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Sheriff’s Office looking for vehicle break-in suspect

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated that the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office received six reports of car breaking and entering cases on the morning of 02-05-2015. Deputies took reports of various items missing from unlocked vehicles sitting in homes to include wallets, credit cards, keys and various other items. Deputies and Detectives spoke with numerous […]

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Jeffery Allen Gillespie is walked from the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office to the jail after his arrest in Charlotte.

No bond for man accused in Troutman murder

No bond for the man accused by the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office of murdering his estranged wife’s boyfriend in Troutman last month. According to a communication from Iredell Clerk of Court Jim Mixson, the request for Jeffery Gillespie to receive a bond was denied yesterday. His case was continued to this Tuesday. Read more about […]

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Home sales up in January for Iredell

Closed home sales rose nearly six percent in Iredell County last month when compared with the same month one year before. Data from the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association puts the county’s median sales price for a home at about one-eighty-three-five, up two percent. Closed sales fell nearly thirteen percent in Davidson – the median price […]

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ISS Board approves lease agreement; will help fund greenway

The Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education approved a lease agreement this week to place solar panels on the roof of the Career Academy and Technical School in Troutman.  Assistant Superintendent Doctor Kenny Miller says the agreement is contingent on some analysis of the structure. If everything looks good, the school will get a new roof […]

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Former campaign manager’s DWI case continued

The driving while impaired case of a former Iredell campaign manager has been continued to April, according to a Carteret County Courthouse staffer.   Sarah Harvey is accused by the Emerald Isle Police Department of getting into an accident while intoxicated last May.  She recently resigned her position with the Democrat Party State Executive Committee.

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Chase ends in Statesville wreck

A West Iredell man is accused of leading a Sheriff’s Deputy on a chase while intoxicated Tuesday morning. The chase ended with a wreck at the Highway 115 exit off I-40 in Statesville. Major Marty Byers with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office says Carl Anthony Cathey has been charged with driving while impaired, two stop […]

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Heart Ball brings in 175K for American Heart Association

The fortieth annual Iredell Heart Ball was held this weekend in Statesville.  Co-chair Mae Jackson says conservatively, it netted one-hundred seventy-five thousand dollars for the American Heart Association.  (We have such a community of people who want to be a part of doing all these things… and that sets us apart).   More than four-hundred […]

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Local Radioshacks among stores being closed by corporation

The Crossroads Drive Radio Shack in Statesville, the RadioShack in Huntersville and the Concord Mills RadioShack in Concord are among those slated to shut their doors.   The company announced it was filing for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last week.  This comes as an affiliate of Standard General works to acquire a group of company-owend […]

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Suspect accused of indecent exposure at Statesville park

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC: On Thursday afternoon, February 5, 2015 at about 3:30 PM, Statesville Police officers responded to a call of a male exposing himself to a female and her small child at Lakewood Park. The witness gave a description of the suspect who was at that time walking in the park and exposing […]

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Rally at city hall hopes to restore historic tax credits

A group wanting the historic tax credit restored in North Carolina gathered for a rally at Statesville City hall yesterday.  According to an e-mail from City Spokeswoman Nancy Davis, the group of about forty people represented developers, property owners and others.  

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