• Friends of homeless victim of domestic violence collecting funds for funeral posted 3 hours ago

    Friends of homeless victim of domestic violence collecting funds for funeral

    Posted: Jul 24, 2014 4:39 PM EST Updated: Jul 24, 2014 4:44 PM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email Spencer, NC (WBTV) – She was the homeless victim of domestic violence and she found herself alone in a city where she knew no one.  But this woman’s story, and her personality in the […]

  • Teacher, scout leader faces new charges after 4th sex abuse victim comes forward, officials say posted 3 hours ago

    Teacher, scout leader faces new charges after 4th sex abuse victim comes forward, officials say

    Posted: Jul 24, 2014 4:09 PM EST Updated: Jul 24, 2014 4:56 PM EST By WBTV Web Staff – email CHINA GROVE, NC (WBTV) – A Rowan County teacher and scout leader is facing new child sex charges after a fourth alleged victim came forward, according to investigators. Jim Barringer III, 51, was arrested on July 16 and […]

  • BRICK STREET LIVE CONCERT CANCELLED posted 14 hours ago

    TONIGHT’S CONCERT AT  BRICK STREET LIVE HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE WEATHER FORECAST OF POSSIBLE SEVERE STORMS IN THE AREA. THE PERFORMANCE HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR SEPTEMBER 25TH.

  • Brother of missing teen, Erica Parsons, sorry investigation ‘got out of control’ posted 18 hours ago

    Brother of missing teen, Erica Parsons, sorry investigation 'got out of control'

    Posted: Jul 23, 2014 9:36 PM EST Updated: Jul 24, 2014 8:54 AM EST By Coleen Harry – email ROWAN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) – Jamie Parsons hadn’t seen his adopted sister, Erica, for about a year and a half. Finally in July 2013, he decided to file a missing person report with the Rowan County Sheriff’s […]

  • Light Fright? City engineer explains new flashing yellow lights posted 18 hours ago

    Light Fright? City engineer explains new flashing yellow lights

    Posted: Jul 24, 2014 7:08 AM EST Updated: Jul 24, 2014 7:08 AM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Concern over the new flashing yellow lights at several Salisbury intersections has a city engineer offering some helpful advice. This week Wendy Brindle put forth the following explanation to help […]

  • Odd Job? Contractor accused of stealing gift card, running over woman’s foot posted 1 day ago

    Odd Job? Contractor accused of stealing gift card, running over woman's foot

    Posted: Jul 23, 2014 9:29 AM EST Updated: Jul 23, 2014 10:13 AM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – A contractor working for a company called Odd Jobs is accused his pulling own odd job and leaving a customer with an injured foot. According to police, a woman wanting […]

  • Erica Parsons’ adoptive mom speaks out year after reported missing posted 1 day ago

    Erica Parsons' adoptive mom speaks out year after reported missing

    Posted: Jul 22, 2014 9:13 PM EST Updated: Jul 23, 2014 6:21 PM EST By Coleen Harry – email ROWAN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) – It seemed as though Erica Parsons had become a household name in the Rowan County area. The little girl who was last seen by her adoptive family in December 2011 – but […]

  • Promotions announced at Salisbury Police Department posted 1 day ago

    Promotions announced at Salisbury Police Department

        Posted: Jul 23, 2014 5:28 PM EST                                                                              Updated: Jul 23, 2014 5:33 PM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV)  Salisbury Police Chief Rory Collins announced several promotions within the department: •  Tom Wilsey is promoted to the rank of Captain andwill serve as the department’s new “Patrol Operations […]

  • Nine shots fired at Salisbury house occupied by several people, including baby posted 2 days ago

    Nine shots fired at Salisbury house occupied by several people, including baby

    Posted: Jul 23, 2014 9:19 AM EST Updated: Jul 23, 2014 10:19 AM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Salisbury Police are looking for someone who fired as many as nine shots at and into a house on E. Liberty Street Tuesday night. According to the report, Nellie Lynch […]

  • Wanted fugitive from New Jersey caught in Salisbury posted 2 days ago

    Wanted fugitive from New Jersey caught in Salisbury

    Posted: Jul 23, 2014 7:27 AM EST Updated: Jul 23, 2014 10:21 AM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – A man who is listed on a New Jersey Sheriff’s Most Wanted poster has been apprehended in Salisbury. Michael McGaffney, 53, was wanted by the Atlantic County Sheriff’s Department on […]