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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What is a like worth?

Likes are a big deal on social media. On Facebook, public pages can be liked, and those people become the majority of your followers. Then there...

2019-2020 High School Girls’ Basketball Preview – Independence Patriots

Head Coach - Lauren Lewis 1. How does the team look for the upcoming 2019-2020 season? So far, so good. We have a good core of...

2019-2020 High School Men’s Basketball Preview – Independence Patriots

Head Coach: Preston Davis (2017-2018 4A State Championship Season)  Returning Players:  5'8 PG Tachai Miller - 1.3ppg, 1rpg, 1apg, 1spg 6'2 G Camren Little - 1ppg, 1rpg 6'7 F...

2019-2020 High School Men’s Basketball Preview – Queen’s Grant Stallions

Head Coach - Walter Wright 1. How does the team look for the upcoming 2019-20 season? Queens Grant Varsity Basketball Team is looking forward to a...

Patriots defeat Ragsdale in First Round of Soccer Playoffs 2-1

The Independence Patriots played a home playoff game and defeated the Ragsdale Tigers from Jamestown, North Carolina in the first round of the 2019...

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2019-2020 High School Girls’ Basketball Preview – Independence Patriots

Head Coach - Lauren Lewis 1. How does the team look for the upcoming 2019-2020 season? So far, so good. We have a good core of...

2019-2020 High School Men’s Basketball Preview – Independence Patriots

Head Coach: Preston Davis (2017-2018 4A State Championship Season)  Returning Players:  5'8 PG Tachai Miller - 1.3ppg, 1rpg, 1apg, 1spg 6'2 G Camren Little - 1ppg, 1rpg 6'7 F...

2019-2020 High School Men’s Basketball Preview – Queen’s Grant Stallions

Head Coach - Walter Wright 1. How does the team look for the upcoming 2019-20 season? Queens Grant Varsity Basketball Team is looking forward to a...

Patriots defeat Ragsdale in First Round of Soccer Playoffs 2-1

The Independence Patriots played a home playoff game and defeated the Ragsdale Tigers from Jamestown, North Carolina in the first round of the 2019...

Havilah, The Heart Of Dance

Havilah Dance Company is proud of its roots.  Founded in 2010 by Brooke Hardiman, her sister Brittany Vachon, and mom Gail Dawkins, the company...