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John Hood is chairman of the John Locke Foundation and appears on the talk show “NC SPIN.” You can follow him @JohnHoodNC.

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Spiced Apple Cider

Shared recipes pass on love and history. Food is the one language everyone, everywhere understands. Until recent history, apples weren’t for eating. They were often too...

“Athletes of the Week”

Independence Patriots  Football:  Shai Wheeler - The senior all around player who is an excellent athlete filled in for quarterback Arnold Taylor who went down in the...

Bulldogs down Patriots 23-15 in huge conference match-up

The Butler Bulldogs rolled into town to take on the Independence Patriots in a key Southwestern 4A Conference football game on Friday night. This game...

Breast cancer survivor turns ‘pain into a purpose’

Mrs. North Carolina 2019 offers hope for others By Cliff Mehrtens As a two-time breast cancer survivor, Phaedra Pistone knows the physical pain involved with the disease. She...

Mint Hill Town Hall Features “Different Strokes” Art Show

The art show at the Mint Hill Town Hall  "Different Strokes"; features two artists with strikingly different approaches to their art. Opens on Friday,...

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Bulldogs down Patriots 23-15 in huge conference match-up

The Butler Bulldogs rolled into town to take on the Independence Patriots in a key Southwestern 4A Conference football game on Friday night. This game...

Vintage on the Hill is now Goodness Gracious Gifts and Interiors

Formerly Vintage on the Hill, Goodness Gracious Gifts and Interiors is open for business in downtown Mint Hill! If you’ve never heard of Vintage on...

Mint Hill Town Hall Features “Different Strokes” Art Show

The art show at the Mint Hill Town Hall  "Different Strokes"; features two artists with strikingly different approaches to their art. Opens on Friday,...

Images from the Moving Wall Exhibit and Ceremonies

All photo images were taken by local photographer, Paul Imirie The Moving Wall came to Mint Hill on October 10th and departed on October 14th....

Indy volleyball celebrates senior night with a 3-2 win over Rocky River

On Tuesday evening the Independence Lady Patriots’ volleyball team hosted cross town rival the Rocky River Ravens on senior night.  The team honored seniors: ...