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Statesville Finance Director retiring

PRESS RELEASE Statesville Finance Director Lisa Salmon has announced her retirement effective August 1, 2015. Salmon, 53, started her career in accounting for the town of Pilot Mountain in 1979. She was named Statesville’s finance director in 2000. “It is a bittersweet decision,” said Salmon. “I enjoy what I do, the employees and citizens I […]

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Local election season kicks off with opening of filing period

  The filing period for this fall’s local elections got off to a busy start yesterday with incumbents and new comers throwing their names in the hat. Twelve people entered the races on the first day of the filing period, which runs through July seventeenth. Seats for Statesville City Council wards one, four and six […]

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Chief Anderson leaving Statesville PD

PRESS RELEASE Statesville Police Chief Tom Anderson has resigned his position with the City of Statesville to become the director of Public Safety/Risk Management with the North Carolina League of Municipalities. Anderson, 48, will leave effective July 27, 2015. More information about Anderson’s resignation, his new position and his replacement will be released at a […]

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LKN Chamber asking for halt of toll project

PRESS RELEASE Cornelius, NC June 23, 2015 – The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted Monday, June 22nd to respectfully request that the contract between the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) and I-77 Mobility Partners be terminated as soon as reasonably possible and that an alternative source of funding be secured […]

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Statesville fire being investigated as arson

PRESS RELEASE The Statesville Fire and Police Departments are seeking information about an arson-type fire that destroyed a vacant home at 804 Wilmington Ave. on Saturday, June 20 at 7:15 p.m. There were no injuries. When Statesville firefighters arrived on the scene, the house was well involved with fire, according to Deputy Fire Chief Gary […]

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MPD offering safety training for churches

PRESS RELEASE This training will last one hour, and is suitable for faith leaders, congregation members, church staff, and persons responsible for the safety of their house of worship. Choose from one of the listed training dates, or contact your Community Resource Officer for a one-on-one meeting or site survey of your facility. Each of […]

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These are leaves from a Southern Red Oak tree in the Davie Ave. area.  In all probability, the leaves will crinkle and then fall off.
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Leaf disease affecting Southern Red Oaks

PRESS RELEASE The City of Statesville is alerting residents about a disease affecting Southern Red Oak trees in our area. Even though the leaves will be covered with large, circular, discolored spots and eventually fall off, the trees are not dead and should not be cut down, according to Statesville City Arborist Shawn Cox. “We […]

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Governor Pat McCrory was in Mooresville Friday to advocate for historic tax credits.

Governor touts historic tax credits during Mooresville visit

Governor Pat McCrory was in Mooresville earlier this afternoon to push historic tax credits. He addressed a small group then walked to downtown businesses in buildings that have benefited from that program. The Governor sat down with WSIC after his tour. (AUDIO)  “Most jobs in North Carolina are from small businesses and we’ve got to […]

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Governor McCrory in Mooresville Friday

PRESS RELEASE MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory will join N.C. Department of Cultural Resources Secretary Susan Kluttz, Mooresville Mayor Miles Atkins and local elected officials and community leaders to tour historic buildings in Mooresville on Friday afternoon. The first stop, 133 N. Main Street, utilized the recently expired historic tax credits. While in Mooresville, […]

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State leader stopping in Mooresville for historic tax credit tour

PRESS RELEASE MOORESVILLE, N.C. –N.C. Department of Cultural Resources Secretary Susan Kluttz, Mayor Miles Atkins and other local leaders will visit historic buildings in Mooresville on Friday that utilized the recently expired Historic Tax Credits. Stops include 133 N. Main Street and a walking tour down Main Street to visit other historic buildings housing D.E. […]

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