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Jones named acting Iredell County Manager

FROM PRESS RELEASE After coming out of closed session on December 12, 2017 Commissioner Gene Houpe made the following motion. “Effective January 6th, 2018 we appoint Deputy County Manager Beth Jones to the acting County Manager position with all relevant authority and responsibilities with an increase of 9% in salary due to the increased duties.” […]

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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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Former Iredell Sheriff Clyde Lloyd has died

A former Iredell County Sheriff passed-away over the weekend. Clyde Lloyd was 82 years-old when he died Saturday, according to his Bunch-Johnson obituary. Lloyd served in the US Navy and started his law enforcement career with the City of Statesville eventually rising to the rank of Captain before serving two terms as Sheriff of Iredell […]

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NC traffic ticket reductions can now be requested online

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC – Citizens may now request online reductions of speeding offenses in every county with the statewide launch of the N.C. courts’ newest online service. The efficient, user-friendly service provides 24/7 convenience for motorists who receive a speeding ticket and meet eligibility criteria to potentially reduce and process their citation without ever […]

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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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I-SS Board nominates replacement for Haynes seat

PRESS RELEASE Mr. Samuel Kennington was nominated and approved by the Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education to replace Board Member Cindy Haynes (District 3) in a special election on October 2, 2017. He was sworn in at the regularly scheduled Board of Education meeting Monday, October 9, 2017. Mr. Kennington received his Bachelor’s from East […]

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MCC announces scholarship honoring Dr. Eason

FROM PRESS RELEASE Statesville, NC – Mitchell Community College president Dr. Tim Brewer has announced the creation of an endowed scholarship fund to be named in memory of former college president Dr. Doug Eason. Eason, who passed away in July, was president of Mitchell for two decades. “Dr. Eason always made it clear that the […]

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Early voting underway, strongest turnout in Statesville

More than 170 Statesville residents had voted early as of Friday morning ahead of the October 10th election. That’s according to Iredell Board of Elections Director Becky Galliher who says five Mooresville residents had voted early. Absentee by mail ballots have also been requested. The current early voting period runs through Saturday, October 7th. Those […]

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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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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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