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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Ethanol Gas for Beginners

MINT HILL, NC - This is an updated version of one of our 2018 articles. If you'd like to read the original, check out...

Family-Friendly Hikes Near Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC - Trying to find a fun outing for the kids this summer amid COVID-19 restrictions has been challenging, to say the least....

Where in the World is Phil- COVID, Part 5

6/ Once again the S word, Sanitation. This will be the biggest visible change. There will be a constant cleaning and disinfecting of high...

Obituary for George Edward McDonald

MINT HILL, NC - George Edward McDonald was born on July 13, 1947, and lost a courageous battle with cancer on June 28, 2020. ...

Message from Mayor Brad Simmons

Mint Hill Residents, The summer of 2020 is not what we had planned in January. We have had to cancel Mint Hill Madness and our...

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Obituary for George Edward McDonald

MINT HILL, NC - George Edward McDonald was born on July 13, 1947, and lost a courageous battle with cancer on June 28, 2020. ...

Message from Mayor Brad Simmons

Mint Hill Residents, The summer of 2020 is not what we had planned in January. We have had to cancel Mint Hill Madness and our...

You Can Still Get Fit in Phase Two with Gunn Fitness

WAXHAW, NC - Regina Gunn Arndt, the owner of Gunn Fitness, hasn’t just created a gym, she has created a family of individuals all...

Stallings Elementary Teacher Named Participate Learning Teacher of the Year

STALLINGS, NC - Jake Roberts, a third-grade teacher at Stallings Elementary, has earned the title of 2020 Participate Learning Teacher of the Year. Roberts,...

Gym Owners Eagerly Await Move to Phase 3

MINT HILL, NC - As COVID-19 cases continue to spike across the state of North Carolina, business owners forced to shut their doors on...