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In Brief: Cornelius Officer honored, group looks to break Lego record

Cornelius PD recognizes officer On Thursday, July 23, 2015, Officer John Macon was named Employee of the Quarter for April to June 2015. On May 3, 2015, the Cornelius Police Department was experiencing an increase in vehicle break ins throughout our town. Officer Macon processed a vehicle which had been broken into and was able […]

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Mooresville on water restriction, not the case in Statesville

Mooresville asking residents to conserve water PRESS RELEASE MOORESVILLE, N.C. – On July 20, the Catawba-Wateree Drought Management Advisory Group announced the dry weather conditions and above-average temperatures had placed the Catawba-Wateree River Basin in Stage 1 of the Low Inflow Protocol (LIP). Stage 1 recommends voluntary water conservation by water users across the Basin […]

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Mooresville seeking input on parks and recreation

PRESS RELEASE MOORESVILLE, N.C. – If you could design a Town park, what would it look like? Would it be large and centrally located, or smaller and tucked away in your neighborhood? Would it have playgrounds, ball fields and a climbing wall, or would it invite more passive outdoor activities? What about future recreation programs? […]

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Statesville PD bids farewell to Anderson

The Statesville Police Department bidding farewell to Chief Tom Anderson yesterday. According to the agency, he was recognized with a plaque presented by Assistant Chief Joe Barone who takes over in the interim role Tuesday. Barone speaking on this week’s Around the City Program. Anderson, of course, is leaving the department to take a job […]

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Denver man accused of sexually assaulting 14-year-old

PRESS RELEASE Lincolnton, NC – A Denver man has been charged in connection with a child sexual assault that occurred on May 20, 2015. Randy Everette Spivey, 41, of the 6000 block of Eli Lane, Denver turned himself in Friday on one felony count of Statutory Rape/Sex Offense of a Person 13, 14 or 15 […]

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NC Flags at half-staff today

  Governor Pat McCrory has ordered North Carolina flags to be flown at half-staff today in honor of those who died in last week’s tragic shooting in Tennessee. Staff Sergeant David Wyatt was one of the victims and was a native of Burke County, spending time at Camp Lejeune during his eleven year career with […]

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Candidate field set for local elections

The candidate field is set for this fall’s local elections – more than thirty five people have entered the races which span from Love Valley to Davidson. Candidates for Mayor in Harmony, Love Valley, Davidson and Troutman will run un-opposed. Incumbent Mooresville Mayor Miles Atkins picked up a last minute competitor Friday with the filing […]

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North Carolina Senator Jeff Tarte discussed his legislative fight against I-77 toll lanes at a Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce event Friday morning

Tarte discusses legislative fight against I-77 toll lanes

Lake area state Senator Jeff Tarte encouraged members of the business community to keep speaking out against the I-77 toll lane project this morning. (AUDIO – NC Senator Jeff Tarte). “When the small businesses, and the businesses and the chamber got involved in this issue, it’s a game changer. It literally changes the equation.” Tarte […]

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MCC inching closer to purchase of Old Davis Hospital site

Mitchell Community College continues to get closer to the purchase of the Old Davis Hospital site. President Doctor Tim Brewer says the completed environmental studies turned up no major concerns.  While the college isn’t responsible for building demolition, it is responsible for environmental clean-up. (AUDIO – Doctor Tim Brewer): “Found some diesel fuel contamination as […]

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Statesville names interim Police Chief, Finance Director

PRESS RELEASE Statesville City Manager Larry Pressley has announced the selection of Assistant Police Chief Joe Barone to be the Interim Police Chief effective July 28, following the departure of Tom Anderson and Assistant Finance Director Gene Triplett to be the Interim Finance Director effective August 3, following the departure of Lisa Salmon. Please see […]

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