• News for Education

    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest
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