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Jan
27

Test results negative for patient tested for coronavirus in North Carolina

Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — The N.C. Division of Public Health (NC DPH) is reporting that a patient who was being tested for the novel 2019 coronavirus is

Jan
27

I-SS educators rock Mac Gray Auditorium, raise $5,000 for endowment (Photo Gallery)

Special to Iredell Free News Approximately 450 concert-goers packed Mac Gray Auditorium on the campus of Statesville High School to attend the first annual Educators With a Cause (EWAC) Concert

Jan
27

Sylvia Ann Hoke Dishmon

Sylvia Ann Hoke Dishmon passed away on January 26, 2020. She was born April 9, 1939, in Statesville, N.C., to her loving parents, Loy and Katherine Hoke. Sylvia, a genuine

Jan
26

Viewpoint: The best thing I saw last week was the public recognition of a lifetime of service

BY MIKE FUHRMAN The best thing I saw last week was a community taking time to honor a man who has devoted 50 years of his life to helping families

Jan
26

Birth Announcements: Jan. 5-18

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Birth Place at Iredell Memorial Hospital announced the following births: JANUARY 5 ♦ A girl, Brenda Krystal Martinez-Bautista, born to Nereyda Hernandez and Juan Martinez of

Jan
26

ICSO Felony Arrests: Jan. 16-23

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office reported the following felony arrests: JANUARY 16 ♦ Donald Donnell Chambers Jr., 23, of Caldwell Street, Statesville, was served with a true

Jan
26

Contractors making progress on new Troutman Fire and Rescue headquarters

BY DEBBIE PAGE debbiepage.iredellfreenews@gmail.com The two story, 15,000-square-foot addition to the Troutman Fire and Rescue department is under roof and contractors are making progress, according to Chief Wesley Morris. The

Jan
26

Stony Point VFD presents awards during annual banquet

Special to Iredell Free News During its recent annual banquet, the Stony Point Volunteer Fire Department honored firefighters, medical responders, ladies auxiliary, the Board of Directors and special guests. A

Jan
26

I-SS plans five informational meetings on school bond referendums

Special to Iredell Free News Iredell-Statesville Schools officials have scheduled several informational sessions to provide voters with information about the public schools bond referendum on the March 3 ballot. Voters

Jan
26

David John “DJ” Spence Jr.

David John “DJ” Spence Jr. passed away on Friday, January 24, 2020. Born in Arlington, Texas, on April 15, 1992, DJ, as he was fondly known, is survived by his

Jan
25

New therapy dog joins Pressly School family

Special to Iredell Free News Iredell-Statesville Schools has added another therapy dog as a result of its partnership with Partners Behavioral Health Care. Partners helped I-SS purchase a therapy dog

Jan
25

Statesville Council backs proposal for strategic plan, authorizes raises for electric utility workers

  BY STACIE LETT CAIN Statesville City Manager Ron Smith provided an immediate answer when he was asked to name the top accomplishment at this week’s City Council retreat. “That

Jan
25

Iredell Memorial Hospital celebrates National CRNA Week

Special to Iredell Free News Iredell Memorial Hospital’s certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs) celebrated National CRNA Week January 19-25. CRNAs are advanced practice nurses who specialize in administering anesthesia for

Jan
25

Greater Statesville Chamber of Commerce announces support for school bond referendums

Special to Iredell Free News The Greater Statesville Chamber of Commerce has announced its support for the public school bond referendums on the March 3 ballot. The chamber’s board of

Jan
25

SPD Felony Arrests & Crime Reports: Jan. 11-22

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Statesville Police Department reported the following arrests: JANUARY 22 ♦ Angie Belinda Geddings, 38, of Hovis Road, Charlotte, charged with possession of schedule II controlled substance,

Jan
25

Fred Hyams Deaton Jr.

Mr. Fred Hyams Deaton Jr., 88, of Statesville, N.C., passed away Friday, January 24, 2020, at Atrium Health Pineville in Charlotte, N.C. Mr. Deaton was born September 14, 1931, in

Jan
25

Virgie Mae St. John Redmond

Virgie Mae St. John Redmond of Statesville, N.C., has gone home to be with the Lord she loves after a 100-year journey. She passed away January 24, 2020, at Autumn

Jan
24

Kay Carney Kerr

Kay Carney Kerr, also known as “Momma Kay,” caught the bus to heaven Friday, January 24, 2020. She has a new home with her heavenly Father. She left behind a

Jan
24

Wade “Bud” Davidson Overcash Jr.

Wade “Bud” Davidson Overcash Jr., 87, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on Monday, January 20, 2020, at Gordon Hospice House in Statesville. He was born on June 2, 1932, in

Jan
24

Adam Christopher Perez

Adam Christopher Perez, born April 15, 1991, at Overlook Hospital, Summit, N.J., took his final journey to meet our Lord and maker on January 23, 2020. He is the son

Jan
24

State health officials investigating possible case of coronavirus in North Carolina

Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services is investigating a possible case of infection with the newly discovered 2019 coronavirus. The individual

Jan
24

Piedmont HealthCare practices recognized by National Committee for Quality Assurance

Special to Iredell Free News Piedmont HealthCare’s Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, and Pediatric practices have renewed their Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition (PCMH) from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).

Jan
24

Sheriff: Suspect faces felony charges after ICSO investigation, drug raid at Statesville hotel

FROM STAFF REPORTS A Statesville area man faces drug charges after Iredell County Sheriff’s Office personnel conducted a raid on the hotel room where he was staying and seized crystal

Jan
24

Statesville Chamber honors Iredell Health System Future5

  BY BRANDY TEMPLETON The Greater Statesville Chamber of Commerce recognized a group of emerging civic and business leaders Friday morning. Honored as the Iredell Health System Future5 for 2020

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