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Tuesday, October 26th, 2021

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Carrying on a family tradition: Three boys learn about taking produce from crop to the table

Glenn Sigmon grew up going to the local farmer’s market with his dad. Now, he’s passing that experience on to his grandchildren — with a un… Read more

Latest News

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Billionaire tax criticized as Biden pushes for budget deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democrats' idea for a new billionaires’ tax to help pay for President Joe Biden's social services and climate change … Read more

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PHOTOS: Pets of the Week

Are you ready for a new pet in your life? All of these animals are available for adoption at Iredell County Animal Services, 430 Bristol Drive, Statesville. Read more

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WATCH NOW: Celebration event marks new campaign phase for FeedNC

Thursday was a day of celebration for FeedNC as it launched the public phase of the Building a Bigger Table campaign. On the front lawn was the symbol of the campaign, a long table complete with place settings donated by those who attended the event. Read more

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The Facebook Papers: Documents uncover internal questions of people vs. profits

An examination of internal Facebook documents shows a conflicted company where data on the harms it causes is abundant, but solutions are halting at best. Read more

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Monticello United Methodist Church hosts Kruger Brothers in concert

Monticello United Methodist Church will kick off its 75th homecoming weekend with a special concert. They will welcome Kruger Brothers to t… Read more

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PPP Is Gone, But Government Help for Small Businesses Isn’t

The federal government’s Paycheck Protection Program provided small-business owners with just under $800 billion in COVID-19 relief, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. The PPP concluded on May 31,… Read more

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Iredell CATS students provide day of pampering for women of My Sister's House

When Faye Bradshaw looked across the table at the woman who she was manicuring, she was worried that something was wrong. The woman had slu… Read more

Latest Sports

NASCAR to test Next Gen car in Winston-Salem; Dale Earnhardt Jr., Clint Bowyer to drive.

It wasn’t long after Winston-Salem State’s final home football game Saturday that the guardrails used for NASCAR racing at Bowman Gray Stadium went back up. Read more

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NFL Today, Week 7

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Kyle Larson wins on 17th anniversary of Hendrick plane crash

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Kyle Larson has only heard stories about the late Ricky Hendrick, the son of his team owner who was killed 17 year… Read more

Latest Traffic Alerts

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County officials estimate flood damage costs will be in the millions

As crews of engineers continue their efforts to inspect the safety and integrity of roads and bridges affected by the flooding and heavy ra… Read more

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No reopening date set for 14 Iredell County roads damaged by flooding

The North Carolina Department of Transportation continues to evaluate the damage done by last week's flooding while 16 roads in Iredell Cou… Read more

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Iredell County, NCDOT begin damage assessment as flood waters recede

Cars were able to drive over a mud-caked South Chipley Ford Road on Friday morning, but the damage from the previous day’s flooding was sti… Read more

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Tropical Storm Zeta leaves nearly 36K Iredell County residents in the dark

As Tropical Storm Zeta blazed through the Southeastern United States on Thursday morning, Iredell County was among the hardest-hit counties… Read more

Opinion

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The Utterly Moderate podcast: All About Weddings (with Amy Thunell & Ann Fortin)

Social scientists Dr. Alison Dagnes and Dr. Lawrence Eppard are joined by wedding planner Amy Thunell and Kalero Vineyard owner Ann Fortin to discuss the ins and outs of the wedding industry. Read more

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Scott Hollifield: The ballad of the traveling piano

Breaking news: A piano is heavy. Read more

Obituaries

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Odom, Ted

Ted OdomTheodore "Ted" Horace Odom, 87, of Statesville died Friday, Oct. 22, 2021, at Gordon Hospice House.He was born in McDowell County, … Read more

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Sharpe, Jerry

Jerry SharpeJuly 31, 1932 - October 23, 2021Jerry Neil Sharpe, 89, of Claremont, passed away Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021. The Sharpe family is … Read more

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Perry, Janet

Janet Dunlap PerrySeptember 1, 1946 - October 23, 2021Janet Dunlap Perry, 75, of Mooresville, departed this world for heaven, Saturday, Oct… Read more

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Westmoreland, Dorothy

Dorothy WestmorelandSeptember 6, 1941 - October 24, 2021Dorothy Westmoreland passed away Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021. Nicholson Funeral Home has … Read more

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Danyels, Chuck

Chuck DanyelsChuck Leroy Danyels, 72, of Statesville, died Friday, Oct. 22, 2021. Nicholson Funeral Home is assisting the Danyels family Read more

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Sherrill, Russell

Russell "Rusty" H. SherrillRussell "Rusty" Hobson Sherrill III died Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021.He was born in Greensboro, May 29, 1960, to Rus… Read more

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Locklin, Lisa

Lisa Michelle Howard LocklinJuly 24, 1965 - October 19, 2021Lisa Michelle Howard Locklin, 56, of Stony Point, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 19,… Read more

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McMurry, Beverly

Beverly Christy McMurrySeptember 26, 1932 - October 21, 2021Beverly Christy McMurry, 89, of Lawndale, passed away Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021, … Read more

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Drum, Jerry

Jerry DrumClarence "Jerry" F. Drum Jr., 86, of Statesville, passed away Friday, Oct. 22, 2021. Troutman Funeral Home is assisting the Drum … Read more

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Hutchison, Kenneth

Kenneth HutchisonKenneth Earl Hutchison, 89, of Statesville, passed away Friday, Oct. 22, 2021. Troutman Funeral Home is assisiting the Hut… Read more

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Benfield, Benny

Benny BenfieldHarvey S. "Benny" Benfield Jr., 85, of Statesville, died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021.He was born in Iredell County, Aug. 10, 193… Read more

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Chapman, Terry

Terry Nathan ChapmanAugust 27, 1950 - October 19, 2021Terry Nathan Chapman, 71, of Troutman, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021, at the Gor… Read more

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DeVaughn, Todd

Todd DeVaughnGlen Todd DeVaughn, 57, of Statesville, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021, at his home.Todd was born Sept. 18, 1964, in Parke… Read more

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McLelland, Magdalene

Magdalene McLellandMagdalene McLelland, RN, 87, died Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021. Nicholson Funeral Home is assisting the McLelland family. Read more

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