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News Briefs: Nov. 25 to Dec. 2, 2014

News Briefs: Nov. 25 to Dec. 2, 2014

Matthews selects communications director MATTHEWS – The town of Matthews selected Jennifer Thompson as the town’s communications director. Thompson, who will begin on Monday, Dec. 1, previously worked as communications… Read more »

Holiday festival returns to Matthews

Holiday festival returns to Matthews

MATTHEWS – Hundreds of people showed up on Thursday, Nov. 20, at the Novant Health Matthews Medical Center for the hospital’s sixth annual Lighting of the Trees. The indoor tree-lighting… Read more »

All about that march

All about that march

MATTHEWS – Butler High School graduate Victoria Johnson will spend Thanksgiving morning strutting the streets of New York City leading the largest marching band to ever perform at the 88th… Read more »

Mint Hill commissioner apologizes for ‘loud’ party, releases statement

Mint Hill commissioner apologizes for ‘loud’ party, releases statement

MINT HILL – Mint Hill commissioner Lloyd Austin apologized at the Mint Hill Board of Commissioners meeting on Thursday, Nov. 13, after police responded to a noise complaint at Austin’s… Read more »

Giving thanks with a grateful heart

Giving thanks with a grateful heart

As the days of November are waning and people are eagerly anticipating Christmas, a handful of churches are taking time to help members reflect on their blessings in the spirit… Read more »

News Briefs: Nov. 19 to 25, 2014

News Briefs: Nov. 19 to 25, 2014

Mint Hill adopts annexation for park property MINT HILL – The Mint Hill Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the annexation of the parcel, 9801 Brief Road, at its meeting on… Read more »

Mint Hill could see curb and gutter changes

Mint Hill could see curb and gutter changes

MINT HILL – John Thomas, of Sustainable Design Consultants, Inc. proposed a text amendment to the Mint Hill’s curb and gutter ordinance during a public hearing at the Mint Hill… Read more »

Stepping Back in Time

Stepping Back in Time

MINT HILL – Residents took a step back in history into an era of gunpowder, hoecakes and life without modern conveniences as the Mint Hill Historical Society hosted two reenactment… Read more »

Giving gifts through giving back

Giving gifts through giving back

MATTHEWS – Shoppers will have a chance this weekend to experience an alternative to buying gifts for their loved one for the holiday season by helping a nonprofit in their… Read more »

Matthews addresses towing ordinance

Matthews addresses towing ordinance

MATTHEWS – The Matthews Board of Commissioners discussed the town’s Code of Ordinances which regulates the towing of vehicles from private property, during its meeting on Monday, Nov. 10. The… Read more »