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Commissioners weigh affects of potential tax redistribution

Iredell County Commissioners met this week, discussing a state proposal to re-distribute sales tax revenue. Currently, most of that money stays were it’s spent. (AUDIO)“Sales tax revenues are projected to increase closer to 4.8% …so the impact on us is exacerbated “ Board chair James Mallory. The board took no action on the matter. Board […]

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Statesville approves new Airport Commission members

Statesville City Council members voted five-three this week to expand the Airport Commission by two members. According to an e-mail from spokeswoman Nancy Davis, one person will represent a major tenant, the other will be a city resident with considerable knowledge or expertise. Jap Johnson, Roy West and Arnold Watt voted no. According to Davis’ […]

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Huntersville FD insurance rating could help homeowners

PRESS RELEASE On July 27th, North Carolina Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Wayne Goodwin announced that the Huntersville Fire District completed its routine inspection and received a 4 rating, effective Sunday, November 1, 2015. The improvement to Class 4 Public Protection Classification means homeowners and businesses alike will benefit on their insurance premiums. This […]

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Representative seeks to cancel tolls, make LKN communities foot the bill

A State Representative from eastern North Carolina is eyeing a bill to stop controversial toll lanes from running through the Lake Norman region, but there’s a catch. He wants Cornelius, Davidson, Mooresville and Huntersville to foot the bill for any penalties. The state has warned that breaking the contract could mean penalties as high as […]

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Mooresville Police Chief announces retirement

PRESS RELEASE MOORESVILLE, NC – Mooresville Police Chief Carl W. Robbins announced his retirement this afternoon during a departmental staff meeting. Robbins was first named the Town’s Interim Police Chief in 2008 and was subsequently appointed to his current role in 2009. His retirement is effective December 1, 2015. “It has been an honor to […]

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Nominations open for G. Jackson Burney Community Service Award

PRESS RELEASE DAVIDSON, N.C. – The Town of Davidson is now accepting nominations for the G. Jackson Burney Community Service Award through September 30. The award honors G. Jackson Burney and those who improve the Davidson community through unselfish service. The annual award is presented in late November or early December at a community event […]

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Mooresville man to lead Davidson Fire Department

PRESS RELEASE The Town of Davidson is pleased to announce that Reuben (Bo) Fitzgerald will serve the Davidson Fire Department (DFD) as Fire Chief. He replaces outgoing chief Darin McIntosh. Bo has a bachelor’s degree in history from Davidson College and a master’s degree in public administration from University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He […]

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Election investigation of 2014 case continues

Investigation into a petition by James Hatfield to run for Iredell County Commissioner last year remains in the hands of the state. That’s according to Iredell Board of Elections Director Becky Galliher. Officials became suspicious about signatures on that document. This should not be confused with our reports earlier this week about a Mooresville Graded […]

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Property owned by Mooresville Graded School Board candidate John Meadows straddles the Iredell-Rowan line.  Meadows' house sits in the back of the property in Rowan County.  He recently added a new street number for the property and indicated to the county his intent to add a single-wide mobile home on the Iredell side.  As of July 28, only a camping trailer and the house could be seen from the road.

Continuing Coverage: Is John Meadows qualified to run for the MGSD Board?

Mooresville Graded Schools Board of Education candidate John Meadows indicates on his voter registration form that he’s lived at four-thirty-one Wiggins Road in Iredell County for at least thirty days. But, that address didn’t exist as an Iredell address for that long when he signed-up. It was in Rowan County. This part of our continued […]

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Statesville confirms electric rate reduction

PRESS RELEASE Statesville Mayor Costi Kutteh received confirmation that the financing of the NCMPA1 bonds has been finalized which will result in a three percent decrease in electric rates for Statesville Electric Utility residential customers effective August 1, 2015. “City Council anticipated that this action would take place by the end of July,” said Mayor […]

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