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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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Investigators ID man killed at Huntersville hospital, thought to be Irma evacuee

PRESS RELEASE The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation (NC SBI) has issued the below press release regarding this incident. “On Sunday, September 10, 2017, at approximately 11:40 p.m., Huntersville Police Department authorities responded to Novant Health Medical Center in Huntersville, North Carolina regarding an active shooter.  Huntersville Police Officers Michael Joseph W/M and Travis […]

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Sheriff’s Office: Stolen firearm, marijuana located during vehicle search

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated on 09/10/2017, members of the Iredell County Aggressive Criminal Enforcement Team (ACE) were working in the area of West Memorial Highway Union Grove when Sgt. C. Bentley came into contact with several subjects in a passenger van. While speaking with the individuals, Sgt. Bentley detected the odor of marijuana […]

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Huntersville PD: Armed man shot by officers at hospital

PRESS RELEASE On September 10, 2017 at approximately 11:40 PM, officers with the Huntersville Police Department responded to Presbyterian Hospital at 10030 Gilead Road in Huntersville in reference to a man with a gun who had fired several shots. Upon arrival, hospital staff and witnesses directed officers to the area where the man with the […]

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Woman accused of selling drugs charged with 2nd degree murder

PRESS RELEASE Huntersville Police have charged a suspect with Second Degree Murder, Sale of a Controlled Substance: Schedule II (2 counts), Deliver of a Controlled Substance: Schedule II (2 counts), and Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Manufacture, Sell or Deliver Schedule II (2 counts). On Monday, May 29, 2017, Huntersville Police responded […]

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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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Davidson accepting nominations for G. Jackson Burney Community Service Award

PRESS RELEASE DAVIDSON, N.C. – The Town of Davidson is now accepting nominations for the G. Jackson Burney Community Service Award through September 29. The award honors G. Jackson Burney and those who improve the Davidson community through unselfish service. The annual award is presented in late November or early December at a community event […]

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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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Produce packaging company announces plans to expand in Huntersville

FROM PRESS RELEASE Huntersville, NC, August 29, 2017- Daumar Corporation, the leading packaging solutions provider to the fresh produce industry, announced their plans today to build their first U.S. flexographic printing facility in The Park – Huntersville. Daumar will invest $21,000,000 during the first construction phase to build a 120,000 square-foot facility in Huntersville. During […]

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