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Kutteh breaks tie, picking Steve Johnson for Statesville Mayor Pro Tem

PRESS RELEASE It was a night of standing ovations – the first came following the presentation of the certificate marking the Statesville Police Department’s accreditation. The second came after Mayor Costi Kutteh presented a plaque to outgoing City Council member Arnold Watt recognizing his four years of service on Council. Watt lost his seat to […]

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Sheriff’s Office: Juvenile used firearm in altercation, adult charged

PRESS RELEASE Sherriff Darren Campbell stated a Domestic incident occurred at 126 Pisgah Church Road on November 14, when a brother and sister got into an altercation. During the incident one of the juveniles got an unsecured weapon and fired a shot at the other sibling. The injured sibling was taken to Iredell Memorial Hospital […]

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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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Statesville railroad tie fire under investigation

Fire fighters responding to a burning pile of railroad ties in West Statesville this morning were concerned the heat would impact nearby buildings and an actual rail line. No buildings were damaged in the vicinity of Compare Foods along West Front Street, according to Fire Chief Spencer Lee. A crew for the railroad company will […]

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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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‘Hard landing’ reported at Statesville Regional Airport

PRESS RELEASE A hard landing at the Statesville Regional Airport this afternoon (Nov. 17) resulted in damage to a twin engine Beechcraft Baron, but no injuries to the pilot and passenger, according to Statesville Fire Chief Spencer Lee. Lee said that the pilot and his passenger were attempting a touch-and-go landing when the left engine […]

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Sheriff’s Office: Teen facing 55 felony charges in vehicle B&E case

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated on Sunday November 5th, the Sheriff’s Office began receiving numerous reports of vehicle break-ins occurring during the late night hours in the area of Hickory Highway and Ashbrook Drive in western Iredell County. Deputies arrived on scene and began searching for suspects and witnesses. Detectives and Crime Scene investigators […]

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Missing autistic Statesville teen located

ADAPTED RADIO SCRIPT A missing autistic Statesville teen has been located, according to the Police Department’s communications center. There’s no word presently on Jameel Lawson’s condition, how he disappeared or where he was found. Lawson was reported missing yesterday evening. Stay with WSIC for the very latest. Let everyone know about this

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Runaway Statesville teen located

ADAPTED RADIO SCRIPT A runaway juvenile being sought by the Statesville Police Department was located overnight between Thursday and Friday. Fifteen year-old Kara Dunn had been missing since Monday. According to the Statesville Police Department, she has been returned home. Let everyone know about this

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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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