The Statesville Back 2 School Bash had a steady line of vehicles circling Statesville High School and the volunteers were excited as the process started on Saturday.
Iredell Democrats announced Tuesday that Sarah Pittman will replace Michelle Coffey as their candidate for the Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education District 3.
Jadyn Dixon, a student at South Iredell High School, completed the intensive, eight-week U.S. Navy Summer Flight Academy aviation program at Delaware State University in Dover, Delaware, receiving her FAA private pilot’s license and five college credits.
Andrea Fernandez, a first-grade teacher at Scotts Elementary School and Amy Jordan, a kindergarten through seventh grade English as a second language teacher at Woodland Heights, have each been selected to receive a $500 grant named in honor of James Howell and Alice Absher for the 2022-23 s…
Everybody could use a helping hand sometimes, that’s why the Statesville Missional Network of the Appalachian District of the United Methodist Church is once again hosting its Statesville Back to School Bash on Saturday at Statesville High School from 9 a.m. to noon.
Howard Alexander “Lex” Harris has been selected to become a member of the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS).
Speak Life and Live has continued its annual summer camps to help keep kids active and thinking throughout the summer. This summer’s enrichment program focused on baseball night, art day, chess and reading camps.
Skylin Guill was recognized at the August Iredell County Extension and Community Association executive board meeting as the 2022 recipient of the $500 (ECA) scholarship.
Alayna McLaughlin, a graduate of North Iredell High School, Olin, has been awarded for the 2022-23 school year a scholarship from Iredell Retired School Personnel (Iredell RSP).
If you’re like most people, your work has been a central part of your life. So, wouldn’t it be nice to have the flexibility to decide when you no longer want to work?
Several months ago, I watched director Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 movie, “2001: A Space Odyssey,” on our widescreen TV. Immediately following was the movie’s sequel, director Peter Hyams’ “2010: The Year We Make Contact,” which was released in 1984. Making the morning even better was that both m…
Volleyball has always been a sport for both men and women, but in many American high schools, there is only a girls’ team, making it seem like it’s only for them. For South Iredell boys volleyball coach Kerry Baker and others, however, they look to change that.
Iredell-Statesville Schools Superintendent Jeff James presented a plan Monday night at the Committee of the Whole meeting to provide tuition reimbursement to up to 40 people looking for lateral entry into the teaching profession.
Chapter S of the P.E.O. Sisterhood recently presented The Esther Cole/Christine Brown Memorial Educational Grant to Cierra Gutsch, as she begins her studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Those attending the presentation included Sarah Davis, left, president of Chapter S…
An Iredell-Statesville teacher is facing charges statutory rape involving a student, said Iredell County Sheriff Darren Campbell.
I don’t know if you, dear reader, had this experience, but I and my elementary school classmates had to recite Wordsworth’s 1807 poem, “Daffodils,” from memory. I think it was in the fourth or fifth grade that this indignity was forced upon us, a clear violation of the Bill of Rights’ Eighth…
Iredell County’s oldest school is in trouble.
Recently I got to thinking about Victorian pastimes, forms of entertainment that your and my great-grandparents may have enjoyed. Besides chess, checkers, charades and innumerable card games such as canasta, there was also a popular game said to have originated in China that used small tiles…
The Statesville Kiwanis Club chose nine students as recipients of the scholarships handed out from some of the proceeds from last year’s Iredell County Agricultural Fair.
Three local students were recently awarded scholarships to continue their education through The Goforth Foundation Scholarship Fund.
During a recent Reading Camp, Troutman Elementary School teachers Angela Benson and Jean Dineen led students through a culminating career focused unit.
One of the main missions of Ruritan Clubs is goodwill, and there was quite a bit of that Monday night.
Ten high school seniors received $1,500 scholarships from the Circle of Giving and the Statesville Branch of the NAACP.
Children’s Hope Alliance and Heartstrings Therapeutic Music & Art Program in conjunction with their collaborative partner, Iredell Arts Council, announce the July Music Speaks event featuring Sharon Owenby & Friends. The event will be held on July 28 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Heartstri…
To lead by example, sometimes it is as simple as that: Being the person others see so they can see what’s possible for themselves.
Children’s Homes of Iredell County Inc. named Kevin Angell as its new executive director, marking a new era for the organization and for its new leader.
In its monthly meeting Monday night, the Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education announced that pay for classified employees will be increasing for the 2022-23 school year.
Food, crafts, face painting, kickball, a cake walk, inflatables and Bible stories are on tap Saturday on Cochran Street as Foundation of Hope Ministries plans a family fun day for the community.