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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Patriots open with win over North Mecklenburg

The 2019 football season for Independence opened Monday evening at North Mecklenburg High School after the game was rained out the previous Friday night. The...

Stallions bounce back with 4-1 win

The Queen's Grant Stallions picked up their first victory of the young season with a 4-1 dominating win over Corvian Community School in a...

Stallions lose home soccer opener 3-1

The Queen's Grant men's soccer team lost the home opener to kick-off the season to  Greater Cabarrus in a non-conference contest. Greater Cabarrus scored first...

ECU dental student from Charlotte will spend a year at the National Institutes of...

Omar Glover, a fourth-year dental student at the East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine, has been selected to attend the National Institutes of...

We Have Been There – Part 2

Our first resort will be Oasis Grand, Quntana Roo, Cancun, Mexico. This is a family resort. Despite any ads you may see, they do...