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Former candidate for Dist. 103 could hear from the courts this week

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 […]

By |March 8th, 2010|Election 2010, Raleigh|0 Comments

Police Chief Tim Ledford releases statement on medical marijuana legalization

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 […]

By |March 4th, 2010|Raleigh, Town Hall|0 Comments

Blast from the past: What was the cost for the current town hall?

The town of Mint Hill will begin accepting bids for construction of a new town hall in October. The cost will probably be around $6 million for 24,000 square feet. How much did the current town hall cost? Here are the minutes from the 1983 Board of Commissioners meeting where the expenditures are outlined. Included […]

By |March 4th, 2010|Town Hall|1 Comment

Mint Hill Police want you to dispose of meds properly

Mint Hill Police will participate in Operation Medicine Drop, a program aimed at providing the public a safe and secure method for disposing of their prescription and over-the-counter medications. Poisonings from prescription medications is on the rise in North Carolina – since 1999 more than 75 percent of all unintentional poisonings were caused by prescription or over-the-counter medications (source N.C. Division of Public Health). […]

By |March 4th, 2010|Good deeds|0 Comments