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County moving debris dumpsters in Cool Springs

PRESS RELEASE The dumpster located at Swann’s Crossing will be moved to Destiny Drive Saturday morning. Iredell County Solid Waste will relocate the dumpster from Destiny Drive to Sain Road on Saturday afternoon. Iredell County Solid Waste facilities will not be open for operation on Monday, May 29th. If you have any questions, please call […]

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Afternoon News: Teen accused of hitting boyfriend with car, military translator speaks in Iredell

RADIO SCRIPT A Statesville teen is accused by police of hitting her boyfriend with her vehicle at the intersection of Garner Bagnal and I-77 last night. Laquita Holmes is charged with felony hit-and-run causing injury and assault with a deadly weapon. Her first court appearance was scheduled for today. The translator for Iredell County’s Judge […]

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Mooresville PD: Chase ends with arrests in identity theft investigations

PRESS RELEASE MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Mooresville Police Department arrested two men for several charges involving the use of counterfeit financial cards and stolen identities following a short pursuit on May 23 at Sam’s Club, 646 River Highway. Officers responded to Sam’s Club after being alerted that two men were making purchases of gift cards using […]

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Iredell man accused of selling cocaine

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren E. Campbell stated: A search warrant was executed on Thursday May 25 by members of the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Investigation Unit along with the SERT Team at 913 Lake View Drive in Statesville. This warrant stemmed from a two month long investigation into the sale of “Crack” and cocaine […]

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Statesville PD: Man walking dog robbed at gunpoint, hit-and-run reported

A man walking his dog was the victim of an armed robbery Wednesday night in Statesville. Police say a black male walked by the victim on Garfield Street, turned around produced a handgun. The victim was ordered to empty his pockets, giving-up his iPhone. Also from Statesville PD… a hit-and-run shortly after midnight this morning […]

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Technical details released for Iredell tornado

Winds reached 115 miles-per-hour during Wednesday’s Cool Springs Tornado. That’s according to the National Weather Service, which released technical data late yesterday. Investigators say there were two touchdowns of the tornado, one classified as an EF0, the other an EF2. The scale goes up to EF5, which is the most severe. The first touchdown occurred […]

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Red Cross aiding 8 families in Iredell

FROM PRESS RELEASE (CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 25, 2017) – The American Red Cross Western North Carolina Region is assisting more than 25 families in four counties that were impacted by the devastating storms that hit our area Wednesday. In Iredell County, we are assisting 8 families with immediate assistance for a place to stay, clothing, […]

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Iredell providing dumpsters for debris, waiving permit fees for storm-damaged structures

PRESS RELEASE Iredell County will provide dumpsters at the end of Hunters Ridge Lane and the end of Swann Crossing Road. Iredell County Solid Waste will be placing the dumpsters tomorrow morning. Iredell County located dumpsters in these areas because of the extensive cleanup. Iredell County Solid Waste will waive tipping fees for any storm-related […]

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Police: 80-year-old home invasion victim shot after first shooting suspect

UPDATE Brown is now accused by the Statesville Police Department of assaulting an 81-year-old man during a Stockton Street burglary earlier this month.  Details on that case can be found HERE. PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC: An 80 year old man was awakened late last night after 1 black male suspect wearing a mask forced open the […]

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Statesville announces holiday schedule

PRESS RELEASE City of Statesville Government offices will be closed Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day. There will be no garbage collection on that day. The revised schedule for the week of May 29 – June 2 is as follows: Monday’s routes will run on Tuesday; Tuesday and Wednesday routes will run Wednesday; […]

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