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Cornelius meeting focuses on I-77

Drivers concerned about I-77 and the toll contract met in Cornelius last night.  WSIC News Partner Fox 46 says there wasn’t an empty seat in the room.  Leaders questioned a contract review which said expansion of the road would cost $500 million.  There has been discussions of total contract repeal or alterations.

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Panthers name interim GM

PRESS RELEASE The Carolina Panthers have named Marty Hurney interim general manager, the team announced Wednesday. Hurney previously worked for the Panthers from 1998-2012, serving as general manager beginning in 2002. With Hurney as general manager, the Panthers made three playoff appearances, won an NFC championship, two NFC South titles, and played in two NFC […]

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Gettleman out as Panthers GM

PRESS RELEASE Carolina Panthers Owner/Founder Jerry Richardson announced Monday that General Manager Dave Gettleman has been relieved of his duties. Gettleman had been general manager of the Panthers since 2013. “After much thought and a long evaluation of our football operations, I have decided to relieve Dave Gettleman of his duties as general manager,” Richardson […]

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Sheriff’s Office: Man confessed crimes to news station, said he would rob another bank

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell said: On July 14, 2017 the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office received information about a wanted person in an Armed Robbery and attempted Armed Robbery that occurred in Weaverville N.C. and Gaffney S.C. Other information was gathered from a news Agency that received a phone call from a man saying he […]

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Cornelius Mayor Chuck Travis will not seek re-election

Cornelius Mayor Chuck Travis has announced that he will not seek re-election. In a statement issued today, the Mayor reviewed accomplishments from his time in office and said he would weigh options to serve at the local and state levels in the future. Travis faced calls for his resignation last summer following a Cornelius Today […]

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ICATS launches connecting route to Charlotte

PRESS RELEASE For the first time ever, the Iredell County Area Transportation System will offer a route connecting Iredell County to Charlotte beginning July 5, with fare-free trips for the first month. The ICATS Express route will link the 7/11 on Turnersburg Highway in Statesville to the Northcross park-and-ride lot off Exit 25 in Huntersville, […]

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Huntersville PD seeks to ID two in iPhone larcenies

PRESS RELEASE The Huntersville Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the below pictured individuals. These individuals were involved in a larceny of multiple iPhones in Huntersville, NC. On June 2, 2017, an unidentified black male and black female stole multiple iPhones from Walmart in Huntersville, NC. The two suspects are believed to […]

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Mecklenburg County ARC Executive Director Nancy Hughes presented two awards to the Aktion Club of Lake Norman including the Newcomer of the Year Award to Allie Serdinsky and Service Project of the Year. Pictured are club members: Kelsey Christenbury, Allie Serdinsky, Gwen Butler, Kristen Hunter, Adam Dunaway, Joey Gift, and Robby Paine. Also pictured is Bill Russell, Aktion Club Advsior - Picture courtesy of Bill Russell

Lake Norman club for special needs adults receives awards

PRESS RELEASE Huntersville, NC June 23, 2017 – The Aktion Club of Lake Norman, a group of special needs adults sponsored by the Lake Norman Kiwanis Club, received two awards this past week by The Arc of Mecklenburg County. The Arc of Mecklenburg County is a non-profit organization that seeks to make positive differences in […]

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Construction to close Griffith Street Bridge in Davidson overnight Thursday

FROM PRESS RELEASE Construction of the first half of the new bridge at Exit 30 Griffith Street in Davidson reaches a milestone next week with the placement of beams. This work will occur overnight Thursday, June 15, and Friday, June 16, from 11:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. weather permitting. As the beams are raised and […]

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Owner of Lake Norman’s Blue Parrot Grill pleads guilty to tax evasion

PRESS RELEASE CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Peter Gjuraj, 49, of Mooresville N.C., appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge David S. Cayer today and pleaded guilty to one count of tax evasion, announced Jill Westmoreland Rose, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina. U.S. Attorney Rose is joined in making today’s announcement by Thomas J. Holloman […]

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