A Weekly Focus on Local Business and our Chamber of Commerce

Due to the ongoing Coronavirus precautions and guidelines, our 8th Annual Golf Classic has been postponed. We are putting the safety of the community...

Where in the World is Phil- August 2020, Part 5

Charlotte, NC - LaConcha Hotel is a member of the Crowne Plaza family of Hotels. As such, they maintain a 4-star rating consistently. On...

12 Brain Break Ideas

Charlotte, NC - Due to Covid-19, this school year looks different for a lot of families. Many children are learning virtually and other families...

Trauma and Massage

Charlotte, NC - How is massage used to help victims of trauma deal with the traumatic events of their lives? First, let's talk about...

Why Heavy Zoom and Screen Time is Hazardous to your Health

Charlotte, NC - Quick question: Are you holding your breath right now? If you’re anything like the rest of us you probably answered. “Yes.” Holding...

When Should I Service My A/C?

Mint Hill, NC - This is a slight reworking of an older article. For our entire back catalog, head to www.minthilltimes.com/category/columns/the-car-care-corner. It’s hot, folks. We...

How to Spot a Seller’s Market in Real Estate

Mint Hill, NC - If you're considering putting your home on the market, it's a good idea to know if it's a buyer's market...

How Much Should My Bathroom Renovation Cost?

Charlotte, NC - The cost of a bathroom renovation depends on the types of materials and finishes you choose, as well as the overall...

Air Filters and Cabin Air Filters: The Basics

Charlotte, NC - We get asked a lot about air filters and cabin air filters in the shop. "What's the difference?" "How often should...

Where in the World is Phil- August 2020, Part 4

Charlotte, NC - Restaurants on Fort Lauderdale Beach beachfront. We were on the boardwalk and the city had posted signs all over about face...

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Mint Hill Third Annual Scarecrow Decorating Contest

MINT HILL, NC - We’re over a week into September, and it’s time to get ready for the annual Town of Mint Hill Scarecrow...

Obituary for Eva Rushing Yandle

MINT HILL, NC - Eva Jean Rushing Yandle, 79, of Indian Trail, North Carolina, through the blessing of hospice, passed away surrounded by family...

Where in the World is Phil- August 2020, Part 6

CHARLOTTE, NC - This time we passed it seven times, and the most we saw inline was 10. Barbara and I took advantage of...

Facebook and Election News Updates

CHARLOTTE, NC - Facebook has made several announcements recently to help curb misinformation, fake news, and hate speech on its platform. The biggest one is...

Service Records as a Bargaining Chip – Selling a Car for Beginners

MINT HILL, NC - If you're looking to sell your vehicle, one of the best weapons to have in your arsenal is a complete...

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Mint Hill Third Annual Scarecrow Decorating Contest

MINT HILL, NC - We’re over a week into September, and it’s time to get ready for the annual Town of Mint Hill Scarecrow...

Local Second-Grader Supports Levine Children’s NICU through Art

MINT HILL, NC - Three years ago, Vanessa Birch, mom to then-five-year-old Hazel, was confronted with a problem familiar to all parents of preschoolers:...

Fall Splendor – Raleigh’s Juniper Level Botanic Garden opens two Weekends in September

RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA – Juniper Level Botanic Garden, a $7.5 million gift to North Carolina State University, will open two weekends in September for...

Bain Academy: A Symbol of Local History no Longer Stands in Mint Hill

MINT HILL, NC - The historic Bain Academy demolition project began recently, and the building will no longer be standing in Mint Hill across...

News You Can Use: What’s Happening at the Local Library?

MINT HILL, NC - The local library looks a little different these days, but there are still many free services you can take advantage...