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The Town of Mooresville has placed Police Chief Damon Williams on paid administrative leave pending results of the ongoing investigation into the police department’s
Public officials in Statesville are “putting band-aids on surgical wounds” after a nine-year-old girl was gunned-down and killed while playing on a neighborhood sidewalk earlier this week.
“The city can revitalize downtown, but in South Statesville, they do everything half-ass; they don’t want to deal with the underlying garbage,” said Danette Glover, a lifelong resident of the neighborhood where three children were struck by bullets in two separate – but likely related – drive-by shootings on Monday.
Combining two of Mooresville’s oldest, most treasured downtown businesses and families under one roof has reunited a small, “old town” community of people.
And it feels like home, they say.
Near the town’s historic Mill Village, far from the traffic and noise of the western part of town, lies one of Mooresville’s best-kept secrets. Folks passing by Shop N Save Markets at 1105 Mecklenburg Highway may mistake it for an unassuming gas station. But any Mooresville native will agree: that building has for years boasted “the best steaks in Mooresville.”
Ezer Vavala tries to mind her business, but it isn’t easy when she’s on foot, pulling a tiny house behind her with a small pack of farm animals in tow.
I was a newspaper reporter in Mooresville, NC for a decade and covered local government issues from 2003 to 2006.