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Jul
02

Sound & Dance: Betty’s School of Dance helps foster a love of dance in Third Creek Elementary students (Photos)

BY KARISSA MILLER It was one the best days of summer for many Third Creek Elementary students attending the summer COMPASS enrichment program. All students, many of whom have never

Jul
02

Troutman Independence Parade arouses patriotic spirit for thousands of spectators

Festival, music, food trucks and fireworks follow Saturday night at the Iredell County Fairgrounds BY DEBBIE PAGE debbiepage.iredellfreenews@gmail.com The 17th Annual Independence Day Parade in Troutman marched down Highway 21

Jul
02

Town of Mooresville employment opportunities ($2,000 to $3,000 hiring bonus)

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

Jul
02

NCDHHS pivots toward at-home COVID-19 testing strategy, reinforces surge capacity

Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services is doubling down on at-home testing — establishing Community Access Points in all counties to

Jul
02

First Presbyterian Church in Statesville accepting applications for $10,000 Annual Missions Grant

Special to Iredell Free News The First Presbyterian Church in Statesville is happy to assist local ministries in caring for God’s people and sharing the love of Christ with our

Jul
02

Shooting suspect surrenders to Statesville police; defense attorney says his client ‘looks forward to having his day in court’

BY MIKE FUHRMAN A suspect in the fatal shooting of a Statesville man surrendered to police on Friday evening and “looks forward to having his day in court,” according to

Jul
01

2022 Mitchell-Crosby Scholarship recipients honored at luncheon

Special to Iredell Free News Mitchell Community College recently honored several Iredell County Crosby Scholars who are recipients of a 2022 Mitchell-Crosby Scholarship. Honorees are: ♦ Ava Akdamar, Lake Norman

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01

Statesville police searching for suspect in early morning shooting on Fifth Street

FROM STAFF REPORTS Statesville police officers are searching for a man wanted on charges related to an early morning shooting on Fifth Street. The Statesville Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division

Jul
01

Statesville police investigating fatal shooting on Fifth Street

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Statesville Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred early Friday morning. Officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of Fifth Street around 4:12 a.m.

Jul
01

Iredell County Public Library offers free programs and events in July

BY KARISSA MILLER The Iredell County Public Library launched its annual Summer Reading in June, offering free programs for all ages that spark curiosity, creativity and instill a lifelong love

Jul
01

Statesville Branch NAACP officials call U.S. Supreme Court decision ‘a direct attack on all women’

FROM STAFF REPORTS Statesville Branch NAACP officials released a statement this week criticizing the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision to reverse Roe V. Wade, a 1973 ruling that protected women’s

Jun
30

Building a Bridge: Statesville Family YMCA provides space, support for homeless students

BY BRANDY TEMPLETON The Statesville Family YMCA is providing a safe, nurturing place where homeless students can have fun and receive academic support this support. The effort to launch a

Jun
30

City of Statesville offices closed on July 4; Leisure Pool to open at 11 a.m. on holiday

Special to Iredell Free News City of Statesville offices will be closed on Monday, July 4, in observance of the Fourth of July holiday. Garbage Collection There will be no

Jun
30

N.C. State Board of Elections rejects Green Party’s bid for recognition, citing fraud investigation

Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — The State Board of Elections on Thursday voted not to recognize the Green Party as an official political party in North Carolina, citing

Jun
30

Iredell health officials report county’s 480th death attributed to COVID-19

FROM STAFF REPORTS Three more deaths in Iredell County have been attributed to COVID-19. The Iredell County Health Department reported the latest deaths on Wednesday afternoon. A total of 480

Jun
30

United Way of Iredell County awards more than $400K to local agencies for 2022-2023

Special to Iredell Free News United Way of Iredell County announced Thursday that it will partner with 22 agencies across Iredell County through the 2022-2023 Community Investment process. These agencies

Jun
29

Iredell-Statesville Schools students excel at R3 Camp (Photo Gallery)

Special to Iredell Free News While their friends have been enjoying a break from school, a small group of Iredell-Statesville Schools students has been focusing on the three Rs for

Jun
29

Stay Safe! Insurance commissioner urges fireworks and grilling safety this July 4th

Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey is urging North Carolinians to stay safe this Independence Day by leaving fireworks to the professionals and by practicing safe

Jun
29

Statesville Convention & Visitors Bureau summit showcases tourism industry’s impact on local economy

BY BRANDY TEMPLETON The Statesville Convention & Visitors Bureau hosted its first Tourism Summit on Wednesday. Business owners and civic leaders gathered at the civic center to learn more about

Jun
29

Iredell Health Foundation to present Heart of Jazz event at The Venues in Mooresville

Special to Iredell Free News In an effort to support the highest quality of cardiovascular care for the community, the Iredell Health Foundation will host its first annual Heart of

Jun
29

Early morning fire in Mooresville ruled accidental; cat being treated for burns and smoke inhalation

Special to Iredell Free News The Mooresville Fire Marshal’s Office has determined that the cause of an early morning fire on Ashe Street was accidental.  Mooresville-Fire Rescue personnel responded to

Jun
28

Birth Announcements: June 17-26

Special to Iredell Free News The Birth Place at Iredell Memorial Hospital announced the following births: JUNE 17 ♦ A boy, Jax Dudley Norman, born to Jason Norman and Kayla

Jun
28

Average home sales price jumps to $450K in Iredell County, excluding many potential homebuyers

Special to Iredell Free News Many Statesville homeowners have seen the value of their property rise exponentially during the past two years. That’s great news for those looking to sell,

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