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You could WIN a signed Cam Newton jersey at JR Cigar this Friday!

WSIC will be on location at the new JR Cigar in Mooresville Friday, March 18, 2015 between 4 and 7 p.m. The new store is located at 130 Consumer Square Drive near Walmart. Stop by for your chance to win Hickory Crawdads tickets and a signed Cam Newton jersey. The Carolina Panthers star quarter back […]

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Sheriff’s Office IDs suspects in mobile methamphetamine lab investigation

PRESS RELEASE The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a local business at 12:46 pm on Tuesday March 17, 2015. The call was in reference to suspicious activity and the purchase of chemicals which could be used in the production of methamphetamine. Patrol Deputy Brad Stroud arrived to the call and was able […]

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Doctor Michael Schlesinger has been recused from Monday's vote on a site plan for the proposed Love's truck stop.

Schlesinger recused, still no decision on Love’s site plan

The Statesville City Council spent about four hours on the site plan for the proposed Love’s Truck Stop last night, but didn’t get to make a decision. The hearing was placed in recess until next Monday when testimony from those against the truck stop will be heard. (AUDIO: Well, I think bringing jobs to Statesville is […]

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Pi day celebrated with run and pie eating contest in Statesville

If you didn’t know, Saturday was three – fourteen – fifteen – the date, and the beginning digits of mathematical constant pi.   In Statesville, the occasion was marked with a three point one four mile run, a kids run and pie eating contest.  (Well, I’m math teachers so Ive kind of always been known […]

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Statesville City Council to hold quasi judicial hearing on Love’s site plan tonight

Members of the Statesville City Council could be in for a long night as Love’s asks for approval of a site plan to build at the intersection of sixty-four and Old Mocksville Road. Even if approved, Love’s has to wait – the matter is still in court.  Those against it are concerned about traffic and […]

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Concerns of party disloyalty in Iredell GOP

There are concerns of disloyalty in the race for Iredell’s Republican Party chair, set for election Saturday.   Diane Umbarger admits to supporting Sean Schutt in last fall’s Sheriff election, but says… (Its not party disloyalty. Sean Schutt was a republican and at that point I was not on any board. I did resign from […]

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Police: Rowan student brought gun to SHS

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC: An investigation has been on-going into recent social media threats made to students of Statesville High School. During the course of the investigation into the threats, it was determined that the suspects making the threats had possibly come to the Statesville High School Campus with a firearm sometime in February. Both […]

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There were happy faces Friday afternoon as Food Lion delivered a donation to Children's Homes of Iredell County.

Food Lion delivers for Children’s Homes of Iredell County

Food Lion delivered to Children’s Homes of Iredell County this afternoon. (AUDIO, Kathryn Sowers: Today we’re providing one thousand and eighty-nine meals for four different homes). Kathryn Sowers with Food Lion. Brenda Speece with Children’s Homes says it’s all about… (AUDIO, Brenda Speece: Collaborating together, working together to make our kids a stronger future because […]

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Former Wormz Organic owner returned to custody in Alabama

Authorities have located a man local investors suspect of running Concord business WormzOrganic as a scam.  Jamie Lawhorne, also known as Jim Gilley, is accused by the state of Alabama of cutting off his electronic monitoring bracelet. According to an e-mail from a spokesperson with Alabama Securities and Exchange, Lawhorne has been returned to the […]

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GMS racing moving to Statesville; 20 new jobs created

About twenty new jobs are expected in Statesville with the move of GMS racing from north Mecklenburg County.  GMS fields Auston and Ty Dillon in the Camping World Truck Series.    (…Primarily driven by the existing facility. The facility here is larger than the facility that they were in, in North Mecklenburg is a little […]

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