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PHOTOS BY BRANDY TEMPLETON Statesville Dance presented its annual holiday recital on Saturday afternoon at Mac Gray Auditorium at Statesville High School. Photo Gallery
Special to Iredell Free News The Mooresville Police Department will hold a free crime prevention class for the public on Monday, December 11, at 5:30 p.m. The class will be
Special to Iredell Free News Angela Wokatsch Matthews has announced her campaign for a seat on the Iredell County Board of Commissioners. “Iredell County is my home. I was born
Special to Iredell Free News Fifth Street Ministries has received a $2,300 contribution from the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation to help nourish neighbors experiencing hunger. The Feeding the Hungry
BY DEBBIE PAGE Despite cloudy skies, thousands of festively attired spectators lined Eastway Drive to cheer on the annual Troutman Christmas Parade on Saturday morning. Troutman Parks and Decoration Director
The City of Statesville offers a dynamic and collaborative work environment. You’ll have the chance to work alongside talented individuals who share a common goal of improving the lives of
BY DEBBIE PAGE Hundreds of people gathered at ESC Park on Thursday night to launch the holiday season with the Town of Troutman’s annual Christmas tree lighting celebration. Mayor Teross
FROM STAFF REPORTS The N.C. State Bureau of Investigation is investigating the death of an inmate at the Iredell County Detention Center. Charles Lamont Stevenson, 42, of Statesville collapsed in
Special to Iredell Free News By December of 1756, Fort Dobbs was complete. Its garrison of North Carolina soldiers prepared to spend the first of many winters in the building
PHOTOS BY BRANDY TEMPLETON The City of Statesville officially kicked off the holiday season on Thursday evening with the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. Photo Gallery
FROM STAFF REPORTS The Iredell County Board of Elections on Friday dismissed a challenge to the voter registration of Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education member Abby Trent. The challenge was
FROM STAFF REPORTS A western Iredell County man faces two counts of arson in connection with a pair of fires that damaged uninhabited homes on Sunday morning. Sheriff Darren Campbell
Special to Iredell Free News The Statesville Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause of a fire that damaged a home on Oakhurst Avenue early Thursday morning. The Statesville Fire
Special to Iredell Free News Statesville resident Lisa Mozer announced on Thursday that she has started the process for qualifying to run for the 84th District seat in the N.C.
Special to Iredell Free News A suspected drug trafficker was released on an unsecured bond in Cabarrus County following his arrest by Mooresville Police Department officers. The MPD announced the
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
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
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,
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
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.
FROM STAFF REPORTS The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office reported the following felony arrests: NOVEMBER 17 ♦ Shamarra Unique Morrison, 31, of Clarktown Drive, Mooresville, charged with two counts of larceny.
DECEMBER 2 ♦ Troutman Christmas Parade. Parade starts at Career Academy and Technical School (350 Old Murdock Road) and travels along Eastway Drive before ending at Troutman Baptist Church (305