Special to Iredell Free News The Iredell County Public Library continues to offer limited services while taking measures to ensure the health of staff and patrons during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper and N.C. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen announced Wednesday that North Carolina will move into
BY BRANDY TEMPLETON Friends came from far and wide on Tuesday to congratulate Barbee Ervin as she begins her retirement. About 50 vehicles departed from the parking lot at Mountain
FROM STAFF REPORTS An Iredell County Sheriff’s Office investigation into the sale of narcotics from a Garfield Street home in Statesville culminated with the arrests of four suspects. The ICSO
BY DEBBIE PAGE email@example.com Ron Wyatt is returning to the Town of Troutman, after serving as Iredell County Register of Deeds since 2016, to work as town manager. The former
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FROM STAFF REPORTS The Iredell County Health Department reported nine new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, pushing the total number of cases in the county to 200. Among those cases:
BY DEBBIE PAGE firstname.lastname@example.org The Troutman Town Council continued budget planning sessions on Monday, this time hearing from department heads about their spending requests for the new fiscal year. The
BY STACIE LETT CAIN Apparent confusion by one Statesville City Council member about the rules and procedures governing quasi-judicial hearings sparked a debate and some harsh words among council members
Special to Iredell Free News Mooresville Graded School District Superintendent Dr. Stephen Mauney has been selected as the Southwest Region Superintendent of the Year. Mauney was selected by his fellow
FROM STAFF REPORTS A man who lives in western Iredell County faces multiple felony charges related to the possession of child pornography. Sheriff Darren Campbell announced the arrest of Johnny
Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services is taking further action to prevent and respond to COVID-19 outbreaks in long-term care facilities.
104 people are presumed recovered and 76 people are currently isolating at home FROM STAFF REPORTS The Iredell County Health Department reported 11 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, as
BY DEBBIE PAGE email@example.com Troutman Mayor Teross Young announced after a brief closed session on Monday that the council has selected Ron Wyatt as the new town manager. Wyatt will
BY DEBBIE PAGE firstname.lastname@example.org With a July 1 deadline looming, the Troutman Town Council and key staff began its delayed budget process on Friday morning with an overview of the
Special to Iredell Free News Iredell Physician Network practices are welcoming patients to a new normal, implementing enhanced safety protocols that offer patients the same quality of care they have
Special to Iredell Free News CHAPEL HILL — In light of the COVID-19 public health crisis, the University of North Carolina (UNC) System Office and N.C. Department of Public Instruction
FROM STAFF REPORTS The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office reported the following felony arrests: MAY 8 ♦ Brandon Scott Campbell, 35, of Antietam Road, Statesville, charged with three counts of possession
BY SARAH KIRKMAN When I was looking up the dates of National Police Week (May 10-16), I happened to notice that May 17-23, 2020, is National Emergency Services (EMS) Week.
Special to Iredell Free News The Mooresville Police Department has added a new feature to its website, the LexisNexis Community Crime Map, as another way to connect Mooresville officers with
FROM STAFF REPORTS Thirty-one offenders, including a convicted murderer and two sex offenders, returned to Iredell County in April after being released by the N.C. Division of Prisons. Nine of
Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services has issued updated guidance on who should be tested for COVID-19. The new guidance recommends
Special to Iredell Free News When the Mooresville Public Library reopens its doors to the public on May 18, new measures will be put into place to protect staff and
BY KARISSA MILLER Family and friends cheered as Mary Beth Rhyne walked across a makeshift stage Friday during the Collaborative College of Technology and Leadership drive-thru graduation ceremony. CCTL is
BY BRANDY TEMPLETON All 13 members of the first class of Agriculture & Science Early College graduates gathered Friday to celebrate their journey. “This is the group of students that
BY KARISSA MILLER Nearly all 57 Crossroads Arts and Science Early College High School graduates participated in a special drive-thru graduation ceremony on Friday. Jamay Tabb watched as her daughter
FROM STAFF REPORTS There are now 180 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Iredell County. The Iredell County Health Department reported four new cases on Thursday and 12 more on Friday.
BY KARISSA MILLER Whenever Principal Teri Hutchens meets new students at Collaborative College of Technology and Leadership, she welcomes them not only to the school but also into the CCTL
Special to Iredell Free News CHARLOTTE – Government officials are warning the public about potential fraud schemes related to economic stimulus programs offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration to
FROM STAFF RESULTS A Troutman man faces several charges in connection with the theft of scrap metal from a home in northern Iredell County. On Tuesday, May 12, Iredell County
Special to Iredell Free News The City of Statesville has released its 2019 Water Quality Report and the results show the city’s drinking water meets or exceeds every health standard
BY DEBBIE PAGE email@example.com At its virtual regular meeting on Thursday, the Troutman Town Council recognized the important work of law enforcement through a National Law Enforcement Week proclamation and
The bill would appropriate over half a million dollars for cancer research Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — Sen. Vickie Sawyer (R-Iredell, Yadkin) filed S746, the “Advisory Panel on
FROM STAFF REPORTS The Iredell County Tax Collector Division is working to collect $1.84 million in delinquent taxes for 2019. The Iredell County Board of Commissioners levied a total of
Special to Iredell Free News ZND U.S. Inc. has acquired the former Iron World Manufacturing building, located at 214 James Farm Road in Statesville, for use as a manufacturing plant.
Special to Iredell Free News Raleigh — Families impacted by school closings due to COVID-19 are beginning to receive additional food benefits as part of the new Pandemic Electronic Benefit