• Mother cries for justice, says her son’s murder was “senseless” posted 13 hours ago

    Mother cries for justice, says her son's murder was "senseless"

    Angela Christy and her son Stephen Avery Poston Posted: Dec 18, 2014 1:36 PM EST Updated: Dec 18, 2014 3:45 PM EST By David Whisenant Connect  SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – It was a brutal murder that went largely ignored in the media, and that upset the mother of the victim.  Angela Christy says attention to […]

  • Rowan Sheriff adds one, subtracts one from most Wanted list posted 1 day ago

    Rowan Sheriff adds one, subtracts one from most Wanted list

        Roach                                                                                           Ijames Posted: Dec 17, 2014 2:28 PM EST Updated: Dec 17, 2014 3:23 PM EST By David Whisenant SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Rowan Sheriff Kevin Auten made an update to the Sheriff’s Most Wanted list on Wednesday. Jonathan Elisha Ijames, who was on the list, was captured in Mississippi and is now […]

  • Former officer makes Christmas donation to Rowan County Sheriff’s Office posted 1 day ago

    Former officer makes Christmas donation to Rowan County Sheriff's Office

    Posted: Dec 17, 2014 10:07 AM EST Updated: Dec 17, 2014 1:56 PM EST By David Whisenant SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Talk about making the season bright! A former Charlotte police officer who lives in Rowan County did just that for every deputy at the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office. Donnie Pressley bought special tactical flashlights […]

  • 75-Year-old woman tricks intruder into leaving her home; then he damages her car posted 1 day ago

    75-Year-old woman tricks intruder into leaving her home; then he damages her car

    On the left is the suspect, Jeremy Price. On the right is the alleged victim who spoke anonymously to WBTV Posted: Dec 17, 2014 9:48 AM EST Updated: Dec 17, 2014 4:33 PM EST By David Whisenant  SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – A 75-year-old woman, frightened by an intruder who walked into her home while she […]

  • Woman charged with child abuse after strange behavior towards police and EMS workers posted 1 day ago

    Woman charged with child abuse after strange behavior towards police and EMS workers

      Posted: Dec 18, 2014 8:58 AM EST Updated: Dec 18, 2014 9:01 AM EST By David Whisenant SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – A Salisbury woman was charged with child abuse while she was at the hospital Thursday morning. The bizarre incident was detailed in a Salisbury police report.  In that report it states that Sunnie […]

  • Salisbury councilwoman takes on “the rumor” during open meeting posted 1 day ago

    Salisbury councilwoman takes on "the rumor" during open meeting

    Posted: Dec 18, 2014 6:56 AM EST Updated: Dec 18, 2014 7:42 AM EST By David Whisenant SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Maggie Blackwell has had it. “Enough already,” she says, about a rumor that has bothered her for more than a year. She took on that rumor during Tuesday’s City Council meeting in an attempt […]

  • Rowan Sheriff warns of scam involving calls from person claiming to be with RCSO posted 2 days ago

    Rowan Sheriff warns of scam involving calls from person claiming to be with RCSO

    Posted: Dec 15, 2014 7:14 PM EST Updated: Dec 15, 2014 7:49 PM EST By David Whisenant SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Last week we warned you about a scam that was running through Rowan and surrounding counties involving calls from someone claiming to be with the IRS and threatening to have people arrested for not […]

  • Salisbury has recycling plan for holiday season posted 2 days ago

    Salisbury has recycling plan for holiday season

      Posted: Dec 17, 2014 7:22 AM EST Updated: Dec 17, 2014 7:25 AM EST By David Whisenant SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – The City of Salisbury Public Services Department is already receiving questions about recycling pick-up during the upcoming holidays. The best rule of thumb – the City picks up recyclable materials every day except Christmas […]

  • Popular restaurant in downtown Salisbury closed after two months? posted 2 days ago

    Popular restaurant in downtown Salisbury closed after two months?

      Posted: Dec 17, 2014 7:51 AM EST Updated: Dec 17, 2014 7:54 AM EST By David Whisenant SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – A new restaurant in downtown Salisbury that seemed to be popular with diners is closed, and there is doubt as to whether or not it will reopen. A sign on the front door […]

  • Salisbury home heavily damaged in overnight fire posted 3 days ago

    Salisbury home heavily damaged in overnight fire

    By David Whisenant SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – A house on the corner of First Street and C Street in Salisbury was heavily damaged by fire Monday morning. The first call came in just after 1:00 am.  Neighbors told WBTV that flames had engulfed the back side of the house located at 1802 First Street. No […]