FROM STAFF REPORTS Thirty-two offenders returned to Iredell County in January after being released by the N.C. Department of Corrections. Four of the offenders completed their sentences, and 28 were
Gregory “Greg” William Eustis, 60, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on February 24, 2020, at his home. He was born January 11, 1960, in Princeton, Ind., to Mary Lee Clagett
J.D. Harris, 83, of Statesville, N.C., passed away peacefully, Saturday, February 22, 2020, at the Gordon Hospice House, surrounded by his loving family. Born August 21, 1936, in Statesville, he
BY DEBBIE PAGE firstname.lastname@example.org The Troutman Planning and Zoning Board voted unanimously to recommend rezoning of two parcels near the Oswalt Amity Road and Highway 21 intersection to Highway Business
Special to Iredell Free News The Statesville Recreation and Parks Department is working on a new comprehensive recreation and parks master plan in an effort to develop programs, parks and
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Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation is making it easier for more businesses to compete for work building roads and bridges, beautifying highways and
Special to Iredell Free News The City of Statesville Electric Utilities has received the prestigious Public Power Awards of Excellence in four key areas of service, recognizing Statesville as one
Holly Cedric Brown Jr., 86, of Davidson, N.C., peacefully passed away on February 23, 2020, at the Levine & Dickson Hospice House, while surrounded by his loved ones. He was
Henry Arthur Bowell, 82, of Mooresville, passed away on Sunday, February 23, 2020 at Gordon Hospice House in Statesville. He was born on May 27, 1937 in Scranton, Pa., to
Surrounded by his immediate family, Tony (Anthony) Putnam went to be with Jesus on February 19, 2020, after battling leiomyosarcoma, a rare and aggressive form of cancer. He was 52.
Special to Iredell Free News The Iredell County Community Foundation is currently accepting applications for its 2020 grant program from eligible Iredell County organizations, including 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, congregations, governmental
Special to Iredell Free News A Statesville man was found guilty by an Iredell County jury of robbery with a dangerous weapon and felony conspiracy to commit robbery with a
FROM STAFF REPORTS A man who was shot over the weekend during what authorities are describing as a road rage incident was listed in serious but stable condition on Monday
BY KARISSA MILLER The Iredell County Board of Commissioners toured the downstairs portion of the Iredell County Public Library during the board’s annual retreat on Friday morning. Executive Director Julianne
BY BRANDY TEMPLETON The Starrette Farm Retreat dedicated its new Stations of the Cross trail on Sunday. Dedicated in memory of Tom Starrette and in honor of his brother Ray,
Special to Iredell Free News The South Iredell Marine Corps JROTC Drill Team has solidified their bid to attend the National MCJROTC Finals for the fourth year in a row.
FROM STAFF REPORTS The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office reported the following felony arrests: FEBRUARY 14 ♦ Stephen Alexander Mercaldo, 28, of Brett Drive, Hinesville, Ga., charged with assault inflicting serious
Margaree Haithcox Neely, 95, of Statesville, N.C., died Saturday, February 22, 2020, at Autumn Care of Statesville. Born in Catawba County on January 18, 1925, she was a daughter of
James Carroll Blanton, 77, of Statesville, N.C., passed away on Saturday, February 22, 2020, at his residence under the care of Hospice. Born December 29, 1942 in Modesto, Calif., he
Jeanette Mull Osborne, 71, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on February 22, 2020. She was born in Asheville, N.C., on June 12, 1948, to Harry and Eva Mull. She graduated
FROM STAFF REPORTS SBK Boxing Club invites cancer survivors and their caregivers to the club’s “Knock Out Cancer” event on Saturday, February 29. Organizers promise “a fun, life-affirming celebration of
Special to Iredell Free News The Statesville Recreation and Parks Department will hold an organizational meeting to discuss plans for the 2020 Adult Softball Leagues at 6 p.m. on Monday,
BY DEBBIE PAGE email@example.com All area women are invited to celebrate their strength and beauty and take some time to refresh themselves with scripture and sisterhood at the Lake Norman
BY KARISSA MILLER Iredell County commissioners agreed on Friday to have administrative staff work to address stormwater issues in various subdivisions throughout the county following a round of heavy rainfall.
FROM STAFF REPORTS The Statesville Police Department reported the following felony arrests: FEBRUARY 7 ♦ Adam Joshua Jones, 21, of W. Front Street, Statesville, charged with breaking or entering to
Mrs. Sarah May Jeffries Lowe, daughter of the late Will and Lenore Jeffries Smith, was born in York, S.C., on July 14, 1923. She was married to L.C. Dawkins and
Larry Allen Beaver, 78, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, at his home surrounded by his family and friends. Larry was born November 14, 1941, in
David Wayne Barringer, 56, of Statesville, N.C., passed away on Thursday, February 20, 2020, at his home. Born in Iredell County on June 16, 1963, he was the son of
FROM STAFF REPORTS The Mooresville Police Department reported the following arrests: FEBRUARY 10 ♦ Kevin Lee Tallent, 18, of Oklahoma Court, Lincolnton, charged with larceny of property. FEBRUARY 11 ♦
BY BRANDY TEMPLETON Fathers and daughters danced the night away Friday at the Statesville Family YMCA.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Statesville High School has notified parents that a student at the school has been diagnosed with pertussis, also know as whooping cough. According to a letter sent
BY PAUL COOK Over the last six months, as I have served as the United Way of Iredell County’s 2019-20 Campaign chairman, I’ve had the opportunity to connect with so
Edward David Douthit, 76, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on Thursday, February 20, 2020, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C. He was born on July 22, 1943,
Eleene Osborne Goodnight, 93, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, at Carolina Caring Hospice House in Sherrills Ford, N.C. She was born on May 3, 1926,
Rev. Jane Elynn Gardner Casey, 64, of Statesville, N.C., went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. Born in Washington, D.C., on January 10, 1956, Jane