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Mecklenburg County Manager Dena Diorio presented the agreement to Commissioners at this week's meeting.

Cornelius PD likely to handle lake patrol for Mecklenburg

If approved by the Charlotte City Council Monday, the Town of Cornelius will become responsible for patrolling Mecklenburg County’s share of Lake Norman. (AUDIO: The Town of Cornelius will provide routine patrols on the lake three hundred and sixty-five days a year, twenty-four hours a day.  A dedicated lake patrol unit will be created.). That’s the […]

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Iredell 9-1-1 lines restored after outage

PRESS RELEASE Iredell County Emergency Communications lost the ability to receive 9-1-1 calls this morning at 10:31 a.m. due to a networking problem. At the time, our telephone vendor was in the process of adding the Mooresville Police Department onto the county Next Generation 9-1-1 switch. When the connection was put in place to the […]

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Davidson citizens invited to info session for new town manager

FROM PRESS RELEASE Citizens are invited to a public information session on Monday, April 13 at Davidson Town Hall from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. to help us compile the characteristics that will be necessary in a new town manager.  After 25 years of service to the town, Town Manager Leamon Brice will retire at the […]

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Iredell GOP hold annual Reagan Day dinner; Pittenger and Burr among speakers

The Iredell County Republican Party held it’s annual Reagan Day dinner at the Statesville Civic Center Saturday.   Karen Carty is one of the organizers and says Lieutenant Colonel Bill Cowan was the keynote speaker.  He’s retired from the United States Marine Corps and is a Fox News Contributor – he spoke about homeland security […]

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Statesville's Old Davis Hospital - Picture by "EccenTric"

County to pay over 250K to assist Old Davis Hospital purchase

Iredell County plans to pay just over two-hundred fifty thousand to help Mitchell Community College buy the Old Davis Hospital site. County Manager Ron Smith says that will come from a capital fund the county has been saving for the school.  Tipping fees are expected to be waived for anything that has to go to […]

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Mooresville PD earns national accreditation

PRESS RELEASE MOORESVILLE, N.C. –On Saturday, March 21, Mooresville Police Department was awarded national accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA). This accreditation program provides public safety agencies an opportunity to voluntarily demonstrate they meet an established set of professional standards. “Becoming an accredited police department is a significant accomplishment […]

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The Mitchell Community College Board of Trustees voted unanimously Wednesday to proceed with a contract to buy the old Davis Hospital site.

MCC to pay $402,000 for old Davis Hospital site

Sitting only about two blocks away from the site they plan to purchase, Mitchell Community College Trustees voted unanimously last night (editor’s note: Wednesday night) to move-forward with a contract for the old Davis Hospital. WSIC broke the story Tuesday that the owner was going to sell. The school plans to pay about four hundred […]

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L. Gordon Iron & Metal Company Community Yard Sale is April 18th at WSIC

WSIC is excited to announce the first L. Gordon Iron & Metal Company Community Yard Sale of 2015, set for Saturday, April 18.  The yard sale will be held at WSIC – 1117 Radio Road in Statesville. Our sale will start at 7 a.m. and run until 1 p.m.  Free spaces to sell items are […]

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Statesville's Old Davis Hospital - Picture by "EccenTric"

Will Mitchell buy the old Davis Hospital?

UPDATE: The owner of the old Davis Hospital confirms that he is selling it to Mitchell Community College.  OUR REPORT HERE: Could one of Statesville’s most talked about properties be getting a new owner? It seems like a possibility for the old Davis Hospital. Mitchell Community College President Doctor Tim Brewer won’t say for sure, […]

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Doctor Chip Cooney of Animal Hospital of Statesville tells the City Council about his concerns regarding the truck stop

Statesville City Council approves Love’s site plan in 4-2 vote

The Statesville City Council voted 4-2 last night to approve the site plan for the Love’s Truck Stop planned at the intersection of Highway 64 and Old Mocksville Road. Councilmen Williams and West voted no. Doctor Chip Cooney owns the neighboring Animal Hospital of Statesville and presented concerns relating to noise, vibration and odor. (AUDIO: […]

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