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Jan
26

City of Statesville: Re-Advertisement for Bids

RE-ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Sealed bid proposals for furnishing Aluminum Poles and Arms will be sent out on February 3, 2023, and will be received by the City of Statesville at

Jan
26

Students share personal testimonies at South Iredell High Courts for Christ event (Photos)

BY BRANDY TEMPLETON South Iredell High School’s gym was packed on Wednesday evening with students and others eager to hear messages of hope and encouragement. The fourth annual “Courts For

Jan
26

Fourth Creek Rotary Club donates more than $10,000 to Children’s Hope Alliance

Special to Iredell Free News Fourth Creek Rotarian Chris Bates (left) presents Celeste Dominguez of Children’s Hope Alliance a check for $10,750 from the Laura Laws Memorial Golf Tournament. Fourth

Jan
26

Carolina Caring to hold virtual support group for caregivers of veterans

Special to Iredell Free News Carolina Caring is hosting “Walk A Mile With Me,” an online support group for caregivers, spouses and widows/widowers of veterans, beginning Tuesday, February 7, at

Jan
25

Birth Announcements: January 14-19

Special to Iredell Free News The Birth Place at Iredell Memorial Hospital announced the following births: JANUARY 14 ♦ A boy, Anthony Nathaniel Born. born to Elizabeth Isa Born-Leslie of

Jan
25

U.S. Attorney’s Office working to raise awareness of human trafficking

Special to Iredell Free News CHARLOTTE – In recognition of National Human Trafficking Prevention Month, U.S. Attorney Dena J. King has reaffirmed her office’s commitment to combat all forms of

Jan
25

Sheriff: Teacher assistant at Shepherd Elementary faces misdemeanor charges for drinking wine in classroom

FROM STAFF REPORTS A woman who was working as a teacher assistant Shepherd Elementary School faces two misdemeanor charges after a school resource officer discovered she was drinking wine while

Jan
25

Call for Artists: Applications available for 2023 Spring Art Crawl

Special to Iredell Free News Downtown Statesville Development Corporation is accepting applications from artists who wish to apply to be considered for participation in the Spring Art Crawl. The event

Jan
25

Iredell Health System announces new director of accounting

Special to Iredell Free News Iredell Health System is pleased to announce Viola Eaton as the new director of accounting. Eaton, who has worked in the Accounting Department at Iredell

Jan
24

Mooresville police investigating attempted armed robbery

Special to Iredell Free News Mooresville police detectives are investigating an attempted armed robbery that occurred early Tuesday morning. Officers responded to a call for service at 119 Super Sport

Jan
24

Photo Gallery: MGSD marks completion of renovation projects at South, Park View elementary schools

BY BRANDY TEMPLETON Mooresville Graded School District staff, board members and community supporters celebrated the completion of significant renovation projects at South and Park View elementary schools on Tuesday with

Jan
24

N.C. unemployment rate remained at 3.9 percent in December

Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — The State of North Carolina’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for December 2022 was 3.9 percent, unchanged from November’s revised rate. The national rate decreased

Jan
24

Health Beat: Prioritizing self-care can lead to improved physical, mental health

Special to Iredell Free News The virtue of selflessness has been instilled in many of us from an early age. We are taught to take care of others and to

Jan
24

Sheriff: Suspect in residential break-in apprehended after foot pursuit

FROM STAFF REPORTS A western Iredell County resident faces felony charges in connection with a residential break-in in the southern end of the county. On Thursday, January 19, Iredell County

Jan
23

Iredell Cheer Classic set for January 27 at South Iredell High

Special to Iredell Free News The second annual Iredell Cheer Classic will be held Friday, January 27, in the South Iredell High School gymnasium. Doors open at 5 p.m. Cheer

Jan
23

Greater Statesville Chamber of Commerce to honor citizen, nonprofit and businesses of the year at annual banquet

Special to Iredell Free News The Greater Statesville Chamber will hold its Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet on Thursday, February 16, at 5:30 p.m. at the Statesville Civic Center. The

Jan
23

Iredell residents weigh in on need to protect life, limit short-term rentals and reduce cost of new school construction

BY KARISSA MILLER At the Iredell County Board of Commissioners meeting last week, residents spoke out on a variety of issues, including short-term rentals, designating Iredell County as a “Sanctuary

Jan
23

Registration underway for 2023 Iredell County Sheriff’s Athletic League volleyball program

Special to Iredell Free News Registration for the 2023 Iredell County Sheriff’s Athletic League volleyball program is now now open and runs through Friday, February 10, at 5 p.m. Registration

Jan
23

NCDPI recognizes 12 educators in Iredell County who are working to master blended learning models

Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) has announced the second cohort of educators from across the state who will help create a

Jan
22

ICSO Felony Arrests: January 14-20

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office reported the following felony arrests: JANUARY 14 ♦ Rickie Ray Barnes Jr., 40, of June Bug Drive, Stony Point, charged with breaking

Jan
22

Town of Mooresville Career Opportunities ($2,000 to $3,000 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,

Jan
22

Chestnut Grove Community Center to host blood drive on February 20

Special to Iredell Free News Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood. You can help save lives by making a blood donation at the Chestnut Grove Community Center

Jan
22

Town of Mooresville hires new Building Permitting & Inspections director

Special to Iredell Free News Tommy Rowland as the new Building Permitting & Inspections director for the Town of Mooresville. Rowland has more than 22 years of experience of building

Jan
22

Rescue Ranch to host Coffee with Critters on February 24

Special to Iredell Free News Rescue Ranch will host Coffee with Critters on Friday, February 24, from 8 to 10 a.m. This drop-in, free community breakfast will introduce folks to

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