Apr
18

DSDC invites artists to submit artwork for Cooper Street Banner Art Gallery

Special to Iredell Free News The Downtown Statesville Development Corporation invites all local artists to submit their work celebrating the rich history, diverse culture, and vibrant community to be considered

Apr
18

South Iredell, Woodlawn volleyball squads team up to ‘Spike Out Cancer’

BY JAIME GATTON A desire to raise money for cancer research motivated teenage boys to do something that perhaps nothing else could: Do the Macarena in front of a crowd.

Apr
18

Iredell’s Happiest Day attracts a crowd to Statesville Civic Center (Photos)

BY KARISSA MILLER More than 2,000 people participated in Iredell’s Happiest Day on Thursday, dining on pancakes and sausage while supporting the important mission of the Boys & Girls Club

Apr
18

Iredell’s growing homeless population creates increased demand for services, basic needs

BY DEBBIE PAGE The Iredell Homeless Collaborative detailed the community’s escalating needs as the spring temperatures rise and more unhoused persons set up in tent encampments. Fifth Street Ministries Executive

Apr
18

Birth Announcements: April 3-15

Special to Iredell Free News The Birth Place at Iredell Memorial Hospital announced the following births: APRIL 3 ♦ A boy, Randy Carrol Hall III, born to Karleigh and Randy

Apr
18

City of Statesville: Advertisement for Bids

Advertisement for Bids Sealed bid for furnishing Transformers, will be sent out on April 29, 2024, and will be received by the City of Statesville at the City Warehouse at

Apr
17

Statesville Fire Department recognizes employee achievements, honors former chief

Special to Iredell Free News The Statesville Fire Department recently hosted its annual awards banquet at the Statesville Civic Center, recognizing and honoring 24 individuals for their exceptional achievements throughout

Apr
17

Photo Gallery: Iredell County Special Olympics Spring Games

BY BRANDY TEMPLETON Hundreds of athletes, coaches and supporters from across the county converged on Statesville High School on Tuesday and Wednesday for the annual Iredell County Special Olympics Spring

Apr
17

Iredell Arts Council to present evening of spoken word poetry on April 18

Special to Iredell Free News The Iredell Arts Council will host an evening of spoken word poetry on April 18. The event, which begins at 7:30 p.m., will showcase the

Apr
17

Iredell commissioners approve funding for new agriculture center, farmers market at fairgrounds

BY KARISSA MILLER Iredell County commissioners on Tuesday approved a plan for a new agriculture center and farmers market at the Iredell County Fairgrounds in Troutman. Vice Chairman Bert Connolly

Apr
17

Piedmont HealthCare Friday After Five Summer Concert Series kicks off May 3

Special to Iredell Free News Downtown Statesville Development Corporation and Greater Statesville Chamber of Commerce are thrilled to unveil the lineup for the 2024 Piedmont HealthCare Friday After Five Summer

Apr
17

City of Statesville: Advertisement for Bids

Advertisement for Bids Invitation to Bid — Street Improvement Project Statesville Resurfacing 2024-2025 Sealed bid proposals for Street Improvement Project-Statesville Resurfacing 2024-2025 will be sent out on April 26, 2024

Apr
16

I-SS, MGSD announce dates for 2024 graduation ceremonies

Special to Iredell Free News Iredell-Statesville Schools and the Mooresville Graded School District have announced plans for their 2024 graduation ceremonies. The ceremonies will begin on Friday, May 10, with

Apr
16

Mooresville town board rejects developer’s plan for 108-condo project at Queens Landing

BY MIKE FUHRMAN Residents of the Pinnacle Shores subdivision won a hard-fought battle Monday night as the Mooresville Town Board of Commissioners denied a developer’s request to build 108 condos

Apr
16

Troutman home heavily damaged during morning fire

BY KEVIN IMM Firefighters from Troutman, Wayside and Shepherds fire departments responded to a house fire on Winford Road in Troutman at 10:22 a.m. Tuesday. Firefighters were met with heavy

Apr
16

Sheriff: Two suspects wanted on charges related to theft of four-wheeler

FROM STAFF  REPORTS Two suspects have been identified in the theft of a four-wheeler from a residence off Whitney Lane in western Iredell County. On Saturday, April 6, Deputy H.

Apr
16

Iredell’s Happiest Day returns to the Statesville Civic Center on April 18

BY MIKE FUHRMAN It takes months of planning and hard work to pull off Iredell’s Happiest Day. There are scores of volunteers to schedule, cases and cases of supplies to

Apr
16

City of Statesville: Advertisement for Bids

Advertisement for Bids ITB-Formal Median and Curb Installation Sealed bids for concrete curb/median installation with roadway markings within the City of Statesville will be received by the City of Statesville

Apr
15

Troutman Council selects Citizen of the Year, Organization of the Year

Town manager to work out final details with Waste Pro for residential garbage collection BY DEBBIE PAGE Photos Courtesy Town of Troutman The Troutman Town Council has selected Donna Lambert

Apr
15

U.S. Attorney’s Office issues warning about IRS imposter scams and other financial schemes targeting older adults

Special to Iredell Free News The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of North Carolina is warning residents about IRS imposter scams and other emerging and existing financial fraud

Apr
15

Making music for the glory of God

BY KIM McKINNEY When Rochelle Brown was a little girl, her dad — Pastor Lonnie Gray — did not like the family to listen to secular music. When Rochelle was

Apr
15

Health Beat: Understanding Parkinson’s disease

Special to Iredell Free News Imagine your body begins moving in ways you didn’t intend — your hands start to tremble, your steps falter. Simple everyday tasks like pouring a

Apr
14

Trinity Episcopal Church to host Planet Party on April 21

Special to Iredell Free News Trinity Episcopal Church will host a free community party to celebrate Earth Day on Sunday, April 21. The Planet Party will be held at the

Apr
14

Iredell commissioners to consider request to fund phase I of fairgrounds improvements

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Iredell County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday will consider a staff recommendation to allocate funding for construction of the first phase of the Fairgrounds Master Plan.

Apr
14

ICSO Felony Arrests: April 5-10

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office reported the following felony arrests: APRIL 5 ♦ Ebony Janelle Coleman, 34, of Ashley Woods Drive, Mooresville, charged with financial transaction card

Apr
14

Town of Mooresville Career Opportunities ($2,000 Signing Bonus)

The policy of the Town of Mooresville is to foster, maintain, and promote equal employment opportunities. We recruit, hire, train, and promote employees without discrimination because of race, religion, color,

Apr
14

Photo Gallery: 2024 Wine Walk draws crowd to Downtown Statesville

BY BRANDY TEMPLETON A large and thirsty crowd enjoyed the 2024 Wine Walk in Downtown Statesville on Saturday. Thirty-five businesses participated in the event, which was organized by the Downtown

Apr
13

Iredell Water asks customers to assist with water service line inventory

Special to Iredell Free News To continue its compliance with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) revised Lead and Copper Rule (LCR), Iredell Water has launched an online survey designed

Apr
13

Iredell County Government Career Opportunities ($2,500 Sign-On Bonus)

These positions are subject to pre-employment screenings. Iredell County does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, political affiliation, genetic information, or handicapping

Apr
13

Local robotics team headed to World Championships

Special to Iredell Free News A robotics team made up of students from Pine Lake Prep, Lake Norman High School and Davidson Day will compete at the FIRST Robotics World

Apr
13

SPD Felony Arrests: March 28 – April 6

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Statesville Police Department reported the following felony arrests: MARCH 28 ♦ Mei Qun Hu, 54, of Signal Hill Drive, Statesville, charged with promoting prostitution. MARCH 29

Apr
13

Mooresville Youth Council to host Earth Day event on April 20

Special to Iredell Free News The Town of Mooresville will hold a free, family-friendly Earth Day event on Saturday, April 20, at the Selma Burke Recreation Center. From 10 a.m.

Apr
12

Nineteen I-SS students selected to attend N.C. Governor’s School

I-SS officials recognized students who were selected to attend the N.C. Governor’s School for 2024. BY KARISSA MILLER Each summer, a group of academically and intellectually gifted students from across

Apr
12

Iredell Surgery at Mooresville receives Excellence in Healthcare Award

Special to Iredell Free News Iredell Surgery at Mooresville has been recognized as a top performer in outpatient surgery for overall quality of care by PRC, a leader in the

Apr
12

Insurance companies ask for rate hike for next three years in N.C.

Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — North Carolina Insurance companies have filed a request with the N.C. Department of insurance to increase insurance rates for mobile home policies. The North

Apr
12

City of Statesville Career Opportunities (April 12)

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