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Statesville Walmart receives second bomb threat in two days

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC:   On Tuesday evening, January 7th, 2014 shortly before 7PM, a bomb threat was received via telephone by a Wal Mart employee.  The Statesville Police department was contacted and officers responded.  Upon arrival, Wal Mart staff had evacuated the store. The caller stated that he wanted money, $1,000 placed on two pre-paid […]

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Statesville firefighter’s group reflects on busy year

PRESS RELEASE It’s been a busy year for Statesville Professional Fire Fighters Local 3137, and members will continue to support the community into 2014. Statesville Professional Fire Fighters Local 3137 is comprised of 41 fire fighters in Statesville, and acts to represent its members at the North Carolina Legislature and local agencies. Statesville Local 3137 […]

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I-SS to pursue Apple laptops for blended learning initiative

By a 6-1 vote, the Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education decided to pursue Apple brand laptops for the district’s blended learning initiative.  Listen to the report below from WSIC News for the latest –     Let everyone know about this

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Sheriff’s Office: Stop for wrong license plate ends with marijuana charge

On 1-6-14 Sgt. C.L. Stone of the Aggressive Criminal Enforcement Team conducted a traffic stop on a 2000 model Pontiac on Turnersburg Hwy. after discovering that the registration plate displayed did not belong on the vehicle.  Stone spoke to the driver, Joshua D. Campbell, 34, of Statesville, and advised him of the reason he had […]

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Officer Steve Cantara and Police Chief Tom Anderson
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Anderson: Officer exemplifies “service beyond self”

By: Statesville Police Chief Tom Anderson What type of person does it take to be a law enforcement officer? Does this profession require the grit, strength and wit associated with Hollywood movies and Television shows? Some might be surprised to find that the most successful people in law enforcement are the ones that simply care […]

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WSIC family saddened by loss of Pat Shannon’s dog ‘Scruffy’

The WSIC family is sad to report the passing of Pat Shannon’s dog Scruffy.  Here is a picture of Pat’s four-legged companion – Let everyone know about this

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Franklin Donaldson
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Iredell man facing arson charge

PRESS RELEASE On 12/30/13 at approximately 1930 hours deputies J. Younts and C. Kerley responded to a civil disturbance at 171 Neill Farm Rd. Mooresville, N.C.  Upon arrival deputies spoke with the resident who stated that a Mr. Franklin Donaldson who lived next door had been at his residence refusing to leave, but had left […]

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Ashley Moore
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Sheriff’s Office: Suspect made 23 fraudulent card transactions

PRESS RELEASE On October 24, 2013 the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office received a report of Larceny and Financial Card Theft.  Detective Getz of the Economic Crime Unit was assigned the case. According to the incident report the victim thought he had lost his wallet, containing his credit cards, personal information, government identification, and cash, prior […]

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Fire rips through Lake Norman mansion

FROM PRESS RELEASE At 12:16 today Lake Norman Fire/Rescue was dispatched to a house fire at 102 Brownstone Dr Mooresville. First units were on scene within 6 minutes to find heavy fire involvement to half of the house. Due to involvement fire personnel were directed to exit the structure and make defensive attacks only. The […]

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Officials investigate after elderly couple found dead inside residence.  Picture courtesy of the Alexander County Sheriff's Office

Elderly couple found dead in Alexander County home

PRESS RELEASE The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the deaths of two individuals who resided on County Home RD in Taylorsville.  Members of the Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in the 500 block of County Home RD around 12:00 p.m. on December 31st to perform a welfare check on an elderly man and […]

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