• Local vets place in national arts competition posted 41 mins ago

    Local vets place in national arts competition

        Posted: Aug 21, 2014 2:09 PM EST Updated: Aug 21, 2014 2:09 PM EST SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Winners for the National Veterans Creative Arts Festival (NVCAF) were recently announced and four local Veterans were among the winners. One of those winners was Daniel Huneycutt, a 89-year-old Navy Veteran, who warmed hearts at […]

  • Deputies and neighbor foil break in posted 45 mins ago

    Deputies and neighbor foil break in

    Posted: Aug 21, 2014 2:00 PM EST Updated: Aug 21, 2014 2:00 PM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email Salisbury Sheriff’s deputies, with a big assist from a neighbor, were able to stop a crime in progress on Wednesday. It happened at about 11:29 am.   The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office was called […]

  • Police: man’s attempt to “pump” clean urine fails miserably posted 52 mins ago

    Posted: Aug 21, 2014 1:49 PM EST Updated: Aug 21, 2014 1:49 PM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Salisbury Police say one man’s attempt to smuggle clean urine into a drug test failed miserably when the probation officer heard the man pushing the pump on the top of […]

  • Oh grow you don’t; deputies bust pot growing operation posted 57 mins ago

    Oh grow you don't; deputies bust pot growing operation

        Posted: Aug 21, 2014 4:53 PM EST Updated: Aug 21, 2014 4:59 PM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Deputies with the Rowan Sheriff’s office shut down one popular local business with several locations; a marijuana growing operation. On Wednesday, the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) and the […]

  • School supplies to be given away Friday and Saturday posted 1 hour ago

    School supplies to be given away Friday and Saturday

      Posted: Aug 22, 2014 9:41 AM EST Updated: Aug 22, 2014 9:41 AM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Two big events will take place on Friday and Saturday that are aimed at getting students all the supplies that they need for the coming school year. On Friday, […]

  • High school football meets the “Ice Bucket” challenge posted 1 hour ago

    High school football meets the "Ice Bucket" challenge

        Posted: Aug 22, 2014 9:59 AM EST Updated: Aug 22, 2014 9:59 AM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Usually when a football coach gets a bucket of cold water dumped on his head, it’s to celebrate a great victory, but in this case, it’s to bring […]

  • Knox Middle co-principals: promise the “wow factor” when school starts Monday posted 1 hour ago

    Knox Middle co-principals: promise the "wow factor" when school starts Monday

      Posted: Aug 22, 2014 4:40 PM EST Updated: Aug 22, 2014 4:40 PM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email   SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Monday will be the first day of school for students in the Rowan-Salisbury system but for Knox Middle School it will be more than that, it will be […]

  • Cleveland Freightliner plant builds Daimler’s 3,000,000th truck posted 1 hour ago

    Cleveland Freightliner plant builds Daimler's 3,000,000th truck

    Posted: Aug 22, 2014 12:43 PM EST Updated: Aug 22, 2014 12:43 PM EST CLEVELAND, NC (WBTV) – A big celebration was held in the Rowan County town of Cleveland today to mark a milestone for the Freightliner plant. Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) today marked the production of its 3,000,000th vehicle in North America. […]

  • Catawba convocation mixes tradition and a new approach posted 1 day ago

    Catawba convocation mixes tradition and a new approach

    Posted: Aug 21, 2014 6:28 AM EST Updated: Aug 21, 2014 6:38 AM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – From Catawba College: A different sort of Opening Convocation helped kick off Catawba College’s new academic year on August 19th.  A ceremony in the 50-year-old Omwake-Dearborn Chapel had the pomp […]

  • Update: City tried to meet with pastor, NAACP head who want police chief removed posted 2 days ago

    Update: City tried to meet with pastor, NAACP head who want police chief removed

        Godair                                                                       Collins   Posted: Aug 18, 2014 9:16 PM EST Updated: Aug 20, 2014 2:14 PM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – City leaders tried several different times to meet with the head of the NAACP and a local pastor who were concerned about what they said […]