Bradley Long - Picture courtesy of the City of Newton

Investigation: Empty air tank led to Bradley Long’s death

An empty air tank led to the drowning death of Fire Captain Bradley Long, Iredell County Sheriff Darren Campbell confirms. Long was serving as a volunteer diver with Sherrill’s Ford-Terrell Fire and Rescue searching for a missing swimmer in Lake Norman when he disappeared June 6. Campbell says that Long had a pony bottle, but […]

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Michael Brown - Picture courtesy of the Iredell County Sheriff's Office

Sheriff’s Office: Man jumped from bridge while fleeing deputies

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated on July 29th, 2016 Deputies Weston Parks, Charles Davidson and David Golden were on a routine traffic stop in the area of 2020 Davie Ave. Deputy Charles Davidson had stopped the vehicle for careless driving, a vehicle registration violation and crossing over the center line. As Deputies continued the […]

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Gary Hughes - Picture courtesy of the Iredell County Sheriff's Office

Man accused of selling marijuana from Williamson Road address

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated: A two month undercover investigation into the sale and distribution of marijuana in the Southern End of Iredell County was concluded with an arrest on Wednesday July 27, 2016 by detectives of the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit. Gary Hughes of 472 Williamson Road, Mooresville was arrested and […]

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Motorcycle, dirt bike stolen in Statesville

Some case of interest from Statesville PD – someone prying open the doors at the Salisbury Road Four Brothers store early yesterday morning. The individual fled with a cash door. Also – a 2008 Harley Davidson Road King and a red Honda dirt bike stolen from the 500 block of Carolina Avenue North.

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Troutman likely on the search for a new Mayor

Troutman will likely be in need of a new Mayor soon.  Ron, or Duck, Wyatt just needs the approval of County Commissioners before stepping-in as Register of Deeds.  WSIC’s Elizabeth Lynn spoke with Wyatt yesterday and is following that story.    

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ATM data skimmers found in Hickory

PRESS RELEASE HICKORY – Since 07/16/2016, the Hickory Police Department have responded to two reports of ATM card skimmers. The affected ATMs were located at Highway 70 SE and North Center Street in Hickory. Customers whose information may have been compromised have been contacted by their financial institution. When using an ATM machine or any […]

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Huntersville PD investigating armed robbery

PRESS RELEASE HUNTERSVILLE, NC: On July 27, 2016 at approximately 10:00 pm, Huntersville Police Officers responded to Jimmy John’s Sandwich Shop, located at 14311 Reese Boulevard, in reference to an armed robbery. The unknown suspect, brandishing a firearm, entered the store just after closing and stole an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect is described […]

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Statesville boil water advisory lifted

PRESS RELEASE Statesville officials have just announced that water quality tests confirmed the city’s water is safe. Statesville Water Resources Assistant Director Jerry Byerly said tests completed at various locations throughout the city’s water system indicated that no e. coli exists within the system. As a result, he said there is no need for citizens […]

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Sterling Adams - Picture courtesy of the Statesville Police Department

Statesville PD looking for missing teen

PRESS RELEASE Runaway Juvenile: 300 block of N. Mulberry St. 7/27/16, 1930 hrs. 17 year old juvenile ran away, left on foot, Iredell County Search & Rescue(ISAR) was called out, they searched until almost 0500 hrs. this morning, the juvenile has still not been located at this time. He is currently in need of his […]

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The destruction following an attack in the Somalia capital of Mogadishu - Picture courtesy of Billy Currie

Statesville resident 1/2 mile from Mogadishu attack is safe

We’re happy to report that a Statesville resident and WSIC listener is safe in Mogadishu (MOG-A-DESH-EW) following an attack by Somali Islamist militants this week. Pictures sent to us by Billy Currie show the destruction. He was a half-mile away at the time and saw two explosions from the attack. Currie is there as an […]

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