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Iredell Commissioners delay vote on employee concealed carry policy

ADAPTED RADIO SCRIPT Iredell County Commissioners held-off on a vote last night to decide whether or not County employees should be allowed to carry concealed handguns on the job. Commissioner Gene Houpe tells WSIC this is so additional input can be obtained from staff and the public.  He says two people spoke at last night’s […]

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Iredell County employees could soon be allowed to carry concealed firearms

Iredell County employees could soon be allowed to carry concealed firearms on the job.  Commissioners will consider a policy change tomorrow allowing those with a valid permit to do so.  Staff is recommending a series of rules be approved with the policy.  Employees would also be required to notify human resources of their intent to […]

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Young Iredell Cancer patient Dalton Edwards has died

Dalton Edwards, who inspired Iredell County and beyond through his dealings with Cancer, has died. The “Pray for Dalton” Facebook Page posted Sunday afternoon that Dalton had passed-away around 9:00 am. A graduate of West Iredell High School, Dalton has had the community’s attention and support in recent years including through the publishing of a […]

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I-SS Board nominates replacement for Haynes seat

PRESS RELEASE Mr. Samuel Kennington was nominated and approved by the Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education to replace Board Member Cindy Haynes (District 3) in a special election on October 2, 2017. He was sworn in at the regularly scheduled Board of Education meeting Monday, October 9, 2017. Mr. Kennington received his Bachelor’s from East […]

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(front row L-R) Heather Bailey, Iredell County Sheriffs Office
Kendal Tifft, Iredell County S.O.
Jennie Hager, Iredell County S.O. (back row L-R) James Hardee, Iredell County S.O.
Jonathan Graves, Iredell County S.O.
Brandon Robinson, Iredell County S.O.
Corey Palin, Lincoln County S.O. - Submitted Photo

Seven from Iredell Sheriff’s Office first to complete MCC detention officer course

FROM PRESS RELEASE Statesville, NC – Mitchell Community College held a graduation ceremony for the first Detention Officer Certification Course (DOCC) on Wednesday, September 27. Seven students completed the course designed to prepare individuals for certification as a detention officer. The DOCC students completed their state examination Wednesday morning, earning some of the highest scores […]

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Destiny Engle - Picture courtesy of the Iredell County Sheriff's Office

Sheriff’s Office looking for missing teen

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated that a missing person report was filed on September 22, 2017 concerning a runaway juvenile on Colonial Heights Ln. Destiny was last seen walking toward Old Mountain Rd wearing gray jeans with plaid red/blue shirt and black Nike high-top shoes. Destiny is 5’00 tall around 140 lbs (Editor’s Note: […]

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MCC announces scholarship honoring Dr. Eason

FROM PRESS RELEASE Statesville, NC – Mitchell Community College president Dr. Tim Brewer has announced the creation of an endowed scholarship fund to be named in memory of former college president Dr. Doug Eason. Eason, who passed away in July, was president of Mitchell for two decades. “Dr. Eason always made it clear that the […]

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Early voting underway, strongest turnout in Statesville

More than 170 Statesville residents had voted early as of Friday morning ahead of the October 10th election. That’s according to Iredell Board of Elections Director Becky Galliher who says five Mooresville residents had voted early. Absentee by mail ballots have also been requested. The current early voting period runs through Saturday, October 7th. Those […]

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Company reviewing I-77 tolls contract releases final report

PRESS RELEASE RALEIGH – The North Carolina Turnpike Authority has released Mercator Advisors’ final report as part of the review of the I-77 Express Lanes contract. Rather than asking the public to re-read the entire report to find changes and additions, the report is presented as an addendum to the initial report. The Turnpike Authority […]

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Carolina Renaissance Festival kicks-off later this month

PRESS RELEASE Huntersville, NC – When searching for signs of autumn’s arrival one need look no further than the return of the annual Carolina Renaissance Festival. As sure as the changing color of the leaves, for eight consecutive weekends starting September 30 and through November 19, the Carolina Renaissance Festival brings a big dose of […]

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