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Sheriff’s Office: Suspect assaulted girlfriend for not having sex

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated on Friday May 15th at 3:00 pm. Deputy S. D. Savage and Deputy D. E. Landis of the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a domestic violence at 172 Williamsburg Road in Harmony. Before arriving at the house they were told that the suspect had left […]

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Suspect facing 30 additional indecent liberties charges

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC: On Wednesday, May 13th 2015, additional charges were brought against Marcus Jerome Briggs, 40 years old. He had previously been charged in the case by the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office with four counts indecent liberties with a child and one count of first-degree rape of a child. Investigators with the Statesville […]

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In Brief: SCVB budget, Governments oppose sales tax re-distribution

  In Brief: SCVB budget The Statesville Convention and Visitors Bureau Board will talk about its budget tomorrow. The one-hundred seventy-six thousand dollar budget is funded by the occupancy tax on local hotel rooms. Board members have chosen to operate without an Executive Director and instead used part of the budget to issue grants to […]

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Chamber seeks to recognize young professionals

A program being launched by the Greater Statesville Chamber of Commerce seeks to recognize young professionals. “Future5” will recognize five individuals under the age of thirty-five each year who are growing in their field of work and improving the local quality of life. (AUDIO).“Working tirelessly behind the scenes or maybe in front of the scenes. […]

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Statesville residents have opportunity to speak on budget proposal

Statesville residents will have a chance to tell Council members what they think about the budget proposal tonight. A public hearing is scheduled as part of the regular Council meeting. The City is proposing a two cent increase to the tax rate to cover a budget shortfall of nearly half a million dollars. Manager Larry […]

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Offices ransacked at Mitchell Community College

PRESS RELEASE On Friday, May 15th, 2015 at approximately 7:00 AM, Statesville Police officers responded to a report of a breaking & entering that had occurred at Mitchell Community College’s Main Campus Building, located at 500 West Broad Street, sometime during the night. Suspect(s) entered through an unknown location and broke into and ransacked through […]

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Summer kicks-off with Race City Fest in Mooresville

A perfect kick-off for summer, Saturday was Race City Fest in downtown Mooresville. The annual street fair features vendors and live entertainment. (AUDIO).“Thousands of people coming to downtown Mooresville today, this is thee place to be. Folks need to come see what Mooresville has” Mooresville Commissioner Mac Herring talking with Joe Vagnone and Wayne Bidelman […]

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Sex offenders accused of not registering new addresses

PRESS RELEASES Sheriff Darren Campbell stated on 04/09/2015 Deputy Price of the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit attempted to verify a valid address on Mr. Hunter Gaither, a registered sex offender. Deputy Price has been unable to locate Mr. Gaither at this address since December of 2014 and could not verify Mr. Gaither […]

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Despite concerns, NCDOT says toll lanes moving forward

Following concerns from local governing bodies, the NCDOT yesterday issued a letter concerning the I-77 toll lanes. The letter was addressed to Huntersville Mayor Jill Swain and says an amendment to the long range transportation plan adopted in 2013 included a future widening of I-77. Rather than have bidders for the toll lane project amend […]

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Businesses exhibit products and services at annual expo

Local businesses showed-off their products and services at the annual Statesville Chamber of Commerce Business Expo, held Thursday at the Civic Center. WSIC asked exhibitors how they turn passers-by into customers. (AUDIO). “Give-aways for oil changes and other things and we get their information so we can put them in our database and maybe call them […]

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