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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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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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Home sales up in January for Iredell

Closed home sales rose nearly six percent in Iredell County last month when compared with the same month one year before. Data from the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association puts the county’s median sales price for a home at about one-eighty-three-five, up two percent. Closed sales fell nearly thirteen percent in Davidson – the median price […]

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Local Radioshacks among stores being closed by corporation

The Crossroads Drive Radio Shack in Statesville, the RadioShack in Huntersville and the Concord Mills RadioShack in Concord are among those slated to shut their doors.   The company announced it was filing for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last week.  This comes as an affiliate of Standard General works to acquire a group of company-owend […]

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LKN Fire & Rescue helps junior firefighter pull-off prom proposal

A Junior Firefighter with Lake Norman Fire & Rescue thought of a creative way to invite his girlfriend to prom recently. With help from his friends at the fire department, Mason Carver made use of a department ladder truck outside of school to ask the question. The department shared pictures on its Facebook Page. Post […]

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Jason Burdette
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Davidson names new Planning Director

PRESS RELEASE DAVIDSON, N.C. – The Town of Davidson is pleased to announce Jason Burdette as our new Planning Director. He has worked for the town since October 2012 as Senior Planner and replaces Ben McCrary who left the role in November. Burdette has been instrumental in our planning ordinance re-write process, oversees the Planning […]

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