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An isolation cell at the Iredell County Jail

Inside the Iredell County Jail – staff talks needs with WSIC

More pictures of inside the jail below As we told you yesterday (Wednesday), Iredell Commissioners set aside more than six million dollars this week for use towards a new jail. Commissioner Steve Johnson is known as an advocate for taxpayer dollars on the board, but still acknowledged the need for something to be done. WSIC […]

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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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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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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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Antonio Ibarra
Picture courtesy of the Statesville Police Department

Man police accuse of sexually abusing ex-girlfriend’s child arrested

PRESS RELEASE Update: On Thursday, March 12th, 2015, after further investigation into the incident, additional charges were obtained on Antonio Torres Ibarra for First Degree Kidnapping, Indecent Liberties with a Child, and Delivering a Controlled Substance to a Minor less than 13 years of age. Ibarra turned himself in to authorities on Thursday, March 12, […]

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Sheriff’s Office: Children lived in Iredell home with raw sewage

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated that on the evening of Friday March 6th, Detectives with the Sheriff’s Office arrested a Statesville man and woman for 5 counts of Misdemeanor Child Abuse each. Deputies responded to 185 West winds Loop in northern Iredell County to investigate the report of a death. When Deputies arrived on […]

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Iredell County releases list of top delinquent property taxes

According to county tax collector Bill Furches, over 3.5 million is owed while 96 percent of taxes had been collected by the end of February. More than 40,000 dollars is owed for a portion of Field Brook Apartments.  A real estate company owes over 30 thousand for property at Talbert Point Business Park. Ingersoll Rand […]

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NY bound Amtrak train derails in NC accident

PRESS RELEASE RALEIGH- At approximately 12:15 p.m. Monday, the northbound Amtrak Carolinian Train 80 was involved in a collision with a tractor trailer at the intersection of U.S. 301 and N.C. 903 in Halifax County. Train 80’s locomotive and baggage car were derailed as a result of the collision. At this time minor injuries have […]

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Thumbpickers and Sprint into Spring take advantage of great weekend weather

Despite some cooler temperatures, folks made good use of the weekend.  It started with the Thumbpicker’s Convention – held Friday and Saturday in Statesville.   (I LIKE NEW CONVERTS TO THIS THUMB AND FINGER STYLE MUSIC. ITS JUST FANTASIC).  Iredell Arts Council Executive Director Rogelio Calvo.  The event featured open mic opportunities and workshops.  Bluegrass […]

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Toll lane project moves forward as judge denies temporary injunction

A judge has denied a motion for a temporary injunction in the Interstate 77 toll lane case. Parties met Tuesday in a motion hearing. The ruling means that plans for the toll lane project will move forward as scheduled, though a lawsuit for a permanent injunction has been filed by Widen I-77. That case will […]

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