 million Parks and Recreation bond package. If the bond passes, it will mean two new parks in Mint Hill: Steven’s Creek Nature Preserve on Thompson Road ($7.2 million) and the Ezell Farms Community Park ($3.6 million) at the corner of Wells Road and Matthews-Mint Hill Road. Mayor Ted Biggers said parks are good so people have a place to stay active:
“As everyone knows we have thousands of young people and adults who participate in both organized and unorganized sports. We need facilities so that they will continue to be physically active.”
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By |October 26th, 2008|Mecklenburg County|0 Comments

Finally, immigration court comes to Charlotte

For years, Rep. Sue Myrick tried to bring an immigration court to Charlotte. Finally, she has gotten her wish. The court will be located  at 5701 Executive Center Drive, which is off of Albemarle Road and will open November 4 of this year.
“This has been a long time coming,” said Rep. Myrick.  “An immigration court […]

By |October 9th, 2008|Mecklenburg County, Politics 2008|0 Comments

The taxpayers’ role in the new Lynx train line

[singlepic=193,320,240,,right]Last fall, the big policy question in Mecklenburg County was the half-cent sales tax to pay for a north corridor train. The tax passed easily in the November referendum, and the train looks as though it will be built, albeit at a much higher price tag. It was also in November last year the […]

By |October 6th, 2008|Mecklenburg County, Transportation|1 Comment

Meck county composter course open to public

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Want to learn how to implement a compost? Then this program is for you.

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By |October 6th, 2008|Mecklenburg County|0 Comments

Butler 35 Providence 21

The Butler Bulldogs scored 28 points in the second half to overcome a 14-7 deficit in the third quarter to beat Providence Friday night. The Bulldogs scored two touchdowns on Jacob Davis and Marcel Sargent interception returns for touchdowns and sophomore quarterback Christian LeMay was efficient behind center, going 8-13 for 153 yards and one touchdown.
Photos by Mark Sward swardpics.com
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By |October 3rd, 2008|Butler High School, Mecklenburg County, Sports|0 Comments

Madness 2008 pet show

In case you didn’t get over to the pet show at Madness Saturday, the folks at Mint Hill Animal Clinic were nice enough to share these photos with the Mint Hill Times.

By |October 1st, 2008|Madness 2008, Mecklenburg County|3 Comments