Hiddenite, NC


75th Annual Alexander County Christmas Parade Premieres Tonight On YouTube !

The 75th Annual Alexander County Christmas Parade video will premiere on YouTube tonight (December 8) at 7:00 p.m. You can watch the parade at The county also has a YouTube Playlist with all of the Christmas Parade videos from 2012-2022 at The Alexander County Government Channel (Spectrum channel...
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Alexander County Deputies Arrest Man After Brief Pursuit

22-year old Luis Jesus Avila-Sumano of Sanford, NC was arrested Wednesday morning by Deputies with the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office. He was charged following a brief motor vehicle pursuit with flee to elude arrest with a motor vehicle. Avila-Sumano has been released under a secured bond of $1,200. His court date is scheduled for January 30th, 2023 in Taylorsville.

Statesville Man Charged With Stabbing Man With Scissors

32-year-old Robert Michael DeYoung of Statesville has been arrested by Iredell County Sheriff’s Deputies. He was taken into custody on Wednesday, December 7th at a residence on Monte Vista Road, west of Statesville. When Deputies arrived on the scene they encountered a male victim suffering a stab wound. The victim identified DeYoung as the suspect.

Man From Hiddenite Arrested

Christopher Floyd Cribb, age 37 of Hiddenite, was placed in custody on Tuesday, December 6th for multiple felony probation violations. He was placed in the Alexander County Detention Center with a secured bond of $9,000. As of earlier today, he was no longer listed as an inmate.

Man Charged With Armed Robbery Of Troutman Convenience Store

30-year-old Ibrahim Nabay Jalloh was arrested Wednesday (December 7) by Troutman Police Officers. He’s charged with felony robbery with a dangerous weapon. In addition, Jalloh is charged with two felony counts of larceny by removing anti-shoplifting device, single felony counts of larceny, possession of a firearm by a felon and possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine, and misdemeanor counts of simple possession of schedule II controlled substance, possession of marijuana up to one-half ounce, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana paraphernalia, and resisting a public officer.

Defendant disputes witness testimony, claims he killed ‘crazy’ hunter in self-defense

A man charged with killing Harmony resident Tommy Cass told an Iredell County Superior Court jury on Wednesday that he shot Cass because he feared for his life. Testifying in the second day of his first-degree murder trial, Blaine “Dale” Hague said that Cass was moving toward him and reaching inside his hunting jacket when Hague pulled a 9mm pistol from his back pocket and shot him on September 7, 2020.
Statesville Record & Landmark

Dec. 8, 2022 evening weather update for Statesville

Listen now and subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Feed | Omny Studio. This evening in Statesville: Rain likely. Low 47F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall around a quarter of an inch. Highs in the 50's are expected tomorrow in the Statesville area. It looks like it will be a brisk 51 degrees. A 43-degree low is forecasted. Scattered showers are in the forecast for tomorrow. How likely is it that it'll rain on your picnic? The weather forecast calls for a 59% chance of rain. The Statesville area should see a light breeze, with forecast models showing only 6 mph wind conditions coming up from northeast. This report is created automatically with weather data provided by Stay in the know. Visit for local news and weather.
Statesville Record & Landmark

Madrigal Feaste to be presented at the Hiddenite Center Dec. 12

Music, merriment, and a delicious meal of “Olde English” delicacies will set the stage when the the Alexander Central High School Chorus presents the return of the Madrigal Feaste on Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. at The Hiddenite Center’s Educational Complex Ballroom (70 Hiddenite Church Road, Hiddenite).
Taylorsville Times

Commissioners take oaths of office

Kent Herman, Marty Pennell, Ronnie Reese, and Larry Yoder took the oath of office at the Monday, December 5, meeting to begin their new terms on the Alexander County Board of Commissioners. Chief District Court Judge L. Dale Graham administered the oath of office to the four commissioners, as well...
Statesville Record & Landmark

WATCH NOW: Darin Kennedy speaks through music when words can't

Music, for organist Darin Kennedy, is something to be felt. He said it offers a retreat from his personal worries when he sits down at the organ. "When you struggle with time, this will allow you to slow down time and can let you control your time in other areas of your life. What got me into it, as I said in the beginning, were hard times. This was a place to come, put everything else aside, and let the music to you, to control you," Kennedy said. "Handing yourself over to the instrument, and making it make you feel something."

Man Held Without Bond In Alexander County

Alexander County Sheriff’s Office Deputies arrested 51-year old Joseph Ross Gibson of Taylorsville on Sunday, December 4th. He was charged with domestic criminal trespass. Gibson was placed in the Alexander County Detention Center without bond.

Lake Norman restaurant health inspections – Week of Dec. 5

Health departments in Mecklenburg, Iredell and Lincoln counties inspected the following restaurants and food-service establishments Nov. 25 to Dec. 1:. Lowes Foods, deli/bakery, 14021 Boren St. – 94.5. Lowes Foods, produce, 14021 Boren St. – 99.5. Cheez Boss food truck – 99.5. Cornelius. EL Toro Mexican Grill,...

Jefferson couple involved in fatal collision on 421 in Wilkes County

On Monday, December 5, at approximately 12:40 p.m., the NC State Highway Patrol (NCSHP) responded to and investigated a fatal collision in Wilkes County on US 421 near Boone Trail. A 2007 Chrysler Town & Country was traveling east on US 421, ran off the right side of the road, went down an embankment, and overturned, according to the NCSHP.

Hiddenite Arts Hosts A Visit With Santa & Mrs. Claus, 12/10

Hiddenite, NC – As a special part of their Christmas season at the Lucas Mansion, the Center invites the public to enjoy a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus on Saturday, December 10th from 2–5pm!. This family friendly event will be held at The Hiddenite Arts & Heritage...

Taylorsville Woman Charged With Assault On Child

19-year old Chloe Sage Russell of Taylorsville was arrested Saturday by Taylorsville Police and charged with assault on a child under the age of 12 and disorderly conduct. She was placed in the Alexander County Detention Center with a bond set at $7,500. A February 13, 2023 court date is listed.
Statesville Record & Landmark

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: North Iredell's Norris, Markland receive state recognition

Postseason recognition continues to present itself to members of North Iredell’s state championship volleyball team. The N.C. Volleyball Coaches Association has named senior Emma Norris the state’s Volleyball Player of the Year for the 3A classification. The NCVCA also recognized the Raiders’ Dave Markland as the state’s Volleyball Coach of the Year for 3A.

Music Education Major is National Semi-Finalist Singer

Brevard College Junior and Music Education major Ishmeal Parsons plans to continue his education with a master’s degree after graduation. From Taylorsville, North Carolina, Ishmeal is a talented singer and well respected student artist on the Brevard College campus. Ishmeal participated in the National Association of Teachers of Singing...