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2015-05-26Developing

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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Rofelle Nash, Paul Glover III, Christian Hernandez and John Gray - Pictures courtesy of the Iredell County Sheriff's Office

Iredell Deputies seize $5 million of methamphetamine, largest known bust in agency history

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren E. Campbell stated: On Tuesday November 14, 2017 at approximately 4:00 pm, members of the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Interstate Criminal Enforcement (ICE) Team and members of the Nash County Sheriff’s Office Highway Interdiction Team (HIT) were conducting criminal interdiction on Interstate I- 77 in Northern Iredell County as part of […]

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Sheriff’s Office: Teen facing 55 felony charges in vehicle B&E case

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated on Sunday November 5th, the Sheriff’s Office began receiving numerous reports of vehicle break-ins occurring during the late night hours in the area of Hickory Highway and Ashbrook Drive in western Iredell County. Deputies arrived on scene and began searching for suspects and witnesses. Detectives and Crime Scene investigators […]

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Missing autistic Statesville teen located

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC: On Tuesday afternoon, 11/14/2017, SPD officers responded to a report of a runaway juvenile with special needs from a residence on Stewart Ct. in Statesville. Officers learned that the 14 year old with autism had left home, after some minor issues regarding his grades at school. While his mother was occupied […]

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2015-05-26Developing

Missing autistic Statesville teen located

ADAPTED RADIO SCRIPT A missing autistic Statesville teen has been located, according to the Police Department’s communications center. There’s no word presently on Jameel Lawson’s condition, how he disappeared or where he was found. Lawson was reported missing yesterday evening. Stay with WSIC for the very latest. Let everyone know about this

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Jack Burney - Picture courtesy of the Town of Davidson

Davidson to present G. Jackson Burney Community Service Award

PRESS RELEASE Citizens are invited to the G. Jackson Burney Community Service Award ceremony on Wednesday, November 22 at 10:00 a.m. at Davidson Town Hall. The ceremony and following reception will honor long-time Davidson resident Bill Giduz. The award is named for G. Jackson Burney, who served the town in many capacities, primarily in planning […]

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Clyde Lloyd - Picture courtesy of Bunch-Johnson

Former Iredell Sheriff Clyde Lloyd has died

A former Iredell County Sheriff passed-away over the weekend. Clyde Lloyd was 82 years-old when he died Saturday, according to his Bunch-Johnson obituary. Lloyd served in the US Navy and started his law enforcement career with the City of Statesville eventually rising to the rank of Captain before serving two terms as Sheriff of Iredell […]

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Officials: Fire at Vale church may have been intentionally set

An early morning fire at a church in Vale is under investigation – fire fighters calling it suspicious. WSIC News Partner Fox 46 reports that at least five fire departments were called to Providence Baptist Church around 2:00. Those crews found heavy flames and smoke coming from the church. The Cooks Volunteer Fire Department tells […]

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Some Pine Forest residents in Statesville may be experiencing cloudy water

PRESS RELEASE Earlier today (Nov. 10), a hydrant in the Pine Forest Subdivision on E. Heart Pine and Planters Dr. was flowed for testing. Sediment at the bottom of this water main was stirred up and caused some residents to experience cloudy water when they turned on their spigots. Statesville Water Maintenance crews cleared the […]

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Runaway Statesville teen located

ADAPTED RADIO SCRIPT A runaway juvenile being sought by the Statesville Police Department was located overnight between Thursday and Friday. Fifteen year-old Kara Dunn had been missing since Monday. According to the Statesville Police Department, she has been returned home. Let everyone know about this

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