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Salisbury police add to its most wanted list

SALISBURY - The Salisbury Police Department is asking for the public's help to locate criminal suspects who have been added to its most-wanted list. The suspects are accused of crimes that range from robbery to murder. Demetri Tyrone Barber, 22, is wanted for robbery with a dangerous weapon. Barber

SALISBURY POST - 2017-09-20 05:09:00

Man wanted for indecent exposure at Salisbury hotel

A man is wanted for reportedly exposing himself to a hotel worker in Salisbury Wednesday morning. According to the Salisbury Police Department, the incident occurred in the parking lot of the Hampton Inn on East Naylor Mill Road around 1:20 a.m. Police said a female hotel worker was walking around

WBTV - 2017-09-20 15:21:23

Minivan crashes, overturns in Salisbury

The driver of a minivan lost control and crashed, overturning the vehicle on Wednesday morning in Salisbury. It happened just before 5:00 am at the intersection of Brownrigg Road and Maxwell Street. Salisbury Police, Salisbury firefighters, and Rowan Emergency Medical Services were on the scene. The

WBTV - 2017-09-20 09:14:20

City Council approves location for new Salisbury Fire Department

The Salisbury City Council voted on Tuesday to change the zoning on a piece of property in the 100 block of Mahaley Avenue to allow for the construction of the new Station 3. The measure passed by a vote of 3-1 with Mayor Karen Alexander, Councilman Brian Miller and Mayor Pro-Tem Maggie Blackwell vo

WBTV - 2017-09-20 11:32:37

Salisbury candidate's forum to be held Thursday

The Salisbury-Rowan branch of the NAACP is hosting a candidate's forum for those running for the office of Salisbury City Council. The forum will be held on Thursday at 6:00 pm at the Salisbury Civic Center, 315 Martin Luther King, Jr., Avenue South in Salisbury. Attendees will be able to meet and a

WBTV - 2017-09-19 20:23:36

Two charged for shoplifting from downtown Salisbury businesses

A surveillance camera at a downtown business led to charges against two women for shoplifting. According to the police report, video surveillance at Stitchin' Post showed that Cynthia Ann Correll, 60, of Landis, and Kimberly Ford Hargett, 44, had taken items from the store. When confronted by police

WBTV - 2017-09-19 15:02:04

Police looking for third suspect in August homicide in Salisbury

Police in Salisbury are now looking for a third suspect in the shooting death of Kornell Cook. Murder warrants have been issued for Travaree D'Von Miller, 18, of Pearl Street. The shooting happened last month at an apartment complex on Williams Road, between Standish Street and Old Plank Road. When

WBTV - 2017-09-19 13:21:33

Investigation continues in Sunday morning shooting in Salisbury

A man was shot multiple times early on Sunday morning on Green Street in Salisbury, according to police. Officers were called at around 3:00 am after getting reports from callers who heard several shots fired in the area of the 800 block of Green Street. When police arrived they found that the victi

WBTV - 2017-09-19 00:04:31

Man gets life in prison for 2014 killing

A Cleveland County woman said she will never find closure, even after her daughter's killer was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday afternoon. Aaron Rashun Byers was convicted of first-degree murder for taking the life of Hannah Bickley more than three years ago. Jurors deliberated for less than two

SHELBY STAR - 2017-09-19 19:45:24

Wilson Cherry: United Way a priceless resource

There I was, enjoying a vacation by choice for the first time in many years, without an accident or injury. No phone. No messages or text. No bills or smell of cigarettes. I was just beginning to get my groove on. Then I hear the breaking news on the radio, "Hurricane Harvey hits Houston." Having sp

SALISBURY POST - 2017-09-20 23:59:59

Partners in Learning fashion show gives special-needs children a chance in the spotlight

SALISBURY - Being a first-time model didn't deter Partners in Learning students as they twirled and sashayed down the catwalk Saturday at the Country Club of Salisbury. Ranging in age from infant to nearly 16, the children got a chance to strut their stuff in a show that celebrated their lives and d

SALISBURY POST - 2017-09-20 21:02:43

Fayetteville Street reconfiguration set for next spring

ASHEBORO - A plan to reconfigure a 1.16-mile stretch of Fayetteville Street in Asheboro is scheduled to begin next spring. The City of Asheboro and the N.C. Department of Transportation hosted an informational workshop Tuesday evening at The Exchange, 204 S. Fayetteville St. Maps showing the propose

ASHEBORO COURIER-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 20:26:34

City Council votes to rezone for new Fire Station 3 on Mahaley Avenue

SALISBURY - In a 3-1 vote, the Salisbury City Council decided Tuesday to rezone several lots on Mahaley Avenue to allow a new Fire Station No. 3 to be constructed there. The site has been a contentious topic for more than a month because people who live next to the proposed station location have opp

SALISBURY POST - 2017-09-20 07:41:00

Amber Alert issued for missing Haywood County girl

An Amber Alert has been issued for a missing Haywood County girl. Cali Marie Cochran is a 3-month-old with brown hair weighing approximately 10 pounds. She was alleged abducted by Rex Douglas Cochran Jr. and Heather Marie Cochran. Rex Cochran Jr., 39, is about 5'7 and weighs 185 pounds. He has brown

WBTV - 2017-09-20 08:51:26

Passenger killed in two-vehicle crash in southern Iredell

A two-vehicle head-on crash east of Mooresville claimed the life of one person Wednesday afternoon, the N.C. Highway Patrol said. The names of those involved were not released. The wreck occurred around 3:30 p.m. on Linwood Road near Patterson Farm Road. Two vehicles, one which was a pickup, could

STATESVILLE RECORD & LANDMARK - 2017-09-20 20:46:00

Local anesthesiologist to lead medical society

Dr. John L. Reynolds, an anesthesiologist from Shelby, was sworn in as the North Carolina Medical Society's 164th president on Saturday at the Society's Annual Business meeting in Raleigh. Reynolds is a longtime North Carolina Medical Society member who has led the organization's Legislative Cabinet

SHELBY STAR - 2017-09-20 22:27:46

Five jobs listed on NCWorks this week

The Star and NCWorks Career Center publishes a weekly list of five of the most recent Cleveland County job listings. To apply for these jobs, go to www.NCWorks.gov and sign up for a free account. Search for the jobs by the number listed in front of the job title. More help is also available through

SHELBY STAR - 2017-09-20 20:05:04

This attorney's clients like him; really they do

A Gastonia attorney is being recognized for having some of the best client satisfaction ratings in the state. Michael Neece, a criminal defense attorney practicing in Gaston and Cleveland counties, was awarded the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys 10 Best in North Carolina for Client Sati

SHELBY STAR - 2017-09-20 15:15:23

Need a Lyft? He can get you there

It now only takes a few clicks to summon a ride to and from anywhere in Cleveland County. Lyft, a California based ride-sharing company, announced Aug. 31 that it had expanded its coverage to include the entire state of North Carolina. Tom Crosby, a Shelby resident who has driven for Lyft for around

SHELBY STAR - 2017-09-20 13:53:40

Tractor-trailer overturns, spills thousands of batteries on I-77

A tractor-trailer carrying batteries overturned after hitting the median on northbound Interstate 77 near Gold Hill Road in South Carolina. The batteries spilled over the freeway in both directions. Channel 9 has a crew headed to the scene. Check back to wsoctv.com for updates on this story. A tract

WSOC-TV - 2017-09-20 12:37:50