MH Times columnist on radio Monday

Mint Hill Times columnist Dr. Mike Richardson will appear on Charlotte Talks Monday at 9 am. The WFAE 90.7 program will be a repeat of a show done earlier this year. Dr. Richardson pens the Health Basics column each week. Watch for his forthcoming collection of columns in a book titled “Health Basics Essays 2008.”

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Baaaad to the bone

[singlepic=56,300,380,,center]You know Mint Hill Madness is just around the corner when you see Ben Howard walking his goat Cecil along Matthews-Mint Hill Road. Howard said he’s trying to get Cecil adjusted to the hub-bub of the traffic so Cecil will behave when they walk in the parade. Did we say walk? Cecil will actually be on a trailer pulled by a four wheeler this year. PHOTO: Tim Long, The Mint Hill Times

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Top five lottery winners from 28227

(Eds. note: We posted numbers two hours ago; after checking with the lottery officials, they said they ran the wrong report. Here’s the right report.)

Ever wonder who in Mint Hill have won the most money in the NC Education Lottery? Sorry to say, there haven’t been any million dollar winners, but there has been $100,000 winner. In order of amount:

  1. Toni Crago $125,000, Pit Stop – 9100 Lawyers Road , Mint Hill
  2. Robert Giglio $10,003, Earps BP – 4215 Wilgrove – Mint Hill Rd., Mint Hill
  3. Michelle Tucker $10,000, Xpress Stop – 9731 Idlewild Rd., Mint Hill
  4. Judith Weber $10,000, Food Lion – 9021 Albemarle Rd., Charlotte
  5. Luciano Santiago $10,000, Sam’s Mart – 9025 Mallard Creek Rd. Charlotte
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Former Butler and Big I players return Saturday

[singlepic=51,250,170,watermark,left]Virgina Tech players Jarrett Boykin and Eddie Whitley return to the area Saturday to open the 2008 college football season. Boykin was Butler’s best receiver last year, and he was also a great all-around talent for the Bulldogs. Boykin and Whitley aren’t the only local players opening the season in Bank of America Stadium. East Carolina’s Dominique Lindsay and D.J. McFadden graduated from Independence. This is Lindsay’ senior season at ECU.

The game is televised Saturday at noon on ESPN.

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Mint Hill police chief sworn in

Police Chief Tim Ledford was sworn in last week by Mayor Ted Biggers[singlepic=50,220,140,watermark,right] during the Board of Commissioners meeting. 

“That oath means a great deal to me,” Ledford said in an interview. “When I repeat that oath, I mean it and want to abide by what it stands for.”

Read the complete story in this week’s Mint Hill Times.

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MH Police release pics of suspects

[singlepic=49,220,140,,left]Mint Hill Police released photos from the Harris Teeter surveillance camera at 15007 John J. Delaney Drive of suspects in last Tuesday morning’s multiple break ins. The video was taken at 5:10 am Tuesday morning just after the 16 break ins Monday in the Jefferson Colony and Glencroft subdivisions, as well as South Hampton Road. Continue reading

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