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Statesville proposing 3 cent tax rate increase

The City of Statesville is proposing a 3 cent increase to the property tax rate. Council members received their budget proposals last night. Staff is also recommending a 3 percent increase to water and sewer rates to provide for operations and capital expenses as well as future debt service. According to the proposal, the recommended […]

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A mural of Prince has appeared on the side of the New South Gallery in downtown Statesville.  Iredell Arts Council Director Rogelio Calvo says the piece is a temporary backdrop for this past  weekend's jazz festival.  WSIC Photo.

Statesville Council discusses Prince mural

The Prince Mural painted on the side of New South Gallery in downtown Statesville got the attention of the City Council last night. WSIC obtained a copy of remarks made by Mayor Costi Kutteh in which he acknowledges the mural broke the rules, but notes that it’s given Statesville a “cool” factor and has created […]

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Huntersville Police look to ID armed robbery suspects

PRESS RELEASE On Saturday, April 30, 2016, at 8:42 PM Huntersville Police responded to La Pasadita convenience store located at 500 North Old Statesville Road, regarding an Armed Robbery from a business. Two Hispanic males entered the business, brandished weapons and demanded money. A weapon was discharged inside the business during the incident. Both suspects […]

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Registered sex offender accused of filming woman in shower

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated on April 26, 2016 a report was filed with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office in reference to the crime of Secret Peeping. The victim reported that she had been secretly filmed while taking a shower in a residence in southern Iredell County. The case was assigned to Detective Sgt. […]

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Power outage planned for part of Mooresville

Just over 600 Mooresville Duke Energy customers will be in the dark for two hours Wednesday morning. A planned outage is set to begin at 9:00 for circuit improvements on the east and south side of Mooresville, close to downtown. Effected customers should have been notified in advance by the company. In the event of […]

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Mooresville nixes vehicle tax proposal

Mooresville drivers who learned of a town proposal to tax vehicles $20 annually for road paving, can put the money back in their wallets for now. Town Commissioners met Friday, deciding to scrap the idea. Spokeswoman Kim Sellers stressed that this was only an idea, never anything the town had set in stone. Sellers says […]

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Evening for Dove House held in Mooresville

Saturday was the annual Evening for Dove House – held at the Charles Mack Center in Mooresville. Moneys raised support the agency which offers a safe haven interview environment for the child victims of sexual abuse. (AUDIO). “It was a fabulous evening at the Charles Mack Center, we had about 430 people show up.” Executive […]

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Statesville Council to discuss Vance, receive budget proposal

The Statesville City Council will delve further into the Vance Hotel re-development project at tonight’s meeting. Group members are expected to specifically address parking. The City, of course, has a preliminary agreement with a developer for that property. Council members will also receive the budget proposal for next fiscal year, and vote on appropriating $3.6 […]

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Finance Director to lead Troutman temporarily

Troutman Finance Director Steve Shealy will take on the duties of Town Manager temporarily following the resignation of Anne Bailey this week. He was selected during a meeting yesterday morning. Bailey offered her resignation after learning that a majority of board members would vote to find someone new. Mayor Ron, or Duck, Wyatt says he […]

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A mural of Prince has appeared on the side of the New South Gallery in downtown Statesville.  Iredell Arts Council Director Rogelio Calvo says the piece is a temporary backdrop for this weekend's jazz festival.  WSIC Photo.

Prince mural making cameo appearance in Downtown Statesville

Prince is only making a cameo appearance in Statesville. A mural of the now deceased star was painted on the side of New South Gallery downtown, and has since cause quite a stir – bringing back memories of Mini Mouse painted in the same stop. Iredell Arts Council Director Rogelio Calvo says the mural was […]

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