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    Chick-Fil-A Mint Hill Recognizes Healthcare Heroes at Mint Hill Medical Center

    MINT HILL, NC - Denise Boston and Hal Queen from Chick-Fil-A came to the Mint Hill Medical Center on October 20th to hand out...

    Do You Need Probiotics? It Depends

    CHARLOTTE - You’ve seen the supplements and heard the hype — promises ranging from easy weight loss to a stronger immune system. But do...

    Even During A Pandemic, Nurses Lead the Way With Clinical Research

    CHARLOTTE - Nurses have always been the backbone of patient care in hospitals, a fundamental truth highlighted repeatedly during the endlessly punishing demands of...

    ‘Sudden Cardiac Death’ Is Not As Sudden As It Sounds

    CHARLOTTE - Between 350,000 and 400,000 Americans die every year from sudden cardiac death. And while the “sudden” part makes it seem like it...

    New Guidance On COVID Booster Shots From FDA Advisory Panel

    CHARLOTTE - Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panel has recommended a third dose of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for people 65 and older, and...

    Staying Safe Is Still A Priority

    CHARLOTTE - The COVID-19 virus is still affecting the community in a huge way. As the numbers rise and we see more people getting...

    Thyroid And Weight Gain: Setting The Record Straight

    CHARLOTTE - 10 things we all need to understand about the thyroid gland.Though it weighs less than an ounce, your thyroid gland punches way...

    COVID Third Doses Are Coming: Here’s What You Need To Know

    CHARLOTTE - The federal government is urging third doses of the COVID-19 vaccine for at-risk patients and in the coming months, expanding that to...

    How To Keep Unvaccinated Kids Safe During The COVID Delta Surge

    CHARLOTTE - If it’s starting to feel like déjà vu all over again, you’re not alone. After a too-brief moment of optimism this spring...

    Novant Health Partnership Prepares Young Adults With Disabilities For The World Of Work

    CHARLOTTE - High schoolers and other young people with disabilities often have a huge question that looms over their lives: Where will I land?They...

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    WEDDINGTON, NC - JJ is available for adoption from Animals First Rescue in the Weddington PetSmart. “This cute little fella is JJ! He came...

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    Player Of The Week Kaylee Carson

    MINT HILL, NC - Independence Patriots upcoming Sophomore Girls Basketball standout Kaylee Carson took charge in the teams home opening 53-45 win over Olympic...

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    Independence Patriots Basketball: Bryce Brooks: The Senior Shooting/Point Guard for the Patriots scored a team high 13 points in the teams opener against Chambers. Also, he provided...

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    MINT HILL, NC - An IRA is designed to help you save for retirement.  But should you ever tap into it earlier?Ideally, you should...

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    Player Of The Week Kaylee Carson

    MINT HILL, NC - Independence Patriots upcoming Sophomore Girls Basketball standout Kaylee Carson took charge in the teams home opening 53-45 win over Olympic...

    Athletes Of The Week

    Independence Patriots Basketball: Bryce Brooks: The Senior Shooting/Point Guard for the Patriots scored a team high 13 points in the teams opener against Chambers. Also, he provided...

    Ravens Fall Short At The Ravens Nest to West Charlotte 79-57

    MINT HILL, NC - The Rocky River Ravens dropped their season home opener 79-57 to the West Charlotte Lions who took control of this...

    Lady Patriots Defeat Olympic 53-45 In Season Home Opener

    MINT HILL, NC - The Lady Patriots defeated the Olympic Trojans in a hard-fought battle 53-45 in their season home opener at Independence prior...

    Tacora Creates Studios Is The Photography Experience You Deserve

    CHARLOTTE - Tacora Woods is Mint Hill’s up and coming favorite local photographer. Her business, Tacora Creates Studios, is ready to meet every artistic...