Memorial Day Ceremony at Novant Health Matthews Medical Center

The annual Memorial Day Ceremony was held on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at the Novant Health Matthews Medical Center to honor our veterans and...

Mint Hill Madness!

Mint Hill Madness returned to Mint Hill Veterans Memorial Park this Memorial Day weekend! The three-day, family-friendly festival celebrating the founding of the town of...

What is Kombucha?

What is Kombucha exactly? Well… in short Kombucha is fermented tea. It’s made by adding healthy bacteria (Scoby), yeast and sugars (many times in...

2019 Independence Southwestern 4A All-Conference Selections

Independence High School athletic program has produced a host of Spring sports athletes who have been selected to various Southwestern 4A All-Conference teams. These...

What ever happened to Twitter?

Is Twitter still relevant? It wasn't that long ago people were always talking about tweeting and now it seems like hardly anyone ever actually talks...

First Annual Spring Tea and Brunch Held in Mint Hill

The Mint Hill Chamber of Commerce celebrated the First Annual Spring Tea and Brunch this past Saturday held at Arlington Baptist Church Family Life...

Important Travel Updates – Part 6

HOW TO RENEW A U.S. PASSPORT You can renew your passport by mail, using form DS-82 and submitting a new 2x2 inch photograph, if your...

New Mint Hill Chamber of Commerce celebrates volunteers

“I was sitting here one afternoon, and some donated furniture came,” says Mint Hill Chamber of Commerce Director Paige McKinney, thinking back on the...

Stallions defeat Lincoln Charter 4-3, Mount Airy 10-1 in state playoffs

The Queens Grant High School Stallions baseball team may be going deep into the state championship tournament in the West. By winning the second...

Mint Hill Madness is here!

This weekend will mark the 36th Annual Mint Hill Madness. The three-day event will take place May 24 to 26 at Veteran’s Park located...

Local mom celebrates being cancer free!

On Saturday, May 18, MOMS Club of Mint Hill held a Cake Walk Fundraiser to benefit member Jinna Bryant, who was diagnosed last November...

The story of Air Force veteran Mary Ann Kudelka

Mary Ann Kudelka now 84 years of age served our nation in the United States Air Force from 1955-1957. She has a unique and...

Family fun around town

Thursday, May 23 Family Story Time will be held at the Mint Hill Library at 11:15 a.m. Friday, May 24 An Active Reading Workshop will be held...

ARCpoint Labs of Monroe Wadesboro now open

ARCpoint Labs of Monroe-Wadesboro is pleased to announce its grand opening! Open as of April 2, the independently-owned, woman-owned and minority-owned operation is a franchised...

Stallions Fall to Uwharrie Charter 10-5 in 4th Round State Baseball Playoffs

The Queens Grant High School baseball team did not play their best game of the season against a good hitting club from Uwharrie Charter...

This Week’s Outstanding Athletes

Independence Patriots:  Softball:   Kirsten Kirby - The freshman catcher and utility player had a solid first season defensively for the Patriots in 13 games played....

Discussion with Queens Grant incoming Principal Josh Swartzlander

The new incoming Principal and Head of School Josh Swartzlander is very familiar with Queens Grant High School. He has been involved in the...

NHTSA Airbag Investigation – What You Need To Know

What Happened? A German parts company called TRW Automotive manufactured a potentially faulty airbag control unit, according to the USDOT’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration....

Military Appreciation Night at Matthews Sportsplex

The Charlotte independence celebrated their Annual Military Appreciation Night on May 11th in the Sportsplex at Matthews. This year they decided to concentrate on...

Green News Now: What is an Apothecary?

According to Wikipedia an Apothecary, a·poth·e·car·y /əˈpäTHəˌkerē/, is one term for a medical professional who formulates and dispenses material medicines to physicians, surgeons, and...

Tech companies are coming together to fight extremism online

Several tech companies, including Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Twitter adopted a nine-point action plan at a summit along with world leaders to fight...

Which adults should consider a measles vaccination booster?

Disease spread is creating concern By Cliff Mehrtens The current measles outbreak is the largest in the U.S. in 25 years, and is raising questions about protection. More...

How to Celebrate Memorial Day (Hint: It’s Different Than Veteran’s Day)

One glance at the holiday Facebook feed is all it takes to see that many people aren’t quite sure what Memorial Day is all...

Family fun around town

Thursday, May 23 Family Story Time will be held at the Mint Hill Library at 11:15 a.m. Friday, May 24 An Active Reading Workshop will be held...

Mortgage Matters with Chris and Bob

We get a lot of questions, many from very seasoned buyers who have purchased several homes.  If you have a question, please email cconlon@afncorp.com...

Why is my score different than what it says online?

This weeks Question comes from a client in Indian Trail NC. Why is my score different than what it says online?  Probably the number one...

This Week’s Outstanding Athletes

Independence Patriots  Soccer:  Annaliese Shelley - The senior standout completed her high school career as Indy's all-time scoring leader in the schools history. In four years...

Featured Player of the Week

Maya Douglas, Independence Patriots  The Lady Patriots softball team has a talented group of players. Especially in the sophomore class with Maya Douglas, Mallory Shaver,...

Disadvantages of Selling Your Home With an Instant Offer Company

There are several companies out there willing to make an instant offer on your home, such as Zillow, Knock, Opendoor, Offerpad, HomeLight, and HomeGo....