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...
Doughboy Uniform

Mint Hill Men Wore Doughboy Uniforms during World War I

At least 21 Mint Hill men, probably more, wore the Doughboy uniform during World War I, also known as the “Great War” and the...
Spanish American War

Mint Hill Was Represented in the Spanish-American War

Traditionally, the first to respond when called to serve their country, North Carolinians volunteered in record numbers when the United States declared war on...
Troy Pollard with Town Seal

Sue Lemmond Helms Created Mint Hill’s Town Seal

After Mint Hill opened its first park, received its first ambulance, installed its first traffic light, and elected its second mayor and board of...
Bain Basketball Boys

Mint Hill’s “Dream Team”

After five candidates were elected to serve the Town of Mint Hill in 1971, the group chose Bobby Long to be the first mayor....
Bob Long

A Page From the Past

As we review the history of modern day Mint Hill, we have to review the involved plans necessary to incorporate the town of Mint...
Assay Office

The discovery of gold in America

Hernando De Soto passed through the Blue Ridge Mountains in 1540 searching for gold, but continued his westward journey, not knowing that the precious...

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Board of Commissioners approves budget and other town business

The big item on the agenda for the June 13th meeting of the Board of Commissioners was the decision to approve an 8.7% increase...

Mint Hill streak now 7 games as they defeat Maiden 5-4 in final at...

The Mint Hill Legion "Cardiac Kids" continue to streak with their seventh consecutive win as they bounced back from a 4-2 deficit to beat...

Mint Hill Legion defeats Union County for first place with 3-2 win

On Friday night the long awaited match-up between the two top clubs in the division came to fruition. It was a well played ball...

Aflac–Decoding the Duck

When you ask most people about Aflac, they will tell you about the commercial with the duck.  They understand that it has something to...

How Much Money do I Need?

This week’s question was fielded at a Lunch and Learn this week. Q. How much money do I need to have to buy a house? A....

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Board of Commissioners approves budget and other town business

The big item on the agenda for the June 13th meeting of the Board of Commissioners was the decision to approve an 8.7% increase...

Aflac–Decoding the Duck

When you ask most people about Aflac, they will tell you about the commercial with the duck.  They understand that it has something to...

Mr. Appliance–A Commitment to Service

It’s easy to take convenience for granted.  We hardly think twice about running the dishwasher or throwing in a load of laundry.  When one...

Michael Smith Retires from Queens Grant High School

The board, faculty, administration and friends of Michael Smith enjoyed a retirement party at the Pine Lake Country Club on Saturday June 8th. Mr. Smith,...

The Gift Workshop–Celebrating Life’s Moments

There is no greater gift in life than family. At The Gift Workshop in Mint Hill, family connections are one of its core values....