Charcuterie Boards

Who doesn’t love a charcuterie board? They have such a rustic simplicity yet make a classy and gourmet statement. You really can’t go wrong...

Mimosa Season

It’s mimosa season! Hurray! Personally, I love mimosas all year long but when I think of this glorious champagne cocktail, I think of Sunday...

May Celebrations

You won't need to find a reason for a celebration this month. May is a month packed with special holidays and events! May 1 -...

Rosé All Day

I’ve been on a bit of a Rosé kick lately…a kick that has lasted over a year. I rarely stray from this crisp, tart,...

Brunchy Wines & Brews

Easter Sunday brunch has always been a favorite holiday meal of mine. Brunch is one of the easiest ways to entertain. It’s a perfect...

Springtime Brews

The weather is warming up and I think it’s here to stay! Time to lighten up and savor some spring seasonal brews! Here are...

Cellaring Wines

I am often asked - “How long will this bottle last? Will it get better with age?” You may be surprised by how many...

Are you a seasonal drinker?

Are you a seasonal drinker? I sure am! I tend to drink certain wines and beers during certain times of the year. The weather...

Rosé Gummy Bears

You may have heard of the latest craze in luxury candy (yes, that’s a thing) but have you tried it yet? Sugarfina Candy started...

Welcome Spring!

Since today is the first day of March, I thought it would be fun to write about a few reasons to celebrate this month! March...

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Family fun around town

Thursday, February 14 Valentine’s Day Family Story Time will be held at 11:15 a.m. at the Mint Hill Library. Saturday, February 16 In honor of Black History Month,...

Here’s why you don’t want your child using e-cigarettes

1 in 5 high school students and 1 in 20 middle school students currently use e-cigarettes By Kristen Barnhardt As e-cigarette use among teens hits epidemic proportions,...

Make a List

Social media, especially Facebook can be taxing on our mental health. One way to reduce that is by using the lists feature. Both Facebook and Twitter...

Mint Hill Police Department receives recognition award

A first year recognition award was presented to Chief Tim W. Ledford of the Mint Hill Police Department. The award was presented by Dale...

Local High School Basketball Roundup

Independence Patriots fall to Bulldogs at home 54-52.  The Patriots lost a tough basketball game on their home court on Tuesday night.  They defeated...

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Clear Cut Direction helps teen and tween girls to reach their potential

“Clear Cut Direction: Helping you grow.”  This is the name and mission of Mint Hill Mom Lea Oglesby’s teen and tween life coaching business. Oglesby’s...

Queen’s Grant Latin students eat like Romans

At the beginning of February, Queen’s Grant Latin teacher Ben Henkel undertook an unexpected lesson with his Latin students: they made fresh pasta together. If...

6 Tips from Doctors for a Healthier Heart

(StatePoint) February is American Heart Month, and an excellent reminder that there are many easy steps you can take to improve your heart health. Unfortunately,...

Matthews American Legion Post 235 Hosts Spaghetti Dinner

Matthews American Legion Post 235 hosted their first Spaghetti Dinner recently at the Masonic Lodge located in downtown Matthews.  The Post membership of veterans...

Wayback Burgers open in Mint Hill

On Friday, February 1, Wayback Burgers officially opened its doors to Mint Hill! The “fast casual” burger joint located in the new strip mall between...