Mayor Troy Pollard

Mint Hill Mayor Troy Pollard Served Eight Terms

Troy Pollard played a huge role in the development of Mint Hill, while serving eight terms (16 years) as Mayor of Mint Hill. The...
This monument to Sugar Dulin is located in the South Cemetery at Philadelphia Presbyterian Church.

Who Was Sugar Dulin?

Mention the name “Sugar Dulin” around Mint Hill and you usually get a second look. We know that he was a real person, not...

Morning Star Lutheran Church Dates to 1775

Morning Star Lutheran Church’s official address is Matthews, but its history parallels that of Philadelphia Presbyterian Church in Mint Hill. It was established around...
Quillen and Mint Hill sign

Community Organizations built Mint Hill

Following each major war of the 20th century, native sons returned to Mint Hill to begin their lives anew. Many did so by organizing...
Julia Campbell Black Historical Room

The Story of the Bain Cane and the Julia Campbell Black Cane

John Bain, the founder of Historic Bain Academy, carried his special cane to church, to town, and to the school, where he delighted in...
Vietnam War

Mint Hill and the Vietnam War

“They came from Steele Creek, Huntersville, Myers Park, Mallard Creek, Mint Hill, the Westside, Matthews and all parts of Mecklenburg County. During the Vietnam...
Korean War Veterans Memorial

Mint Hill Is Home to the North Carolina Korean War Veterans Memorial

Five Mint Hill men – Alec B. Allen, David E. Hagler, Sandy Douglas Ross, David F. Griffin, and Clifford McLean, Jr. – served their...
WW II

Returning Soldiers Faced a New World at War’s End

The Mint Hill men and women who completed military service during World War II did so without rank, putting their lives in danger much...
WW II

Mint Hill Was Greatly Affected by World War II

“Yesterday, December 7, 1941 — a date which will live in infamy — the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by...
McEwen Mint Hill Chapel

Carl J. McEwen Was a Generous Promoter of Mint Hill

McEwen Funeral Home has been a household name in the Charlotte area since the 1920s. It began in Mint Hill when R.J. McEwen and...

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Lady Patriots win by 45 over Lady Spiders

The Independence women’s basketball team put up big numbers in all four quarters en-route to a 81-36 non-conference road win Wednesday at Concord High...

Strong second half lifts Lady Patriots to win

On Monday night the Independence women’s basketball team continued the program’s strongest start to a season in recent history with a 61-46 win over...

Lady Patriots hold off Hickory Ridge 47-42

The Independence women’s basketball team won 47-42 in its conference opener Friday night at Independence High School.  The victory was the Lady Patriots’ first...

Patriots bounce back with win over Hickory Ridge

The Independence men’s basketball team responded to a three game losing skid by scoring early and often in a game where they never trailed...

Mint Hill residents shopped local Dec. 14th at the 2nd Annual Pop Up Christmas...

With overcast skies and festive music in the air, Mint Hill shoppers came out to support local businesses at the 2nd Annual Pop-Up Christmas...

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Mint Hill residents shopped local Dec. 14th at the 2nd Annual Pop Up Christmas...

With overcast skies and festive music in the air, Mint Hill shoppers came out to support local businesses at the 2nd Annual Pop-Up Christmas...

Changing of the Guard

New Mayor & Commissioners take oath of office. All Photos by Paul Imirie

Butler defeats Rocky River at Dawg Pound 62-52

The Butler Bulldogs who have a young basketball team this season led the vast majority of the basketball game with one exception during the...

Shop Local: Best last-minute holiday gifts for under $20

It’s December 18.  T minus one week until Christmas morning.  The Mint Hill Christmas Pop-Up Shop has come and gone.  Mint Hill Historical Society’s...