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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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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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Huntersville man gets jail time for investment fraud scheme

PRESS RELEASE CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Today, U.S. District Judge Max O. Cogburn, Jr. sentenced Robert Louis Winecoff, 37, of Huntersville, N.C. to 51 months in prison for operating an investment fraud scheme involving bogus investment products, announced Jill Westmoreland Rose, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina. Winecoff was also ordered to serve […]

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Draft report reviewing I-77 tolls contract released

PRESS RELEASE RALEIGH – The North Carolina Turnpike Authority has released Mercator Advisors’ draft report as part of the review of the I-77 Express Lanes contract, which provides a list of options for NCDOT to consider and an assessment of each of those options. The draft report and appendices can be found on the I-77 […]

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Fish consumption advisory issued for Lake Norman striped bass

PRESS RELEASE The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) has issued a fish consumption advisory for Lake Norman in Catawba, Iredell, Lincoln and Mecklenburg counties. The advisory was issued following a review of fish tissue data for the hybrid striped bass that found elevated levels of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in hybrid striped bass […]

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Huntersville PD: One person charged after puppy found dead

PRESS RELEASE HUNTERSVILLE, NC: On Sunday, July 23, 2017 at approximately 12:22 PM, Huntersville Police received a call for service regarding a puppy that was left in a kennel outdoors with no water in extremely hot conditions. Upon officer’s arrival, the puppy was found to be deceased. The Huntersville Police Department Animal Services and Patrol […]

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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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