Keyword alerts now available in groups

Here’s some great news for anyone who admins a Facebook group: keyword alerts are here! Facebook group admins can now choose to receive an alert...

What is a like worth?

Likes are a big deal on social media. On Facebook, public pages can be liked, and those people become the majority of your followers. Then there...

The importance of showing compassion

Social media can often feel like a very negative place. It certainly feels like many people feel empowered to say things they wouldn’t say...

Beware of the echo chamber

Of all of the things social media has brought into our daily lives, the echo chamber is probably the scariest. What is the echo chamber? It’s...

How to increase brand transparency

Transparency is important to any organization that wants to foster trust and loyalty in both their customers and employees. In the modern era of the...

How to create community

What does it mean to create a community or a sense of community? First, let’s start with what is a community? com·mu·ni·ty a group of...

Be the example

Social media tends to get a bad rap. Many people shy away from it due to negativity. Truthfully, they aren’t wrong, social media has a...

Using social media to be a thought leader

Social media can be used in many ways, it's not only about marketing a brand and its products directly. Often, when a brand is a...

Is timing really important?

Does it really matter when a post goes out on social media? Yes. However it does matter less than it used to, with the algorithm deciding...

How to find content inspiration

The perpetual social media question is, what should I post? Even social media managers ask this question, just about every day. Once a brand has identified...

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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...