As Iredell County braces for an expected surge in Covid-19 diagnoses, many local residents and businesses are rolling up their sleeves, showing what community is all about.
Across the nation and in Iredell, first responders and healthcare providers face a severe shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE), including face masks (especially N-95s), protective eyewear (such as safety goggles), plastic face shields and gloves.
Public officials in Statesville are “putting band-aids on surgical wounds” after a nine-year-old girl was gunned-down and killed while playing on a neighborhood sidewalk earlier this week.
“The city can revitalize downtown, but in South Statesville, they do everything half-ass; they don’t want to deal with the underlying garbage,” said Danette Glover, a lifelong resident of the neighborhood where three children were struck by bullets in two separate – but likely related – drive-by shootings on Monday.
Mooresville taxpayers are footing the bill for Taylortown, NC to have a police chief, and town board members seemed just as surprised as anyone
I was a newspaper reporter in Mooresville, NC for a decade and covered local government issues from 2003 to 2006.