South Iredell Junior Quarterback Brady Pope (center) receiving the McDonald's Athlete of the Week award for the second time this season.  A photo of Hannah Phillips will be added when the presentation is made.  WSIC Photo.

September 27 McDonald’s Athlete of the Week presentations

Local high schoolers receiving the WSIC-McDonald’s Athlete of the Week award. Those are presented by our own Ryan Pegarsch. (AUDIO)  “South Iredell Junior Quarterback Brady Pope awarded the Male Athlete of the Week for the second time this year.He went 23 of 29 for 390 yards and 6 TD’s leading the Vikings to a 55-27 […]

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Danae Caulfield - Picture courtesy of the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce

LKN Chamber to host candidate forums

PRESS RELEASE Cornelius, NC (September 28, 2016) – The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce will host two candidate forums in the coming weeks. A two-hour forum will be held on Thursday, October 13th 7-9:00 pm at the Huntersville Town Hall. It will feature the North Carolina House Race District #92 between newcomers Chaz Beasley – […]

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George Rouco - Picture courtesy of the Mooresville Police Department

Former Congressional candidate George Rouco arrested

PRESS RELEASE MOORESVILLE, N.C. – George Edward Rouco, 41, of Mooresville turned himself in at the Iredell County Jail on September 27, where he was served with three warrants for his arrest. Rouco was charged with three counts of obtaining a controlled substance by fraud/forgery. The investigation was conducted by the Mooresville Police Department Vice […]

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Timothy Tezino - Picture courtesy of the Iredell County Sheriff's Office

Registered sex offender accused of maintaining Facebook account

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated on September 20, 2016 Deputy Craig Bess received information that registered sex offender, Timothy Wayne Tezino, 42, of 374 Westwood Dr., Statesville, was maintaining an active Facebook account. This is in violation of North Carolina law that prohibits registered sex offenders from maintaining profiles on certain types of social […]

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North Carolina State Treasurer candidates Dan Blue and Dale Folwell debated in Statesville Tuesday night - WSIC Photo

NC Treasurer candidates debate in Statesville

Candidates for North Carolina State Treasurer faced-off in a debate at the Statesville Civic Center last night. WSIC’s Ryan Pegarsch was there and has the details. It’s estimated that about 100 people were in attendance.

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Murder charge issued following death of Alexander infant

PRESS RELEASES On Monday, September 26, 2016, at approximately 4:15 PM, the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office was notified by Brenner’s Children’s Hospital that the child, Camden Hudson, W/M age 17 months, was going to be taken off of life support. The Sheriff’s Office was notified again at approximately 4:36 PM that the child was deceased. […]

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Sinkhole opens in parking lot of Statesville business

A sink hole has opened in the parking lot of the North Center Street CVS store in downtown Statesville. The City of Statesville says the lot was sold to the company nearly 20 years ago with the condition that parking be public. Maintenance, however, is not the city’s responsibility. A call to the CVS corporate […]

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Local candidates discuss schools, development during forum

Some local candidates took part in a forum hosted by the Young Democrats of Iredell County last night. Group Vice President Shawn Eckles moderated that event and says select County Commissioner and I-SS School board candidates discussed charter versus public schools, economic development and other topics. Cooper beating McCrory in new poll A new High […]

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Corning announces new jobs in Catawba, Forsyth

PRESS RELEASE Hickory, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory, North Carolina Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III, and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) announced today that Corning Optical Communications LLC will expand operations at its North Carolina facilities in Hickory and Winston-Salem. The company plans to add 205 jobs and invest nearly $83.5 […]

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Justin Carver - Picture courtesy of the Alexander County Sheriff's Office

Detectives: Infant left with life threatening injuries following child abuse

PRESS RELEASE On September 23, 2016 at approximately 10:30 am the Alexander County 911 received a 911 call in reference to an 18 month old had fallen off of a couch. EMS was dispatched to a residence on NC Hwy 16 South. EMS arrived on the scene and felt the injuries did not match the […]

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