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Sheriff’s Office investigating shooting outside birthday party

PRESS RELEASE On December 14, 2013 the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a shooting at the American Legion Post on Wallace Springs Rd. in Statesville. According to the incident report Deputies from the Sheriff’s Office along with officers from Statesville Police Department arrived on scene within minutes to find four victims that […]

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Mayor’s remarks: Economic developent, City projects mark 2013

Statesville Mayor Costi Kutteh delivered his end-of-year comments Monday.  Here are the mayor’s remarks released by the City following the meeting – As we come to the end of the year 2013 I would like to take a few minutes to reflect on the year in Statesville, North Carolina. 2013 was a year of great […]

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Sheriff’s Office asking for help locating suspect facing habitual assault charge

PRESS RELEASE On December 1, 2013 a call was received by the Iredell County Emergency Communications Center in reference to a domestic disturbance at 104 Elmwood Road in Statesville. As the deputies were responding to the address, they came across a female with obvious injuries walking from the direction of the address.  The female stated […]

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Police: Man suspected of kicking woman in face arrested

The Statesville Police Department says a man suspected of kidnapping a woman, kicking her in the mouth, and punching her in the face has been arrested.  The following statement was released by the department: Around 1245 hrs Sgt. Mitchell received information from Domestic Violence Specialist Stanley Parker that Martevis Jashawn Simpson 18 yrs old was […]

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Firearms among property stolen from Statesville Jewelry & Loan

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC:  On Friday morning, December 13, 2013 at about 4:30AM, Statesville Police Officers responded to a business alarm at Statesville Jewelry & Loan located at 110 S. Center St. Statesville NC.  Officers were on scene quickly and discovered that a front glass window had been broken out. Officers searched the building, but […]

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Council to vote Monday on engineering study for Woods Drive dam

The Statesville City Council is expected to vote Monday on an engineering study to examine the dam on Woods Drive, which the state says is having seepage problems.  Listen to our report below for the latest –

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The Iredell County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying this individual who it says is suspected of passing counterfeit checks.
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ICSO: Public’s help requested in identifying counterfeit check suspect

PRESS RELEASE On December 2nd, 2013 the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office received a report in reference to Counterfeit Checks being passed at the Foodlion Store on Turnersburg Hwy, Statesville.  The case was assigned to Detective Sergeant S. Maple of the Economic Crime Unit. At this time the sheriff’s office needs your help in identifying the […]

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Iredell Community Foundation distributes $88,000 in November

FROM PRESS RELEASE December 12, 2013 – In November, the Iredell County Community Foundation distributed grants totaling $88,000 to twenty-three Iredell area nonprofit organizations. Recently, the Board of Trustees met with the recipients to recognize their important work in the community. The 2013 grant recipients include: $3,000 to the Ada Jenkins Families & Careers Development […]

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Investigators release pictures of man suspected in credit union robbery

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC:      On Wednesday afternoon December 11, 2013 at about 3:20PM, Statesville Police officers responded to the Piedmont Credit Union at 207 S. Meeting St. in regards to a robbery that just occurred. Upon arrival, officers learned that a black male subject entered the bank and approached the counter.  The male suspect produced […]

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The lake level has been brought down due to the current situation
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Property owners discuss Woods Drive dam

The North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources has instructed three property owners and the City of Statesville to hire an engineer to investigate the dam on Woods Drive – they say water is seeping through it.  The report below has the latest developments –

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