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Longtime Statesville employee Kent Houpe has been named Electric Utilities Director

Houpe named Electric Utilities Director

PRESS RELEASE Statesville, NC – Kent Houpe, 51, has been named Statesville Electric Utilities Director by City Manager Larry Pressley.  Houpe has served as interim director since July 2013, following the retirement of Larry Cranford. Houpe was hired in 1987 as the department’s assistant director and has worked for the City continuously for 26 years, […]

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I-SS: Town hall meetings aimed at preventing student drug and alcohol use

Iredell-Statesville Schools plans to hold town hall meetings aimed at student drug and alcohol use prevention, starting Tuesday night.  District spokeswoman Dawn Creason says that each one will be a little different, but will each be aimed at prevention education for parents and students. The dates, times and locations are as follows, according to the […]

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Sheriff’s Office looking to ID suspect in credit card case

PRESS RELEASE On September 17, 2013, the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office received a report reference a credit card fraud. The victim in this case reported her debit card had been stolen and used several times at the Foodlion store located on Williamson Rd. in Mooresville. Upon further investigation, detectives learned the white male in the […]

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Iredell law enforcement part of investigation into drug conspiracy

PRESS RELEASE CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A Charlotte federal jury delivered guilty verdicts today against three defendants charged with marijuana trafficking conspiracy and related offenses, announced Anne M. Tompkins, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina. Evelyn LaChapelle, 28, Natalia Wade, 30, and Corvain Cooper, 33, all from California, were convicted following a four-day […]

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MPD: Officer shot aggressively approaching dog, investigation underway

The Mooresville Police Department says that it is investigating an incident in which an officer shot a dog that was approaching aggressively.  The department issued the following in a press release: “MOORESVILLE, N.C. – While responding to a call for assistance from another officer, one of Mooresville Police Department’s officers fired non-fatal shots at a […]

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A family is displaced temporarily following a fire Saturday afternoon.
Picture courtesy of the Huntersville Fire Department.

Exhaust fan thought to be cause of Huntersville fire

PRESS RELEASE At 2:14pm on Saturday October 19, 2013 the Huntersville Fire Department was alerted to a structure fire in the Cedar Field neighborhood. Multiple 911 callers were reporting fire and heavy smoke showing from the attic of a single family residence located at 9208 Torrence Crossing Drive Huntersville NC. Huntersville Station 1 and 2 […]

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Newton PD investigating armed robbery

PRESS RELEASE On Sunday, October 20th, 2013 at 6:53 am, the Newton Police Department responded to 1305 Northwest Blvd (U.S. 321) Newton, in reference to a reported Armed Robbery at the Wilco/Hess.  Upon arrival, officers were advised a black male forced his way into the store as the clerk was attempting to lock the door […]

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WSIC Holiday Food Drive continues

Local food banks are struggling to keep their shelves stocked. Your donation to the Insphere Insurance local agent Kent Pike food drive will support local families in need. Support these local businesses and drop off your donation today! Sportmans Hangout, Bell Landscaping, Quality Car Care, JD’s Market & Deli, Johnson’s Parts & Supply, Voelske Automotive, […]

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Rick Cerchiara (right), Chairman of the Mooresville Beautification Committee, presents the “Yard of Distinction” Award to Dianne Humphrey of 170 Rinehardt Road.  Picture courtesy of the Town of Mooresville.

Mooresville presents Yard of Distinction award

FROM PRESS RELEASE MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Mooresville’s Beautification Committee presented their recent “Yard of Distinction” award to Dianne Humphrey of 170 Rinehardt Road. Humphrey changes her garden with the seasons and has planted many perennial plants that bloom throughout the year. The purpose of the Beautification Committee is to implement, recommend and recognize actions that […]

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The Iredell County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying this suspect.

ICSO asking for public’s help in identifying suspect

PRESS RELEASE On October 12, 2013 aprox 1 a.m. this white male wearing dark clothing and a red bandana went to the 7-11 store located at 1460 W. Memorial Hwy in Union Grove. Stole 25 Electronic Cigarettes and left on foot. If you can identify this suspect you are asked to call the Iredell County […]

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