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Sinkhole opens in parking lot of Statesville business

A sink hole has opened in the parking lot of the North Center Street CVS store in downtown Statesville. The City of Statesville says the lot was sold to the company nearly 20 years ago with the condition that parking be public. Maintenance, however, is not the city’s responsibility. A call to the CVS corporate […]

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Statesville releases Easter schedule

PRESS RELEASE Statesville City Government offices will be closed Friday, March 25 in observance of Easter holidays. There will be no garbage collection on that day. The revised schedule for garbage collection for the week of March 21 – 25 is as follows: For residential routes, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday routes will operate on a regular […]

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Statesville to remove old cemetery flowers

PRESS RELEASE The City of Statesville Public Grounds & Cemeteries Division will remove all time-worn flowers, wreaths, etc. from Oakwood and Belmont Cemeteries during the week of March 14-18, 2016. The public is asked to remove any items they do not wish to have discarded before this time. The public is reminded that wire, metal, […]

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Chamber holds annual awards banquet

The Statesville Chamber of Commerce held its annual awards banquet last night. Sheri Bistreich and Associates won small business of the year – that company is said to have a 98% customer retention rate. AlarmSouth received Large Business of the year – the company is noted for generous donations to cancer research. Ambassador of the […]

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Property owned by Mooresville Graded School Board candidate John Meadows straddles the Iredell-Rowan line.  Meadows' house sits in the back of the property in Rowan County.  He recently added a new street number for the property and indicated to the county his intent to add a single-wide mobile home on the Iredell side.  As of July 28, only a camping trailer and the house could be seen from the road.

Toll lanes, politics, crime are top stories for 2015

We’re looking back at the top stories of 2015 this morning. In government and politics – construction started on I-77 toll lanes between Mooresville and Charlotte. Opposition heated-up in the latter half of 2015. A lawsuit still hopes to de-rail the project. Mooresville lost Commissioner Mac Herring this year – officials say his death was […]

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Home sales drop across region

Closed home sales falling across the region in November when compared with last year. Sales were down 21 percent in Huntersville, 7 percent in Mooresville, 9 percent for Lake Norman and 8 percent for Iredell County according to the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association. The median price for a home did rise 13 percent in the […]

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Balloon Fest donates $113K to charity

The Carolina Balloon Fest donating $113,000 to charity this year. Totals were announced at an event for volunteers and sponsors at the Statesville Civic Center last night. Relay for Life and the Boy Scouts walking away with the most money – the majority of donations were based on volunteer hours. $13,000 of the total is […]

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Events on tap as Christmas season begins

With the Christmas season officially underway, a few events for your consideration – the Cornelius Police Department has launched Operation Donation seeking items for agencies that help those in need. Recommended items include individually wrapped snacks, board games, small toys, travel size toiletries and winter apparel. Items can be dropped off at the Police Department […]

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The Statesville Fire Department was among the agencies to attend Wednesday's luncheon at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church

Wesley Memorial UMC recognizes first responders

Statesville’s Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church held its fourth luncheon yesterday – focused on showing appreciation for first responders. (AUDIO).”We decided we would try to do something just to let the folks in the community that takes care of us know that we care for them” Danny Stafford, he’s one of the volunteers. Reverend Doctor […]

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Record-breaking numbers at Balloon Fest this weekend

It was a beautiful weekend for the Carolina Balloon fest in Statesville. The field below the Statesville Regional Airport was filled Friday to Sunday. (AUDIO).”We gauged in on our on site parking and I know we filled both fields on Friday or very close to filling both fields and I don’t believe we’ve ever done […]

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