Special to Iredell Free News Iredell County Parks & Recreation Department is continuing to evaluate local, state, and national guidelines in regards to COVID-19 and the phased reopening plan issued
BY KARISSA MILLER More relief is coming to help Iredell County residents and public health response efforts related to COVID-19. Iredell County commissioners voted unanimously on Tuesday to accept $3.2
Special to Iredell Free News Iredell County Economic Development Corporation and Lake Norman Economic Development are collaborating in an effort to help match employers currently hiring with job seekers. Centralina
Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper announced Tuesday that $85.4 million in federal funds provided for COVID-19 relief to counties will be disbursed this week. Three
Special to Iredell Free News On Saturday, May 24, the Town of Mooresville had a discharge of untreated wastewater of approximately 4,200 gallons at Reed Creek Pump Station, located at
FROM STAFF REPORTS Following the holiday weekend, the Iredell County Health Department reported 20 new cases of COVID-19, increasing the number of laboratory confirmed cases in the county to 233.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Two men face charges in connection with the shooting of an eastern Iredell County resident over the weekend during a dispute at the victim’s home. Iredell County
Special to Iredell Free News The Birth Place at Iredell Memorial Hospital reported the following births: MAY 11 ♦ A boy, Memphis Lloyd Bittinger, born to Karl and Brooke Bittinger of
To the Editor: The Statesville Human Relations Commission was re-organized in 2016 to provide the community with a resource and vehicle to stand up against acts of hatred and racism
Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH – Agricultural producers can now apply for USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), which provides direct payments to offset impacts from the coronavirus pandemic.
FROM STAFF REPORTS A group comprised mostly of civilian and sworn officers from the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office trekked from Mooresville to Statesville on Monday to pay tribute to U.S.
FROM STAFF REPORTS The Statesville Police Department reported the following arrests: MAY 9 ♦ Preston Levi Kovanda, 31, of Statesville charged with larceny of a firearm, identity theft, and being
Special to Iredell Free News The Iredell County Health Department received notice on Sunday, May 24, of a COVID-19 outbreak in a second Iredell County long-term care facility. At this
BY KRISTA BAKER When the governor’s stay-at-home order forced school officials to cancel prom and other senior activities, we as parents thought they deserved so much more. So we came
BY DEBBIE PAGE firstname.lastname@example.org Ron Wyatt has decided to decline the Troutman town manager position and fulfill his current term as Iredell County register of deeds, which runs through November
FROM STAFF REPORTS The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office reported the following felony arrests: MAY 15 ♦ Jesse R. Garcia, 31, of Bronx, N.Y., charged with possession with intent to maufacture,
BY KARISSA MILLER West Iredell High School held a drive-up graduation ceremony for the school’s 212 seniors earlier this month. The staff practiced social distancing guidelines and each student was
BY DEBBIE PAGEdebbiepage.email@example.com Despite gloomy skies and rain showers, enthusiastic, mask-wearing South Iredell High School staff members and administrators greeted seniors and their families for picture keepsake opportunities on Wednesday
Special to Iredell Free News The Iredell County Health Department will provide community testing for COVID-19 on Wednesday, May 27, in Statesville and on Thursday, May 28, in Mooresville. The
BY BRANDY TEMPLETON Ryan Baldwin, 18, was surprised and humbled by the outpouring of love he received from the community on Saturday. For two hours, friends and community members drove
North Iredell High School students participated in a drive-up graduation ceremony the week of May 4-7. BY KARISSA MILLER North Iredell High School’s stadium is usually packed with families and
Special to Iredell Free News Mitchell Community College students were recently recognized for a range of achievements during the 2019-2020 academic year. Awards included: Club and Organization Awards ♦ Student
BY KARISSA MILLER Determination can yield great results. Just ask the members of Statesville High’s Class of 2020. The 236 graduates conquered many obstacles to earn their diploma, including a
Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — As summer approaches and swimming season kicks into full gear, Insurance Commissioner and Safe Kids NC Chair Mike Causey reminds parents and caregivers
FROM STAFF REPORTS The Iredell County Health Department is now reporting 213 laboratory confirmed cases of COVID-13. Among those cases: ♦ 67 people are isolating at home: ♦ 4 people
BY DEBBIE PAGE firstname.lastname@example.org Thirteen students from the Career Academy and Technical School’s iAcademy received their diplomas at a socially distanced ceremony on Thursday morning. Parents, who were the only
Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — As the summer vacation season approaches, the N.C. State Highway Patrol is encouraging motorists to keep safety at the forefront throughout Memorial Day
Prosecutor: Charles Timothy Browne sent hundreds of harassing and threatening texts to woman in Maryland Special to Iredell Free News CHARLOTTE – A Statesville man was sentenced to more than
Special to Iredell Free News The City of Statesville is making preparations to open city’s facilities in compliance with Phase 2 of Gov. Cooper’s modification of the state’s Stay At
Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — The N.C. State Board of Education has approved requirements for remote instruction plans for public schools for the 2020-2021 school year. The board’s
Special to Iredell Free News The Iredell County COVID-19 Response Fund has awarded a total of $80,500 to 10 local organizations serving those impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The latest
Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services is reporting its first case of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) associated with COVID-19.
Spending plan includes 1-cent property tax hike to fund school construction projects approved by voters BY KARISSA MILLER The Iredell County Board of Commissioners is considering a $230.3 million budget
Special to Iredell Free News City of Statesville government offices will be closed Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day. There will be no garbage collection on that day.
FROM STAFF REPORTS The Statesville Family YMCA will not be able to reopen its fitness facilities during Phase 2 of North Carolina’s reopening plan. Although, the Y is so much
Special to Iredell Free News Since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, Iredell County Health Department personnel have been advising all permitted facilities. The department wants to offer support to