Ketchie publishes children’s Christmas book


Business Briefs – Week of 12/19

Chamber cuts ribbon for several companiesMOORESVILLE – The Mooresville-South Iredell Chamber of Commerce may have set an all-timerecord for the most ribbon cuttings and business celebrations at one time on Dec. 2.The chamber held a Ribbon Cuttings Extravaganza at 149 E. Iredell Ave.During the two-hour celebration, ribbons were cut for Shaklee Products, My Buggy Makeover, AALP, SCAN- Stop Child Abuse […]

Town remembers “First Lady” in sculpture

Mooresville will have an angel of retail watching over local commerce as a sculpture of Peggy Popp was unveiling December 18, honoring one of Mooresville’s favorite citizens. Popp, who owned Peggy’s Shoe Fashions as well as the Strawberry Patch and the Army/Navy store, will be stationed on a bench across from her old store, eternally vigilante, holding a card with […]

Football fans rally around high school

Fans cheered on the East Lincoln Mustangs football team as it galloped to a 16-0 record and its 14-13 victory against Washington in the state final Dec. 13 at BB&T Field in Winston-Salem. Many fans decked out in orange and green were spotted by Denver Weekly photographer Courtney Parlier at the state title game. Go to to see about […]

Bruster’s owner, manager win mentoring contest

MOORESVILLE – Life doesn’t have to stop with a two cancer battles, or losing one’s voice. Lee Underwood should know. He’s been through both.“You always have options in life,” Underwood said. “You just have to figure out what they are.”Underwood, who lives this motto, owns the Mooresville Bruster’s Real Ice Cream store. He, along with Store Manager Nathan Mulholland have […]

[photo standalone, extra photo on server can be used for 2 mugs] Smart Start leaders make local stop


Six educators earn national certification


Dale Jr. Foundation has record year

MOORESVILLE – Through its 2014 fundraising campaign, The Dale Jr. Foundation earned $933,364 – the most it has ever raised in a single year since its inception in 2007.That money will be distributed to more than 70 charities, including Barium Springs Home for Children, Camp LUCK, Carolina’s Healthcare Foundation (Levine Children’s Hospital), Classroom Central,, Health Reach Community Clinic, Kinder-Mourn […]

Top 10 Christmas Desserts

It’s time to finish that last mintue Christmas dessert shopping! Still trying to figure out what to bake this holiday season? Here is a list of the top 10 Christmas desserts.NEXT

Obituaries – Week of 12/19

Olivia Barbara SavageMOORESVILLE – Olivia Barbara Savage, 17, died Dec. 7, 2014.She was born March 6, 1997, in Asheville, to Victor W. and Susan Kraus Savage.Savage was a senior at Mooresville High School.Survivors include her parents; and grandmother, Judy Savage.Services were held Dec. 13 at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home.Memorials may be made to Humane Society of Iredell County, P.O. Box 1617, […]