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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Get Me Some Green Moves To New Location

MINT HILL, NC - Get Me Some Green is now open in a larger location! If you’re a long-time Get Me Some Green customer, you...

A Weekly Focus On Local Business And Our Chamber Of Commerce

Up Next: •8th Annual Golf Classic October 27 Olde Sycamore Golf Plantation •Coffee Connections November 6, 8-9 am Chamber Office 7900 Matthews Mint Hill Rd. Bldg 2, Ste B •Women's Networking Breakfast November...

Situational Awareness And Halloween Echo Training

CHARLOTTE - With Halloween around the corner it’s always important to know your surroundings. Keep an eye around you when you are out trick...

The Throttle Body – What It Is And How It’s Serviced

MINT HILL, NC - Has a throttle body service been recommended to you? They're usually recommended when your car keeps stalling or losing power...

How Will The Election Affect The Real Estate Market?

MINT HILL, NC - The Presidential election is just a few days away and many states have already begun early voting. There are several...

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Get Me Some Green Moves To New Location

MINT HILL, NC - Get Me Some Green is now open in a larger location! If you’re a long-time Get Me Some Green customer, you...

Shop Local At Mint Hill’s Christmas Village

MINT HILL, NC - On Saturday, November 7, Mint Hill Farmers Market will host the town’s first annual “Christmas in the Village” holiday craft...

Mint Hill Fall Home & Garden Guide

MINT HILL, NC - Fall: it’s the perfect time for sweaters, pumpkin-spiced lattes, football, and bonfires.  But the change of seasons is also the...

The Gift Workshop Open In New Location In Downtown Mint Hill

MINT HILL, NC - The Gift Workshop is now open in its new location!  Situated on Matthews-Mint Hill Road next to Goodness Gracious Gifts...

Mayor And Town Boards Continue With Business During Pandemic

MINT HILL, NC - Over the past two meetings of the Board of Commissioners, the items discussed on the agenda have revolved around upcoming...