Is your car ready for summer vacation – Part 1

Finally, summer is here! The kids are back from college and the younger ones will be done in June. It's time to start planning...

Improving gas mileage and saving some green

The way you drive can make a huge difference in your gas mileage. You have heard of the tortoise and the hare? If you...

What Do I Do if I Have a Corroded Battery

 What is corrosion? Corrosion is battery acid that has seeped from the battery. There are two types of corrosion you may see on a battery...

How do you make sure you get the best service from your auto repair...

Read your owner’s manual and follow the recommended services. The owner's manual has repair recommendations for a reason. If anyone knows what kind of repairs...

Spark Plugs, what are they and what do they do?

Chances are this morning, you fired up a gasoline car, and if you did, congrats! You are the owner of happy and healthy spark...

Spring Showers can bring challenging driving conditions, is your car ready?

Did you know it rains about 70 days a year in Charlotte? That’s almost 20% of the year! Is your car prepared to face...

Keeping children safe around cars – Part 2

Last week we covered some basics regarding keeping children safe around cars.  This week we continue with some more tips to ensure safety. Don’t...

Keeping children safe around cars- Part 1

The importance of keeping kids safe when around or in a car is a story we’ve all heard a thousand times. It may have...

What is “Preventive Maintenance?”

If you’ve ever had your car in a shop, you’ve most likely heard the term “preventative maintenance” however, just what is preventative maintenance? Preventative...

What is a State Inspection

A North Carolina state inspection is a test to make sure vehicles a suitable for the road. There are two types of state inspections;...

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Mint Hill unites to support Kniestedt family

Last spring Ian Kniestedt was an average, 11-year old kid.  He loved to play soccer and was finishing sixth grade at Queen’s Grant Community...

Family fun around town

Thursday, October 31 Family Story Time will be held at the Mint Hill Library at 11:15 a.m. Saturday, November 2 Pawsitively Matthews will be held at Stumptown...

Invershiel Haunt returning to scare neighbors

Halloween is just around the corner and Mint Hill is home to its very own haunted trail attraction, offered completely free to everyone. A group...

Queen’s Grant alumna designs costumes for UNC Greensboro production

On October 5, a group of nine students from Queen’s Grant High School travelled to UNC-Greensboro to see a student production of Pippin. While at...

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Mint Hill unites to support Kniestedt family

Last spring Ian Kniestedt was an average, 11-year old kid.  He loved to play soccer and was finishing sixth grade at Queen’s Grant Community...

Invershiel Haunt returning to scare neighbors

Halloween is just around the corner and Mint Hill is home to its very own haunted trail attraction, offered completely free to everyone. A group...

Queen’s Grant alumna designs costumes for UNC Greensboro production

On October 5, a group of nine students from Queen’s Grant High School travelled to UNC-Greensboro to see a student production of Pippin. While at...

Indy celebrates homecoming with a 48-0 victory

On Friday night the Independence Patriots celebrated homecoming with a 48-0 conference win over the Garinger Wildcats. With starting quarterback Arnold Taylor side lined with...