Sometimes I Feel as if I’m in the Movie Groundhog Day

You’ve probably seen the movie Ground Hog Day. Bill Murray wakes up and it is Ground Hog Day every morning. Yes, every morning. My “Groundhog...

I remember the Toilet Paper Shortage of 1974

I was in high school when the toilet paper shortage of 1974 struck America. We had just gone through the energy shortage in January where...

No one ever told me I had to trim Crepe Myrtle Trees

When I was a kid, my father planted a big leaf maple tree in the back yard. The roots went down and the tree...

I Have Two Women in My Life and Neither One Wants Me

    My assistant Pam and I were working on a project. I turned to her and said, “It is true what you said...

The Conversation That Changed My Life

Let me take you back 25 years to a conversation that helped me understand who I am, what I do and more importantly, why...

Why is it so easy to give love but so hard to accept it

My wife was scheduled for surgery.  I dropped her off at the hospital entrance and parked the car.  I was alone. One of my joys...

It wasn’t a needle in a haystack; it was a jack handle in a...

My yard was scheduled to have lime spread on it the next day.  Unfortunately, it was covered with leaves and I didn’t want the...

I got (rid of) drill machines for Christmas

My family will tell you how difficult it is to buy the right Christmas for me. I’m at a stage in life that there...

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Barn Raising Continues to Make Progress at Historical Society

MINT HILL, NC - The Mint Hill Historical Society "Barn Raising" steadily continues with support from community craftsmen and volunteers. During the COVID-19 crisis,...
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Mint Hill Schools Honor Students with Graduation Parade

MINT HILL, NC - The Charlotte-Mecklenburg School system halted in-person classes, Monday, March 16th in hopes of limiting the corona virus’s impact on the...

Mayor and Commissioners Push Forward with Business Agenda

MINT HILL, NC - The Town Mayor, Brad Simmons, continues to provide leadership with the assistance of the Commissioners to move forward with meeting...

North Carolina Chief Public Defenders and State Defenders Adopt Resolution Denouncing the Murder of...

RALEIGH – North Carolina’s chief public defenders and state defenders, who represent indigent, poor persons, and persons of color, adopted a resolution on June...

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Barn Raising Continues to Make Progress at Historical Society

MINT HILL, NC - The Mint Hill Historical Society "Barn Raising" steadily continues with support from community craftsmen and volunteers. During the COVID-19 crisis,...
video

Mint Hill Schools Honor Students with Graduation Parade

MINT HILL, NC - The Charlotte-Mecklenburg School system halted in-person classes, Monday, March 16th in hopes of limiting the corona virus’s impact on the...

Mayor and Commissioners Push Forward with Business Agenda

MINT HILL, NC - The Town Mayor, Brad Simmons, continues to provide leadership with the assistance of the Commissioners to move forward with meeting...

North Carolina Chief Public Defenders and State Defenders Adopt Resolution Denouncing the Murder of...

RALEIGH – North Carolina’s chief public defenders and state defenders, who represent indigent, poor persons, and persons of color, adopted a resolution on June...

Mint Hill Residents Protest Against Racial Inequality

On May 25, George Floyd, an African-American man, was killed by police during an arrest in Minneapolis, MN.  In the wake of his death,...