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    Wednesday, November 13, 2019
    Applications are once again open for the William C. Friday Fellowship for Human Relations. As you may know, the fellowship honors the legacy of longtime UNC System President Bill Friday, who charged the first class of fellows with embracing personal growth and learning in the service of all North Carolinians.    Now entering its 25th year as a program of Wildacres Leadership Initiative (WLI), ...read more
    Categories: Community, Papers/Research, Press Release, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, November 11, 2019
    Mary Katherine Harbin, area manager for Tennesse-based Maymead Inc., broke new ground when she helped establish what may be the nation’s first all-female paving crew. As a woman who’s worked her way up the ranks for an asphalt construction services company, Harbin knows a thing or two about what it takes to survive and thrive in a male-dominated industry. We asked her to share her advice with ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, Education, General News Article
    Friday, November 08, 2019
    ElderCenter Brings Arts, Crafts and Tasty Delights Together for November Craft ShowFor immediate releaseStatesville, NC – November 7, 2019 – ElderCenter is hosting a Craft Show Saturday, November 16th, from 9 AM until 3 PM at 502 Brevard Street in Statesville. The event is free and open to the public.  By bringing community together to kick off the upcoming holidays, there will be something for ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Friday, November 08, 2019
    The Iredell-Statesville Schools system has earned millions in grant funding over the next five years.Superintendent Brady Johnson has announced that the Iredell-Statesville Schools recently received three grants through the U.S. Department of Education, totaling approximately $13 million over the next five years, to help students who have experienced violence or emotional trauma in their ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Press Release
    Thursday, November 07, 2019
    Iredell Health's Skilled Nursing Facility Rated as High Performing by U.S. News & World ReportWednesday, November 6, 2019 U.S. News and World Report has again recognized Iredell Health System’s Skilled Nursing Facility as one of the nation’s top nursing homes in its newly released list of Best Nursing Homes for Short Term Rehabilitation. The Short-Term Rehab evaluation accounted for patients who ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Press Release, Economic, Human Interest
    Wednesday, November 06, 2019
    United Way of Iredell County is now accepting applications from ALL nonprofits within the county for Love United Iredell!!!!   Love United Iredell is a powerful 14 day, primarily online, fundraising competition that unites a community around local causes and nonprofits.  This will center around connecting donors to local nonprofits, teach organizations to use digital tools, and generate ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Press Release
    Tuesday, November 05, 2019
    The SBA North Carolina District Office is asking for your 2020 National Small Business Week award nominations.  For more than 50 years, National Small Business Week has celebrated the inspiring achievements of America’s small businesses and the countless contributions they make to their local communities, and to our nation’s economy.  This year’s categories are:   Small Business Person of the ...read more
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    Tuesday, November 05, 2019
    The Troutman Christmas Parade is scheduled for Saturday, December 7, at 11 a.m. Organizations, bands, and others are welcome to complete an application to participate for planning purposes by Wednesday, November 27. There is no registration fee. In lieu of an application fee, the town is instead asking each entrant to donate at least one new, unwrapped toys for the Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Fun Facts, Press Release
    Monday, November 04, 2019
    Special to SVLfreenews.com The N.C. Department of Public Instruction has contracted with Sandy Hook Promise to provide a statewide Say Something anonymous reporting system. The app will launch in Iredell County in the coming weeks. The Say Something program, which includes an anonymous mobile tip app, is a school safety program designed to change and save lives by teaching students and ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, October 30, 2019
    Special to SVLfreenews.com EnergyUnited is awarding over $40,000 in Bright Ideas education grants this year for teachers to fund innovative classroom projects. The grants will be awarded in three phases, with the first phase of awards going to teachers who are employed by a school that is located within the electric co-op’s Foothills Region. “We are proud to announce we will be kicking off ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Economic, General News Article
    Friday, October 18, 2019
    Special to SVLfreenews.com   Getting books from the doctor are now part of regular pediatric checkups at pediatric and family practices in Statesville and the surrounding area, as doctors and nurses welcome Reach Out and Read to their pediatric practices thanks to a partnership between Leadership Statesville and the Iredell County Partnership for Young Children. All practices will be starting ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community, Education, Human Interest, Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, October 14, 2019
    Statesville, NC—Cheney Brothers Inc.’s (CBI) cold storage addition to its Statesville distribution center is the recipient of the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Carolinas Excellence in Construction Program’s Eagle Award and has been nominated for the organization’s Project of the Year. The designation of Project of the Year is a prestigious award that recognizes the single project, ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Economic, Press Release, Press Release, Education
    Wednesday, October 02, 2019
    Statesville needs a mascot.  Even with all its beautiful parks and greenways, historic landmarks, fun festivals and lots and lots of really great residents – there’s no mascot to represent Statesville’s all-encompassing spirit. That’s why the City of Statesville, the Statesville Chamber of Commerce and Downtown Statesville Development Corporation have joined together to sponsor a Mascot Contest!  ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Chamber, Community, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, September 19, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: mtomlin@downtownstatesvillenc.orgDowntown Statesville Development Corporation (DSDC)704-878-3436Cooper Street Art Gallery is Installed  Downtown Statesville, NC – On Friday morning, the art wall, dubbed Cooper Street Art Gallery, had new art installed in Downtown Statesville.  Downtown Statesville Development Corporation’s Design Committee first installed this ...read more
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    Thursday, September 19, 2019
    PRESS RELEASE Contact: Marcia Bradford, Senior Editor ConventionSouth (251) 968-5316 mbradford@conventionsouth.com ConventionSouth Magazine Releases Its 2019 List Of “The South’s Top 8 Hidden Tracks of the Southern Music Scene” Based on Reader & Fan Votes GULF SHORES, Ala. (Sept. 16, 2019)—This September, ConventionSouth magazine, a national multimedia resource for those who plan events ...read more
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