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Maymead plans new Statesville asphalt plant
Maymead Inc. will ask city leaders Monday for a special use permit, allowing it to replace its asphalt manufacturing plant in Statesville. The existing plant, on Bostian Bridge Road, is 38 years old, and asphalt plants have been on the property since 1964. When the property was originally used for a
PHOTOS: Christmas dinner at the Bentley Community Center
Community members came together for the 16th annual community Christmas dinner on Saturday at the Bentley Community Center. The event was put together by We Care Outreach Ministry as well as the Statesville Recreation and Parks department and Greater Praise Ministries.
Commissioners to consider cost of cleanup at Statesville library
Iredell County commissioners will learn Tuesday just how expensive it will be to remove or mitigate small amounts of potentially cancer-causing vapors from the Statesville branch of the Iredell County Public Library.
Statesville police seek gas station robbery suspect
The Statesville Police Department responded to a robbery at Kangaroo Express on Safriet Road on Thursday. The suspect took a small amount of cash, exited the store on foot and headed toward Broad Street at around 10:30 p.m., police said. The man didn’t seem to have a weapon, according to reports.
Statesville police arrest three on drug charges
The Statesville Police Department said it found multiple weapons, meth, heroin, and other drugs during unrelated incidents over the last week. Three people are in custody on various charges.
Statesville man gets 6 years for attack on pregnant girlfriend
A Statesville man will serve at least six years in prison for sexually assaulting his pregnant girlfriend and kicking her in the stomach. Cesar Cruz, 25, pleaded guilty in Iredell County Superior Court last week to assault by strangulation, battery of an unborn child, second-degree forcible rape, fi
Bomb threat sent to Iredell gov. center, other locations across U.S.
The Iredell County government center in Statesville was one of at least dozens of locations across the United States and Canada Thursday threatened with a bomb, authorities said.
Iredell prison releases: Dec. 3-7
The following persons were released from the N.C. Department of Correction to Iredell County Dec. 3-7. » Dec. 3: Latoya S. Hester, 37; obtaining property by false pretenses, released to parole.
Monticello fire department improves insurance rating
It may cost less to insure homes west of Statesville next year after state inspectors awarded Monticello Volunteer Fire Department a better insurance score. The N.C. Department of Insurance Office of State Fire Marshal gave the department a score of 4, an improvement over the department’s previous s
Lake Norman restaurant health inspections – Week of Dec. 14
Health departments in Mecklenburg, Iredell, Lincoln and Catawba counties inspected the following restaurants and food-service establishments Nov. 30 to Dec. 6:. • Chili’s Grill & Bar, 16633 Statesville Road – 96.5.
Iredell County Public Records: Dec. 2-8
Did your favorite restaurant get inspected last week? Who got married? Who started a new business? Who had a baby? Who bought property? Scroll down to find out.
Iredell Arts Council plans seven concerts for 2019 series
The Iredell County Arts Council this week announced its 2019 concert series lineup. In a press release, the council said that the concert series is “focused on bringing artists to Statesville that represent high musical quality and something that is not typically heard in Statesville.”
Iredell deputy earns praise for aiding snowed-in disabled woman
Statesville resident Cookie Messick said snowstorms can be scary. Messick, who has spina bifida and uses a wheelchair to get around, feared forecasts last weekend calling for more than a foot of snow. A power outage could limit her ability to move around her home, and snow-covered streets could prev
Here's Where Iredell County Ranks In Income
MOORESVILLE, NC — New numbers released by the U.S. Census Bureau show household incomes in North Carolina lead the nation overall. The agency released its "2013-2017 American Community Survey Five-year Estimates" last week.
PHOTOS: Iredell mugshots Dec. 6-12
Iredell mugshots: Top bond amounts, Dec. 6-12. Scroll down to see the photos. Iredell mugshots: Top bond amounts, Dec. 6-12. Scroll down to see the photos.
Sheriff: Search finds $1.2K in pot, 2 charged
Iredell deputies found $1,240 worth of marijuana inside a Statesville home Friday, according to Iredell County Sherriff Darren Campbell. Investigators searched at 429 Brevard St. after a number of neighbors complained to the sheriff’s office about drug activity at the home.
Dirty Kitchens, Old Food: What Mooresville Inspections Found
MOORESVILLE, NC — Health inspections in 14 Mooresville area restaurant kitchens last week turned up numerous violations, including dirty cooking equipment, old food and kitchens in need of cleaning. One restaurant — King Canary — scored a perfect health rating.
Iredell Storeowner snaps to action to help heart attack victim
Timothy Will had a busy week planned. He was leaving a holiday party in Asheville Dec. 3 and was heading up to Chancellorsville, Virginia, where he was going to be a guest lecturer for a theology class.
Melting snow, rain to create flood threat this weekend
First comes snow. Next comes water. Emergency management officials are warning of the possibility of flooding along rivers and streams this weekend as snow continues to melt. Up to 2 inches of rain could fall in Iredell County through Sunday as well, according to N.C. Emergency Management.
Two Cows Die After Roof Collapses On Barn In Iredell County
HARMONY, N.C. — Emergency Management officials say two cows died and one other was severely injured after a roof collapsed on a barn in Iredell County. The incident happened just after 9:30am on East Memorial Highway in Harmony. The 50×80 foot barn had an old tin type roof and officials believe the