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Aug
06

Mitchell Community College announces 2020 Summer Dean’s List

Special to Iredell Free News Mitchell Community College congratulates the following students who made the full-time and part-time Dean’s List for the summer semester 2020. To be eligible for the

Aug
06

Iredell health officials report county’s 19th death attributed to COVID-19; more than 1,400 people now presumed recovered

FROM STAFF REPORTS Another death in Iredell County has been attributed to COVID-19. The Iredell County Health Department reported the county’s 19th death on Thursday. Local health officials do not

Aug
06

State of North Carolina has distributed 3.5 million cloth face coverings, 4.5 million procedure masks and additional PPE supplies

Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) and the N.C. Department of Public Safety’s Division of Emergency Management (NCEM) have distributed

Aug
06

Iredell Health System hires assistant vice president of Iredell Physician Network

Special to Iredell Free News Iredell Health System recently welcomed Tim Gee as assistant vice president of the Iredell Physician Network (IPN), a new position within the organization. In his

Aug
05

Sheriff: Suspect faces multiple felony charges after nearly hitting ICSO vehicle head-on with truck

FROM STAFF REPORTS A Stony Point man faces felony charges after his truck nearly struck an Iredell County Sheriff’s Office vehicle, according to Sheriff Darren Campbell. On Friday, July 31,

Aug
05

I-SS searching for community partners to provide childcare for school-age children

Special to Iredell Free News In an effort to provide parents and guardians of school-age children with care options during the upcoming school year, Iredell-Statesville Schools is searching for community

Aug
05

Gov. Cooper delays move to Phase 3 of reopening by five weeks

Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper announced on Wednesday that North Carolina will remain paused in Safer At Home Phase 2 for another five weeks as

Aug
05

Statesville council increases minimum wage for city employees to $15 per hour; firefighters excluded

BY STACIE LETT CAIN The Statesville City Council agreed this week to raise the minimum hourly wage for all full-time city employees — except firefighters — to $15 per hour.

Aug
05

Local graduate awarded P.E.O. Star Scholarship

Special to Iredell Free News Statesville’s P.E.O. Chapter S is pleased to announce that graduating senior Natalie Ottone has been awarded the prestigious P.E.O. Star Scholarship for the 2020-21 academic

Aug
05

EnergyUnited to resume regular payment procedures after expiration of Executive Order 142

Special to Iredell Free News EnergyUnited is committed to assisting its members, customers and communities during the COVID-19 pandemic as regular payment procedures resume following the expiration of Executive Order

Aug
04

Birth Announcements: July 15-29

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Birth Place at Iredell Memorial Hospital announces the following births: JULY 15 ♦ A girl, Karsyn Teresa Faye Stewart, born to Christopher Stewart and Dante Conner of

Aug
04

Mooresville commissioners award bid for design of phase I of East West Connector Project

FROM STAFF REPORTS Mooresville town commissioners on Monday approved a professional services contract for the first stage of the East West Connector Project. RK&K will be paid more than $1.7

Aug
04

Sheriff: Narcotics investigations lead to four arrests; two others wanted by ICSO

FROM STAFF REPORTS Iredell County Sheriff’s Office personnel have arrested four suspects and are searching for two others as a result on ongoing narcotics investigations. Sheriff Darren Campbell said in

Aug
04

Higher Purpose Church to host drive-through food pantry on August 29

Special to Iredell Free News On Saturday, August 29, Higher Purpose Church will hold its first large-scale Drive-Through Food Pantry Event to assist residents of the Mooresville community with some

Aug
03

ARS board opts to begin school year with remote instruction after weighing health concerns

BY MIKE FUHRMAN The faculty and staff at American Renaissance School are working to make the first nine weeks of the upcoming school year as close to an “in-school” experience

Aug
03

I-SS officials cancel football practice and conditioning at South Iredell High after player tests positive for COVID-19

FROM STAFF REPORTS Iredell-Statesville Schools officials announced Monday that South Iredell High School football practice and conditioning has been cancelled for the week of August 3-7 after a player tested

Aug
03

MPD: Officers shot and killed man after he pulled gun from waist

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Mooresville Police Department has released the identity of a man who was killed in an officer-involved shooting on Sunday evening. Christopher Kimmons Craven, 38, was fatally

Aug
03

SBI investigating officer-involved shooting in Mooresville

FROM STAFF REPORTS The N.C. State Bureau of Investigation is investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred Sunday evening in Mooresville. The Town of Mooresville has confirmed that one individual who

Aug
03

Statesville Electric Utilities crew headed to New Bern to assist with possible storm outages

Special to Iredell Free News While Tropical Storm Isaias is expected to have little impact on the Statesville area, residents of eastern North Carolina are bracing for heavy rainfall, strong

Aug
03

Town of Mooresville postpones 2020 Citizens Academy due to COVID-19 concerns

Special to Iredell Free News The Mooresville Citizens Academy, which typically runs throughout September and October, has been postponed due to COVID-19. With the many hands-on and group activities that

Aug
02

Sheriff: Suspect charged with break-in on Lookout Dam Road ‘should have learned his lesson by now’

FROM STAFF REPORTS A Catawba man whose criminal record includes more than 40 felony charges was charged with breaking into a motor vehicle on Lookout Dam Road. Robert William Davis,

Aug
02

More than 1,250 people who have tested positive for COVID-19 in Iredell are now presumed recovered

FROM STAFF REPORTS Iredell County health officials reported 230 new cases of COVID-19 during the final week of July, capping a month in which nine deaths in the county were

Aug
02

MPD Felony Arrests: July 14-28

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Mooresville Police Department reported the following arrests: JULY 14 ♦ Monica Susan Vanwert, 27, of E. Lowrance Avenue, Mooresville, charged with assault with a deadly weapon

Aug
02

DMV adjusts road test waiver requirements for drivers age 18 and older

  Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH – The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles is providing clarification for road test waiver requirements to help drivers better understand if they meet

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