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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

Dec
08

Robert Gaston Myers

Robert Gaston Myers, 65, of Cleveland, N.C., died peacefully at Maple Leaf Healthcare after a lengthy and courageous battle with brain cancer on Friday, December 6. Known affectionately as “the

Dec
08

Sheriff travels to Southern border to learn about drug smuggling, human-trafficking operations

Iredell County Sheriff Darren Campbell (far right) and other participants in a recent trip sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security pose for a photo. BY MIKE FUHRMAN iredellfreenews@gmail.com

Dec
08

Viewpoint: The best thing I saw this week was a video of Bryson Patton rocking the stage at Scotts Elementary

BY MIKE FUHRMAN I’ve never met 7-year-old Bryson Patton, but after watching his performance this week at Scotts Elementary School he’s become one of my favorite little people on the

Dec
08

Felony Arrests: Nov. 26 -Dec. 3

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: NOVEMBER 26 ♦ Robert Lee Autry, 36, of Lutz Avenue, Mooresville, charged with habitual misdemeanor assault. ♦ Shiqwade

Dec
08

Election Watch: Five Republicans file to run for seats on Iredell County Board of Commissioners

FROM STAFF REPORTS The first week of candidate filing for the 2020 elections ended Friday without a single Democrat filing to run for office in Iredell County. Meanwhile, five Republicans

Dec
07

Angela “Angie” Poteat Knox

Angela “Angie” Poteat Knox, 55, of Cleveland, N.C., left this life to be with her heavenly father on December 6, 2019. She was born to the late Norman and Janice

Dec
07

Lorene Elizabeth McDaniel Reid Reavis

Lorene Elizabeth McDaniel Reid Reavis, 91, of Statesville, N.C., was born September 11, 1928. Lorene went to her heavenly home on Friday, December 6, 2019, at Iredell Memorial Hospital, Statesville.

Dec
07

Photo Gallery: Santa sightings abound at Troutman parade, Rotary holiday breakfast

BY DEBBIE PAGE debbiepage.iredellfreenews@gmail.com Troutman got a case of Santa fever on Saturday morning with residents turning out to support the Rotary Club’s annual Pancake Breakfast with Santa at the

Dec
07

Community, co-workers rally to support ICSO detective’s wife

PHOTO: ICSO Detective Adam Blackburn and his wife Keetha pose for a photo with their children, Layla and Barrett, at Cool Springs Fire Department on Saturday. BY BRANDY TEMPLETON About

Dec
06

Cedar Stump Pub owner adds second location in east Statesville

BY DEBBIE PAGE debbiepage.iredellfreenews@gmail.com Building on the success of his Troutman location, Cedar Stump Pub owner Jeremy Shaw is bringing the “Cedar Stump Family” to east Statesville. The venue will

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06
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06

Rachel Shirley Jean Poston Canipe

Rachel Shirley Jean Poston Canipe, 83, of Statesville, N.C., died Thursday, December 5, 2019, at her residence. Shirley was born in Shelby, N.C., on January 27, 1936, to the late

Dec
06

Sheriff: Owner of cleaning company charged with stealing jewelry from customer’s home

FROM STAFF REPORTS A local cleaning company owner was charged with stealing jewelry from one of her customers following an investigation by the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Darren Campbell

Dec
06

Sheriff: Winston-Salem man faces gun, drug charges after traffic stop

FROM STAFF REPORTS A Winston-Salem man faces felony drug charges after Iredell County Sheriff’s Office deputies seized marijuana, cash and a loaded handgun in his vehicle during a traffic stop,

Dec
06

Holiday Events Schedule: Christmas traditions abound in Mooresville

FROM STAFF REPORTS Mooresville has something for everyone this month to gear up for the holiday season! Here are some of the big events: ♦ Stop by the annual free

Dec
06

Our Big List of Fun Things to do in Statesville, Mooresville and Troutman this Weekend (Dec. 6-8)

2019 Shop & Stroll Spectacular When: Friday, December 6, 5:30 to 9 p.m. Where: Downtown Statesville Details: Visit Santa Central at City Hall with his elves while enjoying popcorn and

Dec
05

MGSD teacher honored as NCCAT Beginning Teacher of the Year

Park View Elementary teacher selected from 28 finalists Special to Iredell Free News CULLOWHEE — Leanne Rose, a second-grade teacher at Park View Elementary School inthe Mooresville Graded School District,

Dec
05

I-SS board divided over plan to expand IB program to Statesville High

Critical vote on critical funding expected to occur at Monday’s board meeting BY KARISSA MILLER Administrators’ plans to expand the International Baccalaureate (IB) program to Statesville High School sparked a

Dec
05

Louise Murdock McIntyre

Mrs. Louise Murdock McIntyre, 91, of Statesville, N.C., passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 5, 2019, at the Gordon Hospice House. Born October 7, 1928 in Iredell County, N.C., she

Dec
05

Farrel Reed Rasnick

Farrel Reed Rasnick, 72, of Statesville, N.C., died Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at the Gordon Hospice House. He was born in Virginia on March 29, 1947, to the late Delmar

Dec
05

Safe Kids Iredell County seeking community support for holiday helmet drive

Special to Iredell Free News With the holidays quickly approaching, multiple agencies throughout Iredell County are gearing up their gift-giving missions and are helping those in need by providing Christmas

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