Penny's Place

Penny’s Place: A Mint Hill Landmark

The year of 1936 was a big year. The Hoover Dam was completed, Gone with the Wind had just been published, and the country...
The Red Cross

100th Anniversary of the American Red Cross in Mecklenburg County

The Matthews Heritage Museum and the Western North Carolina Region of the American Red Cross are joining together to put on an exhibit in celebration...
Christmas Activities

Inexpensive Family Christmas Activities

With about a week and a half left before Christmas, there’s still plenty of time to enjoy the holiday season! Here are some free...
Corp. Michael Maness and Sgt. Ryan Beck

Coffee with a Cop

Police officers of Mint Hill met with citizens on Tuesday, December 5 at Showmar's on Matthews Mint Hill Road. One topic of discussion was sending...
Cookies

It’s beginning to taste a lot like Christmas!

For many people, it’s not Christmas without cookies! During the Christmas season, many people attend a cookie exchange or give gifts of cookies, and...
Tribute Blanket

Gift Shopping

Give a little bit Give a little bit of your love to me I'll give a little bit I'll give a little bit of my love to...
1000 Turkey Meals

Common Cupboard gives away 1,000 Thanksgiving meals

INDIAN TRAIL – Indian Trail-based food pantry Common Cupboard, a branch of local nonprofit Common Heart, gave away 1,000 complete Thanksgiving dinners Saturday, Nov....
Pastor Lee Proctor

Pastor Lee Proctor Retires from Mint Hill Baptist Church

Although the congregation at Mint Hill Baptist Church sings the praises of Pastor Lee Proctor, it is he who sings the refrain back to...
Trees, trees, and more trees

Matthews Medical Center 8th Annual Festival of Trees

Since November 17, 54 festively decorated trees have been on display in the lobby at Novant Health Matthews Medical Center. The trees were decorated and...
Michelle Ray, a registered dietitian with Novant Health Heart & Vascular Institute, says you can enjoy a healthier holiday season with a little planning. PHOTO COURTESY OF NOVANT HEALTH.

Healthy Holidays from Novant!

It’s that time of year again. With Thanksgiving behind us and Christmas coming up fast, some of us (myself included) are already dreading the...

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Castles Galore! Part 1

I told you last week we were traveling aboard the AMAKristina along the Rhine River and this week I was going to share with...

Novant Matthews celebrates 11th annual Festival of Trees

On Thursday, November 21, individuals, families, businesses, churches, community leaders and local organizations gathered at Novant Matthews Medical Center for the annual Festival of...

Say thank you

The season of gratitude is here and thank you is always a good idea. With the holidays in full swing, it’s the perfect time to...

CBD, Light Therapy and Surgery

This week I had my first surgery that didn’t involve coming home with a baby. I’m not going to lie, I was scared. Scared...

Family fun around town

Thursday, November 28 Happy Thanksgiving! Novant Health Thanksgiving Day Parade will kick off at 9 a.m. in Charlotte. The parade route will begin at 9th Street...

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Novant Matthews celebrates 11th annual Festival of Trees

On Thursday, November 21, individuals, families, businesses, churches, community leaders and local organizations gathered at Novant Matthews Medical Center for the annual Festival of...

Rocky River defeats West Meck at home opener 75-59

The Rocky River Ravens defeated West Mecklenburg in a non-conference home opener at the Ravens Nest. As usual, the crowd at "The Nest" was...

Two Decades as Mayor: Remembering Ted Biggers’ years in office

When outgoing Mayor Ted Biggers first made his home here thirty-four years ago, Mint Hill looked a lot different.  “Years ago, there was a...

Girls High School Basketball Results

Lady Ravens down Lady Hawks 50-41 The Rocky River ladies basketball team is starting off strong. They have a solid group of players and a...