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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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Owner of old Davis Hospital selling property to MCC

WSIC has confirmed that the owner of the Old Davis Hospital is selling that property to Mitchell Community College. Fred Godley wouldn’t say much when reached by phone this afternoon, but said he was selling because he got his price. Based on a look at the excise tax, Godley’s LLC acquired the property for twenty-five […]

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Will Mitchell buy the old Davis Hospital?

UPDATE: The owner of the old Davis Hospital confirms that he is selling it to Mitchell Community College.  OUR REPORT HERE: http://www.wsicweb.com/?p=10741 Could one of Statesville’s most talked about properties be getting a new owner? It seems like a possibility for the old Davis Hospital. Mitchell Community College President Doctor Tim Brewer won’t say for sure, […]

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ISS Board of Education turns down student advisor program; vote to upgrade internet

The Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education turned-down a student advisor program in a 6-1 vote this week.  That’s according to an e-mail from the clerk.  A South Iredell student had proposed the idea.  The board reserved the right to bring the program back in for further discussion.   Iredell-Statesville Schools students taking drivers ed will […]

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I-SS Board mid year meeting: more students in tech programs, more graduates with college credits

The Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education met for a mid-year meeting yesterday.  Superintendent Brady Johnson called it productive with different leaders taking part. He says two State Representatives indicated they felt drivers ed would be funded from the state and were guardedly optimistic that a two percent cut in funding would not solidify. The group […]

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Iredell-Statesville Schools board to vote on student representation

The Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education is expected to vote Monday on a program that would allow student input to that group.  Spokesperson Susie Wiberg says they’re still figuring out the details.  The plan is for a group of high school representatives to form, then send someone to board meetings in a six month rotation. […]

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