John Kenneth Pedone of Mooresville unexpectedly went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, November 27, 2023, surrounded by his loving family. He was born May 23, 1975,
On the eve of Saturday, November 25, 2023, Timothy Gerard Cook, 63, of Mooresville, N.C., found eternal release from long-standing complications of congenital heart failure while surrounded by his wife
Paula Schuck Dietrich, a longtime resident of Mooresville, N.C., died Thursday, November 23, 2023. Paula was born January 10, 1953, in Yakima, Wash. By the time she had reached high
James “Jim” Francis Doohan Jr., 81, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on November 22, 2023, after a long battle with cancer and COPD. Born on September 27, 1942, in Rochester,
Scarlett Renee Miller Bertolami, 55, of Islamorada, Fla., and North Carolina, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, November 28, 2023, in Islamorada, Fla. Born on November 29, 1967, in Rowan County,
BY MIKE FUHRMAN For three decades, Peggy Goodman-Riley has been fighting with every fiber of her being to keep the man who murdered her daughter behind bars. Kim Goodman was
BY DEBBIE PAGE Jennifer Kilby, Iredell County Health Department Substance Misuse Prevention Outreach Coordinator, and Latoya Sneed, Substance Misuse Prevention Community Health Worker, led a community health forum in November
BY BRANDY TEMPLETON National Balloon Rally Charities continued an annual Giving Tuesday tradition by donating $75,000 to the local nonprofits, agencies and groups that contribute their time and effort to
Roland Clyde “RC” Farr, 88, of Statesville, N.C., passed away Tuesday, November 28, 2023, at Iredell Memorial Hospital. Born on October 20, 1935, in Fox Hollow, Pa., he was the son
Pamela Diane Conner DeVillo, 62, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on Tuesday, November 28, 2023 at her residence. She was born on May 26, 1961, in Mecklenburg County, N.C., to
Kenneth Alvin Reid, 76, was born in Iredell County, N.C., on February 15, 1947, to the late Lewis Allen Reid and Sadie Scott Reid. He departed this life on Monday,
Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — The State Board of Elections on Tuesday unanimously certified the results of the October and November 2023 municipal elections in North Carolina. On
Linnie Leroy Trivette, 82, of Harmony, N.C., passed away on Monday, November 27, 2023. A visitation for Linnie will be held Thursday, November 30, 2023, from 1 to 2 p.m.
Cuffy William Harkey, 67, passed away Monday, November 27, 2023. He was born in Iredell County to the late William Burns Harkey and Hazel Henderson Menscer Harkey on July 17, 1956.
BY DEBBIE PAGE The Troutman Planning and Zoning Board on Monday unanimously recommended a conditional rezoning request for nearly 35 acres for the Sunbeam Estates residential development but recommended against
FROM STAFF REPORTS Iredell County commissioners have signed off on a plan to relocate some Iredell County Sheriff’s Office personnel to commercial property located at 1714 Wilkesboro Road in Statesville.
Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — The N.C. Arts Council on Tuesday announced $16 million in grants for fiscal year 2023-2024. This includes an increase of $2.5 million in annual
BY DEBBIE PAGE The Troutman Ruritan Club has a busy holiday season ahead, raising funds through charity bingo nights, adopting five families for Christmas, participating in the Troutman Christmas Parade,
FROM STAFF REPORTS A Denton man and a teenage runaway face charges in connection with a burglary at a Dollar General store in Iredell County over the weekend. On Sunday,
Hilda Bentley, 98, passed away on Saturday, November 25, 2023. She was born on June 17, 1925, to the late Lee Elwood Sells and Delores Edith Sharpe Sells. Hilda came
Kaitlyn McDermott Bills, 30, of Statesville, N.C., passed away unexpectedly on November 22, 2023, in Rowan County, N.C. Kaitlyn was born July 5, 1993, to the late Jim McDermott and
FROM STAFF REPORTS Following an investigation by the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office, a Mooresville man has been charged with murder in connection with a shooting that occurred at a makeshift
Special to Iredell Free News “There are only four kinds of people in this world: those who have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will be caregivers,
BY KARISSA MILLER Dozens of South Iredell High School students are now picking up breakfast and lunch from a food trailer parked on campus. Iredell-Statesville Schools Nutrition Director Tina Wilson
Special to Iredell Free News The Town of Mooresville had a discharge of untreated wastewater of an estimated 1,000 gallons near 154 Lantern Acres Drive on Monday, November 27, due
Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services on Monday announced eligible hospitals in the state will begin receiving payments through the Healthcare
Charles Duane Durbin, 85, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on Friday, November 24, 2023, at Glenwood Rehab and Nursing in Mooresville. He was born on January 4, 1938, in Moundsville,
Greg Lynn Williams, 62, of Mooresville, N.C., was escorted to his eternal home on Thursday, November 23, 2023. Greg was born on July 12, 1961, a son of the late
Dale Bernell Atkinson, 88, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on Sunday, November 19, 2023. He was born on July 23, 1935, in Sabetha, Kan., to the late Lloyd and Hazel
Margaret Drum Bell, 72, of Statesville, N.C., passed away November 25, 2023, at Mooresville Rehabilitation Center after an extended illness. Margaret was born July 22, 1951, in South Carolina to
FROM STAFF REPORTS Iredell County Sheriff’s Office investigators have filed a criminal charge against a western Iredell County man in connection with a fatal overdose that occurred in July of
Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — Students at the state’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Minority Institutions of Higher Education (MIHEs) will have the opportunity to learn and
Special to Iredell Free News Iredell Health System, in partnership with the Iredell Physician Network, has announced the opening of a new practice, Iredell Urology. Dr. Dominick J. Carbone Jr.
Special to Iredell Free News Iredell Museums is proud to announce the opening of a new exhibit, “McKendree Long: Extraordinary Soul,” on Friday, December 1, from 5 to 7 p.m.
William “Billy” “Willy Wheelz” Henry Moehle III, 33, of Troutman, N.C., entered into rest on Tuesday, November 21, 2023. He was born on April 25, 1990, in New York. Billy’s
David Shane Nance, 46, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on Saturday, November 18, 2023. He was born on August 29, 1977, in Mooresville to Freddie Nance. Shane was a graduate