• Charity ride benefits scholarship named for fallen Mooresville officer


    MOORESVILLE, N.C. - A group in Iredell County hosted a charity ride Saturday for fallen Mooresville police officer Jordan Sheldon.

    Many of the vehicles had the thin blue line flags, indicating their support for law enforcement.

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    The ride raised money for a scholarship that will be made in Sheldon’s name for a student in basic law enforcement training at Mitchell Community College.

    “Anyone who plans on serving Iredell County and has a financial need will have an opportunity at this scholarship,” organizer Lauren Ciccone said.

    A number of drivers in Saturday’s NASCAR All-Star race also paid a special tribute to Sheldon by placing a decal on their cars.

    Driver Kyle Busch, whose team is based in Mooresville, hosted a pair of Mooresville police K-9 officers during Friday night’s truck race.

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