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Government: iPad program expansion, capital improvement plan approved

Mooresville schools to expand iPad program The Mooresville Graded School District met this week approving an expansion to the district’s iPad program. According to an e-mail from district spokesperson Tanae McLean, a grant will pay for the additional iPads. That means all kindergartners and first grade students will have one to use – right now, […]

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Davidson Commissioners to consider capital improvement plan

Town of Davidson Commissioners have a meeting tonight and will vote on approval of a capital improvement plan. Commissioners will also get an update on the catalyst project.  That seeks to connect the historic Main Street and South Main Street areas.  The town plans to use public land to provide space for additional development. Let […]

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City Council: $75K for MCC, “pocket park” gets go-ahead, Love’s site plan approval

It’s official – the City of Statesville will help Mitchell Community College buy the old Davis Hospital site. The approval for a seventy-five thousand dollar contribution came at last night’s Council meeting according to an e-mail from City spokeswoman Nancy Davis. Council members also approved spending more than sixty-three thousand from the streetscape construction fund […]

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Iredell County Democrats will hold annual convention Saturday

The Iredell County Democratic Party will hold its annual convention at the Hall of Justice in Statesville this Saturday, April 11. The party will select county party officers and a party chair at the event. Evelyn Funderburk, spokesperson for the party, says suggestions have been made for a party chair but that information has not […]

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Mecklenburg County Manager Dena Diorio presented the agreement to Commissioners at this week's meeting.

Cornelius PD likely to handle lake patrol for Mecklenburg

If approved by the Charlotte City Council Monday, the Town of Cornelius will become responsible for patrolling Mecklenburg County’s share of Lake Norman. (AUDIO: The Town of Cornelius will provide routine patrols on the lake three hundred and sixty-five days a year, twenty-four hours a day.  A dedicated lake patrol unit will be created.). That’s the […]

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Iredell 9-1-1 lines restored after outage

PRESS RELEASE Iredell County Emergency Communications lost the ability to receive 9-1-1 calls this morning at 10:31 a.m. due to a networking problem. At the time, our telephone vendor was in the process of adding the Mooresville Police Department onto the county Next Generation 9-1-1 switch. When the connection was put in place to the […]

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Davidson citizens invited to info session for new town manager

FROM PRESS RELEASE Citizens are invited to a public information session on Monday, April 13 at Davidson Town Hall from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. to help us compile the characteristics that will be necessary in a new town manager.  After 25 years of service to the town, Town Manager Leamon Brice will retire at the […]

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Iredell GOP hold annual Reagan Day dinner; Pittenger and Burr among speakers

The Iredell County Republican Party held it’s annual Reagan Day dinner at the Statesville Civic Center Saturday.   Karen Carty is one of the organizers and says Lieutenant Colonel Bill Cowan was the keynote speaker.  He’s retired from the United States Marine Corps and is a Fox News Contributor – he spoke about homeland security […]

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County to pay over 250K to assist Old Davis Hospital purchase

Iredell County plans to pay just over two-hundred fifty thousand to help Mitchell Community College buy the Old Davis Hospital site. County Manager Ron Smith says that will come from a capital fund the county has been saving for the school.  Tipping fees are expected to be waived for anything that has to go to […]

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Mooresville PD earns national accreditation

PRESS RELEASE MOORESVILLE, N.C. –On Saturday, March 21, Mooresville Police Department was awarded national accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA). This accreditation program provides public safety agencies an opportunity to voluntarily demonstrate they meet an established set of professional standards. “Becoming an accredited police department is a significant accomplishment […]

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