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Mar
03

City of Statesville working with residents to form Black Historic District committee

BY KARISSA MILLER The City of Statesville hosted a forum last week to provide an opportunity for residents to discuss establishing a Black Historical District. City Councilwoman Lisa Pearson and

Mar
03

Photo Gallery: Grammy Award nominee performs for ARS students

Special to Iredell Free News Grammy Award nominee Jontavious Willis performed for American Renaissance School students on Friday. A native of Georgia, the blues artist was in town for a

Mar
03

ICSO Felony Arrests: February 23 – March 1

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office reported the following felony arrests: FEBRUARY 23 ♦ James Daniel Poage, 33, of Third Creek Church, Cleveland, charged with possession of methamphetamine,

Mar
03

Town of Mooresville Career Opportunities ($2,000 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,

Mar
03

Tips for voting in Tuesday’s N.C. primary election

Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — The 2024 primary election in North Carolina is Tuesday, March 5. The following tips are for Election Day voters: ♦ Know the rules for

Mar
02

Engaging the community to save animals

BY SALLY NIX In today’s tech-driven and interconnected world, Iredell County Animal Services has discovered the power of social media. Platforms like Facebook go beyond simple photo sharing and status

Mar
02

Sheriff: Suspect faces felony drug charges after ICSO investigation

FROM STAFF REPORTS A northern Iredell County resident faces felony drug charges following an investigation by the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Darren Campbell announced the arrest of William David Lambert,

Mar
02

Viewpoint: National Call for Moral Revival highlights struggles of poor North Carolinians

BY TODD SCOTT Several members of the Statesville Branch NAACP attended the National Call for Moral Revival at the State Legislature Building ln Raleigh on Saturday. Led by Rev. William

Mar
02

Rep. McHenry announces details for 2024 Congressional Art Competition

Special to Iredell Free News Rep. Patrick McHenry has announced submission deadlines for the 2024 Congressional Art Competition. Since the competition began in 1982, over 650,000 high school students have

Mar
01

Statesville Fire Department earns reaccreditation from CFAI, CPSE

Special to Iredell Free News The Statesville Fire Department has been reaccredited by the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) and the Center for Public Safety Excellence Inc. (CPSE). This

Mar
01

Viewpoint: Voters in I-SS District 2 primary can prevent escalation of Moms for Liberty nonsense

BY MIKE FUHRMAN The fate of Iredell-Statesville Schools may well rest on the outcome of next week’s District 2 primary election. Voters in Tuesday’s GOP primary will decide if they

Mar
01

City of Statesville Career Opportunities (March 1)

The City of Statesville offers a dynamic and collaborative work environment. You’ll have the chance to work alongside talented individuals who share a common goal of improving the lives of

Mar
01

Tim Johnson Landscaping Inc. celebrates 25th anniversary

Special to Iredell Free News As part of its 25th anniversary celebration, Tim Johnson Landscaping Inc. has unveiled a refreshed brand identity and a new website. The updated brand reflects the

Mar
01

Iredell Health Foundation receives $25,000 gift from Rotary Club of Statesville – Fourth Creek

Special to Iredell Free News The Rotary Club of Statesville – Fourth Creek has donated $25,000 to the Iredell Health Foundation. The donation is earmarked for converting the family waiting

Feb
29

Photo Gallery: N.B. Mills Elementary students present Gallery of History

BY BRANDY TEMPLETON N.B. Mills Elementary School fourth-graders celebrated Black History Month by hosting a “Gallery of History “ on Thursday. The wax museum showcased prominent  African Americans. The students

Feb
29

Artisan Farmers Market begins new season at Fort Dobbs State Historic Site on March 5

Special to Iredell Free News The Fort Dobbs Artisan Farmers Market will begin a new season on Tuesday, March 5. Located in the picnic shelter at Fort Dobbs State Historic

Feb
29

Statesville High student crowned 2024 Miss Blue Ridge Valley’s Teen

S[pecial to Iredell Free News Isabella DiFiore, daughter of Steve and Jennifer DiFiore, was crowned 2024 Miss Blue Ridge Valley’s Teen in Asheville on Saturday, February 24. Isabella was also

Feb
29

Birth Announcements: February 18-22

Special to Iredell Free News The Birth Place at Iredell Memorial Hospital reported the following births: FEBRUARY 18 ♦ A girl, Persephone Arcana Riley, born to Mark and Lauren Riley

Feb
29

Some results in March 5 primary to be reported later than usual due to changes in N.C. law

Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — As a result of recent changes in state law, in-person early voting results will be reported later than usual on election night for the

Feb
28

Sheriff: Statesville man faces drug charges after being apprehended by ICSO deputy

FROM STAFF REPORTS A Statesville man faces felony drug charges after being apprehended by an Iredell County Sheriff’s Office deputy following a pursuit. Sheriff Darren Campbell announced the arrest of Charles

Feb
28

Troutman Council, staff discuss goals, 2024-2025 budget priorities during planning retreat

BY DEBBIE PAGE Mayor Teross Young, Troutman Council members and town staff met on Monday for a day-long strategic review of town departments’ accomplishments, needs, and goals to assess progress,

Feb
28

Sip It Forward: Hoptown Brewery celebrating four years of giving back

Special to Iredell Free News While being interviewed for inclusion in Hoptown Brewery’s charity efforts, Bridge of Hearts Director Linda Morris emphasized her organization’s mission to bring joy to impoverished

Feb
28

N.C. Commerce officials celebrate NCWorks Mobile Career Center’s first year of service

Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Commerce is celebrating the one-year anniversary of the new NCWorks Mobile Career Center. The mobile unit can bring accessible

Feb
28

TPD investigating series of vehicle thefts in Falls Cove subdivision

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Troutman Police Department is investigating a series of motor vehicle thefts and break-ins in the Falls Cove subdivision. Officers responded to several homes in the subdivision