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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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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.

Is this MGSD Board of Education candidate qualified to run?

There’s question as to whether or not a candidate for the Mooresville Graded School District Board of Education is qualified to run in that race. Wiggins Road property owned by John, or Johnny, Meadows is in Iredell and Rowan counties with a home on the Rowan side. Elections Director Becky Galliher says Meadows applied for […]

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Mooresville names new Deputy Manager

PRESS RELEASE MOORESVILLE, NC – Town Manager Erskine Smith announced today that Angel Wright-Lanier has been hired as a Deputy Town Manager. Her duties will include leading the departments of Cultural & Recreation Services and Information Technology, managing special projects for the Manager’s Office and Board of Commissioners, and providing a strong intergovernmental relations role […]

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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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