• Out of here! Rowan Animal Shelter gas chamber hauled off to be teaching tool posted 8 hours ago

    Out of here! Rowan Animal Shelter gas chamber hauled off to be teaching tool

    Posted: Sep 18, 2014 7:40 PM EST Updated: Sep 18, 2014 7:42 PM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – The gas chamber that for years was employed to take the lives of dogs and cats at the Rowan County Animal Shelter was carried off on Thursday to be used […]

  • Duke Energy to help Rowan with industrial development posted 8 hours ago

    Posted: Sep 18, 2014 1:30 PM EST Updated: Sep 18, 2014 1:31 PM EST SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – From Duke Energy: Duke Energy Carolinas has chosen a 600-acre tract near Salisbury, to participate in the utility’s 2014 Site Readiness Program to prepare the location for potential industrial development. The Carlton-Thomas property is located on Long […]

  • Man Shot In Foot posted 20 hours ago

    Man Shot In Foot

    Posted: Sep 17, 2014 9:11 AM EST Updated: Sep 17, 2014 9:11 AM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – A Salisbury man was shot in the foot early Tuesday morning while he was trying to run away from two men in a car.According to a police report, staff at […]

  • 1000’s of cars from the classic to exotic in Concord this week for AutoFair posted 20 hours ago

    1000's of cars from the classic to exotic in Concord this week for AutoFair

    Posted: Sep 17, 2014 6:41 AM EST Updated: Sep 17, 2014 9:14 AM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email CONCORD, N.C. (WBTV) – This Thursday through Sunday, thousands of families and car enthusiasts will pour into Charlotte Motor Speedway for a full weekend of automobiles and entertainment at the AutoFair. The four-day extravaganza […]

  • Rowan commissioner wants state to consider making bike riders be licensed, have insurance, registration posted 20 hours ago

    Rowan commissioner wants state to consider making bike riders be licensed, have insurance, registration

    Posted: Sep 17, 2014 9:27 AM EST Updated: Sep 17, 2014 9:30 AM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – A list of priorities that Rowan County commissioners sent to a state association this week included one that is getting a lot of attention.Commissioner Craig Pierce says that he thinks […]

  • Electric battery maker taking over old Philip Morris plant in Concord posted 20 hours ago

    Posted: Sep 17, 2014 10:02 PM EST Updated: Sep 17, 2014 10:02 PM EST By The Charlotte Observer Staff – email CONCORD, NC (Eric Frazier/The Charlotte Observer) – The former Philip Morris plant site in Concord will apparently become home to an electric battery manufacturing operation, according to help wanted ads placed online by the […]

  • Police: IHOP turns to “I take” for cashier charged with larceny posted 20 hours ago

    Police: IHOP turns to "I take" for cashier charged with larceny

        Posted: Sep 18, 2014 9:25 AM EST Updated: Sep 18, 2014 9:25 AM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – A cashier at the local IHOP on Bendix Drive is now out from behind the counter and facing charges that she stole from her employer. On Wednesday afternoon […]

  • Man shows gun, robs woman downtown posted 3 days ago

    Man shows gun, robs woman downtown

    Posted: Sep 16, 2014 9:12 AM EST Updated: Sep 16, 2014 9:52 AM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Police are looking for an armed man who robbed a woman in downtown Salisbury Monday night around 7:00 pm. According to the report, the woman was walking towards S. Main […]

  • Spanking your children: Appropriate punishment or child abuse? posted 3 days ago

    Spanking your children: Appropriate punishment or child abuse?

        Posted: Sep 16, 2014 12:56 PM EST Updated: Sep 16, 2014 1:59 PM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – It’s a discussion that has been around for ages, but has gotten a lot of attention lately with the case of Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson and the […]

  • Police: Body of missing App State student found with letter posted 3 days ago

    Police: Body of missing App State student found with letter

    Posted: Sep 13, 2014 2:24 PM EST Updated: Sep 15, 2014 5:14 PM EST By WBTV Web Staff – email BOONE, NC (WBTV) – Boone Police say a body found off Poplar Grove Road is that of missing Appalachian State University student Anna Marie Smith, the 18-year-old freshman who was last seen on campus on September 2. Boone […]