Green News Now: How CBD Helped Me Travel with Kids

Ahh, vacation. It’s the thing we all look forward to. But what is a vacation? By definition, a vacation is a leave of absence...

CBD for kids

Can kids under 18 years of age take CBD? The short answer is yes, at the parent’s discretion. Please note that you must be...

They’re popping up EVERYWHERE

CBD stores are popping up everywhere, but they are not all created equal. Since CBD is not currently Federally regulated the compounds found in...

Spiced Apple Cider

Shared recipes pass on love and history. Food is the one language everyone, everywhere understands. Until recent history, apples weren’t for eating. They were often too...

Get ’em Checked

October is breast cancer awareness month. It's sad to say that I don't know anyone who has not been touched by breast cancer, either...

Green News Now: CBD for Anxiety

How exactly does CBD work for anxiety? Our bodies have protein-based chemical structures that are attached to your cells called receptors. CBD interacts with...

Chromotherapy Benefits | Color Therapy Explained

We’re heading into autumn and many people now understand what “winter blues” are, in fact, the very real Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Many SAD...

How hemp is being used to clean up toxic chemical waste

We all know that plants leach nutrients from the soil, but did you ever think about a plant being used to leach chemicals from...

North Carolina Hemp Law Update September 2019

The CBD and Hemp industries are ever changing in both our state as well as across the country. To keep you all informed here...

Hemp Seed Granola

Superfood recipe of the month…Coconut Hemp Seed Granola Granola is such a great staple for protein natural fats and nutrition overall. It can be eaten...

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Lady Patriots win by 45 over Lady Spiders

The Independence women’s basketball team put up big numbers in all four quarters en-route to a 81-36 non-conference road win Wednesday at Concord High...

Strong second half lifts Lady Patriots to win

On Monday night the Independence women’s basketball team continued the program’s strongest start to a season in recent history with a 61-46 win over...

Lady Patriots hold off Hickory Ridge 47-42

The Independence women’s basketball team won 47-42 in its conference opener Friday night at Independence High School.  The victory was the Lady Patriots’ first...

Patriots bounce back with win over Hickory Ridge

The Independence men’s basketball team responded to a three game losing skid by scoring early and often in a game where they never trailed...

Mint Hill residents shopped local Dec. 14th at the 2nd Annual Pop Up Christmas...

With overcast skies and festive music in the air, Mint Hill shoppers came out to support local businesses at the 2nd Annual Pop-Up Christmas...

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Mint Hill residents shopped local Dec. 14th at the 2nd Annual Pop Up Christmas...

With overcast skies and festive music in the air, Mint Hill shoppers came out to support local businesses at the 2nd Annual Pop-Up Christmas...

Changing of the Guard

New Mayor & Commissioners take oath of office. All Photos by Paul Imirie

Butler defeats Rocky River at Dawg Pound 62-52

The Butler Bulldogs who have a young basketball team this season led the vast majority of the basketball game with one exception during the...

Shop Local: Best last-minute holiday gifts for under $20

It’s December 18.  T minus one week until Christmas morning.  The Mint Hill Christmas Pop-Up Shop has come and gone.  Mint Hill Historical Society’s...