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Davie Avenue detour planned for Tuesday during tree removal

PRESS RELEASE Traffic will be detoured around a portion of Davie Ave. on Tuesday morning (Aug. 15) while crews remove a tree located between Elm and Harrell Streets. Work will begin at approximately 8:30 a.m. and is expected to take most of the morning. Detour signs and flaggers will help direct traffic around the work. […]

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Iredell Commissioners to vote on jail expansion contract

Iredell County Commissioners will consider approving a nearly $26 million contract tomorrow for construction of the jail expansion. The base bid from Hickory Construction Company is about $25.6 million with just over $1 million for other allotments. County Manager Ron Smith is recommending using approximately $25 million from the jail expansion fund with the remaining […]

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VIDEO: WSIC Statesville City Council forums archive

WSIC is hosting a series of four Statesville City Council candidate forums in August (11 a.m. Fridays).  The forums are sponsored by Black Automotive and Chris Johnson Realty.  Videos of previous forums can be found below. At large seats forum one Ward seats forum

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“Jury scam” reported in Iredell

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC – Iredell County Clerk of Superior Court Jim Mixson reports that an all too familiar scam is making the rounds again in Iredell County. Mixson reports that this morning around 9:00 am a local resident received a call from someone that identified themselves as “Deputy James Marshall with the Iredell County […]

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Statesville passes “brunch bill,” formalizes trash collection opt-out policy

ADAPTED RADIO SCRIPT Statesville now has a formalized set of guidelines for property owners wanting to opt-out of city trash collection. That policy passed last night, according to an e-mail from spokeswoman Nancy Davis. It essentially solidifies what was already in place, requiring those who opt-out to prove they have a new provider. It also […]

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Iredell County releases zoning for Mooresville property

Iredell County Commissioners this week approved the release of zoning control to the town of Mooresville for property off Williamson Road near Lake Norman. Residents have been concerned about a developer’s plans and the impact on that neighborhood. Commissioner Gene Houpe feels appropriate steps were taken by the developer to respond to those concerns. (AUDIO: […]

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Communities celebrate National Night Out

Communities from Charlotte to Taylorsville and beyond celebrated National Night out yesterday evening – that audio from the celebration in Alexander County, courtesy of the Sheriff’s Office. There was live music, door prizes and other set-ups. The annual program is aimed at taking a stand against crime and increasing the partnership between law enforcement and […]

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Statesville sanitation workers cleaning the streets in more ways than one

PRESS RELEASE On Saturday, August 26, hundreds of community members will gather at Harris Park for a day of “peace, love and fellowship” complete with food, live entertainment, basketball games, special remarks and lots of fun. What many of those in attendance at the 2nd Annual Stop the Violence Cookout may not be aware of, […]

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West-Phifer case moving to district court

The case of Statesville City Councilman Roy West and Jarrod Phifer will move to district court. That’s according to West who told WSIC this afternoon that Phifer chose not to mediate during private warrant court today. West is facing two misdemeanor charges following an interaction with Phifer during a closed-door meeting last month. (AUDIO: Please […]

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Councilman Roy West goes to court on misdemeanor charges

It’s possible, but unlikely, there will be any resolution today in the case of Statesville City Councilman Roy West. He was in private warrant court this morning on two misdemeanor charges – communicating threats as well as assault and battery. State law mandates these be dealt with via arbitration if possible to avoid district court. […]

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