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Viewing and funeral planned for Marco Kauffman

A viewing will be held for Marco Kauffman from 3-5 p.m. and from 6-8 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 23 at Mac Grey Auditorium in Statesville, according to the Praying for Marco Facebook Page. The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Monday in the same location.  There will be time to visit the family from […]

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Mooresville Fire-Rescue receiving 100 carbon monoxide alarms

FROM PRESS RELEASE (Aurora, Ill.) December 16, 2013 – Mooresville Fire – Rescue and First Alert are teaming up to equip local residents with carbon monoxide (CO) alarms, which are necessary for protection against winter’s silent killer. First Alert is donating 100 CO alarms as a part of a continued mission to work with local […]

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Authorities: Marco Kauffman dies from injuries, two facing murder charge

FROM PRESS RELEASE UPDATE:  12-20-13   5:00PM Both suspects, Khari McClelland & Jaylend Tuner received no bond on their upgraded charges of 1st Degree Murder, and will remain in the Rowan County Detention Center awaiting their first appearance on the new charges, which is set for Monday, December 23, 2013. The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office has […]

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Iredell man sentenced on child sex charges

PRESS RELEASE Two suspects pled guilty to multiple charges filed by the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit in Superior Court on Thursday December 19, 2013. Superior Court Judge Bragg sentenced Jose Angel Guzman-Jimenez of Reuben Drive in Statesville to be confined in the North Carolina Department of Corrections for 240-297 months after Guzman-Jimenez […]

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Man shot in arm Thursday night

PRESS RELEASE On 12/19/2013 at approximately 9:59 pm, Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to a residence on Forrest Grove Rd. in Statesville, NC in reference to a victim who had suffered a gunshot wound.  Upon Deputies arrival they located the victim who had in fact been shot in the arm causing severe injury.  Deputies […]

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Quilt squares installed downtown

PRESS RELEASE The Statesville Community Appearance Commission (SCAC) unveiled its latest project – The Statesville Quilt Square Project – in a special ceremony Thursday, Dec. 19.  The four quilt squares and a new Statesville brand sign are hanging on the wall of what is called the “shell building” on W. Front St. beside the Farmer’s […]

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No lane closures during holidays from interchange work

FROM PRESS RELEASE SHELBY – Motorists driving along the Interstate 40/77 interchange in Statesville won’t experience lane closures as they travel to their holiday destinations. Beginning Friday, Dec. 20 at 6 a.m., the N.C. Department of Transportation will suspend lane closures for the I-40/77 interchange improvement project. This includes lane closures at U.S. 21, U.S. […]

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Statesville announces schedule for Christmas, New Years

PRESS RELEASE Statesville City Government Offices will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 24 and Wednesday, Dec. 25 in observance of Christmas.  The garbage collection schedule for the week of Dec. 23-27 is the following: Residential routes:  Monday routes will remain the same.  Tuesday and Wednesday routes will be collected on Thursday.  Thursday and Friday routes will […]

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US Attorney’s Office alleges Statesville man operated $44 million Ponzi scheme

A Statesville resident has been indicted on charges of money laundering, a charge of securities fraud and a charge of wire fraud, according to the office of US Attorney Anne M. Tompkins.  Daniel Williford is accused by authorities of operating a $44 million Ponzi scheme. A call by WSIC News to Williford for comment has […]

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Johnson elected chair of Centralina Council of Governments

PRESS RELEASE Statesville Mayor Pro Tem Michael Johnson has been elected the chairperson of the Centralina Council of Governments (CCOG) Board of Delegates for 2014.  The board is composed of more than 60 elected officials from the counties, cities and towns in a nine-county region which includes Iredell County. Johnson was appointed as Statesville’s delegate […]

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