Iredell County Commissioners pass resolution to continue toward quarter-cent sales tax increase proposal At a special meeting of the Iredell County Commissioners Tuesday, the board held an open conversation to discuss the merits of asking voters to approve a 1/4-cent sales tax increase on the November 2018 ballot. More than 100 people attended the meeting, […]
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Are Our School Bonds in Danger?
Could the 2014 Education Bond Referendum be at risk? A look at 2016 county commissioner candidates has us concerned. Last night, five Republican candidates for Iredell County Commission gathered for a forum at the Old Courthouse in Statesville, and what some of the candidates had to say about the 2014 Education Bond Referendum left us […]
Together, we made history.
Last week, we did something unprecedented. Together, we reached 56 percent of the popular vote, and together, we passed $131.5 million in educational funding–the largest educational bond in Iredell County history. We did it because you put our schools first. How can we say thank you enough? There are tens of thousands of students across […]