• FIRE & EMERGENCY TRAINING FACILITY HOLDS FIRST TRAINING posted 4 hours ago

    FIRE & EMERGENCY TRAINING FACILITY HOLDS FIRST TRAINING

        Wednesday, August 27, 2014 SALISBURY, N.C. — Fires are burning at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College – but it’s nothing to worry about, it’s just the College’s new Fire & Emergency Training Facility in action. Earlier this summer, the facility held its first training with approximately sixty firefighters from Rowan and Cabarrus counties. The first […]

  • Reporter Notebook: remembering “Big D” posted 10 hours ago

    Reporter Notebook: remembering "Big D"

    Posted: Aug 27, 2014 7:51 AM EST Updated: Aug 27, 2014 8:14 AM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – I didn’t know Darrell “Big D” Misenheimer as well as many in the community, but when I heard that he died in a single vehicle accident on Sherrills Ford Road […]

  • Convicted felon in Gold Hill now faces drugs, weapons charges posted 10 hours ago

    Convicted felon in Gold Hill now faces drugs, weapons charges

      Posted: Aug 27, 2014 7:24 AM EST Updated: Aug 27, 2014 7:30 AM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – A convicted felon living in Gold Hill now faces new charges for weapons and drugs, and had a loaded gun in his easy chair when approached by deputies, according […]

  • Massive trees across North Main Street posted 2 days ago

    Massive trees across North Main Street

          Updated :8:45am Wednesday morning 8/27/2014 Tim Coates (WSTP)  Late Monday evening a massive oak tree or trees had fallen across North Main Street near the city limits.  There was at least one vehicle trapped under the trees and the overhead utility lines were either down or holding up tree limbs.  Several agencies […]

  • Superintendent: First day of school moving smoothly posted 2 days ago

    Superintendent: First day of school moving smoothly

      Posted: Aug 25, 2014 8:02 AM EST Updated: Aug 25, 2014 8:02 AM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – The first day of school in Rowan-Salisbury schools has gone well so far, according to Superintendent Dr. Lynn Moody. Moody spoke live with WBTV’s Christine Nelson Monday morning. Monday […]

  • Rowan man charged as habitual drunk driver posted 3 days ago

    Rowan man charged as habitual drunk driver

      Posted: Aug 24, 2014 5:41 PM EST Updated: Aug 24, 2014 9:49 PM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – A Rowan man with an extensive criminal record has now been charged with habitual drunk driving. Jeremy Roush, 34, was booked into the jail over the weekend, charged with […]

  • More on the WSTP Sale posted 3 days ago

    More on the WSTP Sale

    Main Control Room At WSTP Comment on Press Release On Friday a press release started showing up on various media websites stating that WSTP had been sold.  I’m tempted to say that nobody told me, but that is not entirely true.  But the statement about the station being sold is not entirely true either. I […]

  • Man shot Saturday morning on Grace Street posted 3 days ago

    Posted: Aug 24, 2014 5:34 PM EST Updated: Aug 24, 2014 5:34 PM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email Salisbury, NC (WBTV) – A man is recovering in a Winston-Salem hospital after being shot early Saturday morning. Travis Lamont Wilson was shot on Grace Street just before 11:00 am in what police believe […]

  • Red Cross helping family burned out of house posted 3 days ago

    Red Cross helping family burned out of house

    Posted: Aug 24, 2014 7:01 PM EST Updated: Aug 24, 2014 7:13 PM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – The Red Cross is helping the occupants of a small house on N. Main Street that was heavily damaged by fire on Sunday morning. The home is located at 1309-A […]

  • WSTP For Sale? posted 5 days ago

    WSTP For Sale?

    Salisbury  (WSTP)  It is said there’s some truth in every rumor.  If you saw the various news organization’s websites today it was announced something to the effect that ” Catawba Foundation buys WSTP”.  Well, there’s a little truth in that rumor, but not enough to write a news story about. For the past year some […]