Pink foods to help fight Breast Cancer

It is that time of year again when everything turns pink as a reminder to women and men to focus on breast health and...

6 Tips to protect yourself from the Flu Season

It is that time of year again when the pharmaceutical and medical community are advertising that everyone receives the flu shot. After all it...

Is mold the cause of your health symptoms

Just this week I have seen more patients experiencing upper respiratory symptoms than over the past several months. While many patients can not explain...

Category 4 Health Crisis

As you may be aware, NC and the eastern coastal lines prepared for a category 4 hurricane (hurricane Florence). One of the risks of...

Is fat fasting right for you

You may have heard a lot about fasting diets recently. I recommend fasting as a strategy to all of my patients who are seeking...

The most important first step to reversing Type 2 and Type 3 Diabetes

More than 30 million Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes, over 95% of which are Type 2 diabetes. Every year, an additional 1.5 million...

Backpack advice: How to protect your child

Can you feel the excitement in the air? If you are a parent of a school aged child, then the answer to that question...

How does your gut health affect your heart health

Unfortunately, many people take the fist sized muscle in their chest for granted. They assume that the heart muscle will always be working 24/7...

Coffee… healthy or not

It never seems to fail; research and science always seem to contradict itself. We have all heard that eggs are good for you, however...

How to age in place with safety in mind

At Stanly Wellness Center here in Locust we treat a lot of retirees. As we grow older, our bodies change. Our reflexes slow down,...

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Lady Patriots win by 45 over Lady Spiders

The Independence women’s basketball team put up big numbers in all four quarters en-route to a 81-36 non-conference road win Wednesday at Concord High...

Strong second half lifts Lady Patriots to win

On Monday night the Independence women’s basketball team continued the program’s strongest start to a season in recent history with a 61-46 win over...

Lady Patriots hold off Hickory Ridge 47-42

The Independence women’s basketball team won 47-42 in its conference opener Friday night at Independence High School.  The victory was the Lady Patriots’ first...

Patriots bounce back with win over Hickory Ridge

The Independence men’s basketball team responded to a three game losing skid by scoring early and often in a game where they never trailed...

Mint Hill residents shopped local Dec. 14th at the 2nd Annual Pop Up Christmas...

With overcast skies and festive music in the air, Mint Hill shoppers came out to support local businesses at the 2nd Annual Pop-Up Christmas...

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Mint Hill residents shopped local Dec. 14th at the 2nd Annual Pop Up Christmas...

With overcast skies and festive music in the air, Mint Hill shoppers came out to support local businesses at the 2nd Annual Pop-Up Christmas...

Changing of the Guard

New Mayor & Commissioners take oath of office. All Photos by Paul Imirie

Butler defeats Rocky River at Dawg Pound 62-52

The Butler Bulldogs who have a young basketball team this season led the vast majority of the basketball game with one exception during the...

Shop Local: Best last-minute holiday gifts for under $20

It’s December 18.  T minus one week until Christmas morning.  The Mint Hill Christmas Pop-Up Shop has come and gone.  Mint Hill Historical Society’s...