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Samone Graham - Picture courtesy of the Mooresville Graded School District

Mooresville educator named Regional Teacher of the Year

PRESS RELEASE Mooresville,​ ​NC​ ​–​ ​Samone​ ​Graham,​ ​Mooresville​ ​High​ ​School​ ​science​ ​teacher,​ ​has​ ​been​ ​named the​ ​2017-2018​ ​Southwest​ ​Region​ ​Teacher​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Year.​ ​​ ​Graham​ ​is​ ​now​ ​one​ ​of​ ​nine​ ​finalists​ ​for the​ ​North​ ​Carolina​ ​Teacher​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Year​ ​honor. “I​ ​have​ ​known​ ​Ms.​ ​Graham​ ​since​ ​she​ ​was​ ​a​ ​high​ ​school​ ​student​ ​and​ ​am​ ​so​ […]

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Samuel Kennington - Picture courtesy of Iredell-Statesville Schools

I-SS Board nominates replacement for Haynes seat

PRESS RELEASE Mr. Samuel Kennington was nominated and approved by the Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education to replace Board Member Cindy Haynes (District 3) in a special election on October 2, 2017. He was sworn in at the regularly scheduled Board of Education meeting Monday, October 9, 2017. Mr. Kennington received his Bachelor’s from East […]

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Mitchell Community College reveals plans for health sciences building

PRESS RELEASE Statesville, NC – Mitchell Community College recently announced the exterior design for the College’s new Health Sciences Building. The exterior design will feature a modern façade with a 2 story, glass front atrium. Portions of the former Davis Hospital entrance have been preserved for use in the atrium, upholding the site’s history. Mitchell’s […]

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(front row L-R) Heather Bailey, Iredell County Sheriffs Office
Kendal Tifft, Iredell County S.O.
Jennie Hager, Iredell County S.O. (back row L-R) James Hardee, Iredell County S.O.
Jonathan Graves, Iredell County S.O.
Brandon Robinson, Iredell County S.O.
Corey Palin, Lincoln County S.O. - Submitted Photo

Seven from Iredell Sheriff’s Office first to complete MCC detention officer course

FROM PRESS RELEASE Statesville, NC – Mitchell Community College held a graduation ceremony for the first Detention Officer Certification Course (DOCC) on Wednesday, September 27. Seven students completed the course designed to prepare individuals for certification as a detention officer. The DOCC students completed their state examination Wednesday morning, earning some of the highest scores […]

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Three South Iredell schools closed Tuesday, others delay buses following accident

PRESS RELEASE A traffic accident near Lake Norman High School this morning necessitates the closing of Lake Norman High School, Lakeshore Middle and Lakeshore Elementary for students and staff today. The District is unable to move buses off campus. The following schools will experience a 2 hour delay in bus transportation..Brawley Middle School, Mt. Mourne […]

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Sheriff’s Office: Investigation launched after LNHS student posts narrated video game shooting video

The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office has launched an investigation after it says a Lake Norman High School student posted videos with shootings from a video game and narration by that individual. Investigators say the student is on suspension for making a verbally similar threat last week. According to the Sheriff’s Office, this student was suspended […]

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Dr. Douglas Eason - Picture courtesy of Mitchell Community College

MCC announces scholarship honoring Dr. Eason

FROM PRESS RELEASE Statesville, NC – Mitchell Community College president Dr. Tim Brewer has announced the creation of an endowed scholarship fund to be named in memory of former college president Dr. Doug Eason. Eason, who passed away in July, was president of Mitchell for two decades. “Dr. Eason always made it clear that the […]

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Haynes resigns from I-SS Board

A seat on the Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education left vacant by the resignation of Cindy Haynes this week will be filled by the selection of other board members.  This according to an e-mail from Iredell Board of Elections Director Becky Galliher which says state law mandates that since the office is non-partisan. Haynes cited […]

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WSIC's Chris Hoke recently published his first book, The Dorm Room Newsroom: Learning & Broadcasting Outside the Lines - Source: Book cover by Chris Hoke, author's picture by Dave Graham Photography

NEW BOOK: WSIC’s news once came from a college dorm room? Yes, that actually happened

The last time you heard news on the radio, did you give any thought to where it was reported from? Probably not. Chris Hoke’s listeners on WSIC in Statesville, North Carolina had no idea their newscasts were being recorded by a college student in his dorm room. A story of faith, broadcasting, college and business, […]

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Hans Lassiter - Picture courtesy of Iredell-Statesville Schools

I-SS names new Statesville High School Principal

PRESS RELEASE T​he Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education approved Mr. Hans Lassiter as the new principal for Statesville High School on Monday, August 7,2017. ​Mr. Lassiter received his Bachelor of Arts degree from North Carolina A&T in 1989. He furthered his education with a Master of Arts degree from NC Central University, a Masters of […]

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