After the pomp and circumstance of swearing in the new city council in Statesville, it was time to get down to business for the old and new members alike.
Serving on Statesville’s city council was a duty William Morgan and John Staford took pride in, but their time on the city’s governing body comes to an end Monday night with the new council’s swearing-in at 7 p.m.
Each year we come together as a nation on Veterans Day to honor and celebrate the hundreds of thousands of brave Americans who have served our country in uniform.
A new addition will soon be coming to the grounds of the Fort Dobbs Historical Site.
The results are final in the election for two of Statesville’s at-large council seats with Kim Wasson and incumbent councilman Steve Johnson earning their places after a close runoff election in July.
Iredell County collected more than $151.35 million in taxes in 2021 with $747,919.72 remaining in outstanding taxes according to Bill Furches, the county’s tax collector.
At the May 16 meeting, Statesville City Council approved an amended master development agreement and the ultimate sale of the historic Vance Hotel to the Ranier Group for $47,000.
A night out on the town might get easier in the city of Statesville if it considers an ordinance to create “social districts” downtown.
The only thing that can be agreed on after the overturning of Roe v. Wade by the Supreme Court of the United States is that the ruling changes the lives of women and others in the country, as well as in Iredell County, as the court said the decision was to be left up to states themselves.
Fourth Creek Rotarian William Morgan, right, presents U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx with the Paul Harris Award on Wednesday in Washington, D.C. Morgan donated points he had earned so that Foxx could receive the award.
Mayor Costi Kutteh will keep that title for another four years after winning his fifth term Tuesday, besting Brian Summers in the head-to-head race.
As Kim Wasson watch early but incomplete results for the two at-large seats on Statesville’s city council, she was “speechless” for a moment when it showed her tied in second place. But once all precincts had been reported on election night, she had much more to say after not just winning a …
Whether you cast a ballot on election day or in Iredell County’s early voting period, your vote counts.
Finally, Statesville municipal elections are over after the runoff results were tallied on Tuesday night. Statesville's mayor will remain the same, but there will be a new face on the city council.
The race for Statesville’s mayor and at-large city council seats will finally come to a close Tuesday as the final day for voters to cast their ballots is at hand.
For the past several years, there’s been a lot of discussion regarding the city’s implementation of Automated Metering Infrastructure (AMI) technology. This state-of-the-art metering technology, also called “smart meters,” allows water and electric meters to be read remotely. There are many …
It’s been 32 years since the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law, and the city of Statesville took time at Monday night’s City Council meeting to recognize the importance of the legislation.
Several months following his death, the large, diverse inventory of Lester Chambers’ Book Store on West Broad Street in Statesville was sold. I was fortunate enough to be uptown that morning and saw what was happening; I called several friends I thought might be interested and they joined me…
As Statesville’s municipal races for mayor and two city council seats are set to be decided later this month, voters like Tonya Reid are already taking advantage of the early voting period.
With early voting for the run-off underway, candidates in the races for Statesville’s mayor and two at-large seats are on the campaign trail. On Wednesday night, those candidates hoped their debate performances at the Statesville Municipal Candidate Forum might sway the votes needed to win t…
After the end of a lengthy public comment period Mayor Miles Atkins polled the crowd to see which side of the divisive project proposed at 990 River Highway in western Mooresville they were on.
The U.S. Air Force, charged with defending America’s skies, conducted a study, Project Blue Book, from 1952 through 1969.
Tourism drives $63 million into Statesville, but Cindy Sutton and the Statesville Convention & Visitors Bureau believe the city can bring in even more as it looks into the future.
Statesville City offices will be closed on Monday in observance of the Fourth of July holiday. There will be no garbage collection on this day.
According to recent media, our National Aeronautics and Space Administration is going to undertake a study of Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs), popularly called flying saucers. NASA estimates it will take about nine months to complete the study.
It was on the agenda for Statesville’s city council meeting on Monday night, but Cookie Messick made sure the need for adding and maintaining the city’s sidewalks wasn’t lost on anyone.