I Gave him Something Better than $5, I Gave him… Part 2

CHARLOTTE, NC - Then I didn’t see him anymore. I was concerned. Was he dead? The nature of addiction is that it is fatal....

I Gave him Something Better than $5, I Gave him… Part 1

CHARLOTTE, NC - I’m often asked, “Should I give money to someone who is panhandling?” No one wants another person to suffer. As a...

My new Favorite Place to Pray is the Pasta Aisle at my Grocery Store

CHARLOTTE, NC - When I attempt to pray while kneeling alongside my bed, I fall asleep. Not just a quiet sleep, but full-blown deep...

We Were Given a New Commandment

After the shooting of Keith Lamont Scott, I met with the black female staff of the Charlotte Rescue Mission women's division Dove’s Nest to...

I’m Taking Welding Classes and Haven’t Burned Down the School (Yet)

One Father’s Day my wife got me a Flux Welder machine. It is an entry-level machine for welding. As hard as I tried, I...

My Scariest Shelter in Place Honey Do Project

If you are like me, you used “Shelter in Place” to catch up on your “Honey Do” projects. I raked leaves, spread mulch, cleaned and...

My 300 Day Re-Wiring Project

April 18, 2020, represents a significant milestone for me. Let me tell you about it. They say that the journey of many miles begins with...

What Covid 19 Showed Me About Myself

When I was a kid, my mother won the lottery. She won $40 and bought a toilet with it. She was tired of her...

Sometimes I Feel as if I’m in the Movie Groundhog Day

You’ve probably seen the movie Ground Hog Day. Bill Murray wakes up and it is Ground Hog Day every morning. Yes, every morning. My “Groundhog...

I remember the Toilet Paper Shortage of 1974

I was in high school when the toilet paper shortage of 1974 struck America. We had just gone through the energy shortage in January where...

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Mint Hill Historic Village Has A Busy Autumn Agenda

MINT HILL, NC - If you need to get out during the historic pandemic, a great place to visit for a beautiful stroll into...

A Weekly Focus On Local Business And Our Chamber Of Commerce

Chamber Spotlight  Name: Andy Wood Business: Carolina Retirement Solutions Role: Financial Planner Why did you join the Chamber: "To get involved with the Mint Hill business community." Fun fact: "I went to Clear Creek...

Get Grit

MINT HILL, NC - What is grit and why is it important? My definition of grit is perseverance with a purpose. It’s knowing where...

Domestic Travel By Personal Transportation

CHARLOTTE - Everyone will be required to wear a mask when in a public area such as a Hotel Lobby, Restaurant, Resort public area,...

News You Can Use: Medical Professionals Weigh In On The Flu Shot

CHARLOTTE - What is the flu shot, and why do I need it? “The flu vaccine causes antibodies to develop in the body about two...

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Mint Hill Historic Village Has A Busy Autumn Agenda

MINT HILL, NC - If you need to get out during the historic pandemic, a great place to visit for a beautiful stroll into...

News You Can Use: Medical Professionals Weigh In On The Flu Shot

CHARLOTTE - What is the flu shot, and why do I need it? “The flu vaccine causes antibodies to develop in the body about two...

ECHO Training Offers Firearms Training For All Ages And Skill Levels

CHARLOTTE - ECHO Training, owned and operated by Michael Pegram, offers a wide variety of firearms training and safety classes for all ages and...

Queen’s Grant High School Finds Success With Blended Learning Plan

MINT HILL, NC - An average day at Queen’s Grant High School this fall begins in the carpool lane, where staff with iPads and...

Happy 100th Birthday Jane Christopher

MINT HILL, NC - Along with family and friends, the Mint Hill Police and Fire Departments, celebrated Jane’s 100th birthday with a “Ride Around”...