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Jul
16

Statesville Council agrees to invest $190,000 in Iredell Housing Fund

BY STACIE LETT CAIN In an effort to assist residents purchase their own home and help others make needed home repairs, the Statesville City Council voted on Monday to approve

Jul
16

Local, state law enforcement officers seize products containing marijuana from local smoke and vape shops

FROM STAFF REPORTS State and local law enforcement officers have seized more than 20 pounds of products containing marijuana as well as counterfeit merchandise as part of an investigation targeting

Jul
16

City of Statesville imposes new water restrictions in response to worsening drought conditions

Special to IFN The City of Statesville has issued new restrictions in an effort to promote water conservation in response to worsening drought conditions. The Statesville area is now under

Jul
16

Troutman ABC Store posts another banner year with sales topping $3.33 million

BY DEBBIE PAGE Troutman ABC Board Chair Layton Getsinger reported another record-breaking year for the Troutman ABC Store during last week’s town council meeting. Getsinger said budgeted revenue for 2023-2024

Jul
16

NC By Train sets ridership records in first half of 2024

Special to IFN RALEIGH — Ridership on North Carolina’s intercity passenger rail service is 20 percent higher in 2024 than last year through the end of June. NC By Train,

Jul
15

Commission on the Future of North Carolina Elections concludes state’s elections are fair and secure

Special to IFN The Commission on the Future of NC Elections convened its second all-commission meeting at Catawba College on Monday to present its findings on the safety and security

Jul
15

Troutman Council turns down rezoning request for townhome development, continues Cedar Stump Pub discussion

BY DEBBIE PAGE Citing citizens’ desire for residential development of U.S. Highway 21 south to be medium density in the town’s recent Future Land Use Map revision and traffic concerns,

Jul
15

I-SS Board considering giving district employees opportunity to evaluate board’s performance

FROM STAFF REPORTS Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education members appear to be moving toward asking district employees to evaluate the board’s performance through an anonymous survey. During a discussion about

Jul
15

Historic Sharpe House to host Appalachian BBQ, concert on July 27

BY BRANDY TEMPLETON The Historic Sharpe House will host an Appalachian BBQ in honor of Tom Dooley on Saturday, July 27. The barbecue & bluegrass event will feature a performance

Jul
15

Iredell Health System welcomes provider to Family Care Center of Taylorsville

Special to IFN Family Nurse Practitioner Landon Marshall has joined the medical practice at Family Care Center of Taylorsville. In addition to more than two years of experience as a

Jul
14

ICSO Felony Arrests: July 3-12

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office reported the following felony arrests: JULY 3 ♦ Duane Allen Shelton, 55, of Shenandoah Loop, Troutman, charged with five counts of indecent

Jul
14

I-SS taking multi-faceted approach to suicide prevention

FROM STAFF REPORTS Iredell-Statesville Schools has taken a multi-faceted approach to identifying students who are considering taking their own life and making sure they have access to mental health services.

Jul
14

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,

Jul
14

Iredell commissioners to consider request to fund design for phase I of fairgrounds project

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Iredell County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday will consider a request on Tuesday to award a contract for the design of phase I of the Iredell

Jul
13

Photo Gallery: Foundation of Hope Ministries hosts Community Day

BY BRANDY TEMPLETON Foundation of Hope Ministries hosted its third annual Community Day on Saturday at The Boys & Girls Club of The Piedmont. Local nonprofits, churches, medical providers, advocates,

Jul
13

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

Jul
13

Iredell Civic Community United aims to empower nonprofits, address community needs

Special to IFN Imagine the collective talents and efforts of Iredell County service groups, united in their mission to make a high-impact difference, taking on the needs of one local

Jul
13

More than 500,000 North Carolinians have enrolled in Medicaid Expansion

Special to IFN RALEIGH — More than half a million North Carolinians have now enrolled in Medicaid expansion since the program began seven months ago. Beneficiaries are now able get

Jul
12

NCDHHS encourages recreational water safety during summer months

Special to IFN RALEIGH — As temperatures remain high, the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services is encouraging residents to enjoy recreational waters safely and be aware of possible

Jul
12

City of Statesville Career Opportunities (July 12)

The City of Statesville is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate in employment practices based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, non-disqualifying disability or

Jul
12

Fort Dobbs State Historic Site to showcase Cherokee culture during July 27 event

Special to IFN Fort Dobbs State Historic Site will highlight the resilience of Native American culture with a visit by a group of educators known as the Atsila Anotasgi or

Jul
12

NCSHP: Charlotte man died from self-inflicted gunshot wound following pursuit on I-77

FROM STAFF REPORTS The N.C. State Highway Patrol has identified the man who died after a crash on Interstate 77 on Thursday following a high-speed chase. Dashawn Samuels, 20, of

Jul
12

Public Notice: Habitat for Humanity of the Charlotte Region

Habitat for Humanity of the Charlotte Region, Inc. is applying for United States Department of Agriculture’s Rural Housing Service Housing Preservation Grant (USDA-RD-HCFP-HPG-2024) to complete repairs on qualifying owner-occupied homes

Jul
11

Statesville High grad’s indie film now available on streaming services

Special to IFN Statesville High grad and indie filmmaker Glenn Roberson’s new feature-length film, “When First We Practice to Deceive,” is now available on a half-dozen streaming services, including Tubi,