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Unresponsive man pulled from burning Statesville residence

RADIO SCRIPT A man was pulled from a burning Deaton Street home in Statesville overnight. The fire department was on-scene around midnight and reported finding an adult male unresponsive inside the residence. That individual was taken to the hospital for treatment. The fire appears to have started in the kitchen, but remains under investigation.

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Sheriff’s Office: Store owner tried stopping wanted thief during robbery

PRESS RELEASE Lincolnton, NC – Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives have developed a person of interest in the snatch and grab strong armed robbery today at Jerry’s One Stop at 3778 East Highway 27 in Iron Station. Detectives say the person of interest is Tyrone Matthew Rozzell, 46, of Hickory, NC. Rozell is a black male, […]

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Davie Avenue detour planned for Tuesday during tree removal

PRESS RELEASE Traffic will be detoured around a portion of Davie Ave. on Tuesday morning (Aug. 15) while crews remove a tree located between Elm and Harrell Streets. Work will begin at approximately 8:30 a.m. and is expected to take most of the morning. Detour signs and flaggers will help direct traffic around the work. […]

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Iredell Commissioners to vote on jail expansion contract

Iredell County Commissioners will consider approving a nearly $26 million contract tomorrow for construction of the jail expansion. The base bid from Hickory Construction Company is about $25.6 million with just over $1 million for other allotments. County Manager Ron Smith is recommending using approximately $25 million from the jail expansion fund with the remaining […]

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UPDATE: Damages not as extensive as first thought in downtown Statesville fire

Downtown Statesville’s “The Farm and Garden Store” was damaged by fire Saturday evening. Statesville Fire Chief Spencer Lee says crews arrived at the Light Street business to find it heavily involved with fire.  A second alarm was requested for additional manpower. While the Fire Department initially thought the structure would be a total loss, damages […]

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UPDATE: Damages not as extensive as first thought in downtown Statesville fire

Downtown Statesville’s “The Farm and Garden Store” was damaged by fire Saturday evening. Statesville Fire Chief Spencer Lee says crews arrived at the Light Street business to find it heavily involved with fire.  A second alarm was requested for additional manpower. While the Fire Department initially thought the structure would be a total loss, damages […]

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Man shot in leg at Statesville business

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC: On Saturday August 12, 2017, just after 1PM, Statesville Police Officers responded to a reported shooting outside of the Good Deal Food Mart convenience store on Newton Dr. Upon arrival, officers found a 37 year old male victim in the parking lot suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the leg. […]

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Friday After Five canceled

PRESS RELEASE Statesville, NC — With the forecasted weather for this evening being 60% chance of rain, the organizers have decided to err on the side of caution and CANCEL tonight’s Piedmont HealthCare Friday After Five Concert. “If there is one thing we have learned from past concerts, it’s that whether it rains or is […]

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Iredell man accused of vehicle break-ins, using stolen credit card

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated on May 31st 2017, Deputies with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office received reports of breaking and entering to motor vehicles and larceny of debit and credit cards on Huntfeild way, Mooresville. The vehicles were unlocked at the time of the break ins. Detective Patrick Irwin with the Criminal Investigations […]

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Draft report reviewing I-77 tolls contract released

PRESS RELEASE RALEIGH – The North Carolina Turnpike Authority has released Mercator Advisors’ draft report as part of the review of the I-77 Express Lanes contract, which provides a list of options for NCDOT to consider and an assessment of each of those options. The draft report and appendices can be found on the I-77 […]

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