Attractive Statesville

Local History Notes

Notes about the history of Iredell County by Joel Reese, Local History Librarian.

May 18

Red Watt and Goring's Pants

Posted on May 18, 2020 at 3:06 PM by Jenny Levins

There are a lot of mysteries in life that have no reasonable explanation. Like why is the price of gas always higher around Statesville than anyplace else? Why do people still smoke cigarettes? Why am I always at the end of the four in a row when I cut on the radio and what is Hermann Goering’s pants doing in a western N.C. jail?

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May 04

Library introduces temporary digital cards during pandemic

Posted on May 4, 2020 at 10:33 AM by Jenny Levins

I have been promoting the Iredell County Public Library’s online resources over the past few weeks. Through our online resources we are still able to provide library patrons with information, entertainment, and library services. The need for our online resources greatly increased once we were forced to close the library due to the coronavirus.



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May 04

Library can be of help

Posted on May 4, 2020 at 10:33 AM by Jenny Levins

The year 2020 is turning out to be a disaster for high school students. My niece Haley is a junior and already has her prom dress purchased and ready to be altered. Unfortunately, her high school’s Junior-Senior Prom has been canceled this year due to the coronavirus restrictions. Seniors not only missed out on the prom, but have been told not to expect a graduation ceremony either.



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