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by Phil Angelo

He Asked Part 2

Certainly very high in today’s trends is the International Destination Wedding. If you would ever listen to one piece of advice from an old...

He Asked Part 1

This time of year seems to be the most popular period to ask for one’s hand in marriage. I know I titled this “He...

Winners in the Choice Awards for 2018 Part 2

Best Cruise Line Large Ship: Royal Caribbean, operating 3 of the largest ships at sea out of USA ports. Best known for innovation and activities....

Winners in the Choice Awards for 2018 Part 1

I LOVE this time of year. I always get calls saying” we are engaged” and looking for wedding suggestions or Honeymoon options. It is...

What’s new in Europe and Asia Part 3

Airlines are going through an evolution of choices. You may already have been a personal “victim” of pricing practices. One example is a flight...

What’s new in Europe and Asia Part 2

Viking River Cruise company has been known for the “Viking Long Ships”. Recently they foraged into the Ocean Cruise business by forming a sister...

What’s new in Europe and Asia Part 1

All the headlines in Europe this year seem to center around water. River cruising has new ships, as usual lately. This year there will...

What’s new at All Inclusive Resorts for 2019 Part 3

Close to Home on Nassau the Bahamas, the amazing new  Baha Mar Resort Complex is welcoming it’s fifth hotel with the opening of Rosewood...

What’s new at All Inclusive Resorts for 2019 Part 2

Sandals Resorts have won “Best In----” awards every year for the last 20 years. They are our go – to luxury provider in the...

What’s new at All Inclusive Resorts for 2019 Part 1

2019 will be an exciting year for those seeking something new and different. In the all inclusive world there are many exciting new builds...

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Family fun around town

Thursday, February 14 Valentine’s Day Family Story Time will be held at 11:15 a.m. at the Mint Hill Library. Saturday, February 16 In honor of Black History Month,...

Here’s why you don’t want your child using e-cigarettes

1 in 5 high school students and 1 in 20 middle school students currently use e-cigarettes By Kristen Barnhardt As e-cigarette use among teens hits epidemic proportions,...

Make a List

Social media, especially Facebook can be taxing on our mental health. One way to reduce that is by using the lists feature. Both Facebook and Twitter...

Mint Hill Police Department receives recognition award

A first year recognition award was presented to Chief Tim W. Ledford of the Mint Hill Police Department. The award was presented by Dale...

Local High School Basketball Roundup

Independence Patriots fall to Bulldogs at home 54-52.  The Patriots lost a tough basketball game on their home court on Tuesday night.  They defeated...

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Clear Cut Direction helps teen and tween girls to reach their potential

“Clear Cut Direction: Helping you grow.”  This is the name and mission of Mint Hill Mom Lea Oglesby’s teen and tween life coaching business. Oglesby’s...

Queen’s Grant Latin students eat like Romans

At the beginning of February, Queen’s Grant Latin teacher Ben Henkel undertook an unexpected lesson with his Latin students: they made fresh pasta together. If...

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Matthews American Legion Post 235 Hosts Spaghetti Dinner

Matthews American Legion Post 235 hosted their first Spaghetti Dinner recently at the Masonic Lodge located in downtown Matthews.  The Post membership of veterans...

Wayback Burgers open in Mint Hill

On Friday, February 1, Wayback Burgers officially opened its doors to Mint Hill! The “fast casual” burger joint located in the new strip mall between...