Statesville City Council Member David Jones (right), who is a retired Army colonel, expressed his pride at being a veteran and shared his appreciation to the City Employees who also served in the U.S. Military. Pictured (from left) are city employees Thom Mahala (Public Works), Rob Lyerly (Public Works), Bill Vaughan (Public Utilities), Stacey Everette (Human Resources), Bill Riter (Police), and Bill Schmahl (IT).

Special to Iredell Free News

The City of Statesville will close its offices on Thursday, November 11, in recognition of the Veterans Day Holiday.

Mayor Costi Kutteh signed a proclamation honoring veterans for their service and highlighted the 46 veterans who are employed by the City of Statesville. He called on all citizens to observe the holiday by “solemnly remembering the sacrifices of all those who fought so valiantly to preserve our heritage of freedom.”

Because of the holiday, there will be no garbage collection on November 11.

The revised schedule for the week of November 8-12 is as follows:
• Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday routes will operate on a regular schedule.
• Thursday and Friday routes will operate on Friday.

The revised schedule for commercial businesses with garbage cans or rollout containers is:
• Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday routes will operate on a regular schedule.
• Wednesday and Thursday routes will be collected on Friday.
• Saturday routes will run on a regular schedule

The Statesville Fitness & Activity Center and Bentley Center will be closed on Veterans Day.

The Statesville ABC Stores will be open on November 11.

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