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Midday Newscast: Iredell crews battle fire, LKN chamber responds to HB2 compromise

Fire crews were called to a house fire at Snow Creek Farms this morning. That’s according to Iredell ECOM which says it took about an hour and a half to bring that under control. The fire is under investigation. LKN Chamber responds to HB2 compromise The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce says House Bill 142 […]

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WSIC joining with local chambers for political leadership institute

PRESS RELEASE The Lake Norman and Statesville Chambers of Commerce will be hosting a candidates training program for individuals interested in future elected office. The Institute of Political Leadership of Lake Norman and Iredell County is an introduction to campaigning for local, county, and state office. The three day session will be held on three […]

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Possible “compromise” to HB2 continues in Raleigh

What some are calling a compromise to North Carolina’s nationally-known bathroom bill HB2 remains in the works in Raleigh.  (AUDIO: Please listen to the report above to hear this quote).   Lake-area State Senator Jeff Tarte.  House Bill 186 was presented as a means to repeal HB2 while keeping regulation of multiple occupancy bathrooms with the […]

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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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Presidential Candidate Donald Trump made a last minute stop at the Iredell County Fraternal Order of Police lodge south of Statesville Thursday.  Image: Ron "Duck" Wyatt

Afternoon Headlines: Trump makes stops in Iredell, Hutchins tees-off at Wyndham

Presidential Candidate Donald Trump made a last minute stop at the Fraternal Order of Police lodge just south of Statesville today. (AUDIO). “We talked about a lot. Concerns, law enforcement…. how much he values law enforcement.” Iredell County Sheriff Darren Campbell who had a chance to spend some time on the range with the Republican […]

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It’s official: McCall planning run in NC’s new 13th district

PRESS RELEASE Lexington, N.C. – Iredell County Register of Deeds and immediate former Iredell GOP Chairman Matt McCall attended the Davidson County Republican Party Convention in Lexington, North Carolina this morning, and announced that he will seek the Republican nomination for the newly drawn 13th Congressional District. McCall is a lifelong resident of Iredell County […]

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Iredell teen Republicans are pictured with County Party Chair Matt McCall (left).
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Iredell teen Republican group forms

PRESS RELEASE Statesville, NC—A group of High School Republicans met for the first time this past Saturday evening. They officially organized as the Iredell Teenage Republicans (ITARS). The group elected officers and discussed by-laws, fundraising and other events for the upcoming 2016 elections. This group is a subsidiary of the National Teenage Republicans; one of […]

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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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North Carolina Senator Jeff Tarte discussed his legislative fight against I-77 toll lanes at a Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce event Friday morning

Tarte discusses legislative fight against I-77 toll lanes

Lake area state Senator Jeff Tarte encouraged members of the business community to keep speaking out against the I-77 toll lane project this morning. (AUDIO – NC Senator Jeff Tarte). “When the small businesses, and the businesses and the chamber got involved in this issue, it’s a game changer. It literally changes the equation.” Tarte […]

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Iredell GOP chooses Bowles to run for Boone seat

PRESS RELEASE The Iredell County GOP Executive Committee voted to place Tommy Bowles as the Republican candidate on the ballot for the Special Election for County Commissioner to be held on November 30, 2014. The task of nominating a Republican to run in the November Special Election fell to the Executive Committee by statute.  At […]

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