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Statesville installs directional signs

Statesville drivers should be seeing new directional signs around town. (AUDIO). “New directional signs are being installed around Statesville in an effort to help visitors locate some of the city’s major attractions. This wayfinding porject includes 6 large signs around the entrances to town. This has been in the works for many years and involved […]

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Ralph Staley
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Statesville hires new finance director

PRESS RELEASE Statesville has a familiar face behind the Finance Director’s desk.  Ralph Staley, 55, the City’s Finance Director from 1990-1999, has been appointed to the position, announced City Manager Larry Pressley.  Staley’s first day (back) at the job was Monday, Jan. 25. “We are very fortunate to have someone of Ralph’s experience and abilities […]

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Iredell names new 911 director

PRESS RELEASE I am pleased to announce that Candy Strezinski will be joining Iredell County as our Emergency Communications Director. Candy has over 20 years’ experience in the emergency communications arena, spending the majority of her career in Guilford County. She has the proven skill sets needed to continue to prepare us for next phase […]

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8:30 am – City of Statesville operating smoothly

PRESS RELEASE Statesville City Update: 8:30 a.m. Statesville City Offices are open, including the Statesville Fitness and Activity Center and Statesville Regional Airport. Garbage collection for Friday has been cancelled. It will be collected Monday. Street crews are spreading sand on hills, bridges and other trouble spots. Snow removal has also begun on major roads. […]

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Winter weather sweeps region

Area schools are closed as the winter weather continues. (AUDIO).  “What I’ve seen in the most recent forecast is that we’re going to have snow, then it’s going to transition into freezing rain and ice.  And so, that’s why it’s really important for our crews to work as much as they can today to clear […]

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Pastor Saeed Abedini meets with NC Representative Robert Pittenger at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany where Pastor Abedini is receiving treatment following more than three years in Iranian custody.
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Pittenger meets with Pastor Saeed Abedini

  Lake-area Congressman Robert Pittenger talking with Pastor Saeed Abedini in Germany yesterday following his release from over three years of Iranian captivity. (AUDIO). “He was in good spirits, in rather good health and said he felt good. We had a great conversation that lasted about 90 minutes.” He says they didn’t talk in great […]

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Brawley discusses run for Governor’s mansion

Mooresville’s Robert Brawley is running for Governor and will face incumbent Pat McCrory in the primary March 15th. The former State Representative admits he doesn’t have the same name recognition, but feels his political scuffles with the Republican establishment will carry him. (AUDIO). “While I say I’m representing the people who elected me, you say […]

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In Brief: Moped accident sends 1 to hospital, residence a loss after fire

A moped and a small pick-up collided at the intersection of Garner Bagnal and Wilson Lee Boulevards Sunday night. According to the Statesville Police Department Traffic Unit, the moped driver went to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The investigation continues. A Moose Club Road residence is thought to be a total loss following a […]

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Brian and Tricia Sisson receive the 2015 Robert T. Cashion Business Persons of the Year. Pictured is Lake Norman Chamber President Bill Russell, Bobby Cashion, Brian and Tricia Sisson, and Chamber Board Chair Mike Russell. Photo by John McHugh/Ocaid Photography.

LKN Chamber presents annual awards

PRESS RELEASES Cornelius, NC January 18, 2016 – Cornelius business owners Brian and Tricia Sisson were named the Lake Norman Chamber Robert T. Cashion Business Persons of the Year at a packed annual meeting of business and community leaders Friday night at The Peninsula Club. The Range at Lake Norman, which opened in 2011 with […]

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Pittenger to greet Americans freed by Iran

The office of Lake-area Representative Robert Pittenger says the Congressman is traveling to Germany where he will be part of the US Delegation to welcome Americans freed by Iran. He could meet as early as today with Pastor Saeed Abedini, Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian and former US Marine Amir Hekmati. Let everyone know about […]

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