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NC Flags at half-staff today

  Governor Pat McCrory has ordered North Carolina flags to be flown at half-staff today in honor of those who died in last week’s tragic shooting in Tennessee. Staff Sergeant David Wyatt was one of the victims and was a native of Burke County, spending time at Camp Lejeune during his eleven year career with […]

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Candidate field set for local elections

The candidate field is set for this fall’s local elections – more than thirty five people have entered the races which span from Love Valley to Davidson. Candidates for Mayor in Harmony, Love Valley, Davidson and Troutman will run un-opposed. Incumbent Mooresville Mayor Miles Atkins picked up a last minute competitor Friday with the filing […]

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Two accused of selling pills, suspect wanted in heroin investigation

PRESS RELEASES Two accused of selling pills in Statesville neighborhood After receiving complaints about prescription pills being sold in the area of Rickert, Winona and Dobson Avenues, members of the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Investigation Unit conducted surveillance in this area and were to identify two females selling prescription pills. An undercover operation was […]

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MCC inching closer to purchase of Old Davis Hospital site

Mitchell Community College continues to get closer to the purchase of the Old Davis Hospital site. President Doctor Tim Brewer says the completed environmental studies turned up no major concerns.  While the college isn’t responsible for building demolition, it is responsible for environmental clean-up. (AUDIO – Doctor Tim Brewer): “Found some diesel fuel contamination as […]

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Statesville names interim Police Chief, Finance Director

PRESS RELEASE Statesville City Manager Larry Pressley has announced the selection of Assistant Police Chief Joe Barone to be the Interim Police Chief effective July 28, following the departure of Tom Anderson and Assistant Finance Director Gene Triplett to be the Interim Finance Director effective August 3, following the departure of Lisa Salmon. Please see […]

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Rehabilitation work planned for I-40 bridges in Statesville

PRESS RELEASE CHARLOTTE – On Wednesday, July 15, the N.C. Department of Transportation will begin a bridge rehabilitation project on the Interstate 40 bridges over N.C. 115 in Iredell County. The $761,316 rehabilitation work will be done nightly from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. to reduce the impact on the traveling public. Performing rehabilitation work […]

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Statesville considering future of budget dollars for non-profits

The Statesville City Council is considering the future of more than seventy-two thousand dollars currently in the budget for local agencies such as the Arts Council, Iredell Museums, Children’s Homes of Iredell County and others. The highest amount is twenty-five thousand being paid yearly to Lifespan which provides services to those with disabilities. With a […]

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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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