• Food Lion: Beth Newlands -Campbell steps down, Meg Ham new president posted 1 day ago

    Food Lion: Beth Newlands -Campbell steps down, Meg Ham new president

      Outgoing president Beth Newlands-Campbell   Posted: Oct 30, 2014 2:16 PM EST Updated: Oct 30, 2014 2:29 PM EST By David Whisenant SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – There is a change in leadership at Salisbury based Food Lion with the resignation of president Beth Newlands-Campbell.  In a press release provided to WBTV, Food Lion has […]

  • “Grizzly” Adams now in custody after chase through woods on Brushy Mountain posted 1 day ago

    "Grizzly" Adams now in custody after chase through woods on Brushy Mountain

    Posted: Oct 30, 2014 9:30 AM EST Updated: Oct 30, 2014 10:11 AM EST By David Whisenant SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Wanted man Christopher “Grizzly” Adams has been found in a secluded cabin on the side of Brush Mountain in Wilkes County, according to Rowan County Sheriff Kevin Auten.Adams was wanted in Rowan County on […]

  • Police pull over car for burned out tail light, find treasure trove of stolen clothes posted 1 day ago

    Police pull over car for burned out tail light, find treasure trove of stolen clothes

      Posted: Oct 30, 2014 9:24 AM EST Updated: Oct 30, 2014 10:01 AM EST By David Whisenan SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – What started as a routine traffic stop looked more like a roadside outlet sale once police pulled bags and bags of stolen clothing and other articles from the trunk of the car. According […]

  • Former Rowan Co officer pleads guilty to supporting terrorist group posted 1 day 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 1 day 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 3 days 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 3 days 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 3 days 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 […]