Iredell hits 200 COVID-19 cases, averaging 7 positive tests a day

Ten new positive COVID-19 tests reported Tuesday puts Iredell County’s total at 200 since the first case was identified March 16, according to health officials. For the week of May 11-17, the county averaged more than seven new cases a day, Iredell health officials reported Tuesday in their daily update. That topped the previous high of 5.4 one week earlier. […]

Vision emerges for Cain Center 

A rendering shows the planned design of the Cain Center for the Arts entrance. Images courtesy of Cain Center for the Arts CORNELIUS – The Cain Center for the Arts unveiled renderings of its final designs for the planned venue’s lobby and outdoor campus May 19. The release is part of a series of virtual events that will continue through […]

Flooding rains forecast lead to Duke ‘aggressively moving water’ through Catawba chain

Lake residents along the Catawba-Wateree River should prepare for flooding conditions with forecast rain totals in upper parts of the basin reaching at least half a foot through Friday. Duke Energy is aggressively moving water through the river system, including moving water through its hydro-generating units and flood gates. Additional rainfall forecast over the next three days could result in […]

MGSD’s Mauney chosen by peers as region’s best

The Mooresville Graded School District’s Stephen Mauney has been selected by his peers as the Southwest Region Superintendent of the Year. He now will compete for the North Carolina A.Craig Phillips State Superintendent of the Year award.  “It is recognition that is both earned and deserved!” said Reeves McGowan, executive director for the Southwest Regional Education Alliance, a non-profit organization […]