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Latest weather response update from the City of Statesville

PRESS RELEASE Street crews will continue to work on snow/ice removal until early evening. The sand/salt trucks will be addressing slick/shady spots as needed. The crews have been operating eight specially equipped trucks and 2 motor graders. Sanitation services are planning to run tomorrow on a delayed schedule, collecting both Tuesday and Wednesday routes. A […]

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Like other streets, East End Avenue is covered with snow and ice Tuesday morning

Cold temps mean plowing efforts on hold till mid-morning

Local schools are closed this morning and roads covered with snow and ice. Because of the cold temperatures, road clearing efforts aren’t expected to get going until mid-morning. (AUDIO: Scott Harrell). “It packs down and it freezes so hard it’s really difficult to plow off. We tried that some last night and just that was […]

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David McIntosh
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Davidson Fire Chief to resign

The Town of Davidson announces that Fire Chief Darin McIntosh will resign at the end of the fiscal year, June 30, 2015. He has served as fire chief since July 2013. “We are sorry to see Darin leave us in this capacity, and thank him for serving the town as fire chief for the past […]

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N.C. state park attendance up all around

Visits to Lake Norman State park increased seventy percent in twenty-fourteen.  According to the state, more than half a million people came to the park last year – up from about three-hundred twenty thousand the year before.   William B. Umstead State Park in Wake County had the best attendance at nearly one point three […]

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LKN Fire & Rescue helps junior firefighter pull-off prom proposal

A Junior Firefighter with Lake Norman Fire & Rescue thought of a creative way to invite his girlfriend to prom recently. With help from his friends at the fire department, Mason Carver made use of a department ladder truck outside of school to ask the question. The department shared pictures on its Facebook Page. Post […]

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Jason Burdette
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Davidson names new Planning Director

PRESS RELEASE DAVIDSON, N.C. – The Town of Davidson is pleased to announce Jason Burdette as our new Planning Director. He has worked for the town since October 2012 as Senior Planner and replaces Ben McCrary who left the role in November. Burdette has been instrumental in our planning ordinance re-write process, oversees the Planning […]

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Iredell commissioners finalize bonds for Cool Spring Elementary

Iredell County Commissioners held the final vote required this week to borrow thirteen point five million dollars for the Cool Spring Elementary renovation.  Voters approved the project last fall. $12,700,000 taxable GO bonds, which are qualified school construction bonds, and $800,000 in tax exempt general obligation bonds.  County Manager Ron Smith.   Finance Director Susan […]

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