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Patriots open with win over North Mecklenburg

The 2019 football season for Independence opened Monday evening at North Mecklenburg High School after the game was rained out the previous Friday night. The...

How to Put your Home Equity to Work!

Home Equity is the portion of your property that you truly own, this can be calculated simply by subtracting the amount of money you...

Stallions bounce back with 4-1 win

The Queen's Grant Stallions picked up their first victory of the young season with a 4-1 dominating win over Corvian Community School in a...

Is a Recession Coming? Where Will You See it First?

Many economists believe a recession is coming, eventually. Part of their reason for believing this is due to the ten straight years of economic...

Stallions lose home soccer opener 3-1

The Queen's Grant men's soccer team lost the home opener to kick-off the season to  Greater Cabarrus in a non-conference contest. Greater Cabarrus scored first...

ECU dental student from Charlotte will spend a year at the National Institutes of...

Omar Glover, a fourth-year dental student at the East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine, has been selected to attend the National Institutes of...

Is spiked seltzer really healthier? Here’s your answer

And then there's those claims about hydration By Roland Wilkerson Drink of the summer? At the moment it appears to be spiked seltzer. Beverage companies are marketing...

Home for sale – but not much activity?

When you list your Mint Hill home for sale, there are several things you must do to ensure you get it sold. It all...

Back to School Car Care for Your College Student, Part II

While it's easy to say "do it now so it doesn't snowball!" right now, you can't catch everything. Weather, road condition and driving habits...

Leaving Your Job? What Happens to Your 401(k)?

It’s quite possible you will change jobs at some point. When you do, what will happen to your 401(k)? You could simply cash it out,...

SBS Ventures LLC Event Planning Made Easy

When planning a family party or corporate event, all too often the host is stuck working behind the scenes, unable to enjoy the festivities. ...

We Have Been There – Part 2

Our first resort will be Oasis Grand, Quntana Roo, Cancun, Mexico. This is a family resort. Despite any ads you may see, they do...

Patriots rumble past Sabres 42-7

The Independence High School football team is off to a fast start with their second consecutive blowout victory. They dominated South Mecklenburg 42-7 in...

Carillon to hold “Antique Extravaganza” to benefit Servant’s Heart

On Saturday, September 14, Carillon Assisted Living will host a fundraiser to benefit Servant’s Heart, a nonprofit organization that helps people in the Mint...

CBD for pets

By now you have heard about CBD and some benefits for humans but have you heard of CBD for pets? Pets have issues just...

Mint Hill Needs You!

The Town of Mint Hill will be hosting The Moving Wall, a traveling, half-size replica of the Washington D.C. memorial to the 2.7 million...

10 back to school lunch ideas

It’s Back to School time already! Time to get back into the routine of packing school lunches. If your kids are tired of the...

Family fun around town

Thursday, September 5 Mint Hill Library children’s activities for today are as follows: Family Story Time will be held at the library at 11:15 a.m. Story Garden:...

Box Scores

High School Football Independence  47 North Meck      26 South Meck       7 Independence  42 Hough                10 Butler       ...

Fall in love with Mint Hill’s Eateries, Drinkeries and Sweets

September is finally here. The season of fall often brings a season of frenzy. We have school starting for our family, yard work every...

Athletes of the Week

Independence Patriots  Football:  Arnold Taylor - The Indy QB has had a great start to the season. In two games this week he tossed a 72 yard...

Player of the Week

Independence Patriots Quarterback, Arnold Taylor  The Patriots new first year junior quarterback has been a pleasant surprise. He looked good during the summer workouts and...

How to create newsworthy content

There is no guaranteed formula to creating great content that will delight your audience. However, there are guiding principles that apply to all types of...

Back to School means Picture Day!

Camera Day Tips Closed eyes, wrinkled clothes, goofy smiles, no smiles — these are all flops familiar to school picture day. However, when every child in...

Labor Day: 125 Years of Celebrating the “Workingmen’s Holiday”

This September 2nd marks the 125th anniversary of Labor Day being celebrated as a national holiday. While the word “Labor” is in the name,...

Family fun around town

Thursday, August 29 The Kannapolis Intimidators will take on Hagerstown at 7 p.m. intimidatorsbaseball.com for a schedule, promotions and ticket information. Mint Hill Library children’s activities...

2019 Patriots Soccer Preview

The Independence High School Men's Soccer program continues to improve and make great strides under head coach Tyler Gibson and the coaching staff. This...

Best books to read if you want to succeed on social media

The internet gives us an abundance of information, so much that usually it's overwhelming. If you have enough time to read through enough blog...

Back to School Car Care for Your College Student – Part 1

Every year right around this time, I like to write something about cars and going back to school for a big reason. In Sallie...

Meet the artists of Mint Hill Roasting Company

Ellen Carlisle Oil painter Ellen Carlisle has loved art since she was a kid.  Drawing ever since she could hold a pencil, she fed her...