Statesville, NC


Rowan man faces charges of taking indecent liberties with child

ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) - Investigators with the Rowan Sheriff’s Office have charged a Salisbury man with a sex crime involving a child. According to the report, deputies were notified by the mother of the alleged victim. She said that her daughter had come into her room at night to tell her that a house guest, 33-year-old Joshua Luke Jones, had exposed himself to the girl while the two were watching videos.
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Centre Daily

Inside Kate Gosselin’s Return to Nursing Career in North Carolina: Everything We Know About Her Job

Kate Gosselin has gone back to her roots more than a decade after her reality TV debut on Jon & Kate Plus 8. The former television personality is a nurse again following her move from Pennsylvania to North Carolina, where she has obtained a license to work in the medical field. Keep scrolling to learn everything we know about her gig, including the potential salary.

Three women arrested on fraud charges

DENVER – The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office charged three females for stealing a woman’s purse and using her credit cards to purchase gift cards. Deputies were dispatched Aug. 2 to the Denver Publix, where the victim told officers she was distracted by one woman while another stole her purse out of her shopping cart, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. The suspects left the scene and drove to the Walmart on N.C. 73, where they purchased gift cards with the stolen credit cards.

Approximately 6,000 Gallons Of Untreated Wastewater Discharged Into Catawba River Basin

IREDELL COUNTY, N.C. — Aqua North Carolina reports an estimated amount of 12,000 gallons of wastewater was discharged to the ground on Heronwood Road in Statesville. Officials say approximately 6,000 gallons of the 12,0000 gallons of untreated wastewater was discharged into an unnamed tributary in the Catawba River Basin.

Kannapolis couple celebrates 75th anniversary

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Owen and Gertrude Adcock live in Kannapolis. Tomorrow they’ll celebrate their 75th anniversary. As in, married together for 75 years. The day after, Owen turns 98. In November, Gertrude will turn 94. They’ve lived in the same house in Kannapolis for 66 years. It’s important...

ECU Countdown to Kickoff: No. 26 Isaiah Brown-Murray

East Carolina is inside of 30 days of kickoff, when the Pirates take on the NC State Wolfpack on Sept. 3 at 12 noon ET in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. To count down the days to kickoff, we will be utilizing the Pirates' football roster to help us, going in numerical order from the highest number on the roster to the lowest.

Town manager gets 12% pay raise

Aug. 8. Cornelius commissioners have granted Town Manager Andrew Grant a 12 percent salary increase, bringing his base salary to $185,000 a year. This puts Grant in the middle of town manager salaries in North Mecklenburg. Huntersville’s pays its town manager $194,782 while the Davidson Town Manager salary is currently...
Statesville Record & Landmark

Out of Our Past

Record & Landmark, Aug. 8-14, 1997. “Iredell-Statesville’s newest school, Lake Norman Elementary, is among only 12 in the state named Schools of Excellence. Lake Norman Elementary, a K-5 school, opened with an enrollment of 587 students last August. Enrollment for the coming year is 781.” (8/8) Obit James...
Elkin Tribune

Mining rezone decision expected Monday

Jack Mitchell, president of Synergy Materials and Three Oaks Quarry, addresses the Yadkin County Planning Board during a meeting about the proposed rezoning of a property in Hamptonville. File photo. Attorney Tom Terrell points out locations on a map of the area in Hamptonville where Three Oaks Quarry has requested...
Mount Airy News

SCC Trucking Logistics online course set to begin

Surry Community College is offering an Operations of Trucking class online, starting this month. The Operations of Trucking I class will meet in-person for the first day on Monday, Aug. 18, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Yadkin Center, 1001 College Drive, Yadkinville. After that, the class will be taught online through Oct. 7. This class will count toward the Trucking Logistics Management certificate.

Piedmont HealthCare Gains New Internal Medicine Physician, Jessica Fox, DO

August 8th, 2022, Mooresville, NC – Piedmont HealthCare Welcomes Dr. Jessica Fox, DO to Fox Internal Medicine, previously known as Full Circle Family Medicine. This transition will be following Dr. McNabb’s retirement on August 12th, 2022. After 35+ years serving the Mooresville community, the founder of Full Circle...