šŸŒ±Mooresville man charged with killing his wife at home + Jobs available

Hello, neighbors! It’s Tuesday in Mooresville and I’m back in your inbox with everything good to print on what’s happening locally. Today you will discover these stories and many more:

  • A Mooresville man is accused of shooting and killing his wife in their home.
  • Mooresville is looking for proposals.
  • Need a job? There are many !

But first, today’s weather:

Occasional rain. High: 53 Low: 44.


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Here are the top three stories from today in Mooresville:

  1. According to Fox News, “a North Carolina man is charged with shooting and killing his wife in their Mooresville home on Sunday, apparently with their four children inside. Mooresville authorities have charged Derik Thomas Trocke, 39, with murder in the fatal shooting of his wife, Annalene Julia Trocke, 39, inside their residence at 177 Laurel Glenn Drive. The Mooresville Police Department (MPD) said it received a call around 5:15 p.m. Sunday from someone saying he shot his wife at the residence. MPD officers located Annalene Trocke, who died of a gunshot wound, upon arrival, the department said in a Monday Facebook post. The couple had four children ā€“ several of whom were believed to have been inside the home when the tragic event unfolded, neighbor Izwak Torres told WSOCTV. Trocke is being held without bail at the Iredell County Detention Center. (FoxNews)
  2. According to the Mooresville website, “With an increase in development in downtown Mooresville and recent public investment, the city is interested in creating a downtown streetscape master plan. The City wants to transform the main downtown corridors into attractive places for pedestrians and cyclists. The City is seeking proposals from qualified firms that will assess, in part, current downtown guidance documents, current conditions of the downtown streetscape environment, and prioritize corridors well suited for projects capital improvements. You can read more about this effort here. The deadline for proposals is February 8 at noon.” (Mooresville NC)
  3. Businesses in the Mooresville area are looking for new employees and we’ve rounded up some of the best local job postings listed over the past week. Are you looking for a full-time or part-time job? Here are the latest jobs available in the area, as compiled by Patch and ZipRecruiter. For more information about a job or how to apply, click on the job title. (Mooresville Patch)

From my notebook:

  • Mooresville Library: “The Mooresville Library Knitting Group will be held on
    01/19/2023 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Mooresville Public Library in the Selma Burke Room.” (Mooresville Library)
  • Mooresville Chamber of Commerce: “HealthReach Community Clinic. HealthReach Community Clinic is thrilled to unveil its all-new 20th anniversary logo to celebrate two decades of service to Iredell County residents in need of free medical care and medication! This is just the beginning , and we couldn’t have made it this far without YOUR support! THANK YOU!” (Mooresville Chamber of Commerce via Facebook)
  • Mooresville Public Library: “School-aged children will be able to experience and explore the world of science, math, and art by participating in simple experiments. Join us to learn and explore the world around you on January 19 at 4 p.m. in our main library.” (Mooresville Public Library via Facebook)

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You are officially informed for today. I’ll be in your inbox tomorrow with another update!

ā€” Because of Garity

About me: Journalism runs through my veins. I’ve been a community journalist for most of the past 20 years. I love my small town community and am honored to be part of Patch.com. You can reach me at; karena.garrity@patch.com.

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