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Indoor fun for rainy days

“The sun did not shine. It was too wet to play. So we sat in the house all that cold, cold wet day…So all...

Celebrate Grandparents Day this Sunday

Compared to Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, Grandparents Day gets very little attention. Although Grandparents Day may not be as commercialized as other holidays,...

Two destinations for an end of summer camping trip in the NC mountains

My children love to camp! A long-weekend camping trip in the NC mountains is one of the things on our summer bucket list that...

8 water games kids will love

It’s hot outside! To beat the heat, my kids and I often resort to water play for fun. There’s nothing like a sprinkler, water...

5 ways to get your kids to do chores

When it comes time to do chores, my kids often scatter and are too busy to help. Or, they whine and complain about the...

Seashell crafts for kids

One of my kids’ favorite parts of going to the beach is collecting seashells. They love to walk along the water filling their buckets...

Spending one-on-one time with your kids

My husband and I have four children and life is busy. Just feeding and cleaning up after our brood feels like a full time...

Sun safety

School is out and summer is here! Summer for my family means visits to the park and the pool, beach vacations and lots of...

Growing a themed garden for kids

One of my favorite things about this time of year is planting my garden. I love to plant tiny seedlings and watch them bloom...

Reasons why I love you gift ideas for mom

I have a picture on my refrigerator that my oldest son gave to me for Mother’s Day a few years ago. In the picture,...

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This Week’s Outstanding Athletes

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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

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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...

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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...