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[…]

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[…]

Facts About Statesville, North Carolina

7 Quick Facts About Statesville, North Carolina

In Statesville, we have a certain state of mind. And that’s community. These facts about Statesville, North Carolina give more than enough reason as to why we’re the place where it all comes together. Our roots run deep. Settlers first arrived in Statesville in 1753. Statesville’s rich soil and abundant wildlife drew these pilgrims from Read more about 7 Quick Facts About Statesville, North Carolina[…]