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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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Stacey Keaton - Picture courtesy of the Iredell County Sheriff's Office

Cornelius woman accused of kicking-in door to get her child in Mooresville

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated on April 15, 2017 deputies responded to the scene of a domestic dispute located on Mott Road. Stacey Keaton came to the residence and got into a verbal altercation with her estranged husband and his fiancé. Mrs. Keaton was asked to leave the residence several times before being locked […]

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Michael Bell - Picture courtesy of the Mooresville Police Department

Missing Mooresville man considered at risk

PRESS RELEASE MOORESVILLE, NC: Mooresville Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing white male believed to be in the Mooresville area. Michael Scott Bell, 40, of Mooresville last made contact with his family around 5 p.m., Wednesday, April 19. He is believed to be risk due to recent health issues. Bell […]

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Panthers sign Short to 5-year contract

PRESS RELEASE The Carolina Panthers have signed defensive tackle Kawann Short to a five-year contact, the team announced Monday. Short is now under contract with the Panthers through the 2021 season. The Panthers previously applied the non-exclusive franchise tag to Short in February. “KK has been very important to what we’ve been able to accomplish […]

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Metal debris found in the roadway within the toll construction area - Source: Bill Russell Facebook

I-77 safety summit held in Cornelius

Community leaders and members of the public met for an I-77 safety summit in Cornelius last night. The focus was the toll lane construction zone following an increase in accidents and a review by the state. On display last night were pieces of metal debris found in the roadway. The state previously ordered various improvements […]

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Lieutenant Myron "Bubba" Wally - Submitted Photo

From the Electrical Department to the Police Department, a true public servant retires in Cornelius

PRESS RELEASE On March 31, 2017, Lieutenant Myron “Bubba” Wally retired from the Cornelius Police Department after 24 years of service to the Town of Cornelius. During the Cornelius Board of Commissioners Meeting on Monday, April 4, Lieutenant Wally was recognized for his years of service by Chief Hoyle and received his service weapon from […]

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Cornelius program aims to impact student driving

FROM PRESS RELEASE On Tuesday, April 4, 2017, the Cornelius Police Department Traffic Unit, along with Cornelius-Lemley Fire & Rescue and Mecklenburg County Medic, will present a program entitled “No Second Chances” at W.A. Hough High School, 12420 Bailey Road, Cornelius. “No Second Chances” focuses on the consequences of teen choices, with emphasis placed on […]

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AMBER Alert issued for missing Mecklenburg girl

PRESS RELEASE RALEIGH 5:36 PM — The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is searching for a missing child: Arieyana Simone Forney. Arieyana Simone Forney is a 11-year-old Black female, approximately 5 feet 3 inches tall, weighing 130 pounds. She has long straight black hair, and brown eyes. The vehicle is a White 2005 Chevrolet Impala with NC […]

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Midday Newscast: Iredell crews battle fire, LKN chamber responds to HB2 compromise

Fire crews were called to a house fire at Snow Creek Farms this morning. That’s according to Iredell ECOM which says it took about an hour and a half to bring that under control. The fire is under investigation. LKN Chamber responds to HB2 compromise The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce says House Bill 142 […]

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