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Mooresville schools announce teachers of the year

PRESS RELEASE Congratulations to all of our 2015 Teachers of the Year and 2015 Beginning Teachers of the Year in Mooresville Graded School District! Certainly all of the school nominees were well deserving of this honor, and we recognize the exceptional level of each of our teaching professionals in the Mooresville Graded School District! Being […]

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Pressly School placed on lockdown

Pressly School in Statesville was placed on lockdown Thursday morning, according to Iredell-Statesville Schools. Spokesperson Susie Wiberg issued the following statement via e-mail: “At approximately 9:30 this morning, Pressly School was placed on a lockdown status as a precautionary measure after two students became argumentative and aggressive.  There are additional police officers on campus at […]

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I-SS Board asking for extra $4.6M

  In a six-one vote, the Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education agreed to ask the county for an additional four point six million in funding next school year.   Martin Page was the single no-vote.  (I’d love to get more. Don’t get me wrong. I’d love for us to get more money, but I just […]

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Legacy Ledership Academy names director; student director

  Legacy Leadership Academy, a new private leadership academy coming to the Lake Norman area, has announced its managing and student directors. Legacy has named Ashley Kopp as managing director and Jennifer Elliot as student director and Curriculum Coordinator. The new school is currently accepting applications for students in kindergarten through fifth grade for the […]

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Davie County High School students win ProStart Invitational

Students from Davie County High School won the North Carolina ProStart Invitational this week. The team presented a mock restaurant idea to a panel of hospitality judges. For the win, students have been offered scholarships from a number of schools and have been invited to the national competition in California next month. Students from the […]

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Mooresville NJROTC give time and effort back to community

Mooresville High School’s Naval JROTC program has given over thirty-six hundred hours over community service and fifteen hundred hours of school support hours this year. Cadets have helped with organizations like Special Olympics, the Mooresville Soup Kitchen and other organizations.  Students have also helped with school athletic events.  One hundred seventy students are enrolled in […]

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County to pay over 250K to assist Old Davis Hospital purchase

Iredell County plans to pay just over two-hundred fifty thousand to help Mitchell Community College buy the Old Davis Hospital site. County Manager Ron Smith says that will come from a capital fund the county has been saving for the school.  Tipping fees are expected to be waived for anything that has to go to […]

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Local education updates

Parents and students rally for Opportunity Scholarship grant Parents and students spoke at the North Carolina general assembly this week about the positive changes the Opportunity Scholarship program has made in their lives. The program, which awards scholarships for students to attend private schools, is currently on hold as the court considers constitutionality. (I was […]

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The Mitchell Community College Board of Trustees voted unanimously Wednesday to proceed with a contract to buy the old Davis Hospital site.

MCC to pay $402,000 for old Davis Hospital site

Sitting only about two blocks away from the site they plan to purchase, Mitchell Community College Trustees voted unanimously last night (editor’s note: Wednesday night) to move-forward with a contract for the old Davis Hospital. WSIC broke the story Tuesday that the owner was going to sell. The school plans to pay about four hundred […]

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L. Gordon Iron & Metal Company Community Yard Sale is April 18th at WSIC

WSIC is excited to announce the first L. Gordon Iron & Metal Company Community Yard Sale of 2015, set for Saturday, April 18.  The yard sale will be held at WSIC – 1117 Radio Road in Statesville. Our sale will start at 7 a.m. and run until 1 p.m.  Free spaces to sell items are […]

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