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Afternoon News: Teen accused of hitting boyfriend with car, military translator speaks in Iredell

RADIO SCRIPT A Statesville teen is accused by police of hitting her boyfriend with her vehicle at the intersection of Garner Bagnal and I-77 last night. Laquita Holmes is charged with felony hit-and-run causing injury and assault with a deadly weapon. Her first court appearance was scheduled for today. The translator for Iredell County’s Judge […]

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Technical details released for Iredell tornado

Winds reached 115 miles-per-hour during Wednesday’s Cool Springs Tornado. That’s according to the National Weather Service, which released technical data late yesterday. Investigators say there were two touchdowns of the tornado, one classified as an EF0, the other an EF2. The scale goes up to EF5, which is the most severe. The first touchdown occurred […]

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Red Cross aiding 8 families in Iredell

FROM PRESS RELEASE (CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 25, 2017) – The American Red Cross Western North Carolina Region is assisting more than 25 families in four counties that were impacted by the devastating storms that hit our area Wednesday. In Iredell County, we are assisting 8 families with immediate assistance for a place to stay, clothing, […]

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Police: 80-year-old home invasion victim shot after first shooting suspect

UPDATE Brown is now accused by the Statesville Police Department of assaulting an 81-year-old man during a Stockton Street burglary earlier this month.  Details on that case can be found HERE. PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC: An 80 year old man was awakened late last night after 1 black male suspect wearing a mask forced open the […]

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Speculative manufacturing and distribution facility under construction in Troutman

PRESS RELEASE Troutman, NC: The Town of Troutman is pleased to announce a new 301,000-square foot speculative manufacturing and distribution facility that will be constructed on Old Murdock Road. “The Town of Troutman is excited to see dirt moving on Old Murdock Road,” said Mayor Terros Young. “This class A manufacturing and distribution speculative facility […]

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Tornado confirmed in Cool Springs, clean-up continues

UPDATE: The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado in Iredell County Wednesday afternoon.  The assessment of its path continues with more information expected to be released at a later time. At least three Cool Springs homes were destroyed after what the Fire Department there is calling a tornado Wednesday afternoon. (AUDIO: Please watch the […]

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Run for the Wall makes Statesville stop

Hundreds of motorcycle riders taking part in the 29th annual Run for the Wall made a stop in Statesville this morning. (AUDIO: Please watch the report above to hear this quote). Andrea Howard – a Goldsboro resident. Riders gassed-up at the Highway 115 Sheetz before staging nearby. There was prayer, thanks for local organizers and […]

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Iredell Register of Deeds expects to exceed $4 million in gross revenue this week

PRESS RELEASE Iredell County Register of Deeds Ronald N. Wyatt announces that the Register of Deeds office will soon exceed 4 million dollars in gross revenue for the first time since the fiscal year July 1, 2007 thru June 30, 2008, which collected $4,073,863.80. This was also the beginning of the recession that hit America […]

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(TOP L-R) Antonio Herron, Xavious Caldwell, Michael Thompson Jr., Isaiah Butler.  (BOTTOM L-R) Ricardo Diaz, Jonathan Murphy, Quanterius Hooper, Deveon Cooper.

Sheriff’s Office: Eight arrested after shots fired into homes, almost hitting child

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated that on May 20th 2017, multiple stolen weapons were seized and eight suspects were arrested after shots were fired into three separate residences in Eastern Iredell County. Deputies responded Log Dr. where several citizens had requested assistance and stated that multiple rounds of gunfire had hit their home and […]

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Man accused of breaking-into seventeen vehicles, stealing one

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated that Deputies with the Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on Shiloh Road at approximately 1:35 am on Thursday May 18, 2017, to a Breaking and Entering to a Motor Vehicle in progress. The homeowner saw a black male inside one of their vehicles parked at their residence. When […]

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