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Oct
17

I-SS officials report continuing decline in COVID-19 cases, quarantines due to close contact

FROM STAFF REPORTS  Iredell-Statesville Schools officials reported only one case of COVID-19 related to secondary spread in schools during the week of October 8-14.  The case was one of only

Oct
17

Troutman Council delays public hearing on 1.7-million-square-foot fulfillment center near Exit 42

BY DEBBIE PAGE debbiepage.iredellfreenews@gmail.com After a public outpouring of concern at a community meeting on the Troutman Logistics project, the Troutman Town Council voted 4 to1 to delay the public

Oct
17

Health Beat: Untreated hearing loss can increase risk of falls, dementia

Special to Iredell Free  News October is National Audiology Awareness Month and Piedmont HealthCare Ear, Nose and Throat is urging the public to be aware of the importance of good

Oct
17

ICSO Felony Arrests: October 7-13

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office reported the following felony arrests: OCTOBER 7 ♦ Roland Thomas Simmons Jr., 39, of Cornelius Road, Mooresville, charged with habitual misdemeanor assault.

Oct
17

Iredell County Government Job Openings (October 17)

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
16

SPD Felony Arrests: October 1-11

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Statesville Police Department announced the following felony arrests: OCTOBER 1 ♦ Kim Lawson Holmes Sr., 57, of Statesville charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting

Oct
16

Town of Mooresville announces selection of new technology & innovation deputy director

Special to Iredell Free News Town of Mooresville employee Jeff Martin was recently selected for the new position of technology & innovation deputy director. Martin has been employed with the

Oct
16

Iredell Imaging at Mooresville earns gold seal mammography accreditation

Special to Ired Free News Do you know someone who has had breast cancer? Like many of us, your answer is most likely yes. You may even know multiple people

Oct
16

N.C. troopers conducting Operation Stop Arm on October 18-22

Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — In support of Operation Stop Arm week, the N.C. State Highway Patrol will be aggressively enforcing stop arm and other traffic violations in

Oct
16

I-SS Board approves $12.3 million tech refresh for 2022-2023 school year

BY KARISSA MILLER After months of research, the Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education unanimously approved the $12.3 million tech refresh recommendation for the 2022-2023 school year. The next wave of

Oct
15

SPD: Woman charged with attempted murder after running over boyfriend with vehicle on I-40 entrance ramp

FROM STAFF REPORTS A Walkertown woman faces an attempted murder charge in Iredell County after ran her boyfriend over multiple times with a vehicle, according to Statesville police. The Statesville

Oct
15

Wellness nurse joins staff at Iredell Wellness and Diabetes Center

Special to Iredell Free News Amy Brant has joined the staff of the Iredell Wellness and Diabetes Center. Brant (RN, BSN, CDCES) will be the program manager for Iredell Wellness

Oct
15

City of Statesville crews to begin leaf collection on October 18

Special to Iredell Free News Loose leaf curbside collection is ramping up for City of Statesville residents who perform their own yardwork. (Landscape contractors are responsible for proper disposal of

Oct
15

Gov. Cooper encourages eligible N.C. families to apply for child tax credit payments

Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — This month many families across North Carolina are receiving an installment of the advance Child Tax Credit federal payment, which provides them with up

Oct
15

CATS students, staff remember ‘benevolent and selfless’ teacher who died from COVID-19 complications

BY KARISSA MILLER A beloved longtime automotive teacher and a fixture at the Career Academy and Technical School in Troutman passed away on Tuesday from complications due to COVID-19. Ashley

Oct
14

ICSO Felony Arrests: October 1-6

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office reported the following felony arrests: OCTOBER 1 ♦ Kevin Lee Blow, 51, of 8th Street, Statesville, charged with being a fugitive from

Oct
14

Early voting underway in municipal elections across Iredell County; two MGSD seats also on ballot

Special to Iredell Free News Election Day is less than three weeks away for several key positions in local municipal governments and the Mooresville Graded Schools Board of Education. Early

Oct
14

Davis Regional Medical Center now offers 3D mammography

Technology finds significantly more invasive breast cancers than a traditional mammogram Special to Iredell Free News Davis Regional Medical Center now offers three-dimensional mammography for breast cancer screening. Breast tomosynthesis

Oct
14

Mixson sworn in as treasurer of N.C. Conference of Clerks of Superior Court

Special to Iredell Free News Iredell County Clerk of Superior Court Jim Mixson was recently sworn in as treasurer of the N.C. Conference of Clerks of Superior Court and presented

Oct
13

YMCA planning to launch new chaplaincy program

Special to Iredell Free News The YMCA of Northwest North Carolina will implement a chaplaincy program this year, which will create a place for members to speak with someone in

Oct
13

Divided I-SS Board approves redistricting plan that splits South Statesville into three districts

BY KARISSA MILLER The Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education narrowly approved new boundaries for the board’s electorial districts during Monday’s meeting. By a 4-3 vote, board members selected Alternative Map

Oct
13

SPD participating in National Drug Take Back Day event on October 23

Special to Iredell Free News The Statesville Police Department will be participating in National Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 23. The drop-off times will be from 10 a.m.

Oct
13

Living History Day planned for October 16 at Gregory Creek Homestead

Special to Iredell Free News Iredell Museums will host Living History Day at Gregory Creek Homestead on Saturday, October 16, from 11 a.m to 3 p.m.  Gregory Creek Homestead is

Oct
13

City of Statesville announces hiring of new chief financial officer

Special to Iredell Free News Statesville City manager Ron Smith has named Brian Roberts as the city’s new finance director, effective immediately. For the past two years, Roberts has served

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