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Statesville Council delays splash pad vote

PRESS RELEASE Plans to build a splash pad at the Bentley Center were put on hold Monday night after Council member Roy West moved to table the motion in order to study the possibility of locating the project at the new municipal building on Shelton Ave. The design of the municipal building, which will house […]

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Statesville PD identifies victim in fatal moped accident

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC: On Sunday afternoon, October 15, 2017 just before 4PM, SPD officers responded to a crash involving a passenger vehicle and moped. The crash happened on West End. Ave. at N. Kelly St. As a result of the collision, the moped driver, 55 year old Johnny Ray Crosby of Statesville died from […]

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Alexander Sheriff’s Office: Vehicle chase with intoxicated driver ends in Iredell

PRESS RELEASE An intoxicated driver led an Alexander County Deputy on a vehicle chase into Iredell County on October 14th, 2017. The Deputy stated in his report that he met a vehicle on Smith Farm Rd while patrolling in Stony Point that had an equipment violation. The Deputy followed the vehicle for a short distance […]

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Downtown road to close temporarily for jail expansion work

PRESS RELEASE As part of the jail expansion project, a new storm water line will be installed across Constitution Lane.  This work should take approximately 2 days. It will involve closing a section of Constitution Lane which is down the hill from the Magnolia tree outside the Water Street entrance of the Court House. During […]

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Statesville City Council to consider splash pad contract

FROM PRESS RELEASE Statesville City Council will meet Monday night, October 12 at 7 p.m. This meeting provides an opportunity for public comment. Persons desiring to speak at this time must sign up on the list located at the City Clerk’s counter in Council Chambers. Speakers are allowed three minutes to talk on any topic […]

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Young Iredell Cancer patient Dalton Edwards has died

Dalton Edwards, who inspired Iredell County and beyond through his dealings with Cancer, has died. The “Pray for Dalton” Facebook Page posted Sunday afternoon that Dalton had passed-away around 9:00 am. A graduate of West Iredell High School, Dalton has had the community’s attention and support in recent years including through the publishing of a […]

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New app offers way to report trash and pollution in Catawba River, Lake Norman

FROM PRESS RELEASE (Charlotte, N.C.) The Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation has released its Water Watcher app, now available for free in both the Apple and Google Play stores. Focusing on exploring and protecting the waters of the Catawba-Wateree River basin, this first version of the app has eight tools: pollution reporter; trash logger; basin explorer map; […]

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Runoff formally requested in Statesville Mayor race

It’s official – Statesville Mayor candidate and City Council member Michael Johnson has made the formal request for a runoff against Costi Kutteh. The sitting Mayor had 38 percent of the vote with just over 1,100 ballots cast. Michael Johnson was 113 votes behind. Rosetta Williams placed third in that contest, receiving 380 votes, just […]

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Board of Elections: Johnson plans to seek runoff in Mayor’s race

RADIO SCRIPT Statesville’s Mayor election is not over – according to the Iredell County Board of Elections, Michael Johnson has indicated he plans to seek a runoff with incumbent Costi Kutteh. That’s not been made official as of yet – the Board of Elections has to have it in writing for that to be the […]

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I-SS Board nominates replacement for Haynes seat

PRESS RELEASE Mr. Samuel Kennington was nominated and approved by the Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education to replace Board Member Cindy Haynes (District 3) in a special election on October 2, 2017. He was sworn in at the regularly scheduled Board of Education meeting Monday, October 9, 2017. Mr. Kennington received his Bachelor’s from East […]

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