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Statesville Council talks Victory Air lease, Vance Hotel redevelopment

PRESS RELEASE City Council had two lengthy discussions Monday night – one concerning the approval of a 25-year ground lease with Statesville Airport tenant Victory Air. Questions about the grading for the project and the lease amount resulted in Council asking staff to come back with more information about the project. Council also asked for […]

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Council to consider funding for South Statesville greenway preparations

FROM PRESS RELEASE Statesville City Council will meet Monday night, November 20, at 7 p.m. This meeting provides an opportunity for public comment. Persons desiring to speak at this time must sign up on the list located at the City Clerk’s counter in Council Chambers. Speakers are allowed three minutes to talk on any topic […]

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Statesville City Council to consider $440,000 tax incentive

FROM PRESS RELEASE Statesville City Council will meet Monday night, November 6, 2017, at 7 p.m. This is not a public comment meeting. There are two public hearings on the agenda about which anyone can speak: The first concerns the approval of an economic development incentive for an unnamed company that is planning to invest […]

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The City of Statesville uses a leaf collection vacuum device to help reduce the number of workers needed for collection.  Picture courtesy of the City of Statesville.

City of Statesville distributing new roll-out trash carts, prepping for leaf collection

PRESS RELEASE DISTRIBUTION OF UPGRADED CARTS With the transition to automated trash collection, Statesville is upgrading its roll-out carts to better work with the new system. The new carts are being delivered to residents over a multi-year timeframe in order to spread the costs over several budgets. Last year, about 2,000 residents received the new […]

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Statesville City Council to consider splash pad contract

FROM PRESS RELEASE Statesville City Council will meet Monday night, October 12 at 7 p.m. This meeting provides an opportunity for public comment. Persons desiring to speak at this time must sign up on the list located at the City Clerk’s counter in Council Chambers. Speakers are allowed three minutes to talk on any topic […]

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Runoff formally requested in Statesville Mayor race

It’s official – Statesville Mayor candidate and City Council member Michael Johnson has made the formal request for a runoff against Costi Kutteh. The sitting Mayor had 38 percent of the vote with just over 1,100 ballots cast. Michael Johnson was 113 votes behind. Rosetta Williams placed third in that contest, receiving 380 votes, just […]

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Board of Elections: Johnson plans to seek runoff in Mayor’s race

RADIO SCRIPT Statesville’s Mayor election is not over – according to the Iredell County Board of Elections, Michael Johnson has indicated he plans to seek a runoff with incumbent Costi Kutteh. That’s not been made official as of yet – the Board of Elections has to have it in writing for that to be the […]

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Statesville early voting participation doubles from 2013

ADAPTED RADIO SCRIPT Roughly 1500 people voted early ahead of tomorrow’s Statesville City Council and Mayor Elections. That’s more than double the early voting participation seen in 2013. Early voting closed Friday – there is no early voting today. All voting tomorrow must do so within assigned precincts. Interest is especially heavy in the Mayor […]

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Statesville City Council recognizes fire fighters, approves demolition funds

PRESS RELEASE Lifesaving awards were presented to two citizens and four Statesville firefighters Monday night in recognition of their efforts in saving the life of Owen Conner on July 25, 2017. Mr. Conner was present at the meeting that recognized his mother, Shay Conner and cousin, Alisa Smyre, and there were hugs all around. Chief […]

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Statesville City Council expected to finalize Larkin rezoning Monday

FROM PRESS RELEASE Statesville City Council will meet Monday night, October 2 at 7 p.m. This is not a public comment meeting. The James Pointe property, located along Turnersburg Highway, is on the agenda for satellite annexation. An 80-unit multi-family apartment complex is proposed to be constructed on 5.84 acres. City Council will be asked […]

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