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HIGH SCHOOL: Iredell wrestlers win state titles

GREENSBORO--Five Iredell County wrestlers captured championships Saturday during the N.C. High School Athletic Association state tournament finals. There were repeat champions, a first-time champion and a brother duo that each brought home first place.


Free Well Water Testing For Contaminants Offered In Mooresville

MOORESVILLE, NC — Virginia Tech and the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill are offering free well water testing for residents in Mooresville. "We were contacted by the Iredell Health Department and concerned residents," Kelsey Pieper a postdoctoral environmental engineering fellow at Virginia


North Carolina teenager who was reported missing is found safe, Silver Alert cancelled

LINCOLNTON, N.C. – A Silver Alert has been issued for a missing North Carolina teenager. Breanna Allen Frady, 18, was last seen Friday at North Lincoln High School at 2737 Lee Lawing Road, according to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety.


2 charged with crimes related to photos of dead cat found not guilty in North Carolina court

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Two people accused of improper burial of an animal and instigating cruelty to animals have been found not guilty in Buncombe County court. WLOS reported that Shariah Metzger, 26, and Jace Green, 29, were each found not guilty of the two misdemeanor charges.


North Carolina man’s charges upgraded to murder after 22-month-old child dies from skull fracture

RALEIGH, N.C. — A man’s charges have been upgraded to murder after a 22-month-old child, whose skull he allegedly fractured, died Saturday evening in the hospital, officials said.


Possible coal ash siting sparks new concern among Mooresville neighbors

MOORESVILLE, N.C. - New pictures from a coal ash fill site in Mooresville is causing new concern among neighbors. In the fall, Eyewitness News Anchor Kristin Leigh's investigation found old coal ash exposed at a construction site next to Lake Norman High School. Now, neighbor Cheryl Hoke sent new ph


Man guilty of fatal 2017 hit-and-run; murder charge dropped

A 25-year-old Mooresville man’s second-degree murder charge was dismissed Friday after he accepted a plea deal with prosecutors. Davidson Christopher Hollister was convicted of misdemeanor death by vehicle and felony hit-and-run. He pleaded guilty to death by vehicle. He entered an Alford plea, whic


Statesville family aims big with ‘Family Feud’ appearance

The Haneline family isn’t shy about game shows not being a huge part of their lives. They said they barely watch the stuff. But that didn’t stop them from landing a spot on “Family Feud.”


Chapel Hill, Carrboro Mayors Respond to Recent ICE Raids in North Carolina

Seven mayors from across North Carolina signed on to a letter condemning the recent actions by ICE across the state. Among those who signed were Chapel Hill Mayor Pam Hemminger and Carrboro Mayor Lydia Lavelle.


Six people in country illegally, tied to drug cartel, arrested during drug investigation

IREDELL COUNTY, N.C. — Amassive drug operation with ties to a Mexican drug cartel resulted in the arrest of six immigrants in the country illegally. Six men are behind bars, accused of running an elaborate drug trafficking operation in Mecklenburg and Iredell counties. — The man the suspects are tie


PAL kids share cards, surprises with assisted living residents

Residents and staff at Atria Lake Norman on Carriage Club Drive, Mooresville were treated to a visit and homemade Valentine’s Day cards from the Police Athletic and Activities League (PAL) kids Thursday.


1 dead, 1 injured in Huntersville crash

One person was killed and another injured Saturday morning in a single-vehicle crash on N.C. 73, according to the Huntersville Police Department. Officers responded at about 5:20 a.m. to the scene near Blythe Landing and found that the driver, a 55-year-old female, was dead, according to a press rel


Storm Team 11 Weather: Rain likely Sunday, Freezing Rain possible in North Carolina

Get used to rain. It's in the forecast just about every day next week!. Tonight: Mostly cloudy and mainly rain-free. A spotty shower or two is possible. Low: 38. Sunday: Cloudy with rain likely throughout the day. Chance of precipitation: 80%. High: 53. It will be colder on the northern and eastern


Multiple people arrested for ‘driving erratically’ on ATVs, dirt bikes across busy North Carolina roads

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said they arrested several people who were driving erratically across Charlotte on ATVs and dirt bikes, potentially interrupting All-Star Weekend celebrations, according to WSOC.


Driver killed in fatal crash near Lake Norman

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (WBTV) - A single-vehicle crash that occurred off NC 73 Highway near Lake Norman early Saturday morning claimed the life of the driver and left a passenger injured.


Employees at North Carolina cellphone store nearly beat robbery suspect to death

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Police have released the 911 calls after employees at a southwest Charlotte cellphone store caught and beat one of the suspects accused of robbing the business Thursday night.


Travel during Jim Crow era: ‘Green Book’ did not overlook North Carolina, Salisbury

Over the next several months, a research team led by the N.C. African American Heritage Commission will explore 327 listings in the state that were mentioned in one or more editions of the “Green Book,” which was a guide for African-American travelers from 1936-1966.


Interim town manager, finance officer look to stabilize Landis town government

LANDIS — With a State Bureau of Investigation probe of town finances underway, Deputy Police Chief Roger Hosey will serve as the town’s interim finance officer, Mayor Mike Mahaley said Friday.


Mooresville Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

MOORESVILLE, NC — Here's your local weather forecast for the coming weekend, as reported by Darksky. Rain starting in the afternoon.


Legendary NASCAR artist, Sam Bass, dies at 57

CONCORD, NC (WBTV) - Sam Bass, NASCAR’s first officially licensed artist, passed away on Saturday following a lengthy battle with kidney disease. Bass created countless different works ranging from car designs to program covers that have been viewed by NASCAR fans across the country.