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#Coneweed effort raises nearly $15,000 for those in need

ADAPTED RADIO SCRIPT Huntersville’s favorite Christmas decoration, Coneweed, has done more than just gain social media fame: it’s also raised nearly $15,000 for those in need. That’s according to the Huntersville Fire Department. The amount is thanks to apparel being sold online, donations and a dollar-for-dollar match via HopeMatch. Coneweed was removed by the NCDOT […]

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Statesville Council talks Victory Air lease, Vance Hotel redevelopment

PRESS RELEASE City Council had two lengthy discussions Monday night – one concerning the approval of a 25-year ground lease with Statesville Airport tenant Victory Air. Questions about the grading for the project and the lease amount resulted in Council asking staff to come back with more information about the project. Council also asked for […]

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Mooresville PD: Medical condition likely caused fatal accident

PRESS RELEASE MOORESVILLE, NC: On Sunday, November 19 at approximately 5:30 p.m., Mark Allen Fouts, 60, of Mooresville, was involved in a multiple vehicle accident at the intersection of Shinnville Road and Highway 21. Fouts failed to stop at a red traffic signal and struck a vehicle traveling on Highway 21. He then struck an […]

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Statesville railroad tie fire under investigation

Fire fighters responding to a burning pile of railroad ties in West Statesville this morning were concerned the heat would impact nearby buildings and an actual rail line. No buildings were damaged in the vicinity of Compare Foods along West Front Street, according to Fire Chief Spencer Lee. A crew for the railroad company will […]

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#Coneweed disappears in Huntersville

Coneweed is gone. The Huntersville Fire Department Tweeted that residents reported seeing a road crew in a yellow truck remove the social media icon earlier today. The weed grew out of a traffic cone across from Huntersville Fire Station Two and was bedecked with Christmas decorations. Complete with its own hashtags, the Charlie Brown like […]

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Council to consider funding for South Statesville greenway preparations

FROM PRESS RELEASE Statesville City Council will meet Monday night, November 20, at 7 p.m. This meeting provides an opportunity for public comment. Persons desiring to speak at this time must sign up on the list located at the City Clerk’s counter in Council Chambers. Speakers are allowed three minutes to talk on any topic […]

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‘Hard landing’ reported at Statesville Regional Airport

PRESS RELEASE A hard landing at the Statesville Regional Airport this afternoon (Nov. 17) resulted in damage to a twin engine Beechcraft Baron, but no injuries to the pilot and passenger, according to Statesville Fire Chief Spencer Lee. Lee said that the pilot and his passenger were attempting a touch-and-go landing when the left engine […]

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One person arrested in Statesville shooting investigation

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC: On Thursday afternoon, November 16, 2017, SPD officers responded to a reported shooting in the 1800 block of Ora Dr. Upon arrival, officers discovered the victim, David Gamble, 36, of Statesville, suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg. Iredell EMS responded to the scene and transported the victim directly to […]

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Iredell courthouses evacuated following bomb threat

ADAPTED RADIO SCRIPT The Iredell County Courthouse in Statesville was evacuated Thursday morning after a bomb threat was called-in. Clerk of Court Jim Mixson says the call came-in around 10:30 and was taken by one of his staff members. According to Mixson, the Mooresville courthouse was also evacuated as a precaution. The main courthouse in […]

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