Heathfield, located in Mint Hill, kicked off the 2009 holiday season with a variety of festivities. Residents enjoyed a Greeting Card workshop, an exterior Decorating Contest and even a Holiday Tour of Homes where neighbors opened their homes to show off their Christmas decorations. Decorating Contest winners are: Best Decorated Mailbox (Mike […]
At Butler High School, there’s one special holiday tradition that’s been helping those in need every year since the school first opened. The Butler Wish Box provides a way for students to help their less fortunate classmates, families, and those in the community, by fulfilling specific needs they may have during this holiday season.
The Wish Box is open for business about two weeks before winter break. Students can drop confidential wishes into the box for themselves, friends or neighbors. Organizer and teacher Barbara Everitt is the only person who sees the wishes.
“It makes it seem more real because each wish is very detailed to a person that lives very close to us,” sad student Isabel Fee. […]
UPDATE: A source close to the football team said he is “99 percent” sure Knotts is leaving for a job in South Carolina and Bill Geiler will take over as Patriots head coach.
According to the Web site CarolinaPreps.com, Coach Knotts is leaving Independence for another school. The Mint Hill Times has learned from second source […]
US Representative Sue Myrick (NC-09) today voted in favor of the 2010 Department of Defense Appropriations Act. The bill appropriates FY 2010 funds for the Department of Defense. The House version of the Defense Appropriations bill passed in July with Rep. Myrick’s support.
“The first priority of the United States government is to ensure national […]