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Statesville names new Fire Chief

PRESS RELEASE Statesville City Manager Larry Pressley announced Monday that Spencer Lee has been named Fire Chief of the Statesville Fire Department. Lee, 41, is currently the Deputy Chief for Fire & Emergency Services for the City of Jacksonville, NC, Public Safety Department. He will begin his duties in Statesville on March 6, 2017. “Chief […]

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Statesville accepts grant for new “pad ready” airport hangar

The Statesville City Council met last night, approving the acceptance of a $150,000 NCDOT grant for the design of a “pad ready” corporate hangar site at the airport. That’s according to an e-mail from City Spokeswoman Nancy Davis. Both the City and County will provide a local match of about $8,300. Total project cost is […]

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City announces MLK holiday schedule

PRESS RELEASE The City of Statesville will be closed on Monday, January 16, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. There will be no garbage collection on Monday. The revised schedule for residential routes is: Monday’s route will run Tuesday. Tuesday and Wednesday routes will run Wednesday. Thursday and Friday routes will run […]

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Sheetz opening new Statesville location

Statesville is getting a new Sheetz – the company is telling WSIC that the expected opening date is tentatively scheduled for March 22nd. No word on the exact number of jobs at this time, but hiring is currently underway. Jobs can be applied for via www.SheetzJobz.com. The new facility boasts a more than 6400 square-foot […]

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Police: Man chases down attempted burglary suspects

The Statesville Police Department is investigating another report of an unauthorized person being inside someone else’s vehicle. According to police, a white male was found inside a vehicle on Wilson Lee Boulevard with another white male serving as a lookout. Both are described as short and wearing hoodies – one with fiery red hair. Nothing […]

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City of Statesville announces New Year’s schedule

PRESS RELEASE Holiday Schedule Changes for the City of Statesville NEW YEAR’S DAY SCHEDULE Statesville City offices will be closed Monday, January 2, in observance of New Year’s Day. There will be no garbage collection that day. The revised schedule for residential and commercial routes for the week of Jan. 2-6 is: Residential routes: Monday’s […]

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Statesville Mayor offers year-end review

Statesville Mayor Costi Kutteh recently offered his year-end review to Council members, looking back at the happenings of 2016 for the City. A written copy of those remarks shows the Mayor stayed positive, focusing mainly on the successes of the past year. He opened with compliments for City staff and their efforts. He moved to […]

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Statesville’s Glutton’s restaurant closing

Statesville’s Glutton’s restaurant is closing – New Year’s Eve will be its last day. Laurie Dean owns the business with her sister and says the two are ready for something new. She says they kept the longtime establishment open to give their late mother who passed away in November something to wake-up to each day. […]

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Statesville outsourcing utility billing

PRESS RELEASE City of Statesville Utility customers will notice a big change in the appearance of the utility bills mailed on or after Monday, Dec. 12. City Council approved the move to outsource the billing process in an effort to save on equipment, staff and supply costs. “By contracting with a private company to handle […]

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Former Iredell County attorney inducted to Order of the Long Leaf Pine

Long-time Iredell Attorney Bill Pope received the Order of the Long Leaf Pine award Tuesday. Board Clerk Retha Gaither tells WSIC that former Commissioner Steve Johnson made the presentation of this prestigious honor. Given to a limited number of individuals per year, the Order of the Long Leaf Pine recognizes those who’s efforts have made […]

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