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Panthers name interim GM

PRESS RELEASE The Carolina Panthers have named Marty Hurney interim general manager, the team announced Wednesday. Hurney previously worked for the Panthers from 1998-2012, serving as general manager beginning in 2002. With Hurney as general manager, the Panthers made three playoff appearances, won an NFC championship, two NFC South titles, and played in two NFC […]

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Gettleman out as Panthers GM

PRESS RELEASE Carolina Panthers Owner/Founder Jerry Richardson announced Monday that General Manager Dave Gettleman has been relieved of his duties. Gettleman had been general manager of the Panthers since 2013. “After much thought and a long evaluation of our football operations, I have decided to relieve Dave Gettleman of his duties as general manager,” Richardson […]

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Statesville announces plans to move-forward with Larkin development

Joined by state and national leaders, Statesville officials today announced plans to move forward with the Larkin Development off I-77 at exit 45. (AUDIO: Please watch the report above to hear this quote). Statesville City Councilman Mike Johnson. Hopes for the more than 1,000 acre site include five-million square feet of industrial development and 750,000 […]

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ICATS launches connecting route to Charlotte

PRESS RELEASE For the first time ever, the Iredell County Area Transportation System will offer a route connecting Iredell County to Charlotte beginning July 5, with fare-free trips for the first month. The ICATS Express route will link the 7/11 on Turnersburg Highway in Statesville to the Northcross park-and-ride lot off Exit 25 in Huntersville, […]

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Owner of Lake Norman’s Blue Parrot Grill pleads guilty to tax evasion

PRESS RELEASE CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Peter Gjuraj, 49, of Mooresville N.C., appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge David S. Cayer today and pleaded guilty to one count of tax evasion, announced Jill Westmoreland Rose, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina. U.S. Attorney Rose is joined in making today’s announcement by Thomas J. Holloman […]

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Red Cross aiding 8 families in Iredell

FROM PRESS RELEASE (CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 25, 2017) – The American Red Cross Western North Carolina Region is assisting more than 25 families in four counties that were impacted by the devastating storms that hit our area Wednesday. In Iredell County, we are assisting 8 families with immediate assistance for a place to stay, clothing, […]

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I-77 toll contractor fined $1.3 million

The contractor building I-77 tolls in Iredell and Mecklenburg Counties is being fined $1.3 million dollars. WSIC news partner Fox 46 reports that I-77 Mobility Partners is accused of not removing I-77 lane closures and I-277 ramp closures at the proper time Tuesday morning. Sugar Creek Construction says this was caused by an equipment issue. […]

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District Attorney: Man who purchased teen as sex slave sentenced

PRESS RELEASE A Morganton man will spend 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to the statutory rape of a 14-year-old female during Burke County Superior Court on Monday, May 15, 2017. Pasqual Mendez, 24, was given an active prison term of 12 to 19 years in custody of the North Carolina Division of Adult […]

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Highway Patrol: Alcohol involved in two Iredell chases

The Highway Patrol says alcohol was involved in two Iredell County vehicle chases this week. The first happened late Wednesday. 19-year-old Daniel Preiss is accused of not stopping on I-77 after a Trooper attempted a traffic stop for reckless driving. First Sergeant Owenby says the vehicle jumped the median at the top of the Brawley […]

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Internet outage closes 19 drivers license, plate offices

PRESS RELEASE RALEIGH – An internet network outage throughout western and central North Carolina has forced 19 driver license and license plate agency offices from the Charlotte metro area to the Triad to suspend services until repairs are completed. DMV officials were advised by Time Warner Business Services that crews from Windstream Communications are working […]

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