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Statesville teen accused of robbing First National Bank

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC: On Friday morning, December 8, 2017, just before 9:30, SPD officers received a report of a bank robbery at First National bank, located at 325 E. Front St. Multiple SPD officers and CID personnel responded to the scene. Upon arrival, officers verified that everyone was ok and unharmed, and an investigation […]

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Kutteh breaks tie, picking Steve Johnson for Statesville Mayor Pro Tem

PRESS RELEASE It was a night of standing ovations – the first came following the presentation of the certificate marking the Statesville Police Department’s accreditation. The second came after Mayor Costi Kutteh presented a plaque to outgoing City Council member Arnold Watt recognizing his four years of service on Council. Watt lost his seat to […]

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Statesville Council talks Victory Air lease, Vance Hotel redevelopment

PRESS RELEASE City Council had two lengthy discussions Monday night – one concerning the approval of a 25-year ground lease with Statesville Airport tenant Victory Air. Questions about the grading for the project and the lease amount resulted in Council asking staff to come back with more information about the project. Council also asked for […]

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Council to consider funding for South Statesville greenway preparations

FROM PRESS RELEASE Statesville City Council will meet Monday night, November 20, at 7 p.m. This meeting provides an opportunity for public comment. Persons desiring to speak at this time must sign up on the list located at the City Clerk’s counter in Council Chambers. Speakers are allowed three minutes to talk on any topic […]

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Missing autistic Statesville teen located

ADAPTED RADIO SCRIPT A missing autistic Statesville teen has been located, according to the Police Department’s communications center. There’s no word presently on Jameel Lawson’s condition, how he disappeared or where he was found. Lawson was reported missing yesterday evening. Stay with WSIC for the very latest. Let everyone know about this

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Runaway Statesville teen located

ADAPTED RADIO SCRIPT A runaway juvenile being sought by the Statesville Police Department was located overnight between Thursday and Friday. Fifteen year-old Kara Dunn had been missing since Monday. According to the Statesville Police Department, she has been returned home. Let everyone know about this

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Statesville City Council to consider $440,000 tax incentive

FROM PRESS RELEASE Statesville City Council will meet Monday night, November 6, 2017, at 7 p.m. This is not a public comment meeting. There are two public hearings on the agenda about which anyone can speak: The first concerns the approval of an economic development incentive for an unnamed company that is planning to invest […]

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The City of Statesville uses a leaf collection vacuum device to help reduce the number of workers needed for collection.  Picture courtesy of the City of Statesville.

City of Statesville distributing new roll-out trash carts, prepping for leaf collection

PRESS RELEASE DISTRIBUTION OF UPGRADED CARTS With the transition to automated trash collection, Statesville is upgrading its roll-out carts to better work with the new system. The new carts are being delivered to residents over a multi-year timeframe in order to spread the costs over several budgets. Last year, about 2,000 residents received the new […]

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Statesville Council delays splash pad vote

PRESS RELEASE Plans to build a splash pad at the Bentley Center were put on hold Monday night after Council member Roy West moved to table the motion in order to study the possibility of locating the project at the new municipal building on Shelton Ave. The design of the municipal building, which will house […]

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Statesville PD identifies victim in fatal moped accident

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC: On Sunday afternoon, October 15, 2017 just before 4PM, SPD officers responded to a crash involving a passenger vehicle and moped. The crash happened on West End. Ave. at N. Kelly St. As a result of the collision, the moped driver, 55 year old Johnny Ray Crosby of Statesville died from […]

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