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A vehicle crashed into a Mooresville apartment Thursday afternoon - Picture courtesy of Mooresville Fire-Rescue

Afternoon Newscast: Car crashes into Mooresville apartment, Love’s breaks-ground in Statesville

A car crashed into an Acorn Lane apartment in Mooresville this afternoon. Fire Chief Curt Deaton says the driver suffered minor injuries. The apartment was occupied, but that person was not harmed. The building inspector has been called to check the structure. Love’s has started construction on its new east-Statesville truck stop. The controversial property […]

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Statesville City Council condemns six properties

The Statesville City Council this week approved the condemnation of six properties. That’s according to an e-mail from spokeswoman Nancy Davis. The city describes these as “the worst of the worst,” and is expected to spend about $10,000 a piece to tear them down. The following information from a City of Statesville press release describes […]

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Statesville City Council hears from the public on park’s name change

About eighteen people spoke on the re-naming of Lakewood Park to Martin Luther King Junior Park at last night’s Statesville City Council meeting. According to an e-mail from spokeswoman Nancy Davis, proponents thanked Council members of their decision. Those against the change had varied comments — everything from pick another park to someone ready to […]

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Statesville Council to vote on condemnation for six properties

PRESS RELEASE Statesville City Council will consider the condemnation of six properties at their May 15 Council meeting. These six requests are at the top of a list of 20 properties currently in the condemnation process. Each property will have a separate public hearing, followed by a first reading. Planning Department Director David Currier will […]

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Tax breaks approved for expanding Statesville business

A presently unnamed company has been approved for additional economic development incentives from the City of Statesville. According to e-mails from spokeswoman Nancy Davis, the existing business can now receive another two years of tax breaks beyond five years already approved. This comes following a vote by the City Council and will discount the property […]

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Statesville water, sewer rates would rise under budget proposal

Statesville water and sewer rates would rise three percent under the budget proposal released by staff last night. Council members received their fist look at the budget document which maintains the property tax and electrical rates at their current levels. The $93.4 million document is an increase of nearly five percent from last year. Staff […]

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Statesville Council to receive budget proposal

ADAPTED RADIO SCRIPT Members of the Statesville City Council will receive next year’s budget proposal from staff at their meeting tonight. The group will also remember the life and work of attorney Eddie Gaines with a resolution. Legal counsel to the city for about thirty years, Gaines died unexpectedly last weekend. Additionally, the board will […]

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Statesville attorney Eddie Gaines has died

PRESS RELEASE Statesville City Council and staff were deeply saddened this morning to learn of the death of long-time City Attorney Eddie Gaines. He has served as the City’s attorney for about 30 years. “Eddie was a tremendous friend, colleague and city attorney,” said Statesville Mayor Costi Kutteh. “His sense of humor and calm demeanor […]

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Boards to vote on development incentive, re-zoning, park name-change

Mooresville Commissioners meet tonight and will consider an economic development incentive of more than $11,000 for JR Motorsports. According to the agenda, JR Motorsports plans to invest $1.1 million with the addition of a fourth full-time NASCAR Xfinity Series race team. If approved, the incentive will be split between two years. Statesville City Council to […]

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MORNING NEWSCAST: Development grant on hold, dead Python found in Statesville

A downtown Statesville development grant program is on hold for now.  That’s according to an e-mail from City Spokeswoman Nancy Davis.  The item was originally on the agenda for Monday night’s meeting but was taken off.  Under one of the proposals, recipients could receive up to $50,000 for projects over $100,000.  A new date for […]

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