Athletes of the Week

Local Mint Hill-Matthews High School Football Top 5 Athletes 1. Anthony Carter, Tackle, Butler  Making a legendary John Madden selection for the top honors. At 6'5"...

Light Therapy for Sun Damage

I know Light Therapy is not the first thing you think of to help with sun damage. Its sounds crazy to use light to...

We Have Been There – Part 1

This next series is by requests from several readers. You asked if we could review some of the resorts and tours we have personally...

Karen Dale Foundation to hold Caribbean Gala

In the summer of 2017, Allison Burkett’s sister, Karen “Dale” Burkett, who was living in Burkett’s native country of Jamaica, began having unexplained seizures. Dale...

Kiwanis Golf Tournament another success

The Mint Hill Kiwanis Club 8th Annual Golf Tournament fundraiser was once again a successful fund raising event for children in the surrounding Charlotte...

Carolina Waterfowl Rescue seeks donations, volunteers

Carolina Waterfowl Rescue is a nonprofit wildlife focused on providing sanctuary, rescue and rehabilitation for wildlife, farmed and exotic animals. Currently located on just under...

Eliminate the stress out of getting a new Mortgage!

So, you finally made the big step, you put in an offer on a home and are ready to enter the rank of Homeowner! ...

Interested in Fixed Annuities? Beware of Common Misconceptions

To retire comfortably, you’ll likely need to draw on many sources of income – one of which might be a fixed annuity that can...

Larger Landlords Benefiting From Rising Home Rents

With housing sales slumping across the United States, bigger landlords are benefiting with record-setting occupancy rates. Over the spring of 2019, homes sales were...

E-cigarettes pose threat to users’ AND bystanders’ health

Cases of severe lung illness associated with e-cigarette use reported across nation By Kristen Barnhardt As e-cigarette use skyrockets in popularity, parents should know the risks...

Much revered winemaker stops by Vintner’s

There are always certain wines that really have an impact.  One such grouping are wines by Goldschmidt Vineyards. Vintner’s Hill has developed a significant...

Moving Wall Challenge Coins

Challenge coins are unique mementos that come in a variety of designs, colors, and finishes that are centered around the form of a coin....

Spirited Back to School Pep Rally

The Town of Mint Hill in coordination with Independence High School hosted the 3rd Annual Back to School Pep Rally at Veterans Memorial Park...

Celebrating the life of Lee Dingle

On July 18, an unthinkable tragedy occurred on Oak Island.  Thirty-seven year old father of six Lee Dingle was playing in the ocean with...

Homeschooling Pros and Cons (Part 2)

In last week’s column, I discussed the growing popularity of homeschooling, as well as some benefits and drawbacks of homeschooling from my perspective as...

Family fun around town

Thursday, August 22 Family Story Time will be held at the Mint Hill Library at 11:15 a.m. Friday, August 23 The Charlotte Knights will take on Norfolk...

Vintner’s Hill welcomes new owners

Transplanted to Concord, NC, thirteen years ago from Florida, Howard and Michelle Hitchcock began traveling to Mint Hill more frequently when Publix opened a...

Be Alert for Opportunities When Preparing for College Costs

It’s almost back-to-school time. But someday, “back-to-school” will mean “off to college” – and college can be expensive. You need to look for every...

Cruise Ships and Cruising Styles – Part 7

This is the final part of this series on cruise ships and styles. Puerto Rico is a US territory. Located near the Virgin Islands in...

Chamber of Commerce announces “Best of Mint Hill” photo contest winners

On Tuesday, August 13, members of Mint Hill’s Chamber of Commerce gathered at 1st Choice Properties to honor the winners of Mint Hill’s first Hometown...

Chick-fil-A holds meeting on new store location proposal in Mint Hill

Chick-fil-A recently held a public meeting regarding their proposal to bring a store to Mint Hill over the next 12-18 months. The timeline is...

Delight your audience

Social media content should fall into two categories of the buyer's journey, the first one, awareness and the last one, delighting the audience. Awareness is...

2019 Queen’s Grant Soccer Preview

We reached out to Queen's Grant High School Stallions coach Mark Guercio who is expecting to have another competitive season in a very tough...

Millennials Are Getting Priced Out of the Housing Market

Rising home values are making it hard for millennials with steady jobs to enter the housing market. Some millennials were able to enter the...

Hidden toxins in lakes pose threat to your health

Algae kills North Carolina therapy dog; humans face risk, too By Kristen Barnhardt A string of tragic pet deaths across the U.S. linked to toxic algae found...

The Importance of a Photograph

One Moment, One Click of a Shutter, and Time Stands Still Forever... All too soon my husband and I had to stop everything in a...

Why should you buy a home instead of renting?

It’s called the power of leverage when you buy a home.  Most American’s accumulated wealth is stored primarily in their home, over 26.1 Trillion...

Mixed Media Artist Cindy Angelelli to present “Express, Relax & Reflect with Art Journaling”...

Cindy Angelelli is a local mixed media artist who creates unique artwork and accessories that enable people to affordably express their individualism. She incorporates...

Watch Out for Fake Extended Warranty Phone Scams!

Have you recently received a phone call from a company claiming your current automobile's warranty was about to expire, but not to fret because...

Alzheimer, Dementia Seminar Coming to Blessed Assurance

On Tuesday, August 27, 2019 from 7 to 8 p.m., Dr. Reza Bolouri, founder of Charlotte’s Alzheimer’s Memory Center, will present a free seminar...