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Sep
30

Organizers now accepting applications for 6th annual Christmas Parade

Special to Iredell Free News Applications are now being accepted to participate in Troutman’s 6th annual Christmas Parade.  The parade will be held on Saturday, December 3, at 11 a.m.

Sep
30

North Carolina Zoo awarded top honors for International Conservation Program UNITE for the Environment

Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) recently recognized the North Carolina Zoo with the AZA’s William G. Conway International Conservation Award at

Sep
29

EnergyUnited preparing for aftermath of tropical storm

Special to Iredell Free News EnergyUnited staff are closely monitoring weather forecasts as Tropical Storm Ian approaches the Carolinas. The storm caused catastrophic loss in Florida. The cooperative is prepare

Sep
29

NCDHHS urges safety practices before and after arrival of remnants of Hurricane Ian

Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — As North Carolinians begin to feel the impacts, including power outages and flooding, from the remnants of Hurricane Ian, N.C. Department of Health

Sep
29

I-SS: District staff, students will have Remote Learning Day on September 30 due to threat of inclement weather

Special to Iredell Free News As Hurricane Ian has made landfall and Iredell County is currently under a Tropical Storm Warning, Iredell-Statesville Schools officials have decided that Friday will be

Sep
29

Blue Jeans, Beats and Bling event raises nearly $20K for Crosby Scholars (Photos)

hotos Special to Iredell Free News Iredell County Crosby Scholars held a Blue Jeans, Beats and Bling event at the Crawford Farm earlier this month to raise funds for Last

Sep
29

Friends group helps staff improve, maintain Lake Norman State Park

Editor’s Note: The author Debbie Page is on the FLANO Board of Directors. BY DEBBIE PAGE debbiepage.iredellfreenews@gmail.com About 40 Friends of Lake Norman State Park (FLANO) volunteers celebrated National Public

Sep
29

City of Statesville crews preparing for Hurricane Ian

Special to Iredell Free News City of Statesville employees have begun preparations for potential weather-related issues that could impact our area from Hurricane Ian. Statesville is anticipating gusty winds and

Sep
28

Gov. Cooper declares State of Emergency in advance of severe weather

Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — In advance of Hurricane Ian’s remnants moving through North Carolina, Gov. Roy Cooper declared a State of Emergency on Wednesday to activate the

Sep
28

Partners: Youths, first responders and seniors can experience unique mental health challenges leading to suicidal ideation

BY DEBBIE PAGE debbiepage.iredellfreenews@gmail.com Youths, first responders and senior citizens can experience unique mental health challenges that can lead to suicidal ideation. In conjunction with Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, local

Sep
28

HPCIC earns five-star rating from Medicare, marks anniversary of opening of S. Mitchell Mack Hospice House

Special to Iredell Free News Hospice & Palliative Care of Iredell County (HPCIC) recently earned a five-star rating from Medicare, placing the local nonprofit among the top hospices in the

Sep
28

Photo Gallery: Rocky Mount Church’s 6th Annual Cruise-In attracts large crowd

BY DEBBIE PAGE debbiepage.iredellfreenews@gmail.com Rocky Mount Church hosted its 6th Annual Cruise-In on Saturday, attracting so many cars and visitors that organizers had to turn away some who wanted to

Sep
28

Group urges Iredell commissioners to make Iredell County a ‘Sanctuary for Life’

BY KARISSA MILLER For two years now, a group of residents has been asking the Iredell County Board of Commissioners to take a symbolic stance on important issues by approving

Sep
27

Mooresville Police Chief: ‘This is our sanctuary’

  BY MIKE FUHRMAN Mooresville Police Department Chief Ron Campurciani became a little emotional on Tuesday afternoon as he discussed the opening of the new $19 million police headquarters and

Sep
27

Troutman Planning Board opposes rezoning requests for two controversial projects

BY DEBBIE PAGE debbiepage.iredellfreenews@gmail.com Meeting in front of a packed chamber and lobby area, the Troutman Planning and Zoning Board voted unanimously to recommend denial of rezoning requests for two

Sep
27

N.C. State Office of Digital Equity and Literacy launches $24 million digital equity grant program

Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper on Tuesday announced the launch of the state’s first digital equity grant program, which will help North Carolinians afford high-speed

Sep
27

Health Beat: Start a conversation with your provider about your prostate health

Special to Iredell Free News If you are a father, grandfather, brother, uncle, or son, you are likely aware of prostate cancer. In fact, prostate cancer is one of the

Sep
27

I-SS announces changes to high school football schedule due to weather forecast

Special to Iredell Free News Due to the possibility of inclement weather on Friday evening, Iredell-Statesville Schools’ home and away high school football schedules have been changed to the following:

Sep
27

Investing in the Future: Soccer field upgrades complete at Mazeppa Park

FROM STAFF REPORTS Mooresville town officials celebrated the completion of a major upgrade to the town’s athletic facilities on Monday with dozens of youngsters who will benefit directly from a

Sep
26

North Iredell High School Class of 1992 enjoys reunion weekend

BY KATHY RICHARDS The North Iredell High School Class of 1992 met at the homecoming game on Friday, wearing their reunion shirts, and enjoyed the game together. On Saturday evening,

Sep
26

Day of Caring: Boys & Girls Club members express appreciation for community leaders (Photos)

BY KARISSA MILLER Members of the Boys & Girls Club of the Piedmont fanned out across downtown Statesville on Monday afternoon, handing out cookies, flyers and a thank you cards

Sep
26

N.C. insurance commissioner encourages Medicare beneficiaries to compare plans

Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey reminds Medicare beneficiaries that the Open Enrollment period is coming up and suggests that recipients compare plans and make

Sep
26

Piedmont HealthCare forges partnership with agilon health

Special to Iredell Free News Piedmont HealthCare, one of North Carolina and the Southeast’s largest physician-owned multi-specialty groups, will offer its senior patients a new value-based approach to primary care

Sep
25

Town of Mooresville Career Opportunities ($2,000 to $3,000 Signing Bonus)

The policy of the Town of Mooresville is to foster, maintain, and promote equal employment opportunities. We recruit, hire, train, and promote employees without discrimination because of race, religion, color,

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