Welcome Aboard the Enchanting AMAKristina

This week, I’m traveling with a group from Mint Hill aboard the AMAKristina Riverboat down the beautiful Rhine River. A quick fact for you,...

Dominican Republic Deaths Update

Here is the most recent update as taken from another travel consultant resource Leisure Travel uses on a weekly basis, Travel Pulse. We feel...

Don’t Lose Your Money to Travel Scams

Many North Americans opt to book their travel online because they’re hoping for a greater sense of convenience and control. Unfortunately, research shows that...

Vacation resort of Presidents – Part 3

The Casa de Campo Resort, located in the Dominican Republic, is well known for features no other resort can claim: Water sports are abundant here....

Vacation resort of Presidents – Part 2

The Casa de Campo Resort, located in the Dominican Republic, is well-known for features no other resort can claim: Villas are spread out across the...

Vacation resort of Presidents – Part 1

Casa de Campo resort is one of the most revered resorts in the Caribbean. Barbara and I have had the honor of visiting and...

Sandals Ocho Rios Jamaica – Part 3

Did I mention Golf? Oh Yeah, it is there, it is one of the nicest courses you will play, transportation is included, and it...

Sandals Ocho Rios Jamaica – Part 2

Water is everywhere. With 105 pools, including 7 Main Pools, you can find YOUR spot. The Ochi Beach Club is the main place to...

Sandals Ocho Rios Jamaica – Part 1

As any of you that have seen my great looking car wrap around Mint Hill, I am passionate about Sandals. This next resort review...

We Have Been There – Part 3

Restaurants We had access to 18 restaurants during our stay. As a very frequent traveler, and bit of a foodie, I was more than impressed...

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Lady Patriots win by 45 over Lady Spiders

The Independence women’s basketball team put up big numbers in all four quarters en-route to a 81-36 non-conference road win Wednesday at Concord High...

Strong second half lifts Lady Patriots to win

On Monday night the Independence women’s basketball team continued the program’s strongest start to a season in recent history with a 61-46 win over...

Lady Patriots hold off Hickory Ridge 47-42

The Independence women’s basketball team won 47-42 in its conference opener Friday night at Independence High School.  The victory was the Lady Patriots’ first...

Patriots bounce back with win over Hickory Ridge

The Independence men’s basketball team responded to a three game losing skid by scoring early and often in a game where they never trailed...

Mint Hill residents shopped local Dec. 14th at the 2nd Annual Pop Up Christmas...

With overcast skies and festive music in the air, Mint Hill shoppers came out to support local businesses at the 2nd Annual Pop-Up Christmas...

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Mint Hill residents shopped local Dec. 14th at the 2nd Annual Pop Up Christmas...

With overcast skies and festive music in the air, Mint Hill shoppers came out to support local businesses at the 2nd Annual Pop-Up Christmas...

Changing of the Guard

New Mayor & Commissioners take oath of office. All Photos by Paul Imirie

Butler defeats Rocky River at Dawg Pound 62-52

The Butler Bulldogs who have a young basketball team this season led the vast majority of the basketball game with one exception during the...

Shop Local: Best last-minute holiday gifts for under $20

It’s December 18.  T minus one week until Christmas morning.  The Mint Hill Christmas Pop-Up Shop has come and gone.  Mint Hill Historical Society’s...