• NFL, NASCAR guests inspire students at local high schools posted 11 hours ago

    NFL, NASCAR guests inspire students at local high schools

    Posted: Apr 15, 2014 9:55 AM EST Updated: Apr 15, 2014 9:58 AM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email LANDIS, NC (WBTV) – One thing that will get, and keep, the attention of high school students during an early morning assembly is a short video of a man driving a car. The car […]

  • Missing teen Erica Parsons’ siblings removed from custodial home posted 11 hours ago

    Missing teen Erica Parsons' siblings removed from custodial home

    Posted: Apr 15, 2014 3:01 PM EST Updated: Apr 15, 2014 3:01 PM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – The two youngest children of Sandy and Casey Parsons have been removed from their custodial home and placed in the care of other family members. Sources close to the situation […]

  • ERHS performing Broadway Show “Finale” posted 12 hours ago

    Posted: Apr 12, 2014 9:00 PM EST Updated: Apr 12, 2014 9:02 PM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – East Rowan High School is presenting the Broadway show, “The Finale,” through the weekend, and the title has more than a little significance. The show will be held in East […]

  • Well known local businessman dies in S. Africa posted 1 day ago

    Well known local businessman dies in S. Africa

    Posted: Apr 13, 2014 9:35 PM EST Updated: Apr 14, 2014 11:32 AM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – A well known local man has died while visiting South Africa. Charles “Charlie” Deadwyler died on Sunday in Johannesburg after an illness of several days. Deadwyler was on a UNC […]

  • Rowan Co. teen charged after deputies find meth lab in Salisbury posted 1 day ago

    Rowan Co. teen charged after deputies find meth lab in Salisbury

    Posted: Apr 14, 2014 12:17 PM EST Updated: Apr 14, 2014 3:09 PM EST SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – A Rowan County teen is charged with having a methamphetamine lab inside a Salisbury home. Tanner Davis Tutweiler, 19, is charged with manufacturing and possession of methamphetamine, according to the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office. Tutweiler also had […]

  • Oxygen tank explodes in Rowan Co house fire, officials say posted 1 day ago

    Oxygen tank explodes in Rowan Co house fire, officials say

    GRANITE QUARRY, NC (WBTV) – Posted: Apr 14, 2014 4:55 PM EST Updated: Apr 14, 2014 4:56 PM EST By WBTV Web Staff – email Officials say a home explosion early Monday morning was caused when a fire spread to a building storing oxygen tanks. The incident happened at a home on Railroad Street in […]

  • Chamber to hold candidate’s forum posted 2 days ago

    Posted: Apr 12, 2014 8:46 PM EST Updated: Apr 12, 2014 8:46 PM EST SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – The Rowan County Chamber of Commerce’s Power in Partnership (PIP) breakfast will feature the Annual State Legislative Breakfast on Thurs., April 17, 7:30 a.m. at Trinity Oaks (728 Klumac Road).  The State Legislative Breakfast will be sponsored […]

  • NHRA Four Wide Nationals rev up at zMAX Dragway posted 4 days ago

    NHRA Four Wide Nationals rev up at zMAX Dragway

    Posted: Apr 11, 2014 8:21 PM EST Updated: Apr 11, 2014 8:21 PM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email CONCORD, NC (WBTV) – Engines are roaring at zMAX Dragway in Concord where the NHRA Four Wide Nationals are going on through Sunday. Many of the drivers on the track Friday weren’t from big budget […]

  • Phillip Morris plant sold in Concord posted 4 days ago

    Phillip Morris plant sold in Concord

    Posted: Apr 11, 2014 9:45 AM EST Updated: Apr 11, 2014 12:21 PM ESTCONCORD, NC (WBTV) – The old Phillip Morris plant in Concord has been sold to a developer, WBTV’s David Whisenant reports. The plant was sold to Victory Industrial Park, LLC. Officials have not said what the plant will be used for or […]

  • Catawba College downtown bureau: why is it necessary? posted 6 days ago

    Catawba College downtown bureau: why is it necessary?

    Posted: Apr 10, 2014 11:57 AM EST Updated: Apr 10, 2014 12:41 PM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – When WBTV first posted a story last week about Catawba College opening an office in the Plaza in downtown Salisbury, several people wanted more details on why the school wanted […]