Susannah Query Remains a Mystery

One Thursday a dozen years ago the Historic Cemeteries crew (George Timblin, Charlie Burdick, Harry Hood, Scot Treadwell, and Bill Hawkins) discovered a tombstone...
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...

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Family fun around town

Thursday, February 14 Valentine’s Day Family Story Time will be held at 11:15 a.m. at the Mint Hill Library. Saturday, February 16 In honor of Black History Month,...

Here’s why you don’t want your child using e-cigarettes

1 in 5 high school students and 1 in 20 middle school students currently use e-cigarettes By Kristen Barnhardt As e-cigarette use among teens hits epidemic proportions,...

Make a List

Social media, especially Facebook can be taxing on our mental health. One way to reduce that is by using the lists feature. Both Facebook and Twitter...

Mint Hill Police Department receives recognition award

A first year recognition award was presented to Chief Tim W. Ledford of the Mint Hill Police Department. The award was presented by Dale...

Local High School Basketball Roundup

Independence Patriots fall to Bulldogs at home 54-52.  The Patriots lost a tough basketball game on their home court on Tuesday night.  They defeated...

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Clear Cut Direction helps teen and tween girls to reach their potential

“Clear Cut Direction: Helping you grow.”  This is the name and mission of Mint Hill Mom Lea Oglesby’s teen and tween life coaching business. Oglesby’s...

Queen’s Grant Latin students eat like Romans

At the beginning of February, Queen’s Grant Latin teacher Ben Henkel undertook an unexpected lesson with his Latin students: they made fresh pasta together. If...

6 Tips from Doctors for a Healthier Heart

(StatePoint) February is American Heart Month, and an excellent reminder that there are many easy steps you can take to improve your heart health. Unfortunately,...

Matthews American Legion Post 235 Hosts Spaghetti Dinner

Matthews American Legion Post 235 hosted their first Spaghetti Dinner recently at the Masonic Lodge located in downtown Matthews.  The Post membership of veterans...

Wayback Burgers open in Mint Hill

On Friday, February 1, Wayback Burgers officially opened its doors to Mint Hill! The “fast casual” burger joint located in the new strip mall between...