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Cornelius meeting focuses on I-77

Drivers concerned about I-77 and the toll contract met in Cornelius last night.  WSIC News Partner Fox 46 says there wasn’t an empty seat in the room.  Leaders questioned a contract review which said expansion of the road would cost $500 million.  There has been discussions of total contract repeal or alterations.

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Panthers name interim GM

PRESS RELEASE The Carolina Panthers have named Marty Hurney interim general manager, the team announced Wednesday. Hurney previously worked for the Panthers from 1998-2012, serving as general manager beginning in 2002. With Hurney as general manager, the Panthers made three playoff appearances, won an NFC championship, two NFC South titles, and played in two NFC […]

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Seven charged in Catawba County street racing investigation

PRESS RELEASE RALEIGH – On Sunday, July 16 at approximately 4:20 p.m., the State Highway Patrol received notification from multiple motorists of a group of sports cars impeding traffic, traveling at a high rate of speed and running other vehicles off the roadway on US 321 in Catawba County. Troopers responded to the area, stopping […]

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Attempted ISIS supporter Justin Sullivan gets second life sentence in state court

PRESS RELEASE A Morganton man who was given a federal life sentence for an attempted act of terrorism three weeks ago also was given a life sentence without parole on murder charges in state court on Monday, July 17, 2017. Justin Nojan Sullivan, 21, pleaded guilty to first-degree murder charges for the December 2014 shooting […]

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Gettleman out as Panthers GM

PRESS RELEASE Carolina Panthers Owner/Founder Jerry Richardson announced Monday that General Manager Dave Gettleman has been relieved of his duties. Gettleman had been general manager of the Panthers since 2013. “After much thought and a long evaluation of our football operations, I have decided to relieve Dave Gettleman of his duties as general manager,” Richardson […]

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Statesville home sales down 35% in June

Closed home sales were down 35 percent in Statesville last month when compared to the same time one year earlier. According the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association, the median price rose more than 15 percent and is now sitting at roughly $164,000. Across Iredell County, sales dropped nearly 12 percent. The median price rose more than […]

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Cornelius Mayor Chuck Travis will not seek re-election

Cornelius Mayor Chuck Travis has announced that he will not seek re-election. In a statement issued today, the Mayor reviewed accomplishments from his time in office and said he would weigh options to serve at the local and state levels in the future. Travis faced calls for his resignation last summer following a Cornelius Today […]

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Statesville announces plans to move-forward with Larkin development

Joined by state and national leaders, Statesville officials today announced plans to move forward with the Larkin Development off I-77 at exit 45. (AUDIO: Please watch the report above to hear this quote). Statesville City Councilman Mike Johnson. Hopes for the more than 1,000 acre site include five-million square feet of industrial development and 750,000 […]

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Derek Helms appears to have commented on a Cabarrus County Sheriff's Office post seeking his whereabouts.

Man wanted on rape, kidnapping charges appears to comment on FB post seeking his whereabouts

A man wanted on charges of first degree kidnapping and second degree rape by the Cabarrus County Sheriff’s Office appears to have had a brief Facebook encounter with the people seeking his arrest. After the Sheriff’s Office posted pictures seeking the whereabouts of Derek Helms, someone commented that he had worked with the man and […]

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One injured in Mooresville shooting

PRESS RELEASE At approximately 8 p.m., Mooresville Police Department received 911 calls in reference to a shooting on Shining Armor Court. Officers arriving on scene found one male victim with a gunshot wound to the thigh. He is being transported to a Charlotte hospital. MPD is investigating the incident. This press release appears as received […]

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