Now is the Time to Flush Your Coolant!

As we start heading into the cold, coolant flushes are an important job you may want to consider. Coolant does a few things for...

Two Quick Checkups for the Colder Months

Now that Halloween is officially over and the holiday season has begun, you may have a lot of travel coming up. Perhaps you're going...

When is it time to trade up?

Holding onto the car you currently have has always been considered a solid financial option. New car costs are always on the rise, and...

Extended Warranites – Worth It or No?

Extended warranties have become a bit of a hot commodity in the last few decades. The unique thing about these warranties is that unlike...

How Nationwide Warranties Work at Independent Shops, Pt. II

Last week, we talked about the basics of warranties from independent shops. Today, we'll show how that works in practice. For example, let's say you...

How Nationwide Warranties Work at Independent Shops, Pt. I

For years, warranties and replacement guarantees have always been a big selling point for dealers and chains."Peace of mind" is a go-to phrase of...

Bent Wheels and What to Do About It

Bent wheels, although much rarer than they used to be, are annoying, bad for your car's suspension, and just plain expensive to fix. If...

What Alignment Adjustments Do

Alignments are an extremely common repair that usually are done when new tires are bought, or when the vehicle rides incorrectly. To understand why...

Alternatives of Alternatives – The Choices besides Electric

Considering buying an eco-friendly car next trip, but aren't quite sold on electric? There's never been a better time for alternatives. Take a peek...

Back to School Car Care for Your College Student, Part III

The last thing I want to recommend before I wrap up this trio of articles on student car care is simply understanding how their...

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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...