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Finance Director to lead Troutman temporarily

Troutman Finance Director Steve Shealy will take on the duties of Town Manager temporarily following the resignation of Anne Bailey this week. He was selected during a meeting yesterday morning. Bailey offered her resignation after learning that a majority of board members would vote to find someone new. Mayor Ron, or Duck, Wyatt says he […]

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A mural of Prince has appeared on the side of the New South Gallery in downtown Statesville.  Iredell Arts Council Director Rogelio Calvo says the piece is a temporary backdrop for this weekend's jazz festival.  WSIC Photo.

Prince mural making cameo appearance in Downtown Statesville

Prince is only making a cameo appearance in Statesville. A mural of the now deceased star was painted on the side of New South Gallery downtown, and has since cause quite a stir – bringing back memories of Mini Mouse painted in the same stop. Iredell Arts Council Director Rogelio Calvo says the mural was […]

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Man accused of sexual assault on a child

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated on April 10, 2016 a report was filed with the Iredell County Sheriff’s office in reference to a seven year old child being sexually assaulted by a family friend. The report was assigned to Detective Sergeant Amy Dyson of the Special Victim’s Unit. The child was interviewed at the […]

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Man accused of sexually assaulting family member

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated In January 2016, a report was filed with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office regarding a female child who had been sexually assaulted by a family member. The sexual abuse occurred between 2010 and 2013. The case was assigned to Detective Sergeant Amy Dyson of the Special Victims Unit for […]

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Davidson anticipating 20% healthcare cost increase

Davidson Commissioners have received their budget proposal for next fiscal year. Staff recommends maintaining the property tax rate at 35 cents for every $100 of value. The town is waiting on a quote, but expects a 20 percent increase in health insurance cost this year. Staffers do anticipate a nearly 16 percent increase in funding […]

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100 job announcement expected in Statesville region

100 new jobs and $5 million of new investment coming to the Statesville region. That project hasn’t been formally announced, but was discussed at yesterday’s Statesville Regional Development Committee of 100 quarterly meeting. The group of businesses back marketing and research efforts for the economic development agency. During the first quarter, Statesville Regional Development received […]

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Mooresville considering new vehicle tax

If you live in the Town of Mooresville, it could soon cost an extra $20 to drive your car each year. Deputy Town Manager Ryan Rase tells WSIC they’re looking into the tax as a way to pave more streets. Currently, the town paves between 3.5 to 4 miles each year. They want to get […]

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MGSD: 2nd grader fires pellet gun on bus

The Mooresville Graded School District says a child brought a pellet gun on a bus today and fired it, hitting another student. (AUDIO). “We were made aware today that a South Elementary 2nd grade student brought an Airsoft gun with plastic Airsoft pellets onto the bus, where it was discharged four times.” District Spokeswoman Tanae McLean. According to an […]

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Swim advisory issued for part of Lake Norman

PRESS RELEASE MOORESVILLE, NC – On April 26, a sanitary sewer overflow occurred within the Town of Mooresville’s Wastewater Collection System. The overflow occurred near 407 Canvasback Road Tuesday afternoon with an estimated 1,802 gallons entering Lake Norman. As a precaution, local health officials have issued a water quality swimming advisory for the area until […]

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Statesville gets unfunded state/federal mandate

The City of Statesville has been given an unfunded mandate by the state and federal governments. It’s been designated stormwater phase two, opening up regulatory requirements relating to water runoff. This stems from the Clean Water Act. (AUDIO). “There is the erosion control side of this, there is the post construction, so there is 6 […]

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