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Citing flu virus, Iredell Health System issues visitation restriction

Iredell Health System issued the following statement Friday concerning a visitation restriction due to concerns about the flu virus: Iredell Health System takes the health of our patients very seriously. Due to recent increases in the flu virus throughout the community and state, Iredell Memorial Hospital will not permit anyone age 17 and younger to […]

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Those opposed to a possible rock quarry in Statesville's Elmwood community show their opposition at a 2016 City Council meeting

Stricter zoning requirements imposed for Iredell mining & quarry operations

Iredell County Commissioners voted this week to impose stricter zoning requirements on ready-mix, mining and quarry operations. According to an e-mail from County Planning Director Matthew Todd, this comes in response to the Elmwood Strong group which is opposed to the development of a quarry in the east Statesville community. The new rules mandate minimum […]

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37 children waiting on Guardian ad Litem volunteers in Iredell

There are presently some 37 children in Iredell County needing a Guardian ad Litem for their court case. A Guardian ad Litem works as an advocate for children in the court system helping represent their needs and desires. (AUDIO: Please listen to the audio version of the report above to hear this quote). Kathy Wilkes […]

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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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Home sales up in Iredell

The median price for a home rose more than 31 percent in Iredell County last month when compared with the same time one year before. That’s according to the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association which puts the median price at $240,000. Closed sales were up about 10 percent. The median price dropped about 20 percent in […]

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Iredell County names Chief Information Officer

PRESS RELEASE Iredell County is pleased to announce the promotion of Sheila Cooke as Chief Information Officer, in the Department of Information Technology Services, for Iredell County effective February 16, 2017. Sheila has held various positions of employment in Iredell County since 2006. Since 2013 she has served as the Business Officer for the Department […]

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Iredell fills new System Medical Director position for EMS

PRESS RELEASE Iredell County is pleased to announce the appointment of Bryan Beaver, M.D. as System Medical Director for Iredell County EMS effective February 1, 2017. Dr. Beaver attended medical school at the University Of Kansas School Of Medicine from 2008 to 2012. His residency was with Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center where he focused […]

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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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WSIC engineer reunites with mother after 30 years

RADIO SCRIPT A North Carolina man who happens to be our contract engineer at WSIC recently reunited with his mother for the first time in 30 years. Rob Caskey got a note in high school saying his mom had left. His father later told him that she died. But, Caskey didn’t give-up hope and some […]

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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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