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Dec
04

Iredell’s unemployment rate dipped to 5.8 percent in October; 5,134 residents remain out of work

Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — Iredell County’s unemployment rate dipped almost a full percentage point to 5.8 percent in October, according to the N.C. Department of Commerce. There

Dec
04

Birth Announcements: November 11-26

Special to Iredell Free News The Birth Place at Iredell Memorial Hospital announced the following births: NOVEMBER 11 ♦ A boy, Josiah Lee Carpenter, born to Joshua Carpenter and Paige Joubert

Dec
03

Four more deaths attributed to COVID-19 in Iredell; 6,143 people have now tested positive in county

FROM STAFF REPORTS Iredell health officials reported four more COVID-19 deaths on Thursday, raising the county’s death toll to 72 since the onset of the pandemic in March. According to

Dec
03

Smith honored as American College of Medical Practice Executives Fellow

Special to Iredell Free News Piedmont HealthCare CEO Jeffrey W. Smith has become a Fellow in the American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE). ACMPE is the certification entity of

Dec
03

Iredell Health System CEO: ‘Pandemic fatigue’ contributing to spike in COVID-19 cases

BY DEBBIE PAGE debbiepage.iredellfreenews@gmail.com Iredell Health System President and CEO John Green participated in the North Carolina Healthcare Association’s “It Takes A Hospital” virtual town hall on Tuesday to discuss

Dec
03

Iredell COAST to hold fundraiser to help victims of flooding at Hiddenite Campground

Special to Iredell Free News The Iredell Community Outreach Association (COAST), a local non-profit relief organization, is planning several events for the holiday season: ♦ On Thursday, December 10, COAST

Dec
03

Sen. Sawyer honored by Conservatives for Clean Energy-NC

Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH – State Sen. Vicki Sawyer was recently recognized for her leadership in advancing clean energy opportunities in North Carolina during the 6th annual “North

Dec
03

I-SS adopts Bus Guardian technology for contact tracing, hygiene verification and driver wellness checks

Special to Iredell Free News Iredell-Statesville School District has joined more than a dozen other North Carolina school districts by utilizing CalAmp’s technology to help its schools more intelligently manage

Dec
03

Iredell commissioners express reservations about I-SS proposal to improve lighting, air quality at district schools

BY KARISSA MILLER Iredell-Statesville Schools officials on Tuesday pitched a comprehensive infrastructure modernization project to the Iredell County Board of Commissioners that will create a healthier and safer learning environment

Dec
02

NCDHHS providing automatic payments to thousands of seniors and people with disabilities to help with heating bills

Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services is providing an automated payment to thousands of eligible households to help with winter heating

Dec
02

Local Government Commission approves Mooresville’s plan to borrow $46.5 million for new police headquarters, facilities for fire training and fleet services

Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH – The Local Government Commission (LGC) voted on Tuesday to approve more than $57 million in municipal financing requests that include construction and purchase

Dec
02

UPS Statesville Center working to stuff a truck with gifts for needy families

Special to Iredell Free News Drivers and staff at the UPS Statesville Center in Statesville are collecting unwrapped toys, clothing, and gifts for local fellow families who have been impacted

Dec
02

Iredell health officials report two more COVID-19 deaths as number of confirmed cases in county approaches 6,000

FROM STAFF REPORTS Iredell health officials reported two more COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday along with dozens of new laboratory confirmed cases. The deaths, which were reported by the Iredell County

Dec
01

Lesane earns education leadership certification

Special to Iredell Free News Iredell-Statesville Schools Associate Superintendent Alvera Lesane has completed the requirements to be certified as a Professional Human Capital Leader in Education (pHCLE). This certification recognizes

Dec
01

WAME Radio to broadcast annual concert to benefit Children’s Hope Alliance

Special to Iredell Free News Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the 22nd annual benefit concert for Children’s Hope Alliance – Barium Springs Home for Children will be broadcast a 6:30 p.m.

Dec
01

Statesville City Hall hosts Santa’s magic mailbox

Special to Iredell Free News Santa Claus has left his magic mailbox at Statesville City Hall again this year. The magic mailbox has the ability to special express your letter

Dec
01

Safe Kids Iredell County seeks winter hat, glove and sock donations

Special to Iredell Free News Safe Kids Iredell County wants to make sure no children go cold this winter. The coalition is hosting a holiday cold weather drive to collect

Dec
01

Davis Regional’s Wound Healing Center recognized with national award for clinical excellence

Special to Iredell Free News Davis Regional Medical Center’s Wound Healing Center was recently presented the Center of Distinction Award by Healogics, the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care

Dec
01

N.C. Medicaid expands website to include new resources for Medicaid beneficiaries and applicants

Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services has launched a new online portal for North Carolinians receiving or looking to apply for

Nov
30

NCDOT: South Chipley Ford Road to close for two days for culvert replacement

​Special to Iredell Free News The N.C. Department of Transportation will close part of a road in Iredell County for two days this week for a culvert replacement. Road crews

Nov
30

Iredell health officials report two more COVID-19 deaths; more than 1,050 people now isolating at home

FROM STAFF REPORTS Two more people who have tested positive for COVID-19 in Iredell County have passed away. The Iredell County Health Department on Monday reported the county’s 65th and

Nov
30

Sheriff: Gang member faces drug, gun charges after traffic stop

FROM STAFF REPORTS A verified gang members who was wanted for drug and gun charges faces new charges after he was arrested by Iredell County Sheriff’s Office deputies following a

Nov
30

Iredell Health System recognizes efforts of Home Health staff during pandemic

Special to Iredell Free News Due to visiting restrictions limiting the time they can spend with family members, more patients in hospitals and skilled nursing facilities are shortening their stays

Nov
30

MPD: Man shot during early morning home-invasion

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Mooresville Police Department is investigating after a 28-year-old man was shot during home-invasion early Monday morning. Officers responded to Stonewood Apartments about 6:27 a.m. Monday in

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