Special to Iredell Free News Statesville resident Michelle Stevenson was a healthy, active woman with no previous health issues until Monday, December 27. While she was at work that day,
BY SHELLIE TAYLOR May is National Preservation Month, and the Iredell County Public Library places a high priority on doing its part to preserve and share Iredell history with everyone.
Special to Iredell Free News The Greater Statesville Chamber of Commerce recognized the Leadership Statesville Class of 2022 during a graduation ceremony on May 10 at The Kinsleeshop Farm. The
Special to Iredell Free News Children ages 5 to 11 years old can receive a COVID-19 booster five months after the date of their most recent Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine dose.
BY KARISSA MILLER The Iredell-Statesville Schools’ board room was full of students and teachers who were recognized for their achievements during the board’s May 9 meeting. Each honoree was was
Special to Iredell Free News To celebrate National Pet Month in May, Girl Scout Troop #13179 participated in partnership with Future Fashion Designers of Mooresville to make about 40 beds
BY JABRIA WILLIAMS Circle of Giving, a nonprofit organization, awarded a total of $15,000 in college scholarships to local students on Sunday afternoon. The nonprofit is is supported by local donations
Special to Iredell Free News Mitchell Community College and Metro Electric Contracting Corp. have established a new partnership through the college’s Apprenticeship Iredell program. Apprenticeship Iredell, established in fall 2020,
BY DEBBIE PAGE firstname.lastname@example.org Lake Norman High School is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, so the PTSA marked the milestone with a spring festival for students and the community
BY BRANDY TEMPLETON Statesville High School’s Mac Grady Auditorium was packed on Saturday for Statesville Dance Academy’s spring recital. Photos
BY DAN GITRO Union Grove was a well-known locale way before the growth hit Iredell County in the mid 2000’s. Prior to the big growth we know today, Union Grove
FROM STAFF REPORTS The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: MAY 13 ♦ Matthew Tyler Marsh, 30, of N. Lackey Street, Statesville, charged with sell or deliver a
BY KARISSA MILLER Iredell-Statesville Schools had eight schools participate in the Odyssey of the Mind virtual regional competition this year. Odyssey of the Mind is an international program that provides
BY KARISSA MILLER The Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education and Mooresville Graded School District Board of Education both unanimously approved a proclamation recognizing May as Mental Health Awareness Month. According
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Special to Iredell Free News District Attorney Sarah Kirkman’s Office reported dispositions in the following cases during the May 10 term of H & I Felony District Court: ♦ Jessica
BY DEBBIE PAGE email@example.com After a three-year COVID-19 pause, the Town of Troutman resumed its Party in the Park series on Saturday afternoon to bring the community together for music,
BY KAHLEAH S. GAITHER DeNeer Davis understands the power of art. She’s experienced firsthand how it can help heal. On Saturday, she used her artistic talents to inspire others. Along
BY BRANDY TEMPLETON During her visit to Central Elementary School this week, author Joyce Moyer Hostetter talked with student about her book and championed those with disabilities. A native of
BY BRANDY TEMPLETON Local Girl Scouts danced the night away on Friday at the annual Daddy-Daughter Dance at Monticello United Methodist Church in Statesville. Photo Gallery
Special to Iredell Free News The Birth Place at Iredell Memorial Hospital announced the following births: MAY 11 ♦ A boy, Sebastian Ramos Noriega, born to John Noriega and Charlotte
BY KARISSA MILLER The Iredell County Board of Commissioners agreed by consensus to approve Sheriff Darren Campbell’s $35 million budget request for 2022-2023 during the board’s budget workshop on Friday.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Troutman Elementary Schools Fuel Up to Play 60 program held its Annual Healthy Snack Recipe Contest on May 12. The contest was held in conjunction with the
Special to Iredell Free News This summer, Mitchell Community College is sponsoring a free six-week academic program for first-year students to gain college experience and develop a network of support
Special to Iredell Free News Iredell Museums will present its Spring Living History Day at Gregory Creek Homestead on Saturday, Saturday May 21, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 18th
FROM STAFF REPORTS Two Charlotte men face felony charges after being stopped in a stolen U-Haul truck by a Troutman police officer early Friday morning. About 4:15 a.m. Friday, Sgt.
Special to Iredell Free News District Attorney Sarah Kirkman’s Office announced that the following cases were disposed during the May 2 term of Iredell County Criminal Superior Court: ♦ Assistant
BY KARISSA MILLER Iredell County commissioners reviewed the $258.7 million budget for the 2022-2023 fiscal year during a half-day work session at the Iredell County Cooperative Extension office on Thursday.
BY DEBBIE PAGE firstname.lastname@example.org About 30 preschoolers raced around the Town of Troutman’s town simulation on Thursday morning, practicing their bike safety skills while raising money for the Rainbow Kidz
Special to Iredell Free News Two years ago, while browsing in an antique shop, Statesville resident Kim Siegrist came across a cheap display case containing something very precious. Inside the
FROM STAFF REPORTS The Statesville Police Department announced Friday morning that a suspect has been arrested and charged in the shooting death of Breyon De’Andre Tucker. Marcus Mack, 34, of
FROM STAFF REPORTS Five suspects face drug charges after Iredell County Sheriff’s Office narcotics investigators and deputies assigned to the ICSO SERT Team executed a narcotics search warrant at 155
BY DEBBIE PAGE email@example.com During this National Police Week observance, the Iredell County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 10 held its fifth annual Police Memorial Ceremony on Thursday morning to
Special to Iredell Free News Graffiti and mural artist DeNeer Davis will be painting a basketball court mural at Kimbrough Park in Statesville on Saturday, May 21. Davis is a
Special to Iredell Free News Keeping town-owned streets in good working order is a top priority for Mooresville staff and elected officials, but the increasing prices of asphalt pavement means
Special to Iredell Free News Iredell County Emergency Communications is proud to announce that Iredell County ECOM Training Coordinator Jody Sherrill was awarded the 2022 N.C. Chapter of the Association