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Jun
14

Circle of Giving awards college scholarships to eight recent graduates (Photos)

BY BRANDY TEMPLETON The Circle of Giving (COG) presented eight recent high school graduates with college scholarships on Sunday afternoon. Debra Turner Bailey, head of the scholarship committee, said the

Jun
14

Iredell Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center offers individualized treatment plan for chronic wounds

Special to Iredell Free News For many of us, when we get a minor cut, scrape, or scratch, we place a bandage on top of the wound, and it heals

Jun
14

I-SS Board approves appointment of new HR director, new principals for South Iredell High and Cool Spring Elementary

Special to Iredell Free News The Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education has approved three administrative appointments, effective July: ♦ LeVar Mizelle was named the executive director of Human Resources for

Jun
14

Fifth Street Ministries 21st Annual Christmas in July fundraiser set for July 18

Special to Iredell Free News Christmas in July has become a tradition in the Statesville community. Usually held at the Civic Center, the annual fundraiser for Fifth Street Ministries was

Jun
13

Rotary Club of Greater Statesville honors past president

Special to Iredell Free News The Rotary Club of Greater Statesville honored long-time Rotarian for her service to the organization and the community during the club’s weekly meeting at Twisted

Jun
13

CATS culinary camp teaches students the basics of cooking (Photos)

BY KARISSA MILLER In a spacious classroom kitchen inside the Career Academy and Technical School, middle and high school students worked together to make homemade biscuits during Culinary Camp. The

Jun
13

SPD Felony Arrests: May 20 – June 8

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Statesville Police Department reported the following felony arrests: MAY 20 ♦ Brandon Zachary Joyner Jr., 20 of Statesville charged with felony possession of marijuana, and possession

Jun
13

Health Watch: Erratic sleep increases risk of cardiovascular disease

Special to Iredell Free News Most all adults have experienced the tiredness and lack of clarity that comes from a sleepless night, but a study published last year by the

Jun
13

City of Statesville among 52 N.C. communities to earn national accreditation from Main Street America program in 2021

Special to Iredell Free News The North Carolina Main Street & Rural Planning Center at the N.C. Department of Commerce has announced that 52 North Carolina communities, including the City

Jun
13

Iredell County Government Employment Opportunities (June 13)

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

Jun
12

Josh’s Farmers Market reopens at Lowe’s YMCA

Special to Iredell Free News Many Lake Norman residents know that Josh’s Farmer’s Market, a family-owned farmers market and community staple for 30-plus years, specializes in locally sourced, home-grown produce

Jun
12

Love United Iredell campaign raised more than $28,000 for local nonprofits

Special to Iredell Free News For the second year in a row, Love United Iredell has successfully funded small projects for nonprofits throughout Iredell County. A total of $28,184 was

Jun
12

Registration now open for 2021 ICSO Teen Academy

Special to Iredell Free News Registration is under way for the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Teen Academy. The ICSO Teen Academy, which meets on Tuesdays and Thursday evenings from July

Jun
12

SOULWATT returns to Statesville to kick off 13th Annual Piedmont HealthCare Friday After 5 Summer Concert Series

Special to Iredell Free News Join your friends and neighbors on Friday, June 18, as SOULWATT returns to Downtown Statesville to kick off the 13th Annual Piedmont HealthCare Friday After

Jun
12

How to protect yourself and others once you are fully vaccinated

Editor’s Note: The following health guidance was provided by the Iredell County Health Department. Special to Iredell Free News COVID-19 vaccines are effective at protecting you from getting sick. Based

Jun
12

Troutman Council approves budget with no tax, fee increases

BY DEBBIE PAGE debbiepage.iredellfreenews@gmail.com The Troutman Town Council voted unanimously Thursday night to approve a $7,851,950 budget for fiscal year 2021-2022 while holding the tax rate at 52 cents per

Jun
11

Gov. Cooper issues Executive Order extending pandemic response measures until July 30

Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper announced Friday that he signed an Executive Order to extend a variety of measures currently in place to respond to

Jun
11

MPD: Harmony man free on bond on 14 felony charges charged with drug trafficking

Special to Iredell Free News Mooresville police officers arrested a Harmony man on Wednesday on multiple drug charges. Garland Hartsoe, 48, was charged with trafficking methamphetamine, possession with intent to

Jun
11

The Rest of the Story: I-SS finished the year strong despite challenges of global pandemic

BY JEFF JAMES  In August of 2020, Iredell-Statesville Schools students started the school year from their homes, something we never dreamed could happen. We all limped through the first weeks

Jun
11

Two I-SS principals complete Distinguished Leadership Program

Special to Iredell Free News Two Iredell-Statesville Schools principals recently completed the Distinguished Leadership in Practice Program, a year-long leadership development program for practicing school principals designed and provided by

Jun
11

Superior Court Report: Woman convicted of drug trafficking; sex offender sentenced to minimum of 75 months in prison

Special to Iredell Free News District Attorney Sarah Kirkman’s office announced the following felony convictions in Iredell County Superior Court: ♦ Lisa Edwards pleaded guilty to trafficking opium/heroin on May

Jun
11

Gov. Cooper announces $4 million summer cash and college tuition drawings to encourage COVID-19 vaccinations

Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — As part of North Carolina’s effort to encourage more North Carolinians to receive COVID-19 vaccines, Gov. Roy Cooper announced $4 Million Summer Cash

Jun
10

Iredell Urgent Care open 24/7 for unexpected illnesses and injuries

Special to Iredell Free News Your child is playing outdoors after school and accidentally falls, fracturing their wrist. It’s after 5 o’clock, and you do not want to spend the

Jun
10

ICSO asking public to help identify suspects in motor vehicle break-in

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public to help identify two suspects in a motor vehicle break-in. On June 6, ICSO deputies received a report

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