Ten thousand signatures and the Davenport family is one step closer to gaining closure for the tragic ordeal young Kilah Davenport suffered last year at the hands of her stepfather. Kilah’s doctors told her family she would not live after the May 16, 2012 beating, and later the doctor’s said she would be in a vegetative state for the rest of her life. In the months since, Kilah has grown stronger each day and is slowly learning to eat, walk, and talk again.
Before the normal Mint Hill Board of commissioners meeting last Thursday, January 10, the town held their quarterly developer’s workshop, hearing presentations from several area land developers.
The board heard from Jerry Helms regarding Blair Road Development, Chris Isaacs regarding Mint Hill Commons development, and Brian Jackson regarding modifications to the Summerwood Community’s architecture requirements.
Carolinas Healthcare System has restricted its visitation policy in all its in-patient care facilities in the greater Charlotte area in response to heightened risk of influenza.
DaVita Dialysis, a national Fortune 500 company with nearly 2,000 U.S. locations, opened a new facility in Mint Hill, located on Hawthorne Drive.
DaVita, which was founded in 1999, now serves about 150,000 patients and 41,000 employees nationwide.
The Mint Hill location opened November 5, and in the little more than two months of operation, is serving 19 patients with a staff of 11 people, all experienced in dialysis treatment, and they are currently looking to hire another nurse.