Obama to honor NASCAR drivers Tuesday

Residents Kurt Busch, Kyle Busch, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Matt Kenseth and Brad Keselowski will be among NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers honored by President Obama on Tuesday, April 17, at the White House.Obama will recognize Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart in a ceremony that will include the 2011 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup field, NASCAR announced Monday, April 16.Other attending […]

Mooresville forum to feature Congressional candidates

MOORESVILLE – The Iredell County Republican GOP and GOP Auxiliary Clubs will host an election forum for 9th US Congressional District at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, at the Charles Mack Center, 215 N. Main St.The forum will feature opening statements, prepared questions and a lightning round where the audience will have the opportunity to submit questions to candidates.“With Iredell […]

Turner Motorsports pairs Owens with Elliott

MOORESVILLE – Trent Owens will serve as crew chief when Bill Elliott drives Turner Motorsports’ NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut in July at Daytona International Speedway, the team announced Monday, April 16.Owens leads Turner Motorsports’ No. 30 NASCAR Nationwide Series car, which won the Feb. 25 race at Daytona with rookie James Buescher behind the wheel.As crew chief, Owens has […]

Fire department trains for potential emergencies

MOORESVILLE – Mooresville Fire and Rescue conducted training simulations Friday, April 13, that staff may face on the job.Incidents involved an industrial accident with a victim trapped on the eighth story of a building and a vehicle swept away by flood waters with victims injured downstream. Manikins were used to simulate injured patients who needed rescue from the side of […]