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Barbara Sherrill - Picture courtesy of Alexander County Sheriff’s Office

Lenoir woman accused of making false report about school bomb threat

PRESS RELEASE On Monday, March 12, 2018, investigators from the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office received a report in reference to threats made about placing bombs at East Alexander Middle School. Other threats were posted on social media. All threats are being taken seriously. Further investigation revealed that the suspect in this case told others about […]

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Snapchat picture nets suspension, weapon found at WIHS

PRESS RELEASE This morning at West Iredell High School, while the JROTC was rehearsing drills, one of the students placed his practice (decommissioned) rifle on the bleachers in the gym. Another student photographed the practice rifle and placed the photo on Snapchat. While there was no threat communicated, this act violates The West Iredell High […]

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WIHS student suspended after fake gun picture causes scare

ADAPTED RADIO SCRIPT A picture of a de-militarized JROTC training rifle posted to social media caused a scare at West Iredell High School Thursday morning. Captain Bill Hamby with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office says there was never a threat of violence and that the fake weapon can’t even be fired. According to Hamby, the […]

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Nicholas Anderson - Picture courtesy of the Iredell County Sheriff's Office

WIHS student accused of bringing knife to school, making false threat

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated: On Thursday February 8, 2018 information was received by school officials at West Iredell High School about a student making comments earlier in the day about committing a violent act. The school officials notified the School Resource Officer immediately. An investigation was initiated by School Resource Officer Sergeant Dallas […]

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Local school districts closed Wednesday due to snow

Iredell-Statesville Schools, Mooresville Graded Schools, Davie County Schools and Mitchell Community College are all closed Wednesday due to snowfall overnight. Iredell-Statesville staff should follow inclement weather option one. Mooresville maintenance and custodial staff should report to work as soon as safely possible. Let everyone know about this

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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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