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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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Pictured are the 2016 recipients: (From right to left): Lake Norman Chamber Board Chair Callan H. Bryan, North Mecklenburg Rescue Squad recipient Michael Tessari, Chamber President Bill Russell, Crime Stopper Board Chair Tommy Davis, Huntersville Fire Chief Larry Irvin, Fire Fighter Henry Cook, Huntersville Mayor John Aneralla, Huntersville Police Officer Jesse Helms and Major Barry Graham, Davidson Captain Steve Ingram, and Detective James Stokes, Cornelius Lelmely Deputy Fire Chief Guerry Barbee and Firefighters Ricky Overcash and Peter Blaich, Davidson Fire Chief Bo Fitzgerald and Firefighter Billy Todd, Davidson Mayor John Woods, and Cornelius Mayor Chuck Travis.  Photo by John McHugh / Ocaid Photography

Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce to recognize first responders

PRESS RELEASE (Huntersville, NC – October 9, 2017) The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce will salute the men and women who work tirelessly to protect and serve the families and businesses of the Lake Norman region at a Public Safety Luncheon to be held at NorthStone Country Club (15901 Northstone Drive) in Huntersville. The twelfth […]

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Neighborhood clean-ups planned for Saturday

PRESS RELEASE The Statesville Recreation and Parks is organizing neighborhood clean-ups as part of Saturday, Oct. 7’s Big Sweep Community Clean-up Day. Typically, volunteers walk the Fourth Creek greenway and creek banks on this annual clean-up day, but this year, they’ve added the areas around Bentley Community Center and the Boys and Girls Club to […]

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Domestic violence symposium planned in Mooresville

PRESS RELEASE MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Mooresville Police Department, in conjunction with the NC Department of Public Safety/Governor’s Crime Commission and Diakonos, Inc., will host the 2017 Iredell Symposium on Domestic Violence at The Charles Mack Citizen Center, October 4-5 from 8:30 am – 4 p.m. This event is open to the public and free of […]

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Carolina Renaissance Festival kicks-off later this month

PRESS RELEASE Huntersville, NC – When searching for signs of autumn’s arrival one need look no further than the return of the annual Carolina Renaissance Festival. As sure as the changing color of the leaves, for eight consecutive weekends starting September 30 and through November 19, the Carolina Renaissance Festival brings a big dose of […]

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New book recounts Dalton Edwards’ dealings with cancer

PRESS RELEASE STATESVILLE, N.C. — Statesville Free News is excited to announce the publication of A Warrior’s Life: The Dalton Edwards Story, a book chronicling the Statesville teen’s nearly four-year battle with hepatocellular carcinoma. An ebook and print edition are available through Amazon. All proceeds from the sale of the book will go to the […]

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9/11 remembrance vigil planned in Cornelius

PRESS RELEASE A Cornelius 9/11 Remembrance Vigil will be held on Monday, September 11, 2017. The Community is invited to quietly reflect and remember at the site of the 9/11 monument, 19729 S. Main Street, as members of the Cornelius Fire Department toll a bell marking the key moments of that day. The event is […]

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Davidson accepting nominations for G. Jackson Burney Community Service Award

PRESS RELEASE DAVIDSON, N.C. – The Town of Davidson is now accepting nominations for the G. Jackson Burney Community Service Award through September 29. The award honors G. Jackson Burney and those who improve the Davidson community through unselfish service. The annual award is presented in late November or early December at a community event […]

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WSIC's Chris Hoke recently published his first book, The Dorm Room Newsroom: Learning & Broadcasting Outside the Lines - Source: Book cover by Chris Hoke, author's picture by Dave Graham Photography

NEW BOOK: WSIC’s news once came from a college dorm room? Yes, that actually happened

The last time you heard news on the radio, did you give any thought to where it was reported from? Probably not. Chris Hoke’s listeners on WSIC in Statesville, North Carolina had no idea their newscasts were being recorded by a college student in his dorm room. A story of faith, broadcasting, college and business, […]

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JR Motorsports mourning loss of Troutman colleague

JR Motorsports is mourning the loss of an Iredell County member of its team. Troutman resident Michael Wright passed-away Sunday following an accident. According to JR Motorsports, he had taken a break from the travel portion of racing and started his own business before coming back to the sport with the company. A service is […]

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