• Warren’s Weekly: budget battle rolls on in Raleigh posted 3 hours ago

    Warren's Weekly: budget battle rolls on in Raleigh

    Posted: Jul 22, 2014 7:06 AM EST Updated: Jul 22, 2014 7:06 AM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Agreement on a new state budget has proven elusive to legislators, according to Rowan County Representative Harry Warren, (R-District 77).  In this week’s update, Representative Warren writes about the budget […]

  • VA offering weight management classes posted 3 hours ago

    VA offering weight management classes

    Posted: Jul 22, 2014 7:24 AM EST Updated: Jul 22, 2014 8:05 AM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Members of the Rural Health Integration program team from the W.G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center in Salisbury will provide free MOVE! Weight Management classes at the Granite Quarry Legion […]

  • Man makes fun of drunk friend, gets smacked with flashlight posted 3 hours ago

    Man makes fun of drunk friend, gets smacked with flashlight

    Posted: Jul 22, 2014 9:30 AM EST Updated: Jul 22, 2014 9:30 AM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Charges have now been filed against a Salisbury man for hitting his friend in the head with a flashlight.According to the police report, Curtis Torrence, 24, and Kendall Mowery had […]

  • Smoking “One pot” meth lab found behind grocery store posted 3 hours ago

    Smoking "One pot" meth lab found behind grocery store

    Posted: Jul 22, 2014 9:22 AM EST Updated: Jul 22, 2014 9:22 AM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Police think a “one pot” meth lab became too hot to handle so the owner threw it out of a car behind a Salisbury grocery store. On Monday afternoon a […]

  • The NC Foreclosure Prevention Fund posted 11 hours ago

      The N.C. Foreclosure Prevention Fund has helped more than 15,800 homeowners keep their homes while searching for employment or training for a new job. It is also serving returning veterans who have been discharged and are making the transition to civilian life. Administered by the N.C. Housing Finance Agency, the Fund provides up to […]

  • Remembering the moon walk, and some events from 45 years ago posted 12 hours ago

    Remembering the moon walk, and some events from 45 years ago

    Posted: Jul 20, 2014 6:17 PM EST Updated: Jul 20, 2014 6:17 PM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – The astronauts weren’t the only ones providing an entertaining moon walk for folks in Salisbury 45 years ago, according to the newspaper from July 21, 1969. President Richard M. Nixon […]

  • Report: Man being arrested on sex offense charges kills self posted 13 hours ago

    Posted: Jul 21, 2014 6:05 PM EST Updated: Jul 21, 2014 6:05 PM EST By WBTV Web Staff – email ROWAN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) – A man being charged on sex offenses from Concord took his own life in Rockwell when deputies went to his home to arrest him. The incident happened on Saturday at […]

  • Man charged with tattooing stepdaughter; second such case in a few weeks posted 13 hours ago

    Man charged with tattooing stepdaughter; second such case in a few weeks

    Posted: Jul 18, 2014 9:53 AM EST Updated: Jul 18, 2014 9:53 AM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – A Rowan County man has been charged with putting a tattoo on the right hip of his stepdaughter, and it’s the second such case in Rowan County in a little […]

  • DAVE RAMSEY Popular on WSTP posted 3 days ago

    DAVE RAMSEY Popular on WSTP

    Dave Ramsey, with a financial talk show took over the mid-day time slot at WSTP June 16th replacing Glenn Beck.  With only a few negative comments from our listeners we are getting positive response to the programming change.  Originally we were apprehensive about making this change but decided back in March to put more variety […]

  • Officials: Man falls asleep with lit cigarette, house catches fire posted 4 days ago

    Officials: Man falls asleep with lit cigarette, house catches fire

    Posted: Jul 18, 2014 6:17 AM EST Updated: Jul 18, 2014 6:18 AM EST By Chris Dyches – email KANNAPOLIS, NC (WBTV) – A cigarette is to blame for a fire that caused an estimated $50,000 in damage. It happened on Walnut Street in Kannapolis around 10:30 PM Thursday night. Authorities say the homeowner fell […]