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Those opposed to a possible rock quarry in Statesville's Elmwood community show their opposition at a 2016 City Council meeting

Stricter zoning requirements imposed for Iredell mining & quarry operations

Iredell County Commissioners voted this week to impose stricter zoning requirements on ready-mix, mining and quarry operations. According to an e-mail from County Planning Director Matthew Todd, this comes in response to the Elmwood Strong group which is opposed to the development of a quarry in the east Statesville community. The new rules mandate minimum […]

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Statesville Council continues process to purchase fire truck

RADIO SCRIPT The Statesville City Council met last night continuing the process to buy a new fire truck. According to an e-mail from Spokeswoman Nancy Davis, the group approved entering a purchase co-op to speed the process. The official approval of the purchase is expected to take place at the March 6th meeting. Council members […]

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Sheriff’s Office: Patrol cars damaged in accident

RADIO SCRIPT Two Iredell County Sheriff’s Office patrol cars were damaged in a Highway 21 accident last week. Major Marty Byers says a Deputy did not see traffic slowing in front of him and rear-ended another patrol vehicle. According to Byers, that car bumped another one in front of it and a car traveling in […]

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Kutteh to seek re-election in 2017

Statesville Mayor Costi Kutteh has announced plans to seek re-election in 2017. He issued the following statement Tuesday morning: “It is with great excitement and anticipation that I announce my candidacy for reelection as Mayor of Statesville in the October 2017 City elections. “I am excited because I enjoy serving the citizens of Statesville. I […]

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Iredell-Statesville and Mooresville Graded Schools along with Iredell County signed joint resolutions concerning education Tuesday - Image Source: Iredell-Statesville Schools Facebook

Iredell County joins school districts in asking state for flexibility

Iredell County along with Iredell-Statesville and Mooresville Graded Schools signed three joint resolutions yesterday. All are made as requests to state lawmakers. One deals with the school calendar which is, of course, regulated by the state. Officials are asking for more local flexibility and that students be allowed to take first semester exams before Christmas […]

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Iredell County names Chief Information Officer

PRESS RELEASE Iredell County is pleased to announce the promotion of Sheila Cooke as Chief Information Officer, in the Department of Information Technology Services, for Iredell County effective February 16, 2017. Sheila has held various positions of employment in Iredell County since 2006. Since 2013 she has served as the Business Officer for the Department […]

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Iredell fills new System Medical Director position for EMS

PRESS RELEASE Iredell County is pleased to announce the appointment of Bryan Beaver, M.D. as System Medical Director for Iredell County EMS effective February 1, 2017. Dr. Beaver attended medical school at the University Of Kansas School Of Medicine from 2008 to 2012. His residency was with Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center where he focused […]

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Statesville Council members discuss possibility of new fire engines

Members of the Statesville City Council met for their annual retreat yesterday touching on everything from equipment for the fire department to the possibility of a new splash pad. Spokeswoman Nancy Davis says the group discussed the need to replace fire engines after receiving a demonstration from the department. According to a city document, best […]

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Mooresville welcomes new employees

PRESS RELEASE MOORESVILLE, NC – The Town recently welcomed two new staff members. Cami Weckerly, the Town’s new Transportation Engineer, officially began her duties on January 17. Pam Reidy, the new Parks & Recreation Director, began her work with the Town on January 30. Before relocating to Mooresville, Weckerly most recently served as the Senior […]

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Statesville City Council holding all-day meeting Thursday

Statesville City Council members are in an all-day retreat Thursday. On the agenda are updates on finances, police, the airport and other projects.  Council members were also set to receive a fire truck demo and discuss parking, merit based pay and other topics.

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