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Iredell adding Mooresville Magistrate office

PRESS RELEASE Statesville N.C. – Judicial and county officials announce opening of Mooresville/South Iredell Area Magistrate’s Office. The office will open for business on Tuesday June 2, 2015 in the Government Center South building located at 610 East Center Avenue in Mooresville. A ribbon cutting celebration is planned for 12:30 pm on that day. Except […]

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Former Statesville Police Officer charged with assault

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated On May 21, 2015 at approximately 11:45pm Deputies from the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office responded to an assault call on Hemingway Lane, Statesville NC. Upon arrival Deputies found a 57 Year old man with what appeared to be serious injuries as a result of an assault. The victim who […]

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In Brief: SCVB budget, Governments oppose sales tax re-distribution

  In Brief: SCVB budget The Statesville Convention and Visitors Bureau Board will talk about its budget tomorrow. The one-hundred seventy-six thousand dollar budget is funded by the occupancy tax on local hotel rooms. Board members have chosen to operate without an Executive Director and instead used part of the budget to issue grants to […]

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Despite concerns, NCDOT says toll lanes moving forward

Following concerns from local governing bodies, the NCDOT yesterday issued a letter concerning the I-77 toll lanes. The letter was addressed to Huntersville Mayor Jill Swain and says an amendment to the long range transportation plan adopted in 2013 included a future widening of I-77. Rather than have bidders for the toll lane project amend […]

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2015-05-08FBItraining

FBI conducts training for Iredell law enforcement

  WSIC got an inside look at the FBI training being held at the old Ebenezer School this week. Law enforcement agencies from, Statesville, Mooresville and Troutman have been learning how to handle active shooter situations. (AUDIO)”Break Break Break…pop pop”. The sound of a training weapon used for the program. FBI instructor Jeff Waters says […]

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City considers employee raise, taxpayers to pay more

Three and a half percent performance-based raises proposed for Statesville employees are estimated to cost tax payers about six-hundred eighty thousand next fiscal year. That’s according to an e-mail from City Finance Director Lisa Salmon. The budget proposal calls this standard council practice, although the City has foregone raises in the past. City Manager Larry […]

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Company considering a location in Iredell County

  Iredell County Commissioners approved a possible economic development incentive this week that could range between about fifty-eight and and one-hundred sixteen thousand. Rob Carney with Mooresville-South Iredell Economic Development told commissioners the company considering a location here is in the aerospace industry. (AUDIO).“The company also plans to hire 58 full time engineers and machinists, […]

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2015-05-07CityBusTour

Tour de’ Statesville educates riders about the city

Did you know there are seven thousand feet of runway at Statesville Airport? That’s just one of the things folks learned during yesterday’s Tour de’ Statesville bus ride. Some participants, not even Statesville residents. (AUDIO).“Sightseeing but its also gonna be a lot of government. Were gonna talk about tax rates and industrial development and economic […]

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Mooresville denies zoning change, leases ballpark

Mooresville Commissioners met this week turning down a measure that would have decreased the buffer requirement between service type businesses and other specific zoning types. That’s according to an e-mail from the Town Clerk. Board members also approved a nine-year lease agreement for Moor Park to the Mooresville Spinners baseball team. The team is expected […]

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FBI to train local officers on mass shootings

PRESS RELEASE The Charlotte Division of the FBI in partnership with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office will host the Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT) program. ALERRT, developed and housed at Texas State University, is part of the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) VALOR program. ALERRT has trained more than 60,000 law enforcement first responders […]

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