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Mint Hill Madness to be bigger and better than ever

Mint Hill Madness to be bigger and better than ever

Festival to highlight health and wellness, veterans and fireworks MINT HILL – Longtime attendees of the annual Mint Hill Madness Festival can expect this year’s event to be bigger and… Read more »

Special Olympics Gymnastics team headed to summer games

Special Olympics Gymnastics team headed to summer games

MATTHEWS – Connie Mulroy beamed with excitement as she discussed her first-year Special Olympics Gymnastic team’s accomplishments. “They totally rocked qualifiers,” the Matthews resident said. “I took 19 (athletes) and… Read more »

Food Truck Friday’s SUGAR. tastes sweet success

Food Truck Friday’s SUGAR. tastes sweet success

Fans of Matthews Food Truck Friday vendor SUGAR. will soon only have to drive two exits south on Interstate 485 to enjoy the company’s homemade doughnuts throughout the week. Kathi… Read more »

News Briefs: May 21 to 27

News Briefs: May 21 to 27

Matthews Police to host Chill With A Cop series MATTHEWS – The Matthews Police Department will launch a new program, Chill With A Cop, next month. The monthly, Tuesday-evening program… Read more »

Carolina Crush Lacrosse offers travel and learning opportunity

Carolina Crush Lacrosse offers travel and learning opportunity

MINT HILL – Area girls will have an opportunity to hone their lacrosse skills this summer, as Carolina Crush Lacrosse gears up for two upcoming summer clinics. Sandy Barnett, volunteer… Read more »

Mural coming to McDowell Arts Center

Mural coming to McDowell Arts Center

MATTHEWS – The McDowell Arts Center will soon be home to a new mural, courtesy of local artist Carol Hambridge. The Matthews Board of Commissioners unanimously endorsed, during its May… Read more »

Everlane rezoning proposal causes angst for residents, commissioners

Everlane rezoning proposal causes angst for residents, commissioners

Proposed 312-unit apartment complex generates traffic concerns, among others MATTHEWS – The council chambers were packed during the Monday, May 11, Matthews Board of Commissioners meeting, as dozens of residents… Read more »

Community rallies for fallen police officers

Community rallies for fallen police officers

Queen’s Grant High, businesses to support local 5K MINT HILL – Community members will toe the starting line this Saturday in support of a memorial that recognizes fallen law enforcement… Read more »

Heritage Museum opens Little Free Library

Heritage Museum opens Little Free Library

MATTHEWS – Outside of the Matthews Heritage Museum, patrons will notice a smaller rendition of the Massey-Clarke House. While the replica is worthy of a moment’s reflection, what’s inside could… Read more »

Walking to end cancer

Walking to end cancer

MINT HILL – Hundreds of area residents will unite this weekend in an effort to fight cancer through the American Cancer Society’s largest fundraiser, Relay For Life. The annual Relay… Read more »