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Huntersville Town Manager resigns following arrest

ADAPTED RADIO SCRIPT Huntersville Town Manager Gerry Vincent has resigned following his arrest Sunday night on a charge of misdemeanor simple assault. WSIC news partner Fox 46 reports that his resignation was accepted Monday afternoon when town board members held a closed-door meeting. According to the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office online database, Vincent was arrested […]

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Schools to remain closed Friday

Iredell-Statesville Schools, Davie County Schools, Mitchell Community College and Mooresville Graded Schools will remain closed Friday. Iredell-Statesville Schools will have an optional teacher workday with up to a three hour delay.  Davie is also operating on a three hour delay for teachers.  MGSD staff should report to work by 10 am. Let everyone know about […]

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Thursday closings

WSIC has been made aware of the following closings for Thursday, January 18, 2017: Davie County Schools Iredell-Statesville Schools JCP Distribution (1st Shift) Mitchell Community College Mooresville-Graded Schools Speedball Art Products Other closings/delays may be in place.  If you would like to learn how to report official closing/delay announcements to WSIC, please email news@wsicweb.com. Let […]

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NCDOT responds to winter weather across region

FROM PRESS RELEASE CHARLOTTE – A storm front is departing the Metrolina region, leaving behind a blanket of snow and hazardous driving conditions. N.C. Department of Transportation crews are continuing efforts to clear interstates, primary and secondary roads of several inches of the white stuff. In Division 10 (Anson, Cabarrus, Mecklenburg, Stanly and Union counties), […]

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City of Statesville Offices closing early Wednesday, delay announced for Thursday

FROM PRESS RELEASE Due to winter weather and deteriorating road conditions, City Offices will close today at 3 p.m. They will open Thursday on a delayed schedule at 10 a.m. Garbage routes were cancelled today. Depending on the road conditions, they will continue tomorrow on a delayed basis. Tuesday and Wednesday routes will be collected […]

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City of Statesville and residential water lines burst in frigid temps

PRESS RELEASE This week’s low temperatures are causing problems with freezing pipes – both for City of Statesville water customers and the City’s water lines. Statesville Water/Sewer Division Superintendent Joe Moose said that the City has received about 18 calls from customers who have experienced problems with freezing pipes. Two City water lines also burst […]

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Iredell County DSS opens despite heat loss

ADAPTED RADIO SCRIPT Despite the initial announcement that Iredell County’s Department of Social Services would be closed Wednesday due to a lack of heat, the workers there decided to tough it out and stay open. According to Iredell County, the building has no operable heating system but will open Thursday morning. If the heat is […]

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Statesville Council split on future of Vance Hotel, rules for flag size

The Statesville City Council is divided – on the future of the Vance hotel and on flag size regulations. According to information from Spokeswoman Nancy Davis, the group voted 4-4 Monday night with the Mayor breaking the tie in favor of developing the Vance Hotel as market-rate apartments. William Morgan, Michael Johnson, Roy West and […]

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Statesville Council to receive report on flag regulations

FROM PRESS RELEASE Statesville City Council will meet Monday night, December 18, at 7 p.m. This is a public comment meeting for any matters not on the agenda. Persons desiring to speak should sign up upon arrival. The public comment period is held at the beginning of the meeting. Speakers are given three minutes to […]

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Jones named acting Iredell County Manager

FROM PRESS RELEASE After coming out of closed session on December 12, 2017 Commissioner Gene Houpe made the following motion. “Effective January 6th, 2018 we appoint Deputy County Manager Beth Jones to the acting County Manager position with all relevant authority and responsibilities with an increase of 9% in salary due to the increased duties.” […]

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