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Statesville City Council recognizes fire fighters, approves demolition funds

PRESS RELEASE Lifesaving awards were presented to two citizens and four Statesville firefighters Monday night in recognition of their efforts in saving the life of Owen Conner on July 25, 2017. Mr. Conner was present at the meeting that recognized his mother, Shay Conner and cousin, Alisa Smyre, and there were hugs all around. Chief […]

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“I’ve never felt so much appreciation” Statesville linemen recall experiences in Georgia, Florida

PRESS RELEASE The Statesville crew who worked for 10 days in Georgia and Florida, restoring power in communities hit by Hurricane Irma, returned home tired, but fulfilled that they had made a difference to some of the thousands of people they helped. “I’ve never felt so much appreciation,” said Statesville Electric Utilities Operations Manager James […]

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Statesville City Council expected to finalize Larkin rezoning Monday

FROM PRESS RELEASE Statesville City Council will meet Monday night, October 2 at 7 p.m. This is not a public comment meeting. The James Pointe property, located along Turnersburg Highway, is on the agenda for satellite annexation. An 80-unit multi-family apartment complex is proposed to be constructed on 5.84 acres. City Council will be asked […]

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Domestic violence symposium planned in Mooresville

PRESS RELEASE MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Mooresville Police Department, in conjunction with the NC Department of Public Safety/Governor’s Crime Commission and Diakonos, Inc., will host the 2017 Iredell Symposium on Domestic Violence at The Charles Mack Citizen Center, October 4-5 from 8:30 am – 4 p.m. This event is open to the public and free of […]

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Water Street parking lot to permanently close

PRESS RELEASE The Water Street Parking Lot at the existing Jail and existing Courthouse and street parking on Constitution Ave. will be permanently closed on September 30, 2017 to make way for the Jail Expansion Project construction work. Barricades will be in place at the entrances to the Water Street Parking lot.  All parking spaces […]

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Early voting underway, strongest turnout in Statesville

More than 170 Statesville residents had voted early as of Friday morning ahead of the October 10th election. That’s according to Iredell Board of Elections Director Becky Galliher who says five Mooresville residents had voted early. Absentee by mail ballots have also been requested. The current early voting period runs through Saturday, October 7th. Those […]

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“French bistro meets Charleston” – New restaurant opens at Mooresville golf course

On The Nines – that’s the name of the new restaurant now open inside the clubhouse at Mooresville’s Municipal Golf Course.  If you’re thinking club sandwiches and chips, think again.  (AUDIO: Please listen to the report above to hear this quote).  Owner Chris Boukedes who hopes the upscale bistro themed restaurant will bring joy through […]

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Statesville Council approves Larkin re-zoning

PRESS RELEASE Another step towards the development of the Larkin Regional Commerce Park took place at Monday night’s City Council meeting with the approval of the rezoning of the 1,009-acre development from Planned Unit Development (PUD) to HI (Highway Business) and HI (Heavy Industrial). Only one property owner near the development addressed concerns about the […]

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Demolition re-starts at old Davis Hospital site

FROM PRESS RELEASE Statesville, NC – Mitchell Community College announced demolition has begun on the former Davis Hospital structure as of Tuesday, September 19. The site was inspected by the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services Health Hazard Control Unit on August 30, September 13, and September 18, 2017. The Health Hazards Control Unit […]

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Company reviewing I-77 tolls contract releases final report

PRESS RELEASE RALEIGH – The North Carolina Turnpike Authority has released Mercator Advisors’ final report as part of the review of the I-77 Express Lanes contract. Rather than asking the public to re-read the entire report to find changes and additions, the report is presented as an addendum to the initial report. The Turnpike Authority […]

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