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    Family-Friendly Hikes Near Charlotte

    CHARLOTTE, NC - Trying to find a fun outing for the kids this summer amid COVID-19 restrictions has been challenging, to say the least....

    6 Book Series about History for Kids

    Lots of parents read to their kids when they’re little, but did you know that big kids need to be read to as well?...

    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....

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    Mint Hill Featured Athletes Of The Week

    Athlete Of The Week: Sincere McIntyre The sports writers at the Mint Hill Times are pleased to select Sincere McIntyre as the Athlete of the Week....

     How To Remove Leaves From Mulch And Flower Beds

    CHARLOTTE - When autumn leaves get into your flower beds and mulch, you want to get them out easily and quickly. Here’s how: Use Your...

    RSV Is Off To A Fast Start This Fall. Learn How To Protect Your...

    CHARLOTTE - RSV descends on us every year as the weather cools. But in the fall of 2022, doctors are seeing an early uptick...

    Cruising Is Back- Part 19

    CHARLOTTE - Virgin Voyages If you read my recent series here in the Mint Hill Times, you know all about this new Cruise Line by...

    Appraisal VS Inspection

    CHARLOTTE - As someone enters into a home purchase agreement, there are plenty of "checklist" items to complete.  That can range from securing financing,...

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    Mint Hill Featured Athletes Of The Week

    Athlete Of The Week: Sincere McIntyre The sports writers at the Mint Hill Times are pleased to select Sincere McIntyre as the Athlete of the Week....

    Independence Defeats Butler 27-21 Share Conference Championship

    MINT HILL, NC - Independence defeated their arch rival in a thrilling football game on Senior Night at the 'Big I.' The 9-1 Patriots...

    It’s The Spookiest Time Of The Year

    CHARLOTTE - Getting ready for Halloween is a scary fun time. The best part of the holiday is all the amazing events that we...

    MHPD And Chick-fil-A Host Cops On Top Fundraiser For Special Olympics NC

    MINT HILL, NC - If you pass through town on Saturday, October 29, you may see an unusual sight: Mint Hill’s police officers and...

    Mint Hill Madness 2022

    MINT HILL, NC - The 38th annual Mint Hill Madness festival kicked off on Thursday, October 20, with All You Can Ride Night.  Thanks...