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Iredell County employees could soon be allowed to carry concealed firearms

Iredell County employees could soon be allowed to carry concealed firearms on the job.  Commissioners will consider a policy change tomorrow allowing those with a valid permit to do so.  Staff is recommending a series of rules be approved with the policy.  Employees would also be required to notify human resources of their intent to […]

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Young Iredell Cancer patient Dalton Edwards has died

Dalton Edwards, who inspired Iredell County and beyond through his dealings with Cancer, has died. The “Pray for Dalton” Facebook Page posted Sunday afternoon that Dalton had passed-away around 9:00 am. A graduate of West Iredell High School, Dalton has had the community’s attention and support in recent years including through the publishing of a […]

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Iredell County government says it’s ready for Irma

PRESS RELEASE Iredell County continues to work with local, state, and regional partners to prepare for Hurricane Irma. Emergency resources have been verified and additional staff will be on-duty beginning this weekend to assist the public throughout this storm. The primary concerns as of Friday are the potential for heavy rain (in excess of three […]

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Sheriff’s Office: Two charged after couple found passed out in vehicle with child

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated on August 7th, 2017 the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a larceny of US Currency and jewelry with a value of $5, 550.00. Items stolen from the house included a coin collection along with several rings and $210.00. The victims were able to provide possible suspects […]

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Sheriff’s Office: Child abuse left infant with fractured arm

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated on 08/02/2017 a report was filed with the Iredell County Sheriff’s office in reference to a ten week old child who had suffered a broken arm. The child was taken to Lake Norman Regional Medical Center by family members. Medical staff at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center notified the […]

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County seizes horses from East Iredell property

Three horses have been seized under warrant by Iredell County from a Keaton Road property in the Cool Springs area. According to County spokesperson Ben Stikeleather, the owner had been given previous citations for inadequate food, health care and water. Pictures from the county of two of the horses show bones as being visible. The […]

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Iredell County Sheriff’s Office launches next teen academy

The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office launched its next teen academy last night. (AUDIO: Please listen to the report above to hear this quote). Captain Randy Cass on this morning’s “The Good, The Bad and The Guilty.” The program teaches young people about various operations of the agency. Room is still available in the current program […]

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I-SS dual-immersion student uses language skills to help lost child

An Iredell-Statesville Schools dual-immersion language student put his skills to use recently to try to help a little girl find her mother. (AUDIO: Please listen to the report above to hear this audio). That audio courtesy of the East Iredell Elementary Facebook Page. Principal Amy Rhyne says the student, now in middle school, was shopping […]

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East Iredell chicken house a total loss following fire

A commercial Vaughn Mill Road chicken house in east Iredell is said to be a total loss following a fire this morning. The Cool Springs Volunteer Fire Department says crews were called-out shortly after seven o’clock remaining on scene for about two hours. Other crews were still there at that time from at least one […]

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Mitchell to expand agriculture instruction

FROM PRESS RELEASE Statesville, NC –On May 19, 2017, the State Board of Community Colleges approved the following a new curriculum program standard, Agriculture Education (A15330). Mitchell Community College will begin offering Agriculture Education in the Fall 2017 semester, expanding the College’s Agribusiness Systems offerings. The new curriculum was developed at Mitchell. The Agriculture Education […]

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