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Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office looking for missing teen

PRESS RELEASE Lincolnton, NC – The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing teen. Amy Jo Helms, 17, was last seen leaving her residence on Noles Circle sometime after 1:00 a.m. on January 22, 2018. The direction or means of travel are unknown. She may be in the […]

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Huntersville Town Manager resigns following arrest

ADAPTED RADIO SCRIPT Huntersville Town Manager Gerry Vincent has resigned following his arrest Sunday night on a charge of misdemeanor simple assault. WSIC news partner Fox 46 reports that his resignation was accepted Monday afternoon when town board members held a closed-door meeting. According to the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office online database, Vincent was arrested […]

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Huntersville Town Manager arrested

ADAPTED RADIO SCRIPT Huntersville Town Manager Gerry Vincent has resigned following his arrest Sunday night on a charge of misdemeanor simple assault. WSIC news partner Fox 46 reports that his resignation was accepted Monday afternoon when town board members held a closed-door meeting. According to the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office online database, Vincent was arrested […]

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Sheriff: Man gets shot at when questioning snowball fight

A snowball fight led to a shooting north of Statesville Friday afternoon. Iredell County Sheriff Darren Campbell says a man approached a woman on Tommy Drive in reference to children having a snowball fight and was shot at in the process. The victim’s injury was to his leg and is described as superficial. No children […]

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Police investigating shot fired near downtown Statesville

A gunshot was fired at the corner of Broad and Tradd Streets shortly before 5 pm Thursday. Statesville Police Chief Joe Barone says Officers responded to find a shell casing and damage to a check cashing business on that corner. There were no injuries and the motive is unknown. Investigators are in the process of […]

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Schools to remain closed Friday

Iredell-Statesville Schools, Davie County Schools, Mitchell Community College and Mooresville Graded Schools will remain closed Friday. Iredell-Statesville Schools will have an optional teacher workday with up to a three hour delay.  Davie is also operating on a three hour delay for teachers.  MGSD staff should report to work by 10 am. Let everyone know about […]

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Thursday closings

WSIC has been made aware of the following closings for Thursday, January 18, 2017: Davie County Schools Iredell-Statesville Schools JCP Distribution (1st Shift) Mitchell Community College Mooresville-Graded Schools Speedball Art Products Other closings/delays may be in place.  If you would like to learn how to report official closing/delay announcements to WSIC, please email news@wsicweb.com. Let […]

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NCDOT responds to winter weather across region

FROM PRESS RELEASE CHARLOTTE – A storm front is departing the Metrolina region, leaving behind a blanket of snow and hazardous driving conditions. N.C. Department of Transportation crews are continuing efforts to clear interstates, primary and secondary roads of several inches of the white stuff. In Division 10 (Anson, Cabarrus, Mecklenburg, Stanly and Union counties), […]

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City of Statesville Offices closing early Wednesday, delay announced for Thursday

FROM PRESS RELEASE Due to winter weather and deteriorating road conditions, City Offices will close today at 3 p.m. They will open Thursday on a delayed schedule at 10 a.m. Garbage routes were cancelled today. Depending on the road conditions, they will continue tomorrow on a delayed basis. Tuesday and Wednesday routes will be collected […]

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Mooresville man faces 72 child sex crime charges

PRESS RELEASE MOORESVILLE, NC: On January 16, Larry Earl Davis, 38, of Mooresville was charged and arrested on 19 counts of Statutory Sexual Offense with a Child, 4 counts of Statutory Rape of a Child, and 49 counts of Indecent Liberties with a Child. All offenses occurred between June, 2014 and January, 2018. Mooresville police […]

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