• Woman ID’d after body found inside burning China Grove home posted 19 hours ago

    Woman ID'd after body found inside burning China Grove home

    Posted: Oct 28, 2014 5:22 AM EST Updated: Oct 29, 2014 11:06 AM EST By WBTV Web Staff ROWAN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) – Investigators have identified a 53-year-old woman who was found dead after a fire sparked inside a home in China Grove early Tuesday morning. The single-story house fire started just before 2 a.m. […]

  • Housekeeping worker at Catawba College busted in drug case on school property posted 19 hours ago

    Housekeeping worker at Catawba College busted in drug case on school property

    Posted: Oct 29, 2014 12:55 PM EST Updated: Oct 29, 2014 6:36 PM EST By WBTV Web Staff SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – A housekeeper with Catawba College and his girlfriend were both arrested on campus Tuesday following a year long investigation into narcotics trafficking. Robin Guest and Melanie Pruitt were arrested for the possession and […]

  • Energy company Alevo announces billion-dollar investment in Concord posted 1 day ago

    Energy company Alevo announces billion-dollar investment in Concord

    Posted: Oct 28, 2014 12:50 PM EST Updated: Oct 28, 2014 4:39 PM EST By David Whisenant CONCORD, N.C. (WBTV) – Concord Mayor Scott Padgett held his secret for more than five years, and today he let the world in on it. Energy service provider Alevo announced a new manufacturing plant in Concord on the […]

  • Hobby Lobby, Dick’s Sporting Goods coming to Salisbury posted 1 day ago

    Hobby Lobby, Dick's Sporting Goods coming to Salisbury

      Posted: Oct 29, 2014 7:31 AM EST Updated: Oct 29, 2014 7:31 AM EST By David Whisenant SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) –  Two big name retailers have their eyes on Salisbury for expansion, according to the Rowan County Planning Board. Hobby Lobby and Dicks’ Sporting Goods are said to be two of the anchors for […]

  • Man who caused lockdown at local elementary school sentenced in federal court posted 1 day ago

      Posted: Oct 29, 2014 6:36 AM EST Updated: Oct 29, 2014 6:38 AM EST By David Whisenant SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – A man convicted on serious gun and drug charges, and who caused a lockdown at Millbridge Elementary School in May, will serve more than nine years in prison. Late last month, Barry Ray […]

  • John McCain visits NC, supports Tillis ahead of heated race posted 1 day ago

    John McCain visits NC, supports Tillis ahead of heated race

    Posted: Oct 28, 2014 5:20 PM EST Updated: Oct 28, 2014 6:57 PM EST By Pamela Escobar CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – In one week, voters will have the final say about who will represent North Carolina in the US Senate. It’s a close race – so close that Senator Kay Hagan and House Speaker Thom […]

  • Former St. Louis Rams exec joins Kannapolis based F1 team posted 1 day ago

    Former St. Louis Rams exec joins Kannapolis based F1 team

    Posted: Oct 29, 2014 7:03 AM EST Updated: Oct 29, 2014 7:03 AM EST By David Whisenant KANNAPOLIS, NC (WBTV) – The pieces are continuing to be put together for the Kannapolis based Haas F1 race team.  The team plans to make its debut on the Formula One circuit in 2016, and will be the […]

  • A third person has died from last week’s deadly crash on Jake Alexander Boulevard posted 2 days ago

    A third person has died from last week's deadly crash on Jake Alexander Boulevard

    Posted: Oct 28, 2014 7:22 AM EST Updated: Oct 28, 2014 7:30 AM EST By David Whisenant  SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Two people initially died in a crash on Jake Alexander Boulevard last week, and now police say a third victim in the wreck has passed away. Vivian Leona McCulloh, 82, of Advance, who was […]

  • Officials find one dead after Rowan Co house fire posted 2 days ago

    Officials find one dead after Rowan Co house fire

    Posted: Oct 28, 2014 5:22 AM EST Updated: Oct 28, 2014 9:18 AM EST By WBTV Web Staff ROWAN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) – One person is dead after an overnight house fire in China Grove. The single-story house fire started just before 2 a.m. on Tuesday at 604 S Main Street. Fire fighters found the […]

  • Inmate shot, killed by Davidson Co deputy on I-40 in Iredell County posted 3 days ago

    Inmate shot, killed by Davidson Co deputy on I-40 in Iredell County

    Posted: Oct 27, 2014 4:26 PM EST Updated: Oct 27, 2014 7:30 PM EST By WBTV Web Staff IREDELL COUNTY, NC (WBTV) – An inmate was killed after an officer-involved shooting in Iredell County on Monday. The incident happened around 3:30 p.m. on Interstate 40 near mile marker 157. Officials confirmed that a deputy from […]