Statesville’s American Renaissance School

Local Spotlight: Statesville’s American Renaissance School

The schools you attend don’t just give you an education. They also determine whether or not you will cultivate a desire to gain new skills and knowledge long after you’ve left the classroom. At Statesville’s American Renaissance School, educators aim to inspire their students to embark on a life in search of endless education. Read Read more about Local Spotlight: Statesville’s American Renaissance School[…]

Agave Juice Bar

New Business Spotlight: Agave Juice Bar

How many of us wrote down “eating better” on our list of New Year’s resolutions? It’s one of the most common goals. Often, it’s also one of the most challenging too. Take off the burden and visit the new Agave Juice Bar in Statesville for healthy drinks! Your taste buds will love them—and your body Read more about New Business Spotlight: Agave Juice Bar[…]

Southern Distilling Company

Local Spotlight: Southern Distilling Company

Southern Distilling Company is bringing bourbon back to Statesville! By producing award-winning small batch, aged in wood bourbon and rye whiskey—along with other products like brandy—this local distillery is reviving a long-lost legacy and art in its hometown. Deep Rooted in the Spirits Residents of Statesville may not know that before Prohibition in the 1880s, Read more about Local Spotlight: Southern Distilling Company[…]

Iredell County Partnership for Young Children

Local Spotlight: Iredell County Partnership for Young Children

Becoming a parent is oftentimes the most momentous life event you experience. But it can be overwhelming—especially with the extra challenges and obstacles we are all learning to navigate during the pandemic. That’s one of the main reasons the Iredell County Partnership for Young Children is striving to reach more families than ever. What is Read more about Local Spotlight: Iredell County Partnership for Young Children[…]

Fort Dobbs Historic Site

Local Spotlight: Fort Dobbs Historic Site

Over the past couple of months, many local spots have closed to help keep our community safe. Whether you’re still social distancing or you’re providing essential services, you can entertain yourself in your downtime with our latest local spotlight. We’re taking a virtual visit to Fort Dobbs Historic Site. Read on to learn more! What Read more about Local Spotlight: Fort Dobbs Historic Site[…]

Davesté Vineyards

Local Spotlight: Davesté Vineyards

When in Statesville, you don’t have to travel very far to find something worth trying. That holds true when it comes to Davesté Vineyards, Iredell County’s first winery. At the time of this blog’s publication, Davesté Vineyards is closed for tastings but is offering discounts on shipping and curbside orders. However, if you see vineyard Read more about Local Spotlight: Davesté Vineyards[…]

Zootastic Park of Lake Norman

Local Spotlight: Zootastic Park of Lake Norman

A trip to the zoo means fun year-round, but especially during the holidays. There are so many sights to see, from wildlife to Christmas light shows. If you and your family are planning a holiday getaway, try a visit to the Zootastic Park of Lake Norman. A Zootastic Experience The Zootastic Park of Lake Norman Read more about Local Spotlight: Zootastic Park of Lake Norman[…]