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2015-08-07JoeBarone

Statesville Police Chief discusses crime and hunger

While area law enforcement agencies team-up to address crime in Statesville and elsewhere, local churches and community members are also stepping-up. Statesville Police Chief Joe Barone joined WSIC’s ‘Live Local’ Tuesday, talking about how the Church and Police Coalition is working with young people. Barone says hunger is a contributing factor to crime and that […]

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John Green - Picture courtesy of Iredell Health System

Iredell Health System creates pathway for new CEO as Rush eyes retirement

PRESS RELEASE Statesville, NC – Iredell Health System announced today the appointment of John Green to the position of Chief Operating Officer, a new position within the system. John Green has been an employee of Iredell Health System for more than 17 years, serving most recently as Vice President of Professional Services and Facility Planning. In […]

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2017-11-29stocksfortots

Annual Stocks for Tots fundraiser to feature Ryan Newman, Kurt Busch

PRESS RELEASE Mooresville, N.C. (November 28, 2017) The 29th annual Stocks For Tots holiday event and fundraiser will be held Tuesday, Dec. 5 at the NASCAR Technical Institute in Mooresville, N.C. The event which started in 1989 has raised more than $1 million and collected more than 60,000 toys to aid raising awareness for child […]

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Carolina BalloonFest announces $115,000 in charitable donations

PRESS RELEASE National Balloon Rally Charities (NBRC), DBA Carolina BalloonFest, is pleased to announce the sum of monies to be given away this year at the annual celebration of the Carolina BalloonFest. This year, the Carolina BalloonFest hosted an estimated crowd of 40,000 attendees. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, it is an annual tradition for NBRC […]

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Ty Arsenault talks with WSIC's Harold Johnson about his new comic book, The Adventures of General Chill

Statesville boy’s comic book raising money for charity, has been seen by President Trump

A young Statesville resident was able to share his new comic book with President Trump recently.  Ty Arsenault is the son of Gavin and Lorna Arsenault who work for the President’s family, operating Trump National Charlotte in Mooresville.  A student at Statesville Christian, Ty has created his first comic book titled “The Adventures of General […]

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Image: @Huntersville_FD

#Coneweed effort raises nearly $15,000 for those in need

ADAPTED RADIO SCRIPT Huntersville’s favorite Christmas decoration, Coneweed, has done more than just gain social media fame: it’s also raised nearly $15,000 for those in need. That’s according to the Huntersville Fire Department. The amount is thanks to apparel being sold online, donations and a dollar-for-dollar match via HopeMatch. Coneweed was removed by the NCDOT […]

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The Huntersville Fire Department shared these photos on Twitter showing all that is left of Coneweed - Images: @Huntersville_FD

#Coneweed disappears in Huntersville

Coneweed is gone. The Huntersville Fire Department Tweeted that residents reported seeing a road crew in a yellow truck remove the social media icon earlier today. The weed grew out of a traffic cone across from Huntersville Fire Station Two and was bedecked with Christmas decorations. Complete with its own hashtags, the Charlie Brown like […]

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Jack Burney - Picture courtesy of the Town of Davidson

Davidson to present G. Jackson Burney Community Service Award

PRESS RELEASE Citizens are invited to the G. Jackson Burney Community Service Award ceremony on Wednesday, November 22 at 10:00 a.m. at Davidson Town Hall. The ceremony and following reception will honor long-time Davidson resident Bill Giduz. The award is named for G. Jackson Burney, who served the town in many capacities, primarily in planning […]

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Statesville runner headed for NYC Marathon, has raised $100K for St. Jude’s

In less than two weeks, Statesville resident and Trump National Charlotte General Manager Gavin Arsenault will make his third consecutive run in the New York City Marathon. Arsenault is running for the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital team and will lead that group in fundraising for the third year – some $100,000 total during that time […]

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Dalton Edwards - Source: Pray for Dalton 33 / 25 / 20 Facebook Page

Young Iredell Cancer patient Dalton Edwards has died

Dalton Edwards, who inspired Iredell County and beyond through his dealings with Cancer, has died. The “Pray for Dalton” Facebook Page posted Sunday afternoon that Dalton had passed-away around 9:00 am. A graduate of West Iredell High School, Dalton has had the community’s attention and support in recent years including through the publishing of a […]

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