David grew up watching WBTV and it was the only TV station he ever wanted to work for.
His biggest stories include the Pillowtex/NC Research Campus developments over the years, the tragic fire at Salisbury Millworks, the funeral of President Ronald Reagan, NASCAR-related stories and coverage and follow-ups on Hurricane Katrina and the local connections to that disaster and recovery.
He is a bureau reporter covering Charlotte and all points north including Salisbury, Concord, and Kannapolis and "wherever they send me."
Honors: Key to the city of Salisbury for Hurricane Katrina relief partnership project; First Place, National Motorsports Press Association Television News Category, 2008; Silver Award, Radio and Television News Director's Association of the Carolinas, 2008; two awards for First Place, National Motorsports Press Association, 2009; Gold Award, Radio and Television News Director's Association of the Carolinas, 2009; Gold Award, RTNDAC, 2010; Charlie Harville Award, NMPA, 2010; First Place Spot News, NMPA, 2010, First Place, Long Form Documentary, NMPA, NC Animal/Rabies Control Association Reporter of the Year, 2012.
The City of Concord will celebrate the opening of a new Traffic Management Center located at 880 Warren C. Coleman Boulevard. The facility will house the Transportation Department’s six Traffic Signal Division staff members.
The sites have been announced for the popular OctoberTour in Salisbury for 2019.OctoberTour is one of the oldest annual historic home tours in the South and has featured more than 200 houses and historic properties in Salisbury and Rowan County.
The public meeting set for Monday night to allow residents to voice their opinions on the Confederate monument in Salisbury known as “Fame” has been moved from the council chambers to the Salisbury Civic Center.
The Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Student Government Association (SGA) won the “Top C” award as the best overall campus at the 2019 Spring North Carolina Comprehensive Community College Student Government Association (N4CSGA) banquet in Raleigh.
The Salisbury-based Three Rivers Land Trust has announced the conservation of a 95-acre family farm located in northern Cabarrus County. Alex Rankin, the landowner, worked with Three Rivers Land Trust to place a permanent a conservation easement on his family farm.
The City of Salisbury is one of only a handful of North Carolina locations that will serve as the backdrop for the upcoming film, “The 24th,” directed by Academy Award winning director, Kevin Willmott, who co-wrote the screenplay for “The Black KKKlansman.”
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College engineering student Isaac Mayle has been accepted into the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars Program and selected to attend an onsite experience at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center this summer.
F&M Bank Chairman & CEO Steve Fisher will announce a total donation of $110,000 to the Bell Tower Green at an event to be held at 10:00 am on Tuesday, June 11 at the future park site located at 115 South Jackson Street.
The Kannapolis-based Rich Energy Haas F1 Team drivers Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen brought home finishes of 14th and 17th, respectively, in Sunday’s Canadian Grand Prix, the seventh round of the 2019 FIA Formula One World Championship at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal.
On June 17, the Cabarrus County Board of Commissioners is scheduled to vote on the Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) budget, which includes a general fund of nearly $276 million and requires an additional 2 cents in property tax per $100 of property value.
Livingstone College’s athletic department stresses that its student-athletes are students first, and the awards keep proving it.The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) awarded the Blue Bears football team with the Highest Team Academic Award for the 2018-2019 year.