By Charles Kelleher Harris
It’s 10 pm on Saturday night, do you know where your kids are? If you don’t there is a good chance that a member of the Mint Hill Police Department’s night shift knows.
On this particular Saturday they are breaking up an underage party for the second night in a row at the same address.
“This girl is home alone all weekend, her parents are away, so she had a party last night,” explains Officer Kelly, “So we get a noise complaint call.”
All four units respond within minutes to the otherwise quiet, neatly hedged neighborhood.
“All the sudden we pull up and the kids scrambled like cockroaches,” Kelly says. “We had some kids jumping out of windows.” […]
Mint Hill Arts recently announced they will be holding a monthly book club.
“I came up with the idea,” said Mint Hill Arts volunteer Elisabeth Harvey.
During some of her down time at Mint Hill Arts, Harvey began reading.
“I was reading a book about the history of the
Impressionists, The Judgment of Paris, by Ross King,” Harvey explained, […]
Nonprofit fundraiser helps feed local neighbors in need
Fore! The nonprofit Common Heart will host its 5th annual Common Cupboard Golf Classic Monday, June 8 to raise money for the food pantry.
The Common Cupboard pantry feeds local families in need, averaging about 500 families a month. In 2014, Common Cupboard provided a week’s worth of food to more than 22,000 people representing almost 7,000 households across Union County, Matthews, Mint Hill and southeast Charlotte.