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Company reviewing I-77 tolls contract releases final report

PRESS RELEASE RALEIGH – The North Carolina Turnpike Authority has released Mercator Advisors’ final report as part of the review of the I-77 Express Lanes contract. Rather than asking the public to re-read the entire report to find changes and additions, the report is presented as an addendum to the initial report. The Turnpike Authority […]

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Three sentenced for burglary of Cornelius gun store

PRESS RELEASE CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Three men who burglarized a gun store in Cornelius, N.C. were sentenced to prison today, announced Jill Westmoreland Rose, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina. Maceo Royster, 20, Emmanuel Hargrove Guy, 19, and Lacedric McMillon, 23, all of Charlotte, were sentenced to 60 months, 57 months, and […]

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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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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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The WSIC Community Yard Sale is Saturday, September 9th!

Visit WSIC at 1117 Radio Road in Statesville during normal business hours (9 am to 5 pm) to get your free space to sell courtesy of the Black Automotive Group.  Still have questions?  Email brian@wsicweb.com or call 704-872-6345. Let everyone know about this

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Draft report reviewing I-77 tolls contract released

PRESS RELEASE RALEIGH – The North Carolina Turnpike Authority has released Mercator Advisors’ draft report as part of the review of the I-77 Express Lanes contract, which provides a list of options for NCDOT to consider and an assessment of each of those options. The draft report and appendices can be found on the I-77 […]

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Fish consumption advisory issued for Lake Norman striped bass

PRESS RELEASE The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) has issued a fish consumption advisory for Lake Norman in Catawba, Iredell, Lincoln and Mecklenburg counties. The advisory was issued following a review of fish tissue data for the hybrid striped bass that found elevated levels of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in hybrid striped bass […]

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Cornelius meeting focuses on I-77

Drivers concerned about I-77 and the toll contract met in Cornelius last night.  WSIC News Partner Fox 46 says there wasn’t an empty seat in the room.  Leaders questioned a contract review which said expansion of the road would cost $500 million.  There has been discussions of total contract repeal or alterations. Let everyone know […]

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Cornelius Mayor Chuck Travis will not seek re-election

Cornelius Mayor Chuck Travis has announced that he will not seek re-election. In a statement issued today, the Mayor reviewed accomplishments from his time in office and said he would weigh options to serve at the local and state levels in the future. Travis faced calls for his resignation last summer following a Cornelius Today […]

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Leadership Lake Norman XX at the overnight retreat held last fall at Camp Bethelwoods - Photo courtesy Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce

LKN Chamber announces details for 21st year of Leadership Lake Norman

PRESS RELEASE Cornelius, NC June 29, 2017 – The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for the 2017 – 2018 session of Leadership Lake Norman. Applications have been made available to Chamber members but the program is also open to non-members wishing to expand their knowledge of the Lake Norman region. Leadership Lake […]

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