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Statesville Police Chief addresses recent crimes

PRESS RELEASE Statesville Police Chief Joe Barone has issued a strong appeal to residents for their assistance in solving a string of shooting incidents and firearm thefts in the community, as well as the public’s help in preventing further crimes. “What ties all of these crimes together is that they have been carried out with […]

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Run for the Wall makes Statesville stop

Hundreds of motorcycle riders taking part in the 29th annual Run for the Wall made a stop in Statesville this morning. (AUDIO: Please watch the report above to hear this quote). Andrea Howard – a Goldsboro resident. Riders gassed-up at the Highway 115 Sheetz before staging nearby. There was prayer, thanks for local organizers and […]

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Statesville PD seizes more than 120 gaming machines and computers

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC: Investigators with the Statesville Police Department, conducting an ongoing investigation into the operation of illegal sweepstakes style gaming machine locations, executed simultaneous search warrants on Monday evening May 22, 2017 at 3 locations. All 3 locations operate under the name “Pure Fire”, located at 112 Signal Hill Dr. Unit I, 3442 […]

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Iredell Register of Deeds expects to exceed $4 million in gross revenue this week

PRESS RELEASE Iredell County Register of Deeds Ronald N. Wyatt announces that the Register of Deeds office will soon exceed 4 million dollars in gross revenue for the first time since the fiscal year July 1, 2007 thru June 30, 2008, which collected $4,073,863.80. This was also the beginning of the recession that hit America […]

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One stabbed during Statesville home invasion

PRESS RELEASE UPDATE: The 43 year old male victim of the stabbing in this home invasion was transferred, in stable condition to Baptist Hospital for further treatment. The 55 year old female was not injured. It is still very early in the Investigation, however we do not have enough information to determine if it would […]

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Hickory man admits habitual felon status, pleads guilty to other charges

PRESS RELEASE Raymond Jerome Alford Jr., 50, of Hickory, pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm by felon and selling marijuana, and admitted to habitual felon status during Catawba County Superior Court on Monday, May 22, 2017. The Honorable Lisa C. Bell, Superior Court Judge from Mecklenburg County, sentenced Alford to serve six to nine […]

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Statesville man accused of selling pain pills

PRESS RELEASE Sherriff Darren Campbell stated: After several weeks of investigation into the undercover purchases in the Statesville area of Iredell County. The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division arrested Earl Dean Hill, 25, of 118 Fox Run Drive, Statesville, North Carolina. Detectives received information on a male subject, selling Opium based pills, Hydrocodone, in […]

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Downtown Statesville building getting facelift for new development

The old Henderson Furniture building on West Broad Street in downtown Statesville is undergoing an interior and exterior remodel in preparation for new tenants. According to Downtown Statesville Development, Sweet Thing Bakery & Café will expand its business in that location. Endeavors Pediatric Therapy is also moving in. DSDC Executive Director was quoted saying the […]

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Sheriff’s Office: Eight arrested after shots fired into homes, almost hitting child

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated that on May 20th 2017, multiple stolen weapons were seized and eight suspects were arrested after shots were fired into three separate residences in Eastern Iredell County. Deputies responded Log Dr. where several citizens had requested assistance and stated that multiple rounds of gunfire had hit their home and […]

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A special night for those with special needs: Joy Prom 2017

It was a special night for those with special needs Saturday. Western Avenue Baptist Church in Statesville held its third annual joy prom – the theme: out of this world. Participants arrived and were paired with a host or hostess for the evening if they didn’t have their own date. Ladies were treated to make-up, […]

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