🌱The countdown has begun for the 150th anniversary + New year, new jobs

Hi everyone. It’s me, Karena Garrity, your Daily host. Let’s start this day off right, with a quick guide to the most important things happening these days in town. In this issue you will find…

  • Celebrate Mooresville’s 150th anniversary!
  • Fines levied for price scanner errors.
  • New job!

But first, today’s weather:

A few clouds, then sunny. Top: 48 Bottom: 22.


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Here are the top stories in Mooresville today:

  1. According to a Facebook post from Mooresville Parks & Recreation: “The countdown has begun! 2023 marks the 150th anniversary of the city of Mooresville. As part of this year-long celebration, there will be over 150 fun activities to do. in all the city. The first standing! The annual Polar Plunge, presented by the Lake Norman Chapter of Special Olympics. The dive will take place on January 7.” (Mooresville Parks & Recreation via Facebook)
  2. Help customers save money. According to the Coastland Times, “The Standards Division of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services collected fines from 70 stores in 38 counties for excessive price scanner errors. “Our standards division continues to see a significant increase in the number of stores with price scanner errors as many stores continue to experience staff shortages. ‘inspecting shops to protect consumers,’ said Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler.” (The Coastland Times)
  3. IIf you’re looking for a new job or considering a career change, the best place to start looking for the perfect person is near you in the Mooresville area. Whether you are looking for full-time or part-time employment, the opportunities are always there. Each week, Patch and ZipRecruiter post a list of the latest local jobs posted in the area. Here are some of the best jobs currently available in Mooresville and greater North Carolina. (Mooresville patch)

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Today in Mooreville:

  • Winter Break – Mooresville Senior High School (0h00)
  • South Iredell Healthcare Forum – Mooresville-South Iredell Chamber of Commerce (8:30 a.m.)

From my notebook:

  • Feed CN: “At this table…we serve hope. Here at FeedNC, we strive to bring hope to everyone who walks through our doors. Hope for food, hope for acceptance, hope for support, hope for the future. Can you give someone hope? You can!” (Feed NC via Facebook)
  • Mooresville Public Library: “SMArt Kids will be back on January 19 at 4 p.m.” (Mooresville Public Library via Facebook)
  • Feed CN: “Volunteers Wanted for NC Med Assist Event January 13, 2023 We need YOUR help to get free medicine and health education into the hands of our neighbors!” (FeedNC via Facebook)

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That’s all for today! See you tomorrow for your next update.

Because of Garity

About me: Journalism runs through my veins. I’ve been a community journalist for most of the past 20 years. I love my small town community and am honored to be part of Patch.com. You can reach me at; karena.garrity@patch.com.

Do you have a news tip or a suggestion for an upcoming Mooresville Daily? Contact me at karena.garrity@patch.com

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