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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...

2019-2020 High School Girls’ Basketball Preview – Independence Patriots

Head Coach - Lauren Lewis 1. How does the team look for the upcoming 2019-2020 season? So far, so good. We have a good core of...

2019-2020 High School Men’s Basketball Preview – Independence Patriots

Head Coach: Preston Davis (2017-2018 4A State Championship Season)  Returning Players:  5'8 PG Tachai Miller - 1.3ppg, 1rpg, 1apg, 1spg 6'2 G Camren Little - 1ppg, 1rpg 6'7 F...

2019-2020 High School Men’s Basketball Preview – Queen’s Grant Stallions

Head Coach - Walter Wright 1. How does the team look for the upcoming 2019-20 season? Queens Grant Varsity Basketball Team is looking forward to a...

Patriots defeat Ragsdale in First Round of Soccer Playoffs 2-1

The Independence Patriots played a home playoff game and defeated the Ragsdale Tigers from Jamestown, North Carolina in the first round of the 2019...

Havilah, The Heart Of Dance

Havilah Dance Company is proud of its roots.  Founded in 2010 by Brooke Hardiman, her sister Brittany Vachon, and mom Gail Dawkins, the company...

Southern Christmas Show Returns With Woodland Theme in November 

Preview night to benefit Jeff Gordon Children’s Foundation for pediatric cancer research The 52nd annual Southern Christmas Show, the largest holiday show in North America,...

Getting to know Mayor-Elect Brad Simmons

On Tuesday, November 5, Mint Hill voters chose Brad Simmons as their new mayor! Residents of Mint Hill since 1984, Simmons and his wife have...

Family fun around town

Thursday, November 14 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. Reading Buddies...

What Can Investors Learn from Veterans?

Each Veterans Day, we show our respect for the sacrifices our military veterans have made. And veterans can teach us a lot about how...

Independence soccer season ends in road loss

Saturday night’s 4A second-round soccer playoff game at Hough High School saw fans covered with blankets as the temperature dipped to 37 degrees.  The...

Wine Tasting Finale

Time to wrap up our series on exploring wine – We are now at the best part! We have viewed the wine, smelled it and...

Mint Hill Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting and Gala

On Thursday, November 7, the Mint Hill Chamber of Commerce held its Annual Meeting and Gala at Pine Lake Country Club.  The night was...

Will All the New Construction in Mint Hill Change Your Home’s Value?

Living in Mint Hill means you'll likely notice a large number of new construction homes throughout. The Mint Hill real estate market has become...

2019-2020 Girls Basketball Preview – Queen’s Grant Stallions

Head Coach - James Moore  Queens Grant Lady Stallions basketball is in a rebuilding phase, and will be starting five freshman, and build toward the...

4 ‘other’ reasons to get the flu vaccine

Learn why the flu shot is good for your boss, billfold and baby By Josh Jarman Have you gotten your flu shot yet? For some, the flu...

Athletes of the Week

Independence Patriots  Football:  Shai Wheeler - The senior all-purpose player accumulated 208 yards of offense against Myers Park recently. He had 162 yards rushing, two touchdowns,...

Your CBD Store

CBD: with users claiming it can help with everything from pain and anxiety to alleviating cancer symptoms and promoting heart health, it’s no wonder...

Featured Player of the Week

Independence Patriots, Shai Wheeler The senior all-purpose athlete at Independence High School played his last game at Patriot Football Stadium on Friday night and finished...

Green News Now: How CBD Helped Me Travel with Kids

Ahh, vacation. It’s the thing we all look forward to. But what is a vacation? By definition, a vacation is a leave of absence...

Indy Football in State playoffs

First appearance since 2014 The state football brackets are out and Independence was named as the 12th seed in the west region.  The Patriots will...

Now is the Time to Flush Your Coolant!

As we start heading into the cold, coolant flushes are an important job you may want to consider. Coolant does a few things for...

Mint Hill Celebrates 20th Annual Veterans Breakfast

The Town of Mint Hill held it's 20th Annual Veterans Day Breakfast on Saturday, November 9th from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. in the...

Welcome Aboard the Enchanting AMAKristina

This week, I’m traveling with a group from Mint Hill aboard the AMAKristina Riverboat down the beautiful Rhine River. A quick fact for you,...

$27.3B Spent on Crash Damages Yearly in NC: Mobileye and Carolina Collision Avoidance Aim...

There are nearly 250,000 motor vehicle crashes every year in North Carolina. According to the most recent data from the North Carolina Department of...

Mustangs Stampede Past Patriots 56-20 on Senior Night

On senior night the Independence football seniors had the taunting task of tackling the #3 ranked team in the state and 100th ranked team...

Fighting Fall Allergies

It may seem as though every fall your allergies get the best of you rather than you coming out on top. Sneezing, wheezing, runny...

This Week’s Tri-W Sports Highlights

With fall sports coming to a close, football teams in the Tri-W area are scrambling for playoff spots. As football and soccer teams move...

Charlotte Speech and Hearing Center now open in Monroe

The Charlotte Speech and Hearing Center (CHSC) celebrated their Grand Opening on Saturday, November 2, 2019. The Celebration featured a bounce house, tours of...

Da Vinci Robotic System on display at Novant Mint Hill Medical Center

Recently, the Da Vinci Robotic System was on display for adults, children, and interested parties to use and experience what surgeons do during a...