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Mitchell partners with NC A&T to expand agricultural studies program

FROM PRESS RELEASE Statesville, NC – On Thursday, March 2, dignitaries from Mitchell Community College and North Carolina A&T University (NC A&T) formally signed an articulation agreement for agricultural studies. The agreement is a 2+2 program between Mitchell’s AAS in Agribusiness Technology and NC A&T’s BS in Agricultural Education (Secondary Education and Agricultural Professional Service […]

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Karl Fleming and items the Iredell County Sheriff's Office says were seized during the execution of a search warrant - Submitted photo

Mooresville man accused of selling marijuana near school

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren E. Campbell stated: On Thursday February 23, 2017 members of the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Investigation Unit executed a search warrant at 113 Steam Engine Drive, Unit 104 in Mooresville. This investigation began when narcotics investigators received information about marijuana sales occurring in the Mount Mourne area of Southern Iredell […]

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Iredell-Statesville and Mooresville Graded Schools along with Iredell County signed joint resolutions concerning education Tuesday - Image Source: Iredell-Statesville Schools Facebook

Iredell County joins school districts in asking state for flexibility

Iredell County along with Iredell-Statesville and Mooresville Graded Schools signed three joint resolutions yesterday. All are made as requests to state lawmakers. One deals with the school calendar which is, of course, regulated by the state. Officials are asking for more local flexibility and that students be allowed to take first semester exams before Christmas […]

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GoFundMe for college? NC students rank nationally

RADIO SCRIPT You’ve heard of people using pages on the website GoFundMe to raise money for medical bills and tragedy situations. But, students have been using them to help fund their college educations as well. According to the site, a new report shows more than $60 million has been raised in the last three years. […]

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Iredell-Statesville Schools bus involved in minor accident

A Coddle Creek Elementary bus was involved in a minor accident yesterday while taking students home – it was an early release day.  District spokeswoman Susie Wiberg tells WSIC via email that bus 215 was rear-ended by a another vehicle.  No students were injured – they were released to parents.

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MGSD Board Chair resigning

ADAPTED RADIO SCRIPT Mooresville Graded School District Board of Education Chair Larry Wilson is resigning from that position effective March 31. According to the district, he has taken a new job that will relocate him out of Mooresville.

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LNES to offer dual immersion language program

PRESS RELEASE As Lake Norman Elementary Principal Mark Shinkaruk rose to speak to his faculty after school on February 7th, the air was thick with anticipation. The first words Mr. Shinkaruk spoke were to thank his staff for always putting students first. “We have a strong team, a strong family here at Lake Norman Elementary. […]

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Mitchell sees rise in student enrollment

FROM PRESS RELEASE Statesville, NC – Mitchell Community College recently announced that Spring 2017 semester enrollment numbers have shown an increase in student enrollment. The increase is the first the College has realized for spring since 2012. The increase stems in part from retention procedures implemented by Mitchell’s Vice President for Student Services, Dr. Porter […]

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WSIC-McDonald’s Athletes of the Week announced

RADIO SCRIPT WSIC is excited to announce its Athletes of the Week along with McDonald’s and M. Neader Management. Brennen Settle is a Statesville Christian basketball player who scored 25 points against Davidson Day, leading the Lions to the playoffs for the first time in six years. Our female Athlete of the Week is Ja’nia […]

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Lead I-SS nurse to represent national organization in NC

PRESS RELEASE Washington, D. C. (Feb 8, 2017) – During recent elections the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) announced Karen Kerley, RN, BSN, NCSN, of Mooresville, NC, a new NASN Director representing North Carolina. Currently, Kerley is the Lead Nurse with Iredell-Statesville Schools. As a new NASN Director, Kerley will support NASN’s mission to […]

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