Shrinking Government Takes Courage

For decades, the modern conservative movement, and Republicans as an increasingly conservative party, dedicated themselves to the proposition that government was too large, too...

Deregulation Boosts State Economic Growth

There are many different ideas about the best way to increase the growth of North Carolina’s economy. But this variation of opinions masks an...

Budget Builds on Conservative Success

North Carolina House and Senate leaders have just fashioned a compromise budget for the 2017-18 and 2018-19 fiscal years. The deal includes sizable pay...

State Should Not Control Alcohol

I am a teetotaler who believes that my fellow North Carolinians should be free to buy and consume the alcoholic beverages of their choice...

Why do people disagree about political issues?

All arguments, political or otherwise, consist of three elements. One is a definition of terms. The second is a set of premises — of...

Subject Mastery Produces Best Teaching

While there is no shortage of opinions and controversy about how best to improve schooling, virtually everyone agrees that the quality of teaching is...

North Carolinians Got Fake News

What some hyperpartisans now call “fake news” is in many instances neither fake nor news. But when it comes to a recent report on...

Tax Cuts Are Not Self-Financing

RALEIGH — North Carolina Republicans has gotten right what Republicans elsewhere have gotten very wrong: how to construct sensible tax cuts and honest, conservative...

Don’t Fear A Robot Invasion

A common theme unifying recent debates about tax reform in North Carolina and in Washington is the idea that the punitive tax treatment of...
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State Tops Region On Labor Market

RALEIGH — North Carolina’s labor market ended 2016 on a strong note. Total employment in the state hit 4,360,200 jobs in December, up two...

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Mint Hill Volunteer Fire Department transfers EMS services to Mecklenburg EMS Agency

The Mint Hill Volunteer Fire Department is transferring emergency ambulance transport service to Mecklenburg EMS Agency (Medic) in the near future. While final details...

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Size does matter when we're talking about image sizes for social media. A picture that works well on Instagram might get cut off on Twitter. Typically...

Green New Now: CBD Vocabulary… What does it all mean?

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How TPMS Works

Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems, or TPMS, is an integral part of most cars sold in the last two decades. It's a great tool for...

Cruise Ships and Cruising Styles – Part 1

In this series we will try to understand the difference between cruise ships and cruising styles. We will talk about size and what that...

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Mint Hill Volunteer Fire Department transfers EMS services to Mecklenburg EMS Agency

The Mint Hill Volunteer Fire Department is transferring emergency ambulance transport service to Mecklenburg EMS Agency (Medic) in the near future. While final details...

Does size matter?

Size does matter when we're talking about image sizes for social media. A picture that works well on Instagram might get cut off on Twitter. Typically...

Korean War Veterans at Memorial Park in Mint Hill

Korean War veterans recently displayed Korea war artifacts at Veterans Memorial Park in Mint Hill to commemorate and show respect to their comrades who...

Kiwanis Club ready for 8th Annual Golf Fundraiser in August

The Mint Hill Kiwanis Club is getting ready to raise funds once again for children in our local surrounding Charlotte area. This year's event...

Mint Hill rolls past Pineville 9-3 in late innings

The Mint Hill American Legion baseball club has now won nine straight games in a streak that has improved their overall record to 12-3...