Summer Learning Resources for Kids

With COVID-19 school closures, summer learning is even more important this year than ever before. There are many fantastic online resources that can help...

Summer Reading BINGO challenge

Summertime is here! Many schools are already out for summer break and others are finishing up the last few days of the school year. Although...

Stuck at Home? Grow a Garden!

CHARLOTTE, NC - Gardening is one of my favorite spring activities. Every year, I look forward to planting tiny seedlings and watching as they...

9 Free Online Educational Resources for Kids

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, schools are closed and children will continue learning from home for the remainder of the school year. Although schools...

Creative Projects For Kids To Do At Home

South Charlotte, NC - During our “stay-at-home” time right now, sometimes life with kids feels a little bit crazy. (Is it just me or...

Parenting amid COVID-19

As I write this, we are in our second week under a statewide Stay at Home Order. My family has been home much longer...

31 Boredom Busters for Kids

In the past few weeks, life has drastically changed for many families in our country, including mine. Just two weeks ago, my family’s calendar...

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.” – Dr. Seuss Dr....

Family fun around town

Thursday, February 20 Mint Hill Library children’s activities for today are as follows: Family Story Time will be held at the library at 11:15 a.m. An Active...

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

As a child, I was terrified of the dentist. I would work myself into a tizzy over regular dental cleanings. Having a cavity filled...

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Mint Hill Third Annual Scarecrow Decorating Contest

MINT HILL, NC - We’re over a week into September, and it’s time to get ready for the annual Town of Mint Hill Scarecrow...

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MINT HILL, NC - Eva Jean Rushing Yandle, 79, of Indian Trail, North Carolina, through the blessing of hospice, passed away surrounded by family...

Where in the World is Phil- August 2020, Part 6

CHARLOTTE, NC - This time we passed it seven times, and the most we saw inline was 10. Barbara and I took advantage of...

Facebook and Election News Updates

CHARLOTTE, NC - Facebook has made several announcements recently to help curb misinformation, fake news, and hate speech on its platform. The biggest one is...

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MINT HILL, NC - If you're looking to sell your vehicle, one of the best weapons to have in your arsenal is a complete...

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Mint Hill Third Annual Scarecrow Decorating Contest

MINT HILL, NC - We’re over a week into September, and it’s time to get ready for the annual Town of Mint Hill Scarecrow...

Local Second-Grader Supports Levine Children’s NICU through Art

MINT HILL, NC - Three years ago, Vanessa Birch, mom to then-five-year-old Hazel, was confronted with a problem familiar to all parents of preschoolers:...

Fall Splendor – Raleigh’s Juniper Level Botanic Garden opens two Weekends in September

RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA – Juniper Level Botanic Garden, a $7.5 million gift to North Carolina State University, will open two weekends in September for...

Bain Academy: A Symbol of Local History no Longer Stands in Mint Hill

MINT HILL, NC - The historic Bain Academy demolition project began recently, and the building will no longer be standing in Mint Hill across...

News You Can Use: What’s Happening at the Local Library?

MINT HILL, NC - The local library looks a little different these days, but there are still many free services you can take advantage...