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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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    CHARLOTTE - Meningitis booster now required for many high school seniors.The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services has updated its guidance on the...

    Battery Corrosion for Beginners

    CHARLOTTE - This is a reworking of one of our older articles. For our full back catalog, check out autorepairminthill.com.What is corrosion?Corrosion is battery...

    Bee Stings

    CHARLOTTE - As people spend more time outdoors this summer, it’s a great idea to have some bee sting treatment options on hand. For...

    Rustic Root Home & Decor Now Open In Mint Hill Plaza

    MINT HILL, NC - On Thursday, June 24, Rustic Root Home Decor & More celebrated its Grand Re-Opening with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.Business Owner...

    Adoptable Pet of the Week – Birdie and Bogey

    WAXHAW, NC - The South Charlotte Dog Rescue is pleased to present Birdie and Bogey!  "Introducing Birdie & Bogey!  These sweet little chi's are...

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    Rustic Root Home & Decor Now Open In Mint Hill Plaza

    MINT HILL, NC - On Thursday, June 24, Rustic Root Home Decor & More celebrated its Grand Re-Opening with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.Business Owner...

    Adoptable Pet of the Week – Birdie and Bogey

    WAXHAW, NC - The South Charlotte Dog Rescue is pleased to present Birdie and Bogey!  "Introducing Birdie & Bogey!  These sweet little chi's are...

    Behind The Lines: Captain John Michael Neu

    MINT HILL, NC - The Mint Hill Times is proud to introduce Captain John Michael Neu.The son and grandson of Mint Hill volunteer firefighters,...

    Havilah Dance Company Announces New Instructors

    MATTHEWS, NC - In their tenth anniversary year, Havilah Dance has even more exciting news to celebrate. Although Havilah has always been known as...

    Food Pantry For Mint Hill Area From Troop 3290

    MINT HILL, NC - Girl Scout Troop 3290 in Mint Hill created a food pantry from picking out the material to putting it together...