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    I thought I Was MacGyver When The Cell Phone Went Dead, Part 1

    CHARLOTTE - The best two days of boat ownership are the day you buy it and the day you sell it. Wanting to avoid...

    The Answer Was Right In Front of Me, Part 2

    CHARLOTTE - Many people said it is a great refrigerator except that it has this design flaw. Defrost didn’t work. Ice formed under the...

    The Answer was Right in Front of Me- Part 1

    CHARLOTTE - Several years ago, my sister bought a house that came with stainless steel appliances. The stove, refrigerator, and microwave all matched. In...

    Where Were You On 9/11?

    CHARLOTTE - I was on Park Road, returning from a meeting with the Board Chair of the Charlotte Rescue Mission. I had just traveled...

    I Can’t Believe I Said That, Part 2

    Charlotte, NC - God is also not aggressive. He doesn’t attack him as in a “Win/Lose” scenario. He doesn’t scream at him. Rather, God is...

    I Can’t Believe I Said That- Part 1

    Charlotte, NC - Did you ever have a really bad day? I wasn’t having a bad day. Stretch that thirty times. I was having...

    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...

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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...