Here are links to 20 of our most-read articles, columns and videos from 2021:

‘We are joined in a circle of grief’ | Iredell Free News

City manager: Statesville on ‘precipice’ of major changes | Iredell Free News

A Mom’s Grief: Coping with the loss of a child to suicide | Iredell Free News 

 Iredell commissioners: Confederate monument will not be moved | Iredell Free News

Friends, family mourn I-SS teacher assistant lost to COVID-19 | Iredell Free News 

Trial date set in federal lawsuit involving Statesville police officer who restrained, injured autistic child at Pressly School | Iredell Free News 

Officer Jordan H. Sheldon Memorial Dog Park opens in Mooresville (Photo Gallery) | Iredell Free News

Doosan Bobcat breaks ground on $70 million expansion in Statesville (Photos & Video) | Iredell Free News 

Parent files grievance against I-SS Board member seeking removal from office | Iredell Free News

Troutman police chief submits resignation | Iredell Free News

CATS students, staff remember ‘benevolent and selfless’ teacher who died from COVID-19 complications | Iredell Free News

Statesville Council approves agreement to sell Vance Hotel to developer for $47,000 | Iredell Free News

Troutman Council unanimously approves Troutman Logistics project, residential developments | Iredell Free News 

Friends, classmates mourn ‘gentle soul’ who took his own life at Mooresville High School | Iredell Free News

Viewpoint: I-SS Board should take a stand against Howell and the resistance | Iredell Free News

‘I didn’t think I was going to make it’ | Iredell Free News

I-SS superintendent, staff take issue with board member’s comments questioning integrity of district principals | Iredell Free News

Video: Patti West retires as executive director of Fifth Street Ministries, reflects on career serving the area’s homeless population | Iredell Free News

Former mayor takes aim at Statesville council, current mayor over ‘secrets’ in City Hall | Iredell Free News

101-year-old welcomed as first patient at S. Mitchell Mack Hospice House | Iredell Free News