• Costs rise for Duke Energy and possibly customers; state AG fights rate hike posted 1 day ago

    AG fights rate hike Posted: Apr 18, 2014 5:30 PM EST Updated: Apr 18, 2014 5:30 PM EST By Melissa Hankins – bio | email CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – The state attorney general is fighting a rate hike for Duke Energy customers. Roy Cooper says the increase is illegal. He filed a brief asking the […]

  • Drivers met with rising gas prices, still cheaper than last year posted 1 day ago

    Drivers met with rising gas prices, still cheaper than last year

    Posted: Apr 18, 2014 2:06 PM EST Updated: Apr 18, 2014 4:02 PM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Fueling up for an Easter weekend getaway will cost you at the pump, but it’s still down compared to last year by more than a nickel a gallon, according to […]

  • Livingstone College updates Salisbury on reducing on campus fire code violations posted 1 day ago

    Livingstone College updates Salisbury on reducing on campus fire code violations

    Posted: Apr 18, 2014 12:31 PM EST Updated: Apr 18, 2014 12:33 PM EST SALISBURY, NC (WBTV/AP) – Officials in Salisbury are praising Livingstone College for working to reduce the number of fire code violations at the school. City officials and Livingstone College tell WBTV that City Manager Doug Paris said a recent meeting with […]

  • Deputies: Man arrested on drug charges after traffic stop posted 1 day ago

    Deputies: Man arrested on drug charges after traffic stop

    ROWAN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) – A man was arrested on several charges after a vehicle stop turned up nearly 100 hydrocodone tablets, according to a report from the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office.Shortly after midnight on April 16, deputies were conducting a traffic checkpoint on White Farm Road when they noticed a vehicle make an abrupt […]

  • 72 year old man charged with stalking woman, 24 Posted: Apr 17, 2014 9:50 AM EST Updated: Apr 17, 2014 10:05 AM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email posted 1 day ago

     72 year old man charged with stalking woman, 24 Posted: Apr 17, 2014 9:50 AM EST Updated: Apr 17, 2014 10:05 AM EST By David Whisenant - bio | email

    SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Salisbury Police served a private warrant on a man for stalking a woman in December of 2012. Charles Eberhart, 72, was charged in the case.  According to the warrant, the alleged victim wrote that Eberhart “arrived at my apartment” and discovered Eberhart had parked behind her Jeep “and he sit there […]

  • Sheriff: Woman assaulted disabled grandmother over car posted 1 day ago

    Sheriff: Woman assaulted disabled grandmother over car

    Posted: Apr 17, 2014 9:36 AM EST Updated: Apr 17, 2014 3:01 PM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – An argument over a car led to a disabled 73-year-old woman being beaten at the hands of her own granddaughter, according to a report at the Rowan Sheriff’s Office. A […]

  • “Streamliners” event keeps growing posted 2 days ago

    "Streamliners" event keeps growing

    Posted: Apr 18, 2014 10:03 AM EST Updated: Apr 18, 2014 10:03 AM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email An event that was already big, keeps getting even bigger.  The “Streamliners at Spencer” continues to add trains for the May presentation, making this potentially one of the biggest tourism events in Rowan County […]

  • Food Lion wants customers to try and name soft drinks, prizes awarded posted 2 days ago

    Posted: Apr 18, 2014 10:23 AM EST Updated: Apr 18, 2014 10:23 AM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Shoppers all know the big names; Coca Cola, Pepsi, Mountain Dew, and our own Cheerwine, but have you ever heard the names of some of the store brand drinks?  Can […]

  • Oxygen tank explodes in Rowan Co house fire, officials say posted 3 days ago

    Oxygen tank explodes in Rowan Co house fire, officials say

    Posted: Apr 14, 2014 4:55 PM EST Updated: Apr 14, 2014 4:56 PM EST By WBTV Web Staff – email GRANITE QUARRY, NC (WBTV) – Officials say a home explosion early Monday morning was caused when a fire spread to a building storing oxygen tanks. The incident happened at a home on Railroad Street in […]

  • Teacher accused of sending sex videos of self to student posted 3 days ago

    Teacher accused of sending sex videos of self to student

    Posted: Apr 15, 2014 3:37 PM EST Updated: Apr 15, 2014 4:20 PM EST Blanton resigned from her job after the sheriff’s department launched the criminal investigation into her actions in early April. A Cleveland County middle school teacher has been arrested for sending videos of a sexual nature to a student, according to the Cleveland […]