• Press release: Salisbury joins Next Century Cities to support Fibrant posted 10 hours ago

    Press release: Salisbury joins Next Century Cities to support Fibrant

      Posted: Dec 19, 2014 12:35 PM EST Updated: Dec 19, 2014 12:35 PM EST By David Whisenant SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Today, Mayor Paul Woodson announced Salisbury has joined Next Century Cities, a bipartisan, city-to-city initiative dedicated to ensuring the availability of next-generation broadband Internet for all communities. Mayor Woodson shared “Salisbury is one of […]

  • Man wanted for robbing Rockwell CVS of prescription drugs posted 10 hours ago

    Man wanted for robbing Rockwell CVS of prescription drugs

    David Whisenant, WBTV Posted: 12/19/2014 12:55 PM ROCKWELL, N.C. (WBTV) – A man robbed a Rockwell CVS of prescription drugs on Thursday night, according to police. Officials say the man went into the store on Highway 52 around 8:00 p.m., displayed a black handgun, and demanded the pharmacist give him prescription medications. The man got […]

  • Year after newlywed fatally shot during home robbery, widow speaks about faith, forgiveness posted 10 hours ago

    Year after newlywed fatally shot during home robbery, widow speaks about faith, forgiveness

      Note, the WBTV site has a collection of pictures. Posted: Dec 19, 2014 2:53 PM EST Updated: Dec 19, 2014 5:12 PM EST By David Whisenant  WBTV ROWAN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) – It has been a year since a newlywed firefighter passed away in the hospital, surrounded by his wife and family. Marcus Kauffman […]

  • Sheriff: member of “Crips” gang arrested in Rowan on weapons and drug charges posted 10 hours ago

    Sheriff: member of "Crips" gang arrested in Rowan on weapons and drug charges

    Posted: Dec 19, 2014 4:34 PM EST Updated: Dec 19, 2014 4:34 PM EST By David Whisenant SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – A member of the notorious “Crips: gang was arrested in Rowan County on Thursday, according to a press release provided to WBTV by the Rowan Sheriff’s Office. Cameron Jamar Neely, described by investigators as,a […]

  • Mother cries for justice, says her son’s murder was “senseless” posted 1 day ago

    Mother cries for justice, says her son's murder was "senseless"

    Angela Christy and her son Stephen Avery Poston Posted: Dec 18, 2014 1:36 PM EST Updated: Dec 18, 2014 3:45 PM EST By David Whisenant Connect  SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – It was a brutal murder that went largely ignored in the media, and that upset the mother of the victim.  Angela Christy says attention to […]

  • Rowan Sheriff adds one, subtracts one from most Wanted list posted 2 days ago

    Rowan Sheriff adds one, subtracts one from most Wanted list

        Roach                                                                                           Ijames Posted: Dec 17, 2014 2:28 PM EST Updated: Dec 17, 2014 3:23 PM EST By David Whisenant SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Rowan Sheriff Kevin Auten made an update to the Sheriff’s Most Wanted list on Wednesday. Jonathan Elisha Ijames, who was on the list, was captured in Mississippi and is now […]

  • Former officer makes Christmas donation to Rowan County Sheriff’s Office posted 2 days ago

    Former officer makes Christmas donation to Rowan County Sheriff's Office

    Posted: Dec 17, 2014 10:07 AM EST Updated: Dec 17, 2014 1:56 PM EST By David Whisenant SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Talk about making the season bright! A former Charlotte police officer who lives in Rowan County did just that for every deputy at the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office. Donnie Pressley bought special tactical flashlights […]

  • 75-Year-old woman tricks intruder into leaving her home; then he damages her car posted 2 days ago

    75-Year-old woman tricks intruder into leaving her home; then he damages her car

    On the left is the suspect, Jeremy Price. On the right is the alleged victim who spoke anonymously to WBTV Posted: Dec 17, 2014 9:48 AM EST Updated: Dec 17, 2014 4:33 PM EST By David Whisenant  SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – A 75-year-old woman, frightened by an intruder who walked into her home while she […]

  • Woman charged with child abuse after strange behavior towards police and EMS workers posted 2 days ago

    Woman charged with child abuse after strange behavior towards police and EMS workers

      Posted: Dec 18, 2014 8:58 AM EST Updated: Dec 18, 2014 9:01 AM EST By David Whisenant SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – A Salisbury woman was charged with child abuse while she was at the hospital Thursday morning. The bizarre incident was detailed in a Salisbury police report.  In that report it states that Sunnie […]

  • Salisbury councilwoman takes on “the rumor” during open meeting posted 2 days ago

    Salisbury councilwoman takes on "the rumor" during open meeting

    Posted: Dec 18, 2014 6:56 AM EST Updated: Dec 18, 2014 7:42 AM EST By David Whisenant SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Maggie Blackwell has had it. “Enough already,” she says, about a rumor that has bothered her for more than a year. She took on that rumor during Tuesday’s City Council meeting in an attempt […]