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Oct
04

Statesville Council approves incentive package in effort to retain experienced police officers

BY STACIE LETT CAIN The Statesville City Council voted unanimously on Monday to approve an incentive package designed to help the Statesville Police Department retain officers. “We were looking 25

Oct
04

Iredell Health System honored at Charlotte Business Journal Health Care Heroes Awards ceremony

Special to Iredell Free News Iredell Health System was recently recognized at the inaugural Charlotte Business Journal Health Care Heroes Awards ceremony. Through its health care heroes program, the Charlotte

Oct
04

The Carolina Brass Quintet to perform free concert at Trinity Episcopal on October 9

Special to Iredell Free News Trinity Episcopal Church in Statesville is excited to share The Carolina Brass Quintet with the community on Sunday, October 9. This special event, “Shiny Brass

Oct
04

Iredell County Public Library offers free events, programs and activities in October

Special to Iredell Free News Iredell County Public Library is planning several events and programs for October. Registration is required for all programs that take place inside the library, and

Oct
04

Viewpoint: Moratorium needed to pause large-scale developments in southern Iredell County

BY BLAKE PALMER Iredell County experienced explosive growth between 2010 and 2020, gaining over 27,000 residents. This trend is projected to accelerate over the next few decades with Iredell County

Oct
04

I-SS planning to ramp up security at Statesville High after ‘altercation’ sends student to hospital

Editor’s Note: This report has been updated from an earlier version with additional information provided by the Statesville Police Department. FROM STAFF REPORTS Iredell-Statesville Schools officials are working with local

Oct
03

Iredell commissioners to hold public hearing on standards for determining property values for taxation purposes

BY KARISSA MILLER The Iredell County Board of Commissioners will conduct a public hearing at 7 p.m. Tuesday regarding the uniform schedules of values, standards and rules for the market

Oct
03

Iredell County Superior Court Report (October 3)

Special to Iredell Free News The following cases were heard during recent terms of Iredell County Superior Court: ♦ Chris Scott was tried and convicted by a jury of Felony

Oct
03

Dalton’s Story: Mom continues to raise awareness of pediatric cancer after losing her youngest son

Special to Iredell Free News Geri Edwards, an employee with Iredell Health System, is working to bring special attention to a topic close, and sadly too close, to her heart

Oct
03

Center Stage Alliance production of ‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’ delights crowds at Mac Gray Auditorium

BY BRANDY TEMPLETON Center Stage Alliance’s production of Roald Dahl’s “Fantastic Mr. Fox” is bringing excitement and smiles to theatre-goers and filling Statesville’s Mac Gray Auditorium with cheers. The play,

Oct
03

Mitchell Community College announces hiring of new vice president for learning

  Special to Iredell Free News Randy Ledford has been hired as the new vice president for learning at Mitchell Community College. Ledford, who began his new position on October

Oct
02

ICSO Felony Arrests: September 23-29

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office reported the following felony arrests: SEPTEMBER 23 ♦ Russell Lee Glidewell, 55, of Riverview Drive Extension, Lexington, charged with possession of methamphetamine

Oct
02

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,

Oct
02

NCDHHS confirms state’s first West Nile Virus death of 2022

Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — Health officials from the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services have confirmed the state’s first death this year associated with West Nile

Oct
02

Iredell Firewire Report: First responders were prepared for remnants of Hurricane Ian

BY DAN GITRO This week first responders all over Iredell County prepared for the remnants of Hurricane Ian to hit Iredell County. The forecast from local meteorologists and the National

Oct
02

Iredell County Health Department receives statewide award for efforts during pandemic

Special to Iredell Free News The Iredell County Health Department was recently presented the Dr. Sarah Taylor Morrow – Health Department of the Year Award. The award, which was given

Oct
01

Newspaper archives can be a valuable tool for genealogy research

BY SHELLIE TAYLOR When conducting genealogy research, most people will tell you that the triad of vital records (birth, marriage and death) is the best way to find information about

Oct
01

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

Oct
01

Four storm-related deaths reported across N.C.; more than 210K homes, businesses without power

Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — As Ian’s winds and rains leave North Carolina and the work of cleanup and power restoration is underway, Gov. Roy Cooper cautioned residents

Oct
01

Iredell Arts Council to feature vibrant artwork of Samantha Rosado

Special to Iredell Free News The Iredell Arts Council will feature the work of oil painter Samantha Rosado in the Old Jail throughout October. Rosado’s exhibit will begin with an

Oct
01

EnergyUnited working to restore power to nearly 6,000 members

Special to Iredell Free News Nearly 6,000 EnergyUnited members were without power on Saturday morning as the remnants of Hurricane Ian moved inland across the Carolinas. During the peak of

Sep
30

City of Statesville Career Opportunities (September 30)

Applications are being accepted online only. Apply for open positions online by clicking HERE. Assistant Director of Planning Planning Department Athletic Supervisors (Part-Time) Recreation/Parks Department Automotive Mechanic City Garage Building Maintenance

Sep
30

United Way of Iredell County stepping up to meet food banks’ needs as economy declines

Editor’s Note: This article and headline have been revised from an earlier version. BY DEBBIE PAGE debbiepage.iredellfreenews@gmail.com Food pantries and emergency food assistance organizations across the county and region are

Sep
30

Organizers now accepting applications for 6th annual Troutman 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.

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