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Ty Arsenault talks with WSIC's Harold Johnson about his new comic book, The Adventures of General Chill

Statesville boy’s comic book raising money for charity, has been seen by President Trump

A young Statesville resident was able to share his new comic book with President Trump recently.  Ty Arsenault is the son of Gavin and Lorna Arsenault who work for the President’s family, operating Trump National Charlotte in Mooresville.  A student at Statesville Christian, Ty has created his first comic book titled “The Adventures of General […]

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NC traffic ticket reductions can now be requested online

PRESS RELEASE Statesville NC – Citizens may now request online reductions of speeding offenses in every county with the statewide launch of the N.C. courts’ newest online service. The efficient, user-friendly service provides 24/7 convenience for motorists who receive a speeding ticket and meet eligibility criteria to potentially reduce and process their citation without ever […]

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WSIC's Chris Hoke recently published his first book, The Dorm Room Newsroom: Learning & Broadcasting Outside the Lines - Source: Book cover by Chris Hoke, author's picture by Dave Graham Photography

NEW BOOK: WSIC’s news once came from a college dorm room? Yes, that actually happened

The last time you heard news on the radio, did you give any thought to where it was reported from? Probably not. Chris Hoke’s listeners on WSIC in Statesville, North Carolina had no idea their newscasts were being recorded by a college student in his dorm room. A story of faith, broadcasting, college and business, […]

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Cooper wants Civil War monuments removed

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper wants all Civil War monuments in the state taken down. (AUDIO: Please listen to the report above to hear this quote). Pointing to protestors who took down a monument in Durham, the Governor says he’s worried about safety. Those opposed say the Civil War was also about state rights, not […]

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2017-07-07Kutteh

Statesville announces plans to move-forward with Larkin development

Joined by state and national leaders, Statesville officials today announced plans to move forward with the Larkin Development off I-77 at exit 45. (AUDIO: Please watch the report above to hear this quote). Statesville City Councilman Mike Johnson. Hopes for the more than 1,000 acre site include five-million square feet of industrial development and 750,000 […]

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Derek Helms appears to have commented on a Cabarrus County Sheriff's Office post seeking his whereabouts.

Man wanted on rape, kidnapping charges appears to comment on FB post seeking his whereabouts

A man wanted on charges of first degree kidnapping and second degree rape by the Cabarrus County Sheriff’s Office appears to have had a brief Facebook encounter with the people seeking his arrest. After the Sheriff’s Office posted pictures seeking the whereabouts of Derek Helms, someone commented that he had worked with the man and […]

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Justin Sullivan gets life in prison for attempted ISIS support

PRESS RELEASE WASHINGTON – Justin Nojan Sullivan, 21, of Morganton, North Carolina, was sentenced today to life in prison for attempting to commit an act of terrorism transcending national boundaries, in support of the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS). Sullivan pleaded guilty to the charge on Nov. 29, 2016. Acting Assistant Attorney General […]

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1.25 million North Carolinians expected to travel for Independence Day

FROM PRESS RELEASE This Independence Day, a record-breaking 1,250,000 North Carolinians, and more than 630,000 South Carolinians will travel 50 miles or more away from home, taking to the nation’s roads, skies, rails and waterways to honor the red, white and blue. AAA expects 2017 to be marked as the most traveled Independence Day holiday […]

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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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2015-05-26Developing

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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