Wanted fugitive captured in Rowan
A man wanted on federal drug charges was apprehended in Salisbury on Friday. According to the Rowan Sheriff's Office, the RCSO Sheriff's Response Team On Friday, April 11, 2014, the Rowan County Sheriff's Office Special Response team arrested Damon Leshawn Cole, also known as Damony Lashawn Cole, and as Calvin Lawayne Scott, on an outstanding ... (more)
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
All About Jazz
PERFORMANCE/TOUR: Marc Hoffman Trio to Perform at Earth Night Out
Jazz trio returns to Salisbury for Downtown Salisbury Event SALISBURY, NC - Marc Hoffman Trio returns to Salisbury this Friday, April 18th for Earth Night Out, part of Downtown Salisbury, Inc. Friday Night Out Series promoting nightlife and retail in Salisbury, NC.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
A shifting identity: West Asheville's storied past
Workers move the streetcar track to the center of Haywood Road in 1914. photos courtesy of the North Carolina Collection, Pack Memorial Library, Asheville Workers move the streetcar track to the center of Haywood Road in 1914.
Deadwyler was on a UNC alumni trip when he became ill and then passed away in a hospital.
Teen arrested after meth lab discovered in Salisbury
Authorities in Rowan County discovered a meth lab after a trespassing incident led to a teenager's arrest.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Bolick never meant to be a bishop, yet received the call
Bishop Leonard Homer Bolick did not originally want to be a pastor. Even though he went to seminary and studied ministry, he continued to tell God it was not going to work out.
Catawba College downtown bureau: why is it necessary?
When WBTV first posted a story last week about Catawba College opening an office in the Plaza in downtown Salisbury, several people wanted more details on why the school wanted the spot.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
American Bass Anglers
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North Carolina anglers of the ABA Weekend Bass Series will make their second stop of the year at Lake Kerr on April 19, 2014.
Police investigate shooting; victim and girlfriend differ on where it happened
Salisbury Police are investigating a shooting that happened early on Sunday morning, but they're having to work through conflicting accounts of exactly what happened.
VA hosting education fair
The W.G. Hefner VA Medical Center in Salisbury is hosting an educational fair April 15 from 10:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. in the Building 6 Social Room.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
A cup of coffee, helpful words with friends, and assistance with benefits for veterans
The Frontier Coffee Shop in Salisbury is the latest place to honor veterans in our area with hours for free coffee and doughnuts, but this one is even more unique because of where it's located and who it will soon be getting for a neighbor.
Salisbury police looking for woman they say stole pocket book from elementary school
Police in Salisbury are looking for a person they say stole a pocketbook from South Lexington Elementary School in Lexington and then used the victim's debit card to withdraw money from a credit union.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
"Downtown Catawba" opening on Tuesday
WBTV will be welcoming a new neighbor in the Plaza in downtown Salisbury on Tuesday when Catawba College officially opens a downtown office.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Road shut down as firefighters battle Salisbury house fire
Salisbury firefighters were battling a house fire in Rowan County early Friday morning.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
City of Salisbury: Serious safety concerns over Livingstone fire code violations
During his comments to Salisbury City Council on Tuesday afternoon, City Manager Doug Paris revealed information regarding extensive fire code violations at Livingstone College.
Eating a Watchamacallit candy bar results in criminal charges for woman
A Salisbury woman was charged on Tuesday after surveillance video showed her eating two stolen candy bars from a local convenience store.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
A proposed zoning plan for the Haywood Road corridor , which would regulate development based on six types of districts, received mostly positive feedback from residents and business owners at a March 27 open house.
A shifting identity
West Asheville has maintained an identity so distinctive that visitors frequently ask if it's really part of Asheville.
VA hosting traveling history exhibitions
The W. G. Hefner VA Medical Center in Salisbury is hosting two traveling history exhibits, "The Civil War & A New Era in Veterans Benefits" and "Blacks in Blue: The USCT Legacy."