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Mecklenburg County ARC Executive Director Nancy Hughes presented two awards to the Aktion Club of Lake Norman including the Newcomer of the Year Award to Allie Serdinsky and Service Project of the Year. Pictured are club members: Kelsey Christenbury, Allie Serdinsky, Gwen Butler, Kristen Hunter, Adam Dunaway, Joey Gift, and Robby Paine. Also pictured is Bill Russell, Aktion Club Advsior - Picture courtesy of Bill Russell

Lake Norman club for special needs adults receives awards

PRESS RELEASE Huntersville, NC June 23, 2017 – The Aktion Club of Lake Norman, a group of special needs adults sponsored by the Lake Norman Kiwanis Club, received two awards this past week by The Arc of Mecklenburg County. The Arc of Mecklenburg County is a non-profit organization that seeks to make positive differences in […]

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Cornelius PD, Coast Guard Auxiliary planning boat safety check

PRESS RELEASE The Cornelius Police Department Lake Patrol Unit, in partnership with the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Lake Norman, will host two Vessel Safety Checkpoints at Blythe Landing boat launch on Saturday, June 3, 2017 from 10:00am to 2:00pm. Vessel Safety Checks are no charge and take only about 10 minutes, depending on vessel size. […]

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Mitchell Community College pins 2017 nursing class

FROM PRESS RELEASE Statesville, NC – Mitchell Community College’s Holbrook-Huskins Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program held a pinning ceremony on Wednesday, May 17 honoring the following graduating students: Graduates Brittany Fulp Adams (Statesville) Rebecca Ann Ammons (Mooresville) Anne Auten Baker (Advance) Jessica Bost Bodie (Statesville) Paula Brooks (Mooresville) Kyle Brown (Statesville) Danae Michelle Buck (Mooresville) […]

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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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The Charlotte Fire Department Dive Team was among the agencies to assist in the search for a missing boater in Lake Norman this week - Source: Huntersville Fire Department Facebook

Deceased Lake Norman boater identified

The boater whose body was recovered from Lake Norman Tuesday night has been identified. WSIC news parter Fox 46 is following the story and reports the victim is a James Foster.  The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission is handling the investigation. Emergency crews were called out shortly after 11:00 Monday night. The Huntersville Fire Department says two boats […]

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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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Proposed law could eliminate Catawba River buffer rules

A bill now in the North Carolina State House of Representatives could eliminate requirements for buffers in the Catawba River Basin. The Catawba Riverkeeper organization argues the buffers of roots and vegetation protect shorelines and help filter water. State Senators Andrew Brock and Andy Wells are among those sponsoring the bill which would eliminate the […]

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Former McCormick CEO talks to business leaders in Cornelius

Business and political leaders gathered at the Peninsula Club in Cornelius today to mark the start of small business week. The annual event is organized by WSIC Local Biz Now host Joe Vagnone and featured McCormick Spice Executive Chairman and past CEO Alan Wilson. (AUDIO: Please listen to the report above to hear this quote). […]

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Lake Norman Chamber meets with firm reviewing toll contract

Representatives with the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce recently sat down with the advisory firm selected to review the NCDOT toll contract. Chamber President Bill Russell wrote in a letter to members that Mercator Advisors will be reviewing all possible alternatives to the contract. This includes everything from outright cancelation to possible discount strategies for […]

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Statesville escapes major problems from continued rainfall

Statesville has seen more than 3.5 inches of rain in the last two days according to US Geological Survey data.  That’s slightly higher than amounts measured in Mooresville and Cornelius, but not as much as some locations to the east like parts of Greensboro and Burlington.  As of yesterday evening, the Statesville Police Department was […]

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