Our Towns Habitat for Humanity will hold a Community Fest fundraiser at its Mooresville ReStore on July 16 featuring a farmers market, business expo and community yard sale.

The event will be from 8 a.m. to noon. The ReStore is at 121 Norman Station, off N.C. 150 at Interstate 77 Exit 36.

Details, including reservations for booths: Amy DeCaron, 704-896-8957, extension 109;

Huntersville town commissioner Charles Jeter announced his reelection bid on June 27.

"I am very proud of what this town has accomplished over the past six years and strongly believe my voting record supports the values and beliefs of our community," Jeter said in a statement.

"Based on that belief and my knowledge that there are still a great many things needed to do to continue to ensure Huntersville strives to be the best it can be, I am asking the residents of Huntersville to elect me to serve a two-year term in November."

Jason Abernethy of Mooresville was recently reelected to his second term as president of the N.C. Federation of Republican Men at the organization's annual meeting in Wilmington.

Abernethy also is chairman of the Iredell County Republican Party and previously was chairman of the Iredell County Young Republicans and Iredell County Republican Men.

Barrett Long is the new director of Discovery Place Kids in Huntersville, having previously served as the museum's interim director since February.

Long has worked in various roles for Charlotte-based Discovery Place for 11 years. Discovery Place Kids opened in October 2010.

Dr. Katherine Weeks of Primary Care Associates Byers Creek, 128 Argus Lane, Suite G, Mooresville, will provide free sports physicals to local youth in grades 6 through 12 who plan to play fall and/or winter sports.

The physicals will be given first come from 9 a.m. to noon July 16 and Aug. 13 at her practice, which is in the Harris Teeter shopping center at N.C. 150 and Perth Road. No appointment is necessary.

Details: Donna McDaniel at 704-663-1440.

The Humane Society of Iredell will host a Port-A-Pit chicken fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 19 at its adoption center, 110 Robinson Road, Mooresville, beside Big Daddy's of Lake Norman Restaurant and Oyster Bar.

Plates are $8. Tickets can be purchased at the adoption center and at

An order of at least 10 plates is required for delivery. To schedule a delivery, contact Greta Ray Anderson at or 704-756-9137.