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Two injured in Statesville stabbing

PRESS RELEASE On April 11, 2015, at 9:10PM, Statesville Police Officers were dispatched to 13 Short Street in reference to a disturbance call. While in route, Officers were advised that a subject on scene had been stabbed. Upon arrival, Officers located Bethany Jordan Nesbit (W/F D.O.B. 5/26/91) on the front porch with a stab wound […]

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Sheriff’s Office: Rent dispute leads to stabbings

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated on April 9th at approximately 7:52pm Deputies responded to a reported Stabbing at the Little Market Basket at 5285 Taylorsville Hwy Stony Point NC 28678. When Deputies arrived they found a 42 year female has been stabbed in the right hip. Deputies located a second victim, a 32 year […]

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Deadline extended for toll-lane project financial close

PRESS RELEASE CHARLOTTE – The N.C. Department of Transportation and I-77 Mobility Partners continue to work closely with all the parties involved in the financial close process for the I-77 Express Lanes Project. The financial close deadline contemplated in the Concession Agreement has been moved to May 17. NCDOT and I-77 Mobility Partners jointly extended […]

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Iredell County Democrats will hold annual convention Saturday

The Iredell County Democratic Party will hold its annual convention at the Hall of Justice in Statesville this Saturday, April 11. The party will select county party officers and a party chair at the event. Evelyn Funderburk, spokesperson for the party, says suggestions have been made for a party chair but that information has not […]

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Traffic: 5 injured in Newton wreck, Shelton Ave wreck sends 1 to hospital

Two adults and three children were injured after an SUV rolled over on Saint James Road south of Newton yesterday.   Trooper Hilton with the Highway Patrol says a witness reported the vehicle rolled about three times.  Hilton says speed appears to be a factor.  All were injured.   One adult and one child were […]

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Additional extension issued in I-77 toll lane financial deadline

An additional extension has been issued in the financial close deadline for the I-77 toll lane project. The new date is May seventieth. The DOT is partnering with a private company to build the toll lanes – that company will put up most of the money, then collect toll revenue. There’s still a lawsuit pending […]

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Sheriff’s Office: Easter gathering argument led to shooting

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated: On April 6, 2015 at approximately 6:40pm the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office was called to 460 Pine State Rd. in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival Deputies learned that Matthew Sells had been shot by his brother Marcus Sells. Marcus had fled the scene and Matthew had been taken […]

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Morning Show "Boss Man" Jamie West passes away

Morning Show “Boss Man” Jamie West passes away

He was known as the Morning Show’s “Boss Man” – Jamie West has died.  Harold Johnson: Good Morning, WSIC! Hi there! Positive radio Boss! Jamie West: Hey gentleman, hope you had a good weekend. Harold Johnson: It was decent boss, how about your weekend? Jamie West: Oh, it was good That clip from earlier this […]

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Traffic: Major wreck snarls I77, police investigate hit and run

At least two people suffered non-life-threatening injuries following an I-77 southbound eight vehicle accident yesterday afternoon.  That happened around three-fifty just north of the Langtree exit.  The Highway Patrol is investigating.  Trooper Keller says two tractor trailers were involved.  Early indications were that charges relating to speed would be filed. The Statesville Police Department is […]

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James Best – actor & Alexander County resident – dead at 88

He was best known as Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane on the Duke’s of Hazzard – Actor James Best died Monday at the age of eighty-eight after a brief illness and complications from pneumonia. (AUDIO: What a horrendous gunshot wound.  How come you’re still standing?) Best got his start acting with Special Services in the US […]

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