Is your new car geared with Infotainment features Part 1

When we talk about the evolution of cars, commonly we like to think of mechanical improvements - the assembly line Ford used to make...

Should I wash my car in the winter Part 2

Salt will kill your car, and I don’t mean the resale value, though salt will kill that too. I mean salt in the wrong...

Should I wash my car in the winter Part 1

Many people don’t wash their cars in the winter. “Why should I if it will get dirty again in a few days?” you may...

Cooler weather means changing road conditions, are you ready Part 2

Last week we covered black ice and braking, this week what happens if you skid or lose traction? If you skid, turn into it. One of...

Cooler weather means changing road conditions, are you ready Part 1

Finally, the temperatures have begun to drop! Cooler weather is upon us, the holidays are soon to roll around, and the conditions in which...

Should I go green to save some green

Electric cars are all the rage these days - old companies like General Motors are starting to make them and companies like Tesla rely...

Tis the season for our annual toy drive

Once again, the “holiday season” has begun. Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Christmas, New Year’s… all coming in rapid fire. For many, this means a time...

Has your car lost that pep when you step on the gas Part 2

Last week we discussed how to improve the performance of your car by addressing the fuel.  This week we will look at some basic...

Has your car lost that pep when you step on the gas Part 1

Cars, much like people, tend to slow down as they get older. The more miles, parts and systems accumulate, the more they underperform. While...

Beware of Florence’s Flooded Cars Part 2

Last week we covered car titles and some of the obvious signs of a flood damaged car.  This week we will look at: ...

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Thursday, June 13 Family Story Time will be held at the Mint Hill Library at 11:15 a.m. The Kannapolis Intimidators will take on Greensboro at 7...

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FATman Plumbing providing emergency, routine, and maintance plumbing services

When Chris Lovick pulls up to a new job in his FATman van, he says he can see the question in people’s eyes, “Is...

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Visitors to Fullwood Animal Hospital will notice some changes next time they visit.  Before entering the lobby, customers are now greeted by a basket...

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Our current education system is intended to place all kids on a path to college. This puts undue stress on some children. Some kids...

Mint Hill Legion Juniors split with North Lincoln 7-5, 4-3 in Doubleheader

The Mint Hill junior baseball team ages 14-17 all high school players split a doubleheader with the North Lincoln Knights by winning the opener...

Independence JROTC wins Superintendent’s Cup and Distinguished Unit Award

The Air Force JROTC program at Independence High School Unit NC-022 recently received top recognition from the Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) Superintendent. These awards...