• Man tries to run from courtroom, tackled by citizen, shocked twice by deputies posted 10 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 1 day 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 1 day 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 1 day 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 4 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 […]