Galapagos Islands – Part 3

Flowers and all Fauna The origin of the flora and fauna of the Galapagos has been of great interest to people ever since the publication...

When Should I Service My A/C?

It's getting hot, folks. We commonly average 90 degrees–plus weather this time of year. Rolling down your windows is only going to get you...

Protecting what matters the most to people – Part 2

Homeowner’s coverage provides financial protection against loss due to disasters, theft and accidents. Most standard policies include four essential types of coverage: Coverage for...

3 Tax Implications That Arise When You Sell Your Home

It's easy to get tunnel vision when selling a home. All you're focused on is whether you'll meet your asking price. Yet, if you...

Whats going on with North Carolina Hemp Law

The Hemp industry is ever growing across the US. It's been a hard fight to combat the previously deemed addictive drug or gateway drug...

Why earbuds can increase the chances of swimmer’s ear

By Cliff Mehrtens Steps you can take to prevent a classic summertime infection Summer is the perfect time to jump into some cool, refreshing water. It’s also the...

List of Things to Tell Your Realtor at the Beginning of the Home Shopping...

When you're ready to start shopping for a new home, there are some things your Realtor should know. Make sure, as you go through...

Vehicles Under $5,000 for Your Teen, Part 2

First Generation Ford Focus Hatchback The first generation Focus, sold in the United States from 2000-2004, is a popular car with teens, financially conservative adults...

Can you control your air conditioner from your phone?

I think that if I told my grandfather that I will be able to “teleport” a document via a computer he would have laughed...

Pool Safety

School is out and summer is here! Summertime means pool time for my kids and me. When it’s too hot to do anything else,...

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Board of Commissioners approves budget and other town business

The big item on the agenda for the June 13th meeting of the Board of Commissioners was the decision to approve an 8.7% increase...

Mint Hill streak now 7 games as they defeat Maiden 5-4 in final at...

The Mint Hill Legion "Cardiac Kids" continue to streak with their seventh consecutive win as they bounced back from a 4-2 deficit to beat...

Mint Hill Legion defeats Union County for first place with 3-2 win

On Friday night the long awaited match-up between the two top clubs in the division came to fruition. It was a well played ball...

Aflac–Decoding the Duck

When you ask most people about Aflac, they will tell you about the commercial with the duck.  They understand that it has something to...

How Much Money do I Need?

This week’s question was fielded at a Lunch and Learn this week. Q. How much money do I need to have to buy a house? A....

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Board of Commissioners approves budget and other town business

The big item on the agenda for the June 13th meeting of the Board of Commissioners was the decision to approve an 8.7% increase...

Aflac–Decoding the Duck

When you ask most people about Aflac, they will tell you about the commercial with the duck.  They understand that it has something to...

Mr. Appliance–A Commitment to Service

It’s easy to take convenience for granted.  We hardly think twice about running the dishwasher or throwing in a load of laundry.  When one...

Michael Smith Retires from Queens Grant High School

The board, faculty, administration and friends of Michael Smith enjoyed a retirement party at the Pine Lake Country Club on Saturday June 8th. Mr. Smith,...

The Gift Workshop–Celebrating Life’s Moments

There is no greater gift in life than family. At The Gift Workshop in Mint Hill, family connections are one of its core values....