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Here’s how hospitals stay open when everyone else closes

Disastrous weather can shut down cities, but the system’s hospitals keep humming, providing patients an oasis of safety in the storm. That’s thanks to...

Too young to have a stroke? That’s what they thought too

Two young women discover how the signs of stroke demand immediate attention. By Yoona Ha Most of us think that stroke only affects people over the age...

Healthy Thanksgiving recipes from Novant Health

Apple, blue cheese, and pecan salad is a healthy Thanksgiving side dish Big flavor without the calories or fat By Michelle Thomas Fresh and and...

‘Pre-hab’ can make a big difference

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Praying with his doctor: A preacher stays in the pulpit, thanks to neurosurgery

A few years ago, the Rev. Eddie Brackett found himself with two frightening health problems that came out of nowhere. One, he began falling...

The verdict is in; Is protein ice cream really better for you

Heard of the popular protein-packed ice cream brands flying off supermarket shelves? Brands include Halo Top, Chilly Cow, Enlightened and big name producers like Breyers....

Highly contagious 5 things to do when your child gets pink eye

Parents: If you haven’t seen this with your kids, there’s a good chance you will: One eye crusted shut in the morning. Your child...

Kids get sick 4-6 times a year- How to battle school germs coming home...

The start of a new school year is both a blessing and curse. The obvious upside: The kids are back in school. On the...

School is coming, we have answers for kicking off a healthy new school year

When you’re going through the annual rites of August with and for your children – buying school clothes, finishing the summer reading list and...

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Spirited Back to School Pep Rally

The Town of Mint Hill in coordination with Independence High School hosted the 3rd Annual Back to School Pep Rally at Veterans Memorial Park...

Celebrating the life of Lee Dingle

On July 18, an unthinkable tragedy occurred on Oak Island.  Thirty-seven year old father of six Lee Dingle was playing in the ocean with...

Homeschooling Pros and Cons (Part 2)

In last week’s column, I discussed the growing popularity of homeschooling, as well as some benefits and drawbacks of homeschooling from my perspective as...

Family fun around town

Thursday, August 22 Family Story Time will be held at the Mint Hill Library at 11:15 a.m. Friday, August 23 The Charlotte Knights will take on Norfolk...

Vintner’s Hill welcomes new owners

Transplanted to Concord, NC, thirteen years ago from Florida, Howard and Michelle Hitchcock began traveling to Mint Hill more frequently when Publix opened a...

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Spirited Back to School Pep Rally

The Town of Mint Hill in coordination with Independence High School hosted the 3rd Annual Back to School Pep Rally at Veterans Memorial Park...

Celebrating the life of Lee Dingle

On July 18, an unthinkable tragedy occurred on Oak Island.  Thirty-seven year old father of six Lee Dingle was playing in the ocean with...

Vintner’s Hill welcomes new owners

Transplanted to Concord, NC, thirteen years ago from Florida, Howard and Michelle Hitchcock began traveling to Mint Hill more frequently when Publix opened a...

Chamber of Commerce announces “Best of Mint Hill” photo contest winners

On Tuesday, August 13, members of Mint Hill’s Chamber of Commerce gathered at 1st Choice Properties to honor the winners of Mint Hill’s first Hometown...

Chick-fil-A holds meeting on new store location proposal in Mint Hill

Chick-fil-A recently held a public meeting regarding their proposal to bring a store to Mint Hill over the next 12-18 months. The timeline is...