• Former Rowan Co officer pleads guilty to supporting terrorist group posted 2 hours ago

    Former Rowan Co officer pleads guilty to supporting terrorist group

    Posted: Oct 30, 2014 3:39 PM EST Updated: Oct 30, 2014 4:54 PM EST By John Cominsky ROWAN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) – A Rowan County man pleaded guilty Thursday to attempting to provide support to a foreign terrorist organization and possession of a firearm by a felon. Donald Ray Morgan, 44, was charged on October […]

  • Bomb Threat at Novant Rowan Regional posted 2 hours ago

    Bomb Threat at Novant Rowan Regional

      5:26pm October 30 2014 Tim Coates   Updated at 5:34 pm. Salisbury (WSTP)  A reported bomb threat has Novant Rowan Regional Medical Center in lockdown.  A suspicious package was found at the hospital and the bomb squad from the Rowan County’s Sheriff’s Department has been dispatched.  Law enforcement has the roads around the hospital blocked. […]

  • Woman ID’d after body found inside burning China Grove home posted 1 day ago

    Woman ID'd after body found inside burning China Grove home

    Posted: Oct 28, 2014 5:22 AM EST Updated: Oct 29, 2014 11:06 AM EST By WBTV Web Staff ROWAN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) – Investigators have identified a 53-year-old woman who was found dead after a fire sparked inside a home in China Grove early Tuesday morning. The single-story house fire started just before 2 a.m. […]

  • Housekeeping worker at Catawba College busted in drug case on school property posted 1 day ago

    Housekeeping worker at Catawba College busted in drug case on school property

    Posted: Oct 29, 2014 12:55 PM EST Updated: Oct 29, 2014 6:36 PM EST By WBTV Web Staff SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – A housekeeper with Catawba College and his girlfriend were both arrested on campus Tuesday following a year long investigation into narcotics trafficking. Robin Guest and Melanie Pruitt were arrested for the possession and […]

  • Energy company Alevo announces billion-dollar investment in Concord posted 1 day ago

    Energy company Alevo announces billion-dollar investment in Concord

    Posted: Oct 28, 2014 12:50 PM EST Updated: Oct 28, 2014 4:39 PM EST By David Whisenant CONCORD, N.C. (WBTV) – Concord Mayor Scott Padgett held his secret for more than five years, and today he let the world in on it. Energy service provider Alevo announced a new manufacturing plant in Concord on the […]

  • Hobby Lobby, Dick’s Sporting Goods coming to Salisbury posted 1 day ago

    Hobby Lobby, Dick's Sporting Goods coming to Salisbury

      Posted: Oct 29, 2014 7:31 AM EST Updated: Oct 29, 2014 7:31 AM EST By David Whisenant SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) –  Two big name retailers have their eyes on Salisbury for expansion, according to the Rowan County Planning Board. Hobby Lobby and Dicks’ Sporting Goods are said to be two of the anchors for […]

  • Man who caused lockdown at local elementary school sentenced in federal court posted 1 day ago

      Posted: Oct 29, 2014 6:36 AM EST Updated: Oct 29, 2014 6:38 AM EST By David Whisenant SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – A man convicted on serious gun and drug charges, and who caused a lockdown at Millbridge Elementary School in May, will serve more than nine years in prison. Late last month, Barry Ray […]

  • John McCain visits NC, supports Tillis ahead of heated race posted 1 day ago

    John McCain visits NC, supports Tillis ahead of heated race

    Posted: Oct 28, 2014 5:20 PM EST Updated: Oct 28, 2014 6:57 PM EST By Pamela Escobar CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – In one week, voters will have the final say about who will represent North Carolina in the US Senate. It’s a close race – so close that Senator Kay Hagan and House Speaker Thom […]

  • Former St. Louis Rams exec joins Kannapolis based F1 team posted 1 day ago

    Former St. Louis Rams exec joins Kannapolis based F1 team

    Posted: Oct 29, 2014 7:03 AM EST Updated: Oct 29, 2014 7:03 AM EST By David Whisenant KANNAPOLIS, NC (WBTV) – The pieces are continuing to be put together for the Kannapolis based Haas F1 race team.  The team plans to make its debut on the Formula One circuit in 2016, and will be the […]

  • A third person has died from last week’s deadly crash on Jake Alexander Boulevard posted 2 days ago

    A third person has died from last week's deadly crash on Jake Alexander Boulevard

    Posted: Oct 28, 2014 7:22 AM EST Updated: Oct 28, 2014 7:30 AM EST By David Whisenant  SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Two people initially died in a crash on Jake Alexander Boulevard last week, and now police say a third victim in the wreck has passed away. Vivian Leona McCulloh, 82, of Advance, who was […]