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Fireworks safety – what’s legal and what’s not

With Fourth of July this weekend, local officials are urging safety with fireworks. Assistant Statesville Fire Cheif Gary Styers recently joined WSIC’s Around the City to discuss. (AUDIO).“We definitely encourage folks to see the professional fireworks. Fireworks, the easiest thing to remember is if you can’t buy them in North Carolina, there not legal.” Anything […]

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Record number of travelers expected for July 4th holiday

If you’re planning to take a trip for the Fourth of July holiday, you’re not alone. AAA of the Carolinas predicts that a record one point one million North Carolinians will travel – most doing so on the road. Based on survey information, the numbers are the highest since two-thousand one. Asheville has the highest […]

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Lake area business leaders take anti-toll lane message to Raleigh

Lake area business leaders took their anti-toll message to legislators in Raleigh yesterday. WSIC Local Biz Now co-host Joe Vagnone was part of the group and says the message was more than just not wanting tolls, it was about concern over potential economic impact they could have. Senator Jeff Tarte has been working on a […]

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Mooresville citizens invited to housing open-house

The Town of Mooresville will hold an open-house tonight for citizens to learn about its comprehensive housing strategy project. Working with the Centralina Council of Governments, the town hopes to identify housing needs and use that information to make sure ordinances support those needs. Citizen input is part of the process. Tonight’s open house is […]

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Business leaders in Raleigh Tuesday to lobby against tolls

The anti-toll lane argument returns to Raleigh today. A delegation of lake-area business leaders will meet with legislators and hold a press conference letting everyone know they don’t see toll lanes as the best option for widening I-77. Today’s group includes WSIC Local Biz Now co-host Joe Vagnone representing the Lake Norman Chamber, Rusty Wallace […]

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In Brief: Old Mountain Road fire, Lincoln vehicle break-ins

  Officials closed part of Old Mountain Road yesterday afternoon due to a large fire. According to the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office, this was between Smith Farm Road and Old Concord Road. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a string of vehicle break-ins northeast of Lincolnton. According to the department, all of the vehicles […]

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Iredell County Amateur Radio Society member Shane Perry enjoys the learning aspect of the ham radio hobby.  He was among those set-up at Saturday's Field Day.

Ham radio operators hold 24-hour practice event

Ham radio operators gathered at WSIC this weekend for their annual field day – the twenty-four hour operation is a chance to practice and share with the public. (AUDIO).“The idea here is to make as many contacts through digital means, voice means, mores code any means necessary” Rick McClure, a past President of the Iredell […]

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Saturday's Troutman Independence Parade was the 11th annual and honored past and current women in the military as grand marshals.

11th annual Independence Parade held in Troutman

Saturday marked the eleventh annual Troutman Independence Parade. The community lined Main Street as classic cars, fire trucks, floats, pageant queens and other exhibits made their way through town. This year’s parade honored past and present women in the military as grand marshals. WSIC was on-hand broadcasting the parade live – you can see pictures […]

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Weekend plans? Three FREE local events

  If you’re looking for something to do this weekend – tomorrow is the Troutman Independence Parade. That starts at eleven from the Troutman Fairgrounds, heading through downtown. WSIC will be broadcasting live. Between five-thirty and nine-thirty, there’s the Independence Festival – also at the fairgrounds featuring music, vendors and fireworks. Rain is in the […]

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Police investigating Mooresville HAZMAT situation

PRESS RELEASE MOORESVILLE, N.C. – On June 25, 2015 at 1:00 p.m., the Mooresville Police Department responded to a medical emergency call at 1228 Fieldstone Road. On scene, officers located an individual unresponsive and in need of medical attention. Iredell County EMS responded and transported the individual to Lake Norman Regional Medical Center. Due to […]

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