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Snow started falling mid-afternoon Monday in Statesville.  Stay with WSIC at WSICfm.com and on Facebook and Twitter for the latest weather related news.

Statesville crews working to clean-up city streets

PRESS RELEASE Road conditions are improving somewhat. Street and Water/Sewer crews are out in force pushing snow; additional crews are removing snow from the downtown area and parking lots, as well as at the airport. After today, temperatures are forecast to remain below freezing until Saturday, so there is a great potential for refreezing and […]

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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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Bruce Stroud Jr., Marsha White, Kala Smith and Tyler Owensby
Pictures courtesy of the Iredell County Sheriff's Office

Traffic stop leads to four arrests

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated that on 02/14/2015, Deputy Justin Betts of the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on an orange Kia Rio at the intersection of Jane Sowers Road and Turnersburg Highway. Deputy J. Betts then identified the driver as Bruce Stroud and front passenger as Kala Smith. Deputy Jody […]

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Snow started falling mid-afternoon Monday in Statesville.  Stay with WSIC at WSICfm.com and on Facebook and Twitter for the latest weather related news.

Local schools closed Tuesday due to concern about the weather

UPDATED – SCHOOL CLOSINGS: Iredell-Statesville Schools, Mooresville Graded Schools, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, Cornerstone Christian Academy, Mitchell Community College and Statesville Christian School will be closed Tuesday, February 17, 2015. Ingresoll Rand in Mocksville has also notified WSIC that there will be no 3rd shift Tuesday morning.  Tuesday’s 1st shift will operate on a 2-hour delay. With […]

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The bread section was hit hard by shoppers at Statesville's Save-A-Lot store, apparently getting ready for the possibility of winter weather.

Local residents prepare for winter weather

Schools have sent students home early and people are buying heaters, de-icer and groceries. (I’ll tell you what, people are getting out, getting it done before that weather gets nasty). Kirk Lawton – He’s the owner of Statesville’s Save-A-Lot grocery store where Candace Shufford was stocking-up for her family. (…coming to the milk, I’m looking for […]

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Iredell-Statesville Schools closing early

Iredell-Statesville Schools has announced that it will close early Monday due to concern about inclement weather weather. Elementary schools will release at 12-noon. Middle and high schools will release at 1 p.m. Prime Time care and athletic events have been canceled.

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Six arrested following early morning searches

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC: Early Saturday morning, February 14, 2015, the Statesville Police Department’s Special Response Team served two narcotic search warrants with the assistance of the Iredell County Sheriff Office’s Sheriff Emergency Response Team. The first warrant was served at approximately 12:10 AM at 1102 7th St, the second warrant was served at 1109 […]

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Items seized by authorities
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Sheriff’s Office busts marijuana sale operation in Statesville’s Belmont area

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated that the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division concluded a two month long Narcotics Investigation with the arrest of Bradford Dobbins today. Narcotics Detectives began receiving information about a person in the Belmont area of Statesville that was selling Hydroponic Marijuana to numerous people. The Narcotics Detectives began conducting […]

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Lane closure planned for US 21

FROM PRESS RELEASE SHELBY — The N.C. Department of Transportation will install a lane closure on U.S. 21 Southbound from Pump Station Road to Carolina Avenue beginning Sunday, Feb. 15. The right lane of U.S. 21 Southbound will be closed from 9 pm. to 6 a.m. each day through Friday, Feb. 20, for utility pole […]

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Sheriff’s Office looking for vehicle break-in suspect

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated that the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office received six reports of car breaking and entering cases on the morning of 02-05-2015. Deputies took reports of various items missing from unlocked vehicles sitting in homes to include wallets, credit cards, keys and various other items. Deputies and Detectives spoke with numerous […]

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