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Feb
05

2023 Love United Iredell campaign kicks off

FROM STAFF REPORTS The 2023 Love United Iredell campaign is officially underway. This year’s campaign runs from February 5-19. Over the next 14 days, residents have the opportunity to help

Feb
05

IFN Monthly now available at more than 50 locations across Iredell County

We’re excited to announce that we’ve begun distributing the first edition of our new venture, IFN Monthly. Below is a list of places where you can pick up a copy

Feb
05

ICSO Felony Arrests: January 27 – February 3

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office reported the following felony arrests: JANUARY 27 ♦ Joshua Lynn Sylvester, 30, of Happy Lane, Statesville, charged with sell or deliver a

Feb
05

Iredell’s unemployment rate dipped to 2.9 percent in December

Special to Iredell Free News Iredell County’s unemployment dropped to 2.9 percent in December, according to the N.C. Department of Commerce. Iredell has a labor force of 93,505 individuals. In

Feb
05

Upcoming re-entry simulation to shed light on challenges recently incarcerated individuals face

BY DEBBIE PAGE Leadership Statesville is sponsoring an Incarceration Re-entry Simulation on Thursday, March 2, at the Statesville Fitness Center. Pre-registration is required for this event, which runs from 9 a.m.

Feb
05

City of Statesville Career Opportunities (February 5)

Applications are being accepted online only. Apply for open positions online by clicking HERE. Featured Job Community Resource Coordinator – South Statesville Department: Statesville Police Department Salary Range: $42,348.80 – $69,867.20 Closing Date: Open

Feb
04

City of Statesville exploring ways to assist Iredell Homeless Coalition

BY DEBBIE PAGE The Iredell Homeless Coalition raised the alarm at its February meeting, noting a rapid increase in the area’s homeless population and the need for more affordable housing

Feb
04

Statesville Community Black History Celebration set for February 11 at the Unity Center

Special to Iredell Free News The Statesville Community Black History Celebration is scheduled for Saturday, February 11, at the Unity Center. There will be several presentations, recitals, dancing, singing, a

Feb
04

MPD Felony Arrests: January 11-31

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Mooresville Police Department reported the following felony arrests: JANUARY 11 ♦ Stacey Grayson Drake, 18, of Richland Lane, Mooresville, charged with larceny of property, misdemeanor injury

Feb
04

Broad Street UMC beginning social group for young adults in Statesville area

Special to Iredell Free News Broad Street United Methodist Church is starting a social group for young adults in the Statesville area. The first “Young Adults Meet-up” is secheduled for

Feb
04

Iredell County Government Career Opportunities ($2,500 Sign-On Bonus)

These positions are subject to pre-employment screenings. Iredell County does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, political affiliation, genetic information, or handicapping

Feb
04

Polar Plunge fundraiser set for February 18 at Statesville Leisure Pool

Special to Iredell Free News Special Olympics Iredell County is bringing back the popular Polar Plunge later this month after a long break due to the pandemic. The plunge takes

Feb
03

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,

Feb
03

N.C. Rate Bureau requests 28.4 percent rate increase for auto insurance

Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced that the North Carolina Rate Bureau has submitted a rate filing with the N.C. Department of Insurance, requesting

Feb
03

Birth Announcements: January 21-30

Special to Iredell Free News The Birth Place at Iredell Memorial Hospital announced the following births: JANUARY 21 ♦ A boy, Malikai Antonio Canales, born to Bryan and Anastasia of

Feb
03

Downtown Statesville to host 2023 N.C. Main Street Conference

Special to Iredell Free News Downtown Statesville Development Corporation will host the 2023 North Carolina Main Street Conference on March 14-16, bringing approximately 750 community and economic development leaders together

Feb
02

NCDOR begins accepting individual income tax returns for 2022

Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Revenue on Thursday officially opened the 2023 individual income tax season and began downloading 2022 returns. Taxpayers who file

Feb
02

Career fair for Iredell County high school seniors planned for March 22

  BY KARISSA MILLER High school seniors can learn more about a variety of careers available in Iredell County and how to earn industry credentials or an associate degree while

Feb
02

SPD: Former Statesville mayoral candidate charged with sexually assaulting 11-year-old child

FROM STAFF REPORTS A former Statesville mayoral and city council candidate was charged Thursday with sexually assaulting a child following an investigation by the Statesville Police Department. Kyle Lang Houston,

Feb
02

NCDHHS awarded federal grant to boost Family Child Care Home network

Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services announced a $4 million Preschool Development Grant that will help support children’s health and well-being,

Feb
02

Sheriff: Mooresville man faces drug-trafficking charges following pursuit by ICSO deputy on I-77

FROM STAFF REPORTS A Mooresville man faces drug trafficking charges after a pursuit by an Iredell County Sheriff’s Office deputy on Interstate 77. Sheriff Darren Campbell announced the arrest of

Feb
01

Viewpoint: Recognizing the historical significance of the Green Street Cemetery

BY SHELLIE TAYLOR Every February, the Iredell County Public Library staff joins the African-American community in celebrating the achievements of Black men and women in our county and promoting their

Feb
01

Big Day: ICSO lieutenant, canine partner retire together

Special to Iredell Free News Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Gary Simpson and his canine partner are embarking on a well-deserved retirement. The duo has worked together since 2014 in

Feb
01

Statesville Woman’s Club to host Love Your Valentine Bake Sale on February 11-13

Special to Iredell Free News The Statesville Woman’s Club will host a Love Your Valentine Bake Sale at the Historic Clubhouse on Saturday, February 11; Sunday, February 12; and Monday,

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