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Statesville early voting participation doubles from 2013

ADAPTED RADIO SCRIPT Roughly 1500 people voted early ahead of tomorrow’s Statesville City Council and Mayor Elections. That’s more than double the early voting participation seen in 2013. Early voting closed Friday – there is no early voting today. All voting tomorrow must do so within assigned precincts. Interest is especially heavy in the Mayor […]

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Statesville Water Resources Director Joe Hudson announces retirement

PRESS RELEASE Statesville City Manager Larry Pressley has announced the retirement of Water Resources Director Joe Hudson, effective Dec. 31, 2017. Hudson’s 31-year career with the City began in 1986 and has seen the department expand in facilities and in services. “Statesville has been very fortunate to have had Joe at the helm of the […]

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Mitchell Community College reveals plans for health sciences building

PRESS RELEASE Statesville, NC – Mitchell Community College recently announced the exterior design for the College’s new Health Sciences Building. The exterior design will feature a modern façade with a 2 story, glass front atrium. Portions of the former Davis Hospital entrance have been preserved for use in the atrium, upholding the site’s history. Mitchell’s […]

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Neighborhood clean-ups planned for Saturday

PRESS RELEASE The Statesville Recreation and Parks is organizing neighborhood clean-ups as part of Saturday, Oct. 7’s Big Sweep Community Clean-up Day. Typically, volunteers walk the Fourth Creek greenway and creek banks on this annual clean-up day, but this year, they’ve added the areas around Bentley Community Center and the Boys and Girls Club to […]

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Sherifff’s Office: Intoxicated underage individual assaulted Deputy during arrest

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated on October 4th at approximately 11:45 pm deputies responded to 107 Barrington Lane Apartment L in reference to a domestic dispute. Deputies learned that all parties involved were intoxicated and everyone was under the age of 21 years of age. Deputies also learned that one of the subjects involved […]

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Teen accused of having stolen firearm, marijuana

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated on 10/03/2017, Deputies with the Aggressive Criminal Enforcement Team (ACE) received information that three males were in the area of East Front Street Statesville possibly attempting to break into vehicles. Sgt. R. Sherrill responded to the area and located the three males matching the description given by the caller. […]

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Statesville City Council recognizes fire fighters, approves demolition funds

PRESS RELEASE Lifesaving awards were presented to two citizens and four Statesville firefighters Monday night in recognition of their efforts in saving the life of Owen Conner on July 25, 2017. Mr. Conner was present at the meeting that recognized his mother, Shay Conner and cousin, Alisa Smyre, and there were hugs all around. Chief […]

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Sheriff’s Office: Man charged with assault, other arrests possible

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated: deputies arrived at 174 Yellowstone Lane in reference to an assault. Deputies located Brandon Scott (Victim) bleeding from a laceration to the head. Brandon Scott was transported Davis Regional Hospital for his injuries, Scott’s injuries are not life threating. While investigating deputies located Randy Cook (Suspect) behind the house […]

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“I’ve never felt so much appreciation” Statesville linemen recall experiences in Georgia, Florida

PRESS RELEASE The Statesville crew who worked for 10 days in Georgia and Florida, restoring power in communities hit by Hurricane Irma, returned home tired, but fulfilled that they had made a difference to some of the thousands of people they helped. “I’ve never felt so much appreciation,” said Statesville Electric Utilities Operations Manager James […]

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Statesville City Council expected to finalize Larkin rezoning Monday

FROM PRESS RELEASE Statesville City Council will meet Monday night, October 2 at 7 p.m. This is not a public comment meeting. The James Pointe property, located along Turnersburg Highway, is on the agenda for satellite annexation. An 80-unit multi-family apartment complex is proposed to be constructed on 5.84 acres. City Council will be asked […]

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