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By Michael J. Neddo

Not In My Backyard

Not In My Backyard... The voice on the other end of the phone was familiar and tinged with a bit of anxiety. I knew who...

The List

Lists. They can be an organizer's tool, a disorganized person's crutch, a spouse's bane. One thing about lists, they take a complex set of...

Why I Choose To Stand

"Oh, say does that Star Spangled Banner yet wave, O'er the land of the free, and the home of the brave? Francis Scott Key -...

And It Was Blue

"What the caterpillar sees as the end of the world, the butterfly sees as the beginning." - Anonymous It was the call you do not...

Oh, You Don’t Have To Do That?

One of the things that surprises many people when I speak to them are the things that do NOT have to be done. I...

Of Cremation, Options, Costs… and Zombies?

The Northern Lights have seen queer sights, But the queerest they ever did see Was that night on the marge of Lake Lebarge I cremated Sam McGee. ...

The Man in the Mirror

“I’m starting with the man in the mirror. I’m asking him to change his ways. If you wanna make the world a better place Take a look...

On the other hand… Tradition!

“Traditions, traditions. Without our traditions, our lives would be as shaky as... as... as a fiddler on the roof!”  - Tevye from Fiddler on...

Of Death and Toilet Seats

$255 and $640. One of those is the current Social Security death benefit and the other is the price that the United States military...

The Power of a Name

“Hollerbach Funeral Home”, “Amigone Funeral Home”, “Burns Funeral Home and Crematory”, “Staab Polk Funeral Home”, and yes even “Ronald McDonald Funeral Home”, just some...

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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

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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...