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The Munzee Craze comes to Mint Hill

By  Andrew Stark

This May the Discover Mint Hill event will have an exploratory theme, as the town will unveil its newest attraction called Munzee, a phenomenon that is sweeping the nation and expanding exponentially across the world. And the Mint Hill unveiling is a big deal as Coach V, also known as Rob Vardeman, the founder of Munzee will be on hand to help introduce the game. […]

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Group gathers to remember John Bain

A group gathered at the gravesite in Mint Hill on the anniversary of John Bain’s death on March 26, 1897.   From left to right are Carol Timblin, Seavy Bain, Marilyn Bain, Tina Ross-Duke, Tom Duke, June Hood, Marti Wyatt, and Lynnette

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Mint Hill Arts’ Volunteer of the Month

Pat Elliott Named Mint Hill Arts’ Volunteer of the Month for March Pat Elliott has been named Volunteer of the Month for March. She was honored at the opening reception for the Cardinal Camera Photography Show that was held in March at the gallery. Mint Hill Arts offers the community two opportunities each month for artists to draw and paint from life: Life Drawing and Portrait Drawing. These sessions, which are free and open to the public, are an important part of the mission of Mint Hill Arts to serve the local arts community. […]

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Local artists display work at Mint Hill town hall

By Leah Schmalz

As part of a continued effort to spotlight the vibrant art community, Mint Hill is displaying work from three local artists in the rear hallway of the town hall building. A reception was held last Saturday for the quarterly art exhibit, but the public is welcome to continue to view the work during regular business hours.

Ann-Marie Clarke, Ken Halstead and Jennie Martin Tomlin are the featured artists. Clarke creates her pieces with mixed media, such as scraps from other projects and pictures of models from magazines topped with paint. “I’m inspired a lot by music and things that happen in my life,” she said. “My work tends to go towards the odd and bizarre.”

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