• Press release: Salisbury joins Next Century Cities to support Fibrant posted 6 hours ago

    Press release: Salisbury joins Next Century Cities to support Fibrant

      Posted: Dec 19, 2014 12:35 PM EST Updated: Dec 19, 2014 12:35 PM EST By David Whisenant SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Today, Mayor Paul Woodson announced Salisbury has joined Next Century Cities, a bipartisan, city-to-city initiative dedicated to ensuring the availability of next-generation broadband Internet for all communities. Mayor Woodson shared “Salisbury is one of […]

  • Man wanted for robbing Rockwell CVS of prescription drugs posted 6 hours ago

    Man wanted for robbing Rockwell CVS of prescription drugs

    David Whisenant, WBTV Posted: 12/19/2014 12:55 PM ROCKWELL, N.C. (WBTV) – A man robbed a Rockwell CVS of prescription drugs on Thursday night, according to police. Officials say the man went into the store on Highway 52 around 8:00 p.m., displayed a black handgun, and demanded the pharmacist give him prescription medications. The man got […]

  • Year after newlywed fatally shot during home robbery, widow speaks about faith, forgiveness posted 6 hours ago

    Year after newlywed fatally shot during home robbery, widow speaks about faith, forgiveness

      Note, the WBTV site has a collection of pictures. Posted: Dec 19, 2014 2:53 PM EST Updated: Dec 19, 2014 5:12 PM EST By David Whisenant  WBTV ROWAN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) – It has been a year since a newlywed firefighter passed away in the hospital, surrounded by his wife and family. Marcus Kauffman […]

  • Sheriff: member of “Crips” gang arrested in Rowan on weapons and drug charges posted 6 hours ago

    Sheriff: member of "Crips" gang arrested in Rowan on weapons and drug charges

    Posted: Dec 19, 2014 4:34 PM EST Updated: Dec 19, 2014 4:34 PM EST By David Whisenant SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – A member of the notorious “Crips: gang was arrested in Rowan County on Thursday, according to a press release provided to WBTV by the Rowan Sheriff’s Office. Cameron Jamar Neely, described by investigators as,a […]

  • Mother cries for justice, says her son’s murder was “senseless” posted 1 day ago

    Mother cries for justice, says her son's murder was "senseless"

    Angela Christy and her son Stephen Avery Poston Posted: Dec 18, 2014 1:36 PM EST Updated: Dec 18, 2014 3:45 PM EST By David Whisenant Connect  SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – It was a brutal murder that went largely ignored in the media, and that upset the mother of the victim.  Angela Christy says attention to […]

  • Rowan Sheriff adds one, subtracts one from most Wanted list posted 2 days ago

    Rowan Sheriff adds one, subtracts one from most Wanted list

        Roach                                                                                           Ijames Posted: Dec 17, 2014 2:28 PM EST Updated: Dec 17, 2014 3:23 PM EST By David Whisenant SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Rowan Sheriff Kevin Auten made an update to the Sheriff’s Most Wanted list on Wednesday. Jonathan Elisha Ijames, who was on the list, was captured in Mississippi and is now […]

  • Former officer makes Christmas donation to Rowan County Sheriff’s Office posted 2 days ago

    Former officer makes Christmas donation to Rowan County Sheriff's Office

    Posted: Dec 17, 2014 10:07 AM EST Updated: Dec 17, 2014 1:56 PM EST By David Whisenant SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Talk about making the season bright! A former Charlotte police officer who lives in Rowan County did just that for every deputy at the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office. Donnie Pressley bought special tactical flashlights […]

  • 75-Year-old woman tricks intruder into leaving her home; then he damages her car posted 2 days ago

    75-Year-old woman tricks intruder into leaving her home; then he damages her car

    On the left is the suspect, Jeremy Price. On the right is the alleged victim who spoke anonymously to WBTV Posted: Dec 17, 2014 9:48 AM EST Updated: Dec 17, 2014 4:33 PM EST By David Whisenant  SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – A 75-year-old woman, frightened by an intruder who walked into her home while she […]

  • Woman charged with child abuse after strange behavior towards police and EMS workers posted 2 days ago

    Woman charged with child abuse after strange behavior towards police and EMS workers

      Posted: Dec 18, 2014 8:58 AM EST Updated: Dec 18, 2014 9:01 AM EST By David Whisenant SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – A Salisbury woman was charged with child abuse while she was at the hospital Thursday morning. The bizarre incident was detailed in a Salisbury police report.  In that report it states that Sunnie […]

  • Salisbury councilwoman takes on “the rumor” during open meeting posted 2 days ago

    Salisbury councilwoman takes on "the rumor" during open meeting

    Posted: Dec 18, 2014 6:56 AM EST Updated: Dec 18, 2014 7:42 AM EST By David Whisenant SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Maggie Blackwell has had it. “Enough already,” she says, about a rumor that has bothered her for more than a year. She took on that rumor during Tuesday’s City Council meeting in an attempt […]