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Dec
11

South River Baptist to present ‘The Fabric of Christmas’ this weekend

Special to Iredell Free News South River Baptist Church’s River Worship Choir, drama and technical teams will present an exciting dramatic musical, “The Fabric of Christmas,” in the Family Life

Dec
11

First winter in Fort Dobbs to be recreated by re-enactors on December 14

Special to Iredell Free News By December of 1756, the three-story Fort Dobbs was complete. The 50 North Carolina soldiers posted there prepared to spend the first of many winters

Dec
11

MGSD board considering proposal to add dual immersion program

BY DEBBIE PAGE debbiepage.iredellfreenews@gmail.com N.C. Representative John Fraley administered the oath of office to recently re-elected Mooresville Graded School District Board of Education members Roger Hyatt and Debbie Marsh and

Dec
11

Helen Louise Bowles Fulbright

Helen Louise Bowles Fulbright, 85, of Statesville, N.C., died Tuesday, December 10, 2019, at the Gordon Hospice House. She was born in Iredell County on October 30, 1934, to the

Dec
11

S. Arnold Nunnery

S. Arnold Nunnery, 80, of Statesville, N.C., passed away on Tuesday, December 10, 2019, at his home. Mr. Nunnery was born September 2, 1939, in Stedman, N.C., and was the

Dec
10

Rescue Ranch hosting Mini-Break and Spring Break camps

Special to Iredell Free News Assisting parents and preschool to fifth-grade students with fun and educational opportunities during school breaks in 2020, Rescue Ranch is offering two mini-break and spring

Dec
10

Marjorie Hendren Hager

Marjorie Hendren Hager left for her heavenly home on December 10, 2019. She was the youngest child of Charles and Jo Hendren of Stony Point and was born on January

Dec
10

Robert Edward “Eddie” Summers

Robert Edward “Eddie” Summers, 73, of Statesville, N.C., died Monday, December 9, 2019, at Iredell Memorial Hospital. Mr. Summers was born in Iredell County on July 20, 1946, to the

Dec
10

Mary Ellen Blevins Cash

Mary Ellen Blevins Cash, 77, of Union Grove, N.C., passed away Monday, December 9, 2019, at Gordon Hospice House in Statesville, N.C. Born in Ashe County on March 22, 1942,

Dec
10

I-SS board moving forward with superintendent search

Community survey will be available online later this week for staff and the public input BY KARISSA MILLER Iredell-Statesville Board of Education members discussed and approved various documents, and made

Dec
10

Sheriff: Two Marion residents charged with trafficking China White Heroin

FROM STAFF REPORTS Two Marion residents face drug trafficking charges after Iredell County Sheriff’s Office deputies found China White Heroin in their vehicle during a traffic stop on Taylorsville Highway.

Dec
10

Mitchell students nominated for All-USA Community College Academic Team

Special to Iredell Free News Mitchell Community College students Catherine Bourdon (Cornelius) and Cristina Jacobs (Mooresville) have been selected as the college’s top nominees for the All-USA Community College Academic

Dec
10

Town of Mooresville announces hiring of new assistant town manager

Special to Iredell Free News Mooresville Town Manager Randy Hemann announced Tuesday the hiring of Beau Falgout as assistant town manager. Falgout’s duties will include leading the departments of Parks

Dec
10

I-SS board delays vote on expanding IB program to Statesville High

BY KARISSA MILLER Following a lengthy discussion on Monday night, the Iredell-Statesville Board of Education voted unanimously to delay a decision about whether to expand the International Baccalaureate (IB) program

Dec
09

Troutman Council enlists Centralina Council of Governments to assist in manager search

BY DEBBIE PAGE debbiepage.iredellfreenews@gmail.com Troutman Town Council members voted unanimously on Monday afternoon to spend up to $6,500 to enlist the assistance of the Centralina Council of Governments in its

Dec
09

New downtown sculpture celebrates the enduring gift of the United Way’s Endowment for the Future

BY MIKE FUHRMAN A small group of community leaders gathered in Downtown Statesville, near the hustle and bustle of the Holiday Shop & Stroll Spectacular, on Friday evening to unveil

Dec
09

EnergyUnited makes donation to support work of First Responders Support Services

Pictured (from left) are Andrew Donawa, executive director of First Responders Support Services; and Thomas Golden, chief strategy officer & vice president of Energy Services for EnergyUnited. Special to Iredell

Dec
09

Statesville High students selected for Wake Forest School of Medicine CodeMed program

Pictured (from left) are Statesville High School students Sadira Hardy, Eunice Lopez, A’niya Rivers (sitting), Skylar Moss, teacher Lacie Howard and student Laura Sarmiento-Carvajal. The photo was taken while visiting

Dec
09

Iredell County Environmental Health implementing N.C. sewage treatment & disposal system rule

Special to Iredell Free News The Iredell County Environmental Health Division is implementing a North Carolina Sewage Treatment and Disposal System rule that will require periodic maintenance inspections for specific

Dec
09

Sheriff: Suspect charged with ramming truck into home during domestic dispute

FROM STAFF REPORTS A western Iredell County man who reportedly rammed his truck into a mobile home several times during a domestic disturbance faces nine misdemeanor charges, including child abuse,

Dec
09

Viewpoint: I-SS board putting its credibility on the line in expected vote over funding for IB program at Statesville High

BY MIKE FUHRMAN When it reconvenes on Monday evening, the Iredell-Statesville Board of Education will likely delay or deny a request by district administrators to help fund expansion of the

Dec
08

Angell launches campaign for District 6 seat on Iredell-Statesville Board of Education

FROM STAFF REPORTS Kevin Angell announced Sunday evening that he will run for the District 6 seat on the Iredell-Statesville Board of Education. Angell, who works as chief program officer

Dec
08

Offender Watch: Thirty-three felons, included convicted killer, returned to Iredell in November

FROM STAFF REPORTS Thirty-three offenders, including five sex offenders and a convicted murderer, returned to Iredell County after being released by the N.C. Department of Corrections. Seven of the offenders

Dec
08

Photo Gallery: 2019 Statesville Christmas Parade

BY BRANDY TEMPLETON Hundreds of people lined the streets in Downtown Statesville on Sunday afternoon to watch the annual Christmas Parade. For an hour and a half, streets were lined

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