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Early voting underway, strongest turnout in Statesville

More than 170 Statesville residents had voted early as of Friday morning ahead of the October 10th election. That’s according to Iredell Board of Elections Director Becky Galliher who says five Mooresville residents had voted early. Absentee by mail ballots have also been requested. The current early voting period runs through Saturday, October 7th. Those […]

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City of Statesville sends electric crew for Irma recovery

PRESS RELEASE Statesville City Electric Utilities has dispatched an eight-man crew to Georgia Wednesday to help restore power in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. Trey Norton, Jamie Bishop, Latney Lowtharpe, Garrett Tomlin, Jeremiah Christopher and James Bowers are taking two City bucket trucks, two pickups, a trailer, line truck and tree truck, along with two […]

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Juvenile charged in South Statesville shooting investigation

PRESS RELEASE During the shooting investigation on Wilson Lee Blvd. on Monday, a juvenile was identified as being involved in this incident. As a result, a juvenile petition was applied for and issued. The juvenile was then transported to the Alexander county Juvenile Detention center. The juvenile faces charges of AWDWISI, Possession of a handgun […]

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City of Statesville prepares for Irma

FROM PRESS RELEASE Statesville City departments have begun preparation for a possible hit from Hurricane Irma. In addition to filling up gas tanks for city vehicles and equipment, sharpening chainsaws and checking supplies, departments have been making sure that generators are in order and radios and other communications equipment are in working order. A priority […]

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Police: Three juveniles to be charged in Statesville arsons

PRESS RELEASE The Statesville Police Department in conjunction with the Statesville Fire Marshal’s Office have been investigating a series of intentionally set fires in abandoned homes in Statesville. Two of which were at 427 and 504 Woodlawn Dr. During the investigation, Investigators developed suspects for the fires set at 427 and 504 Woodlawn Dr. Those […]

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Police: Two arrested after fleeing officers in South Statesville

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC: On Thursday August 31, 2017, shortly after midnight, SPD officers of the Crime Reduction Team were on foot patrol in the 5th St. area. The officers came across subjects in the yard area of 1208 5th St. Officers discovered that subjects were armed with weapons, and upon identifying themselves as police […]

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Partnership between Mitchell Community College, Statesville Police Department enjoying continued success

FROM PRESS RELEASE Statesville, NC – Mitchell Community College and the Statesville Police Department (SPD) have recently partnered a program to close a skills gap and better recruit, train and retain dedicated officers. The innovative Police Recruit program allows qualified citizens with no prior police training to attend Mitchell’s Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET). Those […]

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Statesville announces Labor Day schedule

PRESS RELEASE Statesville City Government offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 4, in observance of the Labor Day Holiday. There will be no garbage or recycling collection on that day. The revised schedule for residential routes will be as follows: Monday’s route will run on Tuesday, Sept. 5; Tuesday and Wednesday routes will run on […]

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Moped rider injured in South Statesville shooting

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC: On Monday afternoon, August 21, 2017, SPD officers responded to a reported shooting in the Caldwell St. Area. Upon arrival, officers discovered the victim, a 34 year old Statesville man suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the foot. The victim had been riding a Moped on Durham Ave. near […]

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Statesville Mayor addresses Charlottesville violence

Statesville Mayor Costi Kutteh addressed the recent violence in Charlottesville, Virginia at Monday’s City Council meeting. His prepared remarks are below. “The City of Statesville grieved with the citizens of Charleston after the terrible shooting of nine church members in 2015 by a young man filled with hate. After that shooting, we gathered for a […]

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