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Annual Stocks for Tots fundraiser to feature Ryan Newman, Kurt Busch

PRESS RELEASE Mooresville, N.C. (November 28, 2017) The 29th annual Stocks For Tots holiday event and fundraiser will be held Tuesday, Dec. 5 at the NASCAR Technical Institute in Mooresville, N.C. The event which started in 1989 has raised more than $1 million and collected more than 60,000 toys to aid raising awareness for child […]

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JR Motorsports mourning loss of Troutman colleague

JR Motorsports is mourning the loss of an Iredell County member of its team. Troutman resident Michael Wright passed-away Sunday following an accident. According to JR Motorsports, he had taken a break from the travel portion of racing and started his own business before coming back to the sport with the company. A service is […]

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NASCAR Technical Institute announces new CNC machinist program

Mooresville’s NASCAR Technical Institute announced a new CNC machinist program today in partnership with Roush Yates Motors. (AUDIO: Please listen to the report above to hear this quote). Campus President Jennifer Bergeron. She was joined by Bobby Allison, Brett Bodine and Roush Yates CEO Doug Yates. (AUDIO: Please listen to the report above to hear […]

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Rescue Ranch names first Executive Director

FROM PRESS RELEASE STATESVILLE, N.C. (May 18, 2017) – Rick Collord, who has almost 40 years of experience with animal nonprofits, has been named executive director of Rescue Ranch. Collord, Rescue Ranch’s first executive director, has worked with national animal welfare organizations and shelters across the country for 39 years. His experience includes capital growth, […]

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Development requests approved by Mooresville Commissioners

Mooresville Commissioners approved a conditional rezoning Monday to allow boat sales and service at a Brawley School Road location near Forest Lake Boulevard. That’s according to an e-mail from town spokeswoman Kim Sellers. The request was from Fun in the Sun Investments to make the property highway business with conditions as opposed to corridor mixed […]

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Harold Johnson wants Jeff Gordon back in the driver’s seat

He’s getting off the track – Jeff Gordon set to run his final race later this year. At the request of Charlotte Motor Speedway, we got our own Harold Johnson to share his thoughts on Gordon’s retirement. Let everyone know about this

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Police investigating domestic assault allegation against NASCAR’s Kurt Busch

PRESS RELEASE Due to numerous media inquiries regarding a criminal investigation involving professional race car driver Kurt Busch, the Dover Police Department has issued the following statement: The Dover Police Department can confirm that an investigation is being conducted based on an allegation of domestic assault that is alleged to have occurred in the City […]

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Don Tilley was killed in a motorcycle accident Friday, August 29.  His wife Robinette was seriously injured.
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Don Tilley killed in bike accident, wife seriously injured

The owner of Statesville’s Tilley Harley Davidson is dead following a single-motorcycle accident Friday night on the Blue Ridge Parkway. National Park Service Ranger Joseph Darling says 78-year-old Don Tilley was pronounced dead on-scene. His wife Robinette was taken to the hospital in critical condition. The accident happened approximately seven miles southeast of Asheville at […]

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Richard Petty’s wife Lynda dies at 72

PRESS RELEASE Lynda Gayle Owens Petty, 72, one of the first women of NASCAR and its most beloved wife, mother and friend, passed away peacefully at her home in Level Cross, North Carolina today. She was surrounded by her family. Affectionately known as “Mrs. Lynda” to so many, Lynda Petty set a standard for being […]

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