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Jul 30

Kimball and Carolina Frank

Posted to Local History Notes by Jenny Levins

One of Statesville’s earliest celebrities was Carolina Frank. In the 1920s Carolina Frank was recognized prominently in his field across the nation. I should mention for those who those who don’t follow celebrities that Carolina Frank was a dog, but not just any dog. Carolina Frank was owned by Godfrey C. Kimball of Statesville who would go on to be elected Iredell County Sheriff in 1930 and 1932 and is remembered today as one of Iredell’s heroes from the past. 

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Oct 15

Week of October 16th, 2020

Posted to Reaching Out with Ms. Shannon by Jenny Levins

Guess what, we are half way through October already! Can you believe it? I hope everyone is doing well and the littles are behaving.

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Aug 17

9 Fairy Tale Retellings You Need to Watch This Weekend

Posted to Summer Reading 2020 by Jenny Levins

“Once upon a time”—does that phrase bring up memories of fairy godmothers, royalty and good versus evil? Fairy tales are often told to children about fantastical people, creatures or lands. Since our Summer Reading theme this year is Imagine Your Story, we thought this would be the perfect time to let you know about our favorite stories—fairy tales reimagined and available for streaming via Netflix and Amazon Prime.

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