• Man tries to run from courtroom, tackled by citizen, shocked twice by deputies posted 2 hours ago

    Man tries to run from courtroom, tackled by citizen, shocked twice by deputies

    Posted: Sep 22, 2014 4:08 PM EST Updated: Sep 22, 2014 5:27 PM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – To say Nathan Latta is in trouble with the law would be an understatement, and as of today, his list of charges is growing longer and his bond is going […]

  • Classic Trans Am takes the trophy at AutoFair posted 21 hours ago

    Classic Trans Am takes the trophy at AutoFair

    Posted: Sep 21, 2014 5:04 PM EST Updated: Sep 21, 2014 5:07 PM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email From Charlotte Motor Speedway: A mint-condition 1973 Pontiac Trans Am, owned by Charlotte, North Carolina resident, Mark Brantley, beat out stiff competition at the fall AutoFair and was chosen Best of Show as the […]

  • Search conducted for man missing from nursing home posted 22 hours ago

    Search conducted for man missing from nursing home

    Posted: Sep 21, 2014 8:34 PM EST Updated: Sep 21, 2014 9:46 PM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Rowan County Emergency Services  is seeking help to find a man who is missing from a local nursing home. Boyce Jenkins, 63, is a white man, 6 foot 2 inches […]

  • Local Food Lion stores honor Ralph Ketner on his 94th birthday posted 22 hours ago

    Local Food Lion stores honor Ralph Ketner on his 94th birthday

    Posted: Sep 21, 2014 5:21 PM EST Updated: Sep 21, 2014 5:27 PM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Food Lion stores around Salisbury wished a hearty Happy Birthday to Food Town/Food Lion co-founder Ralph Ketner on Saturday. Banners marking Mr. Ketner’s 94th birthday were displayed at the stores, […]

  • Governor unveils massive transportation project plan; may face tough sell in legislature posted 3 days ago

    Governor unveils massive transportation project plan; may face tough sell in legislature

      Sep 19, 2014 12:46 PM EST Updated: Sep 19, 2014 3:22 PM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email CONCORD, N.C. (WBTV) – Speaking at the Concord Regional Airport, Governor Pat McCrory outlined a massive transportation plan that would cover 25 years, 3100 projects, and have a price tag estimated at $94 billion. […]

  • Bond at half million dollars for man accused of sex crimes posted 3 days ago

    Bond at half million dollars for man accused of sex crimes

    Posted: Sep 19, 2014 6:36 AM EST Updated: Sep 19, 2014 2:23 PM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – A Rockwell man has been jailed under a bond of $500,000 after being charged with sex crimes involving children. Joshua Michael Evans, 37, originally from Ohio, faces three counts of […]

  • Enterovirus D68: What parents need to know posted 3 days ago

    Enterovirus D68: What parents need to know

    Posted: Sep 19, 2014 5:15 PM EST Updated: Sep 19, 2014 5:40 PM EST By Astrid Martinez – email CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – We typically see enteroviruses in September when school starts. But now doctors say the rare respiratory virus that has sent hundreds of out-of-state children to the hospital is likely to make its way to […]

  • Out of here! Rowan Animal Shelter gas chamber hauled off to be teaching tool posted 4 days 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 4 days 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 5 days 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 […]