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Closings and delays for Friday

The following closings and delays have been reported to WSIC for Friday, February 20, 2015: Catawba County Schools will operate on a three-hour delay for students and staff. Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools will operate on a two-hour delay.  Staff should report at their normal time if able to travel safely. Davie County Schools will be closed. […]

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I-SS to remain closed Thursday, other districts on delay

Iredell-Statesville Schools will be closed Thursday, February 19, 2015 with an optional teacher workday. The Mooresville Graded School District and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will be on a two hour delay.

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Schools closed Wednesday, re-freezing expected overnight

Iredell-Statesville Schools and the Mooresville Graded School District have both announced they will be closed tomorrow. (AUDIO: Jordan-Ashley Walker).  “We really anticipate that we’ll make a big dent in our primary roads today and start on mostly…our secondary roads tomorrow. NCDOT Spokeswoman Jordan-Ashley Walker. The DOT, City of Statesville and Town of Mooresville have all […]

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Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met Tuesday in Jerusalem.
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Iredell Congressman meets with Israeli Prime Minister

PRESS RELEASE JERUSALEM – Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09), Chairman of the Congressional Task Force on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare, met this morning with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss Iran’s nuclear program and the threat of nuclear proliferation in the Middle East. “Prime Minister Netanyahu explained the sobering reality of a nuclear Iran within […]

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Temperature a key factor in storm clean-up

Authorities are urging motorists to continue staying off the roads if possible. (AUDIO: Maria Molina). “We’re looking at temperatures for several days staying below freezing for many of these areas. A big dip in the Jet Stream will stay in plaice out there and that’s what’s helping it produce those cold surges of arctic air.” […]

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Like other streets, East End Avenue is covered with snow and ice Tuesday morning

Cold temps mean plowing efforts on hold till mid-morning

Local schools are closed this morning and roads covered with snow and ice. Because of the cold temperatures, road clearing efforts aren’t expected to get going until mid-morning. (AUDIO: Scott Harrell). “It packs down and it freezes so hard it’s really difficult to plow off. We tried that some last night and just that was […]

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Snow started falling mid-afternoon Monday in Statesville.  Stay with WSIC at WSICfm.com and on Facebook and Twitter for the latest weather related news.

Local schools closed Tuesday due to concern about the weather

UPDATED – SCHOOL CLOSINGS: Iredell-Statesville Schools, Mooresville Graded Schools, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, Cornerstone Christian Academy, Mitchell Community College and Statesville Christian School will be closed Tuesday, February 17, 2015. Ingresoll Rand in Mocksville has also notified WSIC that there will be no 3rd shift Tuesday morning.  Tuesday’s 1st shift will operate on a 2-hour delay. With […]

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The bread section was hit hard by shoppers at Statesville's Save-A-Lot store, apparently getting ready for the possibility of winter weather.

Local residents prepare for winter weather

Schools have sent students home early and people are buying heaters, de-icer and groceries. (I’ll tell you what, people are getting out, getting it done before that weather gets nasty). Kirk Lawton – He’s the owner of Statesville’s Save-A-Lot grocery store where Candace Shufford was stocking-up for her family. (…coming to the milk, I’m looking for […]

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David McIntosh
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Davidson Fire Chief to resign

The Town of Davidson announces that Fire Chief Darin McIntosh will resign at the end of the fiscal year, June 30, 2015. He has served as fire chief since July 2013. “We are sorry to see Darin leave us in this capacity, and thank him for serving the town as fire chief for the past […]

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Traffic stops lead to drug charges

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated on 02/10/2015, Sergeant R. Sherrill with Iredell County’s Aggressive Criminal Enforcement Unit stopped a silver Honda Civic for a traffic violation on Charlotte Highway in Troutman. Sergeant Sherrill met with the driver, Christopher Wayne Collins, whose Driver’s License was suspended. During the stop, Sergeant Sherrill found Christopher Collins had […]

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