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David Whisenant


Salisbury, NC, United States

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Recent articles by David:

Cabarrus Sheriff’s Office gets $1 million grant to fight human trafficking, child exploitation

The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation says the state is ranked ninth in the U.S. for the volume of human trafficking cases. → Read More

Family, friends remember slain Kannapolis teen, raise funds for funeral

Family and friends are working to honor the memory of a young man that police say was shot to death in Kannapolis on Sunday afternoon. → Read More

Worker victim of ‘targeted attack’ at Rowan Co. Dollar General, deputies say

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office at (704) 216-8700. → Read More

Jiggy With The Piggy Festival sets a date for May in Kannapolis

Mark your calendars now because there is nowhere else you should be the weekend of May 4 – except at Jiggy with the Piggy. → Read More

Police in Salisbury looking for suspect after teen shot

A teenager in Salisbury is recovering after being shot on Thursday night, according to police. → Read More

Recent “shots fired” calls lead to Neighborhood Watch Forum in Spencer

The Town of Spencer and the Spencer Police Chief’s Citizen Advisory Board (CAB) invite the community to participate in a Neighborhood Watch Forum on Wednesday → Read More

One dead, one injured in house fire on Duke Drive in Rowan Co.

An investigation is currently underway to determine the cause of the fire. → Read More

New details released in two unsolved, but possibly related, summer homicide cases in Rowan County

Two unsolved and seemingly random homicides that happened in Rowan County last summer may have been committed by the same killer. → Read More

Rowan radio station moving to new spot on the dial

A popular local radio station is preparing to make a move to a new spot on the FM dial. → Read More

Man accused of shooting at house, assault, and trying to run over ex-girlfriend with car

Police have warrants to charge a Salisbury man following an incident of domestic violence. → Read More

Former Rowan Co. elementary school teacher convicted of sexual acts with student

A former elementary and middle school teacher in Rowan County has now been convicted on charges that committed sexual acts with a student at the same school. → Read More

Salisbury man killed in crash in Thomasville

The crash involved a Fiat 500 and a Chevrolet Corvette. → Read More

Salisbury woman charged with murder of husband at motel in Maggie Valley

A woman from Salisbury has been charged in a homicide in Maggie Valley, according to police. → Read More

New life for the old mall: Rowan Co. Commissioners to hold public hearing on mall renovations

Commissioners in Rowan County have set a public hearing this week to deal with a proposed plan to finance up to $30,100,000 for renovations at the West End Plaza. → Read More

Kannapolis Police welcome new K-9 officer

The Kannapolis Police Department is welcoming a new K-9 officer to the ranks. → Read More

Downtown Salisbury: New leased spaces in two parking lots fill up in less than ten minutes

The launching of a new pilot program for parking in downtown Salisbury resulted in two of the three available parking lots leasing out all spaces within eight minutes, according to Downtown Salisbury. → Read More

Christmas Day house fire displaces three Rowan Co. residents

Three people were displaced due to a house fire in Rowan County on Christmas Day. → Read More

Fire displaces three residents of Rowan Co. home

Three adults and several pets were able to safely escape a burning mobile home in Rowan County on Wednesday night. → Read More

District Attorney: Deputy’s actions justified in officer-involved shooting incident in Rowan County

The Rowan County District Attorney has concluded that the actions of a deputy in an officer-involved shooting on Rock Spring Drive in June did not violate any criminal laws following an investigation by the SBI. → Read More

Town of Harrisburg honors local hero

The Harrisburg Town Council recognized Cabarrus County’s Deputy Matthew Wilson at the December 12th Council Meeting for his heroic actions taken on September 20, 2022. → Read More