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2015-05-26Developing

One dead following Iredell diving accident

One person is dead following a diving accident late Wednesday morning at an old rock quarry west of Mooresville off Highway 150 on Greenbay Road. The victim has been identified as 54-year-old Anthony Wright Sanders of Casar, North Carolina. Major Todd Carver with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office says one of the divers signaled to […]

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Council to pursue residential development for old Vance Hotel

  The Statesville City Council voted six-two this week to pursue a residential development project for the old Vance Hotel. That’s according to an e-mail from spokeswoman Nancy Davis which says Council members also approved about one point five million dollars of economic development incentives. Outgoing Police Chief Tom Anderson and Finance Director Lisa Salmon […]

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Local Congressional Representatives concerned about Iran nuclear deal

Local congressional representatives are concerned about the nuclear deal struck with Iran. Representative Robert Pittenger says the deal is dangerous for Israel and that it trusts Iran without verification. He also notes the lack of help given to Americans being held in Iran. (AUDIO).“We’ve done nothing to support these innocent individuals at the same time […]

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The Iredell County Sheriff's Office reports seizing two and a half pounds of marijuana during a weekend traffic stop.
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2.5 pounds of marijuana seized during traffic stop

  PRESS RELEASE Deputies with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Interstate Criminal Enforcement (ICE) Team were conducting drug interdiction activities on Interstate 77 North when they noticed a vehicle traveling North Bound being operated with a motor vehicle violation. A traffic stop was conducted and during the stop and subsequent conservation with the driver, the […]

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Former LNHS counselor pleads guilty to sex crimes

Former Lake Norman High School Counselor Amy Saffos has plead guilty to three counts of felony sexual activity with a student. Saffos was accused by the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office of having sex with a student on three occasions including twice at Lake Norman High School. As part of a plea bargain, Saffos did not […]

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Silver Alert issued for missing Iredell man

FROM PRESS RELEASE RALEIGH 11:36 AM — The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, Joe Arthur Steele Sr. Citizens are asked to be on the lookout for Joe Arthur Steele Sr, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment. Anyone with […]

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Case of former LKNHS counselor returning to court

The case of former Lake Norman High School Counselor Amy Saffos could return to court as early as today. According to an Iredell County courthouse staffer, the case is part of a two week Superior Court docket. Saffos is accused by the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office of having sex with a student on three occasions, […]

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Community Foundation accepting grant applications

PRESS RELEASE July 13, 2015 – The Iredell County Community Foundation is currently accepting applications from eligible organizations (501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, congregations, governmental and educational institutions) for its 2015 Grants Program. Priority will be given to requests for projects and programs that address literacy for children ages 5-10; however, requests that fall outside of this […]

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The Iredell County Sheriff's Office is looking to identify these individuals, accused of trespassing and breaking and entering at a Castle Pines Lane community pool.
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Sheriff’s Office looking to ID breaking and entering suspects

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying three people that are involved in a Breaking and Entering and two counts of 1st degree trespassing. The pictures are from a pool located on Castle Pine Lane Statesville. One Suspect appears to be a white male […]

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Fifth Creek Road residence lost to fire

A Fifth Creek Road residence in eastern Iredell County is a total loss following an early morning fire yesterday. Assistant Cool Springs Fire Chief Thomas Gross says it appears something was left on the stove before the only occupant of the residence went to bed. County Line and Rowan-Iredell Fire Departments were called in to […]

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