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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This Week’s Outstanding Athletes

Novant Health Proud Sponsor of The Mint Hill Times Athletes of the Week  Independence Patriots Football:  Antwan Watson -  The senior running back had another solid performance...

Using social media to come together

Hurricane Florence struck fear in many hearts as she made her way towards the Carolinas. Like many scary situations, she also brought out the best...

Eddie Joe Sexton, Sr.

Eddie Joe Sexton, Sr., 80, peacefully passed away September 6, 2018 at his home in Mint Hill, NC. Heaven gained an angel. He was...

Florence impacts Mint Hill Area

Tropical Storm impacts Mint Hill with it's fury.  Strong sustained winds and heavy rain flood close streets.

Iceland 2019 Part 3

Itinerary Day 1:ARRIVE IN REYKJAVIK, ICELAND Welcome to Reykjavik! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. Dinner Day...

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Florence impacts Mint Hill Area

Tropical Storm impacts Mint Hill with it's fury.  Strong sustained winds and heavy rain flood close streets.

Iceland 2019 Part 3

Itinerary Day 1:ARRIVE IN REYKJAVIK, ICELAND Welcome to Reykjavik! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. Dinner Day...

The Best of Downtown Mint Hill

Best Pizza Mint Hill has no shortage of options for pizza lovers! From carry out and delivery chains like Papa John’s and Marco’s to sit...

Novant Health’s newest community hospital a world class facility

Novant Health Mint Hill Medical Center is truly a first class community focused hospital facility.  The hospital administration and leadership gave the Charlotte media...

Coming Soon: Wayback Burgers

This fall, Mint Hillians will have a new choice for burgers. Currently under construction, Wayback Burgers will be located in the strip mall between...