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Iredell Commissioners prepare for manager search

FROM PRESS RELEASE Centralina Council of Governments (CCOG) has selected Iredell County Manager Ron Smith as its Executive Director beginning in mid-January. Smith replaces Jim Prosser who is retiring after seven years of service as CCOG’s Executive Director. Smith will be resigning effective January 5th. The Iredell County Board of Commissioners will develop a transition […]

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Carolina BalloonFest announces $115,000 in charitable donations

PRESS RELEASE National Balloon Rally Charities (NBRC), DBA Carolina BalloonFest, is pleased to announce the sum of monies to be given away this year at the annual celebration of the Carolina BalloonFest. This year, the Carolina BalloonFest hosted an estimated crowd of 40,000 attendees. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, it is an annual tradition for NBRC […]

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Sheriff’s Office: Man charged with filing false report after accidentally shooting himself

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated that on Thursday November 16, 2017 deputies with the Sheriff’s Office responded to 1327 Mt. Olive Rd. Statesville, to a report from a caller stated that her husband had been shot in the lower leg. Deputies arrived on scene and found Jeffrey Steele laying on the front porch at […]

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Hot air ballooning innovator Tracy Barnes visits Carolina BalloonFest

Hot air ballooning innovator Tracy Barnes visited the 2017 Carolina BalloonFest held at the Statesville Regional Airport. Barnes took some time to talk with WSIC about his inventions over the years. Let everyone know about this

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Iredell Commissioners delay vote on employee concealed carry policy

ADAPTED RADIO SCRIPT Iredell County Commissioners held-off on a vote last night to decide whether or not County employees should be allowed to carry concealed handguns on the job. Commissioner Gene Houpe tells WSIC this is so additional input can be obtained from staff and the public.  He says two people spoke at last night’s […]

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Iredell County employees could soon be allowed to carry concealed firearms

Iredell County employees could soon be allowed to carry concealed firearms on the job.  Commissioners will consider a policy change tomorrow allowing those with a valid permit to do so.  Staff is recommending a series of rules be approved with the policy.  Employees would also be required to notify human resources of their intent to […]

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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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Iredell County government says it’s ready for Irma

PRESS RELEASE Iredell County continues to work with local, state, and regional partners to prepare for Hurricane Irma. Emergency resources have been verified and additional staff will be on-duty beginning this weekend to assist the public throughout this storm. The primary concerns as of Friday are the potential for heavy rain (in excess of three […]

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Sheriff’s Office: Two charged after couple found passed out in vehicle with child

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated on August 7th, 2017 the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a larceny of US Currency and jewelry with a value of $5, 550.00. Items stolen from the house included a coin collection along with several rings and $210.00. The victims were able to provide possible suspects […]

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Sheriff’s Office: Child abuse left infant with fractured arm

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated on 08/02/2017 a report was filed with the Iredell County Sheriff’s office in reference to a ten week old child who had suffered a broken arm. The child was taken to Lake Norman Regional Medical Center by family members. Medical staff at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center notified the […]

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