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Queen’s Grant High School Finds Success With Blended Learning Plan

MINT HILL, NC - An average day at Queen’s Grant High School this fall begins in the carpool lane, where staff with iPads and...

The Answer Was Right In Front of Me, Part 2

CHARLOTTE - Many people said it is a great refrigerator except that it has this design flaw. Defrost didn’t work. Ice formed under the...

Reading Can Be Fun

MINT HILL, NC - Does your child moan every time you suggest that they pick up a book and read? There are basically three...

Happy 100th Birthday Jane Christopher

MINT HILL, NC - Along with family and friends, the Mint Hill Police and Fire Departments, celebrated Jane’s 100th birthday with a “Ride Around”...

CMS Parents Express Concerns Over Remote Learning

CHARLOTTE - Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools’ decision to begin the school year fully remote has been difficult for everyone, but the challenges that distance learning pose...

Four Cardinal Rules Of Firearm Safety

CHARLOTTE - These four rules are the most important to learn from beginners to advanced. Taking these rules seriously can save a life. Treat...

Pictures Are All Around Us

CHARLOTTE - I challenge you to take a look at your surroundings. Once you really begin to look at the world to capture photographs,...

A Weekly Focus On Local Business And Our Chamber Of Commerce

Join us at Photographic Elegance for a Business After Hours! Thursday, September 24 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm This will be a great time for networking! Drinks and...

Where In The World Is Phil – COVID 19

CHARLOTTE - 1/ I know the big question on your mind right now is when will I be able to travel again?”. Perhaps the...

Mobile vs. Desktop

CHARLOTTE - Do you prefer to use your desktop computer or your mobile device to access social media? The answer is likely mobile, the vast...

Connecting With Your Massage Therapist

CHARLOTTE - I can't emphasize enough how important it is to have a connection with your therapist. What is the connection? When I make...

Three More Things To Keep In The Car

MINT HILL, NC - Every time we run an article about things to keep in the car like we did last week, we always...

Caregivers Must Also Care (Financially) for Themselves

MINT HILL, NC - If you’re a caregiver, possibly for a loved one dealing with Alzheimer’s disease, you’re probably already facing some significant emotional...

Keeping Your Sanity While Remodeling

CHARLOTTE - Remodeling can be stressful, but it doesn't have to be. Here are a few tips to keep in mind: Dust. There will be...

Assessed Value Versus Market Value  – What is the Difference?

MINT HILL, NC - It's common for both buyers and sellers to have misconceptions when it comes to the assessed value and market value...

Family Fun Apple Picking

CHARLOTTE - Fall is my favorite season and apple picking is one of my family’s favorite fall outings. We try to go apple picking...

2020 Summer Mint Hill Arts Show Winners

MINT HILL, NC - Mint Hill Arts recently held their Annual Summer Novant Art Show.  Sponsored by Novant Health (Mint Hill Medical Center), the...

Massage, A Connection

CHARLOTTE - I know we've talked about massage and trauma, massage and injuries, but how about what some might call the 'wooo' side of...

Be Responsible On Social Media

CHARLOTTE - What does it mean to be responsible on social media? Usually, we're talking about businesses and brands or politicians when we talk about...

The Answer was Right in Front of Me- Part 1

CHARLOTTE - Several years ago, my sister bought a house that came with stainless steel appliances. The stove, refrigerator, and microwave all matched. In...

Where in the World is Phil- August 2020, Part 7

CHARLOTTE - Upon return to the Fort Lauderdale area, we met up with family and toured just a little more from the safety of...

Three Cheap Things to Keep in the Car

MINT HILL, NC - This is a slight reworking of an older article. For our entire back catalog, check out www.minthilltimes.com. One question we’re always...

Beauty of Aqua Brings Spa Excellence To Mint Hill

MINT HILL, NC - High-quality organic and chemical-free skincare has always been a passion for Ann Deeds, owner of Beauty of Aqua.  The day...

What’s the Difference between COVID-19, Flu and a Cold?

CHARLOTTE - You’re feeling sick; which one do you have? It could get confusing if you become ill this fall and winter. COVID-19, the flu, and the...