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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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...