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The Statesville Fire Department has begun responding to all medical calls in the city to which the Iredell County EMS teams are dispatched, to determine if such a response will enhance first responder coverage for the city without imposing a significant fiscal burden on taxpayers.
Two people were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after a plane crashed at Statesville Regional Airport Friday night, Iredell County EMS reported. Two others in the plane were released at the scene, EMS announced on Twitter. The plane overshot the runway, EMS said. The airport is on Aviation Drive, less than 2 miles from Interstate40. Joe Marusak
Joshua James Swanson of Maiden is wanted on charges of meth possession and manufacturing

Toni Perrigan returned to the Chester youth baseball complex where her son suffered an ultimately fatal heart attack in 2009, just two weeks after the harrowing incident. She never stopped volunteering; in fact, she ramped up her participation as a way of dealing with her 13-year-old son’s death. For her efforts, Perrigan was recently honored as Little League baseball’s Southeastern Region Volunteer of the Year.

Davidson College may host a $10 million solar farm that would be among Mecklenburg County’s largest such installations.

At age 11, Mya hopes to one day become a cheerleader.

Liverpool vs. AC Milan: More than 66,000 tickets have been sold to Saturday’s International Champions Cup game in uptown Charlotte that pits two of Europe’s most formidable soccer clubs against each other.

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