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One arrested, one wanted in Statesville shooting investigation

RADIO SCRIPT The Statesville Police Department has made an arrest in its investigation of two shootings that happened Tuesday. In one of those cases, an occupied Harris Street residence was struck. Investigators have charged Douglas Henry, III with assault with a deadly weapon with the intent to kill, discharging a weapon into an occupied vehicle […]

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Iredell man accused of sexually abusing 7-year-old

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated in July a report was filed by Catawba County DSS concerning possible sexual abuse of a 7 year old female living in Catawba County. Catawba County DSS reported that the sexual abuse occurred in Iredell County by a family member’s boyfriend, Thomas Wilson. The juvenile was interviewed at the […]

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Kutteh breaks tie, picking Steve Johnson for Statesville Mayor Pro Tem

PRESS RELEASE It was a night of standing ovations – the first came following the presentation of the certificate marking the Statesville Police Department’s accreditation. The second came after Mayor Costi Kutteh presented a plaque to outgoing City Council member Arnold Watt recognizing his four years of service on Council. Watt lost his seat to […]

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Iredell Commissioners prepare for manager search

FROM PRESS RELEASE Centralina Council of Governments (CCOG) has selected Iredell County Manager Ron Smith as its Executive Director beginning in mid-January. Smith replaces Jim Prosser who is retiring after seven years of service as CCOG’s Executive Director. Smith will be resigning effective January 5th. The Iredell County Board of Commissioners will develop a transition […]

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One person in critical condition following Statesville shooting

ADAPTED RADIO SCRIPT One person is in critical condition following a Newbern Avenue shooting in Statesville yesterday morning. According to police, officers found that someone fired shots through the front door of a residence in the 300 block, hitting one person in the chest. Another person suffered an ankle injury, possibly via ricochet. Police say […]

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Statesville PD receives preliminary lab results in body found investigation

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC: Statesville Police Department Investigator Christy Cleary received the first piece of encouraging information this week concerning the identification of a body found in a Statesville creek on June 14, 2017. The FBI lab completed and sent the first phase of lab results on the body and notified Cleary that a second […]

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Annual Stocks for Tots fundraiser to feature Ryan Newman, Kurt Busch

PRESS RELEASE Mooresville, N.C. (November 28, 2017) The 29th annual Stocks For Tots holiday event and fundraiser will be held Tuesday, Dec. 5 at the NASCAR Technical Institute in Mooresville, N.C. The event which started in 1989 has raised more than $1 million and collected more than 60,000 toys to aid raising awareness for child […]

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Carolina BalloonFest announces $115,000 in charitable donations

PRESS RELEASE National Balloon Rally Charities (NBRC), DBA Carolina BalloonFest, is pleased to announce the sum of monies to be given away this year at the annual celebration of the Carolina BalloonFest. This year, the Carolina BalloonFest hosted an estimated crowd of 40,000 attendees. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, it is an annual tradition for NBRC […]

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Statesville boy’s comic book raising money for charity, has been seen by President Trump

A young Statesville resident was able to share his new comic book with President Trump recently.  Ty Arsenault is the son of Gavin and Lorna Arsenault who work for the President’s family, operating Trump National Charlotte in Mooresville.  A student at Statesville Christian, Ty has created his first comic book titled “The Adventures of General […]

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Sheriff’s Office: Man charged with filing false report after accidentally shooting himself

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated that on Thursday November 16, 2017 deputies with the Sheriff’s Office responded to 1327 Mt. Olive Rd. Statesville, to a report from a caller stated that her husband had been shot in the lower leg. Deputies arrived on scene and found Jeffrey Steele laying on the front porch at […]

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