Freedom fosters culture of giving

When natural disasters or other emergencies hit our state, North Carolinians respond in droves — and I’m not just referring to the crucial and...

Our economy needs new enterprises

North Carolina’s economy is in reasonably good shape. Over the past five years of available data, our state’s employers have added 480,000 net new...

Six statistics Carolinians should know

Since 2010, when voters put Republicans in charge of most state governments across the United States, North Carolina became one of about a half-dozen...

State Education Rank Isn’t Low

If you recently read or heard about North Carolina ranking 40th in “education” and found that rank plausible, I thank you for keeping...

Pay and Train Officers Better

While 2017 was a good and productive year for many public and private institutions in North Carolina, it was a tragic year for our...

Christmas Gains Aren’t a Loss

Among the pagan-inspired customs of the Christmas season now appears to be the ritualistic burning of the straw man. Specifically, I refer to the...

Carolina Leader Sides With Christmas

Josephus Daniels, one of the most prominent North Carolinians of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, played a key role in a story...

States Always Compete for Leaders

When Democrats attack pro-growth tax reform as “trickle-down economics,” I can understand their rhetorical intent. But the charge is silly on multiple levels —...

Revenue Trend Doesn’t Merit Panic

North Carolina has collected less state revenue so far than projected for the 2017-18 fiscal year, to the tune of about $134 million....

Road Leads Back to Public TV

I could always hear John McLaughlin long before I could see him. The larger-than-life former Jesuit priest, Nixon speechwriter, and host of the “McLaughlin...

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Obituary for Rachel Phillips Tweed

January 13, 1923 – March 5, 2020 Rachel Phillips Tweed, 97, of Mint Hill, went home to be with the Lord on March 5th, 2020...

Support Local Wait Staff

Leisure Travel Experts and Chamber members want the staff at our local dining restaurants in Mint Hill, to know that we miss them and...

Daphne’s Southern Bakery sells Yummy Creativity with Cupcake & Cookie Kits

The Cupcake Kits included 6 cupcakes (choose Vanilla or Chocolate or mix) 3 Icing Colors (choose from Pink, Blue, Green, Yellow and White) and...

31 Boredom Busters for Kids

In the past few weeks, life has drastically changed for many families in our country, including mine. Just two weeks ago, my family’s calendar...

DIY Crafting from The Gift Workshop

"Your decision to SUPPORT LOCAL affirms how great Mint Hill truly is” states Jenifer Shaw of the Mint Hill Times. The Gift Workshop has exactly...

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Support Local Wait Staff

Leisure Travel Experts and Chamber members want the staff at our local dining restaurants in Mint Hill, to know that we miss them and...

Daphne’s Southern Bakery sells Yummy Creativity with Cupcake & Cookie Kits

The Cupcake Kits included 6 cupcakes (choose Vanilla or Chocolate or mix) 3 Icing Colors (choose from Pink, Blue, Green, Yellow and White) and...

DIY Crafting from The Gift Workshop

"Your decision to SUPPORT LOCAL affirms how great Mint Hill truly is” states Jenifer Shaw of the Mint Hill Times. The Gift Workshop has exactly...

Who is Kevin Mays of Mays Concepts, LLC

Tax season is upon us and “The Excited Accountant” has you covered. Years ago, when Kevin R. Mays had a CPA file his taxes,...

Outdoor Art With Sidewalk Chalk, Fun Trends

Parents have tape and kids have sidewalk chalk... Make a pattern with tape, start coloring, and creativity takes shape. From Waxhaw making runners for walkways...