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Sentencing Tuesday for NC man convicted of trying to support ISIS

A North Carolina man convicted of trying to support ISIS will learn his fate at sentencing tomorrow. Morganton resident Justin Sullivan was nineteen when he was arrested in 2015 and could spend the rest of his life in prison. According to the US Attorney’s Office for Western NC, Sullivan admitted that he tried to commit […]

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One person dead following Iredell hit-and-run

One person is dead following a hit-and-run on I-40 Thursday afternoon. This happened on the westbound side near mile marker 158 not far from the Cool Springs exit. Citing witness reports, the Highway Patrol says a white Toyota Sienna pulling an aluminum trailer, possibly a U-Haul, came into the lane of a motorcycle where the two […]

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Senator Thom Tillis says he’s alright following race collapse

North Carolina Senator Thom Tillis issued the following message via Twitter after collapsing during a race: I’m doing well. Looking forward to getting back to work. Thanks for all of your prayers and well wishes. #CapChallenge pic.twitter.com/uQGQp85qzR — Senator Thom Tillis (@SenThomTillis) May 17, 2017

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District Attorney: Man who purchased teen as sex slave sentenced

PRESS RELEASE A Morganton man will spend 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to the statutory rape of a 14-year-old female during Burke County Superior Court on Monday, May 15, 2017. Pasqual Mendez, 24, was given an active prison term of 12 to 19 years in custody of the North Carolina Division of Adult […]

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Proposed law could eliminate Catawba River buffer rules

A bill now in the North Carolina State House of Representatives could eliminate requirements for buffers in the Catawba River Basin. The Catawba Riverkeeper organization argues the buffers of roots and vegetation protect shorelines and help filter water. State Senators Andrew Brock and Andy Wells are among those sponsoring the bill which would eliminate the […]

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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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Winston-Salem City Council to vote on “Welcoming City” ordinance

It stops short of calling Winston-Salem a sanctuary city, but a resolution before that City Council tonight seeks to establish it as a “welcoming” one. The resolution says there has been an environment of excessive fear and suspicion towards immigrants, refugees and other newcomers. It therefore calls on the Police Department, attorney and others to […]

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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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NC billboard fuels debate

A billboard between Winston-Salem and Greensboro reading “Real men provide Real women appreciate it” is getting mixed reactions. A boutique owner who calls the billboard sexism and an insult to single mothers is organizing peaceful protests over the weekend. She wrote online that there is an implied demand for women to be silent. WSIC’s KC […]

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Lowe’s announces 430 layoffs in Mooresville

Mooresville-based Lowe’s Companies announced today that it is laying off 430 people at it’s campus in southern Iredell. This comes as more than 500 are laid-off company wide. Lowe’s says this is being done to create a more efficient corporate structure. Mayor Miles Atkins wrote in a statement that he had spoken with Lowe’s today […]

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