St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 8451 Idlewild Road, will conduct a parish mission, Filling the World with the Gospel of Christ, from April 5-9. The host wiil be Father John Anglin, OFM, who has been with the Ministry of the Word since 1987 and has conducted more than 400 parish missions and served various ministries including […]
The Historic Bain Restoration Committee will hold a spring fundraiser on Saturday, April 5, in the Kerr Building, Philadelphia Presbyterian Church, 11501 Bain School Road, Mint Hill.
Visitors are invited to shop for attic treasures, books, garden plants, and food items at the Bain School Village between 9 am and 5 pm. Featured village shops include Uncle Harley’s General Store, Miss Bertie’s Dress Shop, Bain Garden Shop, Antiques & Second-Hand Shop, and the Community Book Store. Organizers of the event are looking for new and used furniture, clothing, books, and other items to sell at the event. […]
Mint Hill Madness vendor applications ready Space available for arts and craft, businesses and nonprofits
By Michele Dotson
Mint Hill Madness is fast approaching and individuals, businesses, and nonprofits who would like to participate are invited to apply for booth space for the Memorial Day weekend outdoor festival.
This year’s festival will take place at Veterans Memorial Park on Hwy. 218.
Mint Hill Madness will run Friday, May 23 from 4-10 pm; Saturday, May 24 from 10 am-10 pm; and Sunday 12-5 pm.
Arts and craft vendor booths will close at dark due to limited lighting. […]
By Michele Dotson
When Doug Pressley was a youngster growing up in Mint Hill, he liked to tear things apart and put them back together again. But it wasn’t until he was in high school and started spending time with his future father-in-law that he began to see that his talent for fixing mechanical things could lead to a lucrative career.
“As a kid, I liked to take my bike apart and put it back together,” says Pressley. “I didn’t think much of it, but when I started working with my future father-in-law on his ’54 Chevy truck, he encouraged me pursue it as a vocation.”
Pressley credits Doug Sloan for encouraging him to pursue training in automotive repair; a career that spanned 30 years. […]