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Mooresville store turns 116

Mooresville’s D.E. Turner Hardware celebrated one-hundred sixteen years in business this week. Compared to the big-box hardware stores of today, owner Jack Moore says. (AUDIO).”We are all together different.” Moore started doing odd jobs around the store at age fifteen, later buying it from the last surviving member of the Turner family. (AUDIO).”We have some […]

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Robert Weidinger
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Sheriff’s Office: Two arrested in attempted Lake Norman rape

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated that Deputies responded to a report of a women screaming in the area of Yacht Cove Ln., Mooresville NC. The initial reports came in early Friday Morning and were that a women on a boat on Lake Norman was screaming and sounded in distress. Deputies responded to the area […]

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WSIC Local Biz Now co-host Wayne Bidelman

Cornelius ‘Shark Tank’ a source for business advice

WSIC Local Biz Now co-host Wayne Bidelman recently hosted a Shark Tank in Cornelius for local business owners. It’s not quite like ABC’s TV show where ideas are pitched to a panel of judges. Instead, business owners used this as a means to get needed advice. (AUDIO).”To either bring up any business challenges for input […]

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Investigation continues in Statesville homicide

A week and a half following a Statesville shooting that left one man dead, no arrests have been made. Thirty-eight year-old Leon Bradshaw was found by officers shortly after five o’clock last Sunday morning at a Wilmington Avenue address where there had been a party. Interim Statesville Police Chief Joe Barone writes in a communication […]

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Zachariah Martorana
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Sheriff’s Office: Teens accused of stealing vehicle, sex offender arrested

PRESS RELEASES Teens accused of stealing vehicle Sheriff Darren Campbell stated: On Saturday September 5, 2015 Deputy Brad Stroud and Deputy Cody Jarvis responded to Hazel Lane in reference to a Breaking and Entering and Larceny of Motor Vehicle. Stroud and Jarvis spoke with the victim and started canvassing the neighborhood. Deputies were able to […]

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Patrick McLaughlin
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Sheriff’s Office: Man kicked ex-girlfriend in the head

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated: On April 4th, 2015 Deputy Roger Vargas responded to a local medical facility due to a report of a domestic violence assault. Vargas spoke to the victim who stated her ex-boyfriend, Patrick McLaughlin, had assaulted her by knocking her to the floor, stomping on her hand, and kicking her […]

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Bomb squad called following jail scare

OId military ammunition caused a scare at the Iredell County jail last night. Sheriff Darren Campbell says a man found some, apparently while cleaning-up, and tried turning it in at the jail shortly before nine o’clock. Staff quickly got the collection outside by the courthouse and called for a bomb squad. Streets surrounding the jail […]

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Lee-Jamil Miller
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Two arrested following 3-month drug investigation

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated: A three month investigation into the sale of marijuana in South Statesville was concluded with a search warrant being served at 1102 Adams Street on Friday September 4, 2015 by members of the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Investigation Unit with assistance from the Interstate Criminal Enforcement (ICE) Unit. […]

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Lower gas prices boost Labor Day travel estimates

More than one million North Carolina residents are expected to travel for the Labor Day weekend – up one percent from last year according to AAA of the Carolinas. Lower gas prices are the main factor behind the higher estimates. It’s predicted that eighty-six percent of us will be going by car. The state-wide average […]

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Retired Huntersville Fire Chief laid to rest

(Audio). Bagpipes playing… The sound as Huntersville laid to rest long-time Fire Chief Allen Irvin yesterday. He served the Fire Department there for fifty-two years, spending thirty-nine as Chief. He died Monday at the age of eighty-three. (AUDIO). That from yesterday’s funeral procession. Irvin was far more than just a Fire Chief. He served in […]

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