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GoFundMe for college? NC students rank nationally

RADIO SCRIPT You’ve heard of people using pages on the website GoFundMe to raise money for medical bills and tragedy situations. But, students have been using them to help fund their college educations as well. According to the site, a new report shows more than $60 million has been raised in the last three years. […]

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Morning Newscast: Apparent KKK note found, store joins immigration protest movement

A flyer apparently advertising for the KKK was found in the 100 block of Vermillion Loop recently. That’s according to the Statesville Police Department which says anyone found responsible could be charged with a class H felony. Statesville’s Compare Foods is among those closing today for “a day without immigrants.” The store posted on its […]

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Lead I-SS nurse to represent national organization in NC

PRESS RELEASE Washington, D. C. (Feb 8, 2017) – During recent elections the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) announced Karen Kerley, RN, BSN, NCSN, of Mooresville, NC, a new NASN Director representing North Carolina. Currently, Kerley is the Lead Nurse with Iredell-Statesville Schools. As a new NASN Director, Kerley will support NASN’s mission to […]

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New hire authorized to deal with Medicaid reform admin workload

RADIO SCRIPT Iredell County Commissioners approved an additional administrative hire for ICATS last night to help deal with the effects of Medicaid reform. According to an e-mail from Board Clerk Retha Gaither, the vote was unanimous. A county document says Iredell was not scheduled to start using a new billing system till next year, but […]

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Proposed music fee threatens local radio

BASED ON RADIO TRANSCRIPT If you’re listening to this report, it’s probably fair to say you appreciate the value of local radio.  A new statutory fee being proposed in congress threatens the business of local stations and is considered by some to be a performance tax.  The proposed fee would require local broadcasters to pay […]

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Statesville resident and Trump National Charlotte General Manager Gavin Arsenault received this personally signed 'thank you' from Mr. Trump ahead of the inauguration - Submitted Photo

Statesville Trump employee in DC for Inauguration

It’s Inauguration day – Statesville resident Gavin Arsenault is in Washington and spoke with Harold Johnson on today’s morning show. (AUDIO).  GAVIN ARSENAULT: “I’ll be up and about right close to it – not too far away.  I’m going to be right there on Pennsylvania Avenue by the Capitol – was there yesterday.” Arsenault is General Manager […]

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Local fire crews continue efforts against NC wildfires

The Statesville Fire Department, Mooresville Fire & Rescue, Troutman Fire & Rescue and Denver Fire Department are just some of the local crews helping battle wildfires in Western North Carolina.  WSIC’s Jared Cerullo has the latest:

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“Crisis of Character” author talks with WSIC

WSIC recently talked with former Secret Service Uniformed Division Officer Gary Byrne.  In his new book, Crisis of Character, Byrne tells of scandals he says he witnessed on post during the Clinton White House.  Listen to the full interview below.

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Dr. Ben Carson spoke to a group at Berea Baptist Church in Winston-Salem Tuesday.

Carson shares his message in NC

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson didn’t specifically ask for any votes in Winston-Salem yesterday. Instead, the easy-mannered candidate brought applause from the audience at Berean Baptist Church through stories of his upbringing that he connected with the big issues. (AUDIO: Dr. Ben Carson): “If they can keep you from talking about important issues and they […]

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Hear the 1st Republican Presidential Debate LIVE on WSIC

WSIC’s broadcast of the first Republican Presidential Debate is brought to you by JDS Wealth Management in Mooresville.  Coverage of the debate starts at 9:00.  The debate is expected to last approximately two hours and conclude with one hour of post-event coverage.

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