• Video hopes to reward community after year of health battles, tragedies posted 1 hour ago

    Video hopes to reward community after year of health battles, tragedies

    Posted: Oct 21, 2014 4:24 PM EST Updated: Oct 21, 2014 10:45 PM EST By Chris Dyches  TROUTMAN, NC (WBTV) – After a community stepped up to help several Troutman families going through difficulties and tragedies, the families are trying to give back through a contest to get to the Super Bowl. The Troutman youth […]

  • Two killed in Salisbury traffic accident posted 1 hour ago

    Two killed in Salisbury traffic accident

    Posted: Oct 21, 2014 4:52 PM EST Updated: Oct 21, 2014 8:35 PM EST By David Whisenant SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Two people were killed in a traffic crash on Tuesday afternoon on Jake Alexander Boulevard in Salisbury. The accident happened shortly after 3:30 p.m. according to police. The accident happened near the intersection of […]

  • “Game Plan For Life” back in Rowan-Salisbury Schools this week with several notable names posted 7 hours ago

    "Game Plan For Life" back in Rowan-Salisbury Schools this week with several notable names

    Posted: Oct 20, 2014 6:29 PM EST Updated: Oct 20, 2014 6:52 PM EST By David Whisenant SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – With names like Clinton Portis, Renaldo Wynn, Nigel Smith, and Bubba Wallace, just to name a few, it’s a given that the Game Plan For Life presentations going on this week in Rowan-Salisbury Schools […]

  • Police spot and stop suspected drunk driver after witnessing two near misses posted 7 hours ago

    Police spot and stop suspected drunk driver after witnessing two near misses

    Posted: Oct 21, 2014 9:09 AM EST Updated: Oct 21, 2014 9:12 AM EST By David Whisenant SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) –  A Salisbury police officer was able to stop a suspected drunk driver after he actually saw the woman nearly  become involved in two collisions. According to Chief Rory Collins, the officer saw a woman […]

  • Drilling for gas? Sheriff investigates reports of car gas tanks drilled dry posted 8 hours ago

    Drilling for gas? Sheriff investigates reports of car gas tanks drilled dry

    Posted: Oct 21, 2014 9:49 AM EST Updated: Oct 21, 2014 2:11 PM EST By David Whisenant SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) –  It seems like a troublesome, and potentially dangerous way to steal gas, but deputies in Rowan are investigating several reports of holes being drilled into gas tanks. Investigators say it’s happened several times over […]

  • Third man arrested for murder in connection to Spencer double homicide posted 8 hours ago

    Third man arrested for murder in connection to Spencer double homicide

    Posted: Oct 15, 2014 8:36 PM EST Updated: Oct 21, 2014 12:10 PM EST By WBTV Web Staff ROWAN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) – A third man is charged with murder after two people were found dead in a Spencer home last week. James Michael Robinson, 23, was arrested in Roanoke Rapids in Halifax County Tuesday […]

  • “Game Plan For Life” back in Rowan-Salisbury Schools this week with several notable names posted 16 hours ago

    "Game Plan For Life" back in Rowan-Salisbury Schools this week with several notable names

    Posted: Oct 20, 2014 6:29 PM EST Updated: Oct 20, 2014 6:52 PM EST By David Whisenant SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – With names like Clinton Portis, Renaldo Wynn, Nigel Smith, and Bubba Wallace, just to name a few, it’s a given that the Game Plan For Life presentations going on this week in Rowan-Salisbury Schools […]

  • First US Ebola victim remembered by friends and family in Salisbury posted 2 days ago

    First US Ebola victim remembered by friends and family in Salisbury

    Posted: Oct 18, 2014 11:39 PM EST Updated: Oct 19, 2014 10:55 AM EST SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Family and friends of Thomas Duncan remembered the 42 year old Saturday at memorial service in Salisbury. He is the first and so far only person to die of Ebola in the U.S. Rubbing away tears, praying and […]

  • Plane quarantined after woman becomes ill at Charlotte airport posted 4 days ago

    Plane quarantined after woman becomes ill at Charlotte airport

    Posted: Oct 17, 2014 8:49 PM EST Updated: Oct 17, 2014 8:49 PM EST By WBTV Web Staff CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – A flight from Charlotte to Florida was delayed Friday evening after a woman became sick and had to be removed from the plane. Officials say there is no indication the illness was Ebola-related. […]

  • Former East Rowan High School Band instructor, guilty of sex offenses in 2012, now charged again posted 4 days ago

    Former East Rowan High School Band instructor, guilty of sex offenses in 2012, now charged again

      Posted: Oct 17, 2014 8:05 PM EST Updated: Oct 17, 2014 8:08 PM EST By David Whisenant  SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Christopher David Patterson, a former band instructor at East Rowan High School and a convicted sex offender, has now been charged again for failing to notify the sheriff’s office of a change in […]