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Charlotte looks to annex JH Gunn and Wilgrove Airport

If you live in the area of Mecklenburg County that’s northeast of Mint Hill, you could be joining the big city. That’s because Charlotte is currently in the process of annexing the Camp Stewart area–the neighborhoods around JH Gunn Elementary School and Wilgrove Airport. Charlotte is also looking into annexing two other areas on the […]

By |June 25th, 2010|Mecklenburg County|3 Comments

CMS makes changes to its work-session format

Based on the input received from the first two community forums, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education’s focus in its third work session will be on the guiding principles. That work session, scheduled for June 28, will start with a review of the extensive public comments received at the first three public forums. The Board will explore how the guiding principles affect magnets, transportation and facilities. The Board will discuss items for a new set of guiding principles but will not produce a first draft until after hearing public input in the June 28 forum. […]

By |June 25th, 2010|Schools|0 Comments

Video of reactions from around the world as the US beats Algeria in the World Cup

Wednesday was not just an average day at the Mint Hill Times’ offices. Below us, at Hawthorne’s Pizza, a crowd of about 10 watched the World Cup match between the US and Algeria. With four minutes left, Landon Donovan nailed a miraculous shot that enabled the US to move the next round of the Cup. […]

By |June 25th, 2010|Sports|2 Comments

Poll: Bill Brawley leads Ann Newman in Dist. 103 race

Republican nominee Bill Brawley is leading the State House District 103 race – which comprises Matthews, Mint Hill, and east Charlotte – against Democratic opponent Ann Newman according to a new SurveyUSA poll released today by the Civitas Institute.

According to the poll of 350 registered voters in that district, 45 percent of voters said if the election for state representative were held today, they would vote for Brawley who is looking to replace retiring Rep. Jim Gulley (R).  Thirty-nine percent said they would vote for Newman, and 16 percent said they were undecided.

Among voters who said they were most likely to vote in 2010, Brawley’s lead expands to 49 percent to 39 percent. […]

By |June 24th, 2010|Election 2010|1 Comment