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 NorthEast Foundation, whose mission is to provide financial and community support for Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS) NorthEast, and its board of directors awarded a Foundation record amount of $291,875 in Internal Grants.
The groundbreaking was held last July, and on Saturday, the new park at the Wil-Cox bridge was officially opened.It’s the bridge that spans the Yadkin River between Rowan and Davidson Counties, and while it no longer carries cars, it is now open to pedestrians and bicycles.
Kannapolis-based Rich Energy Haas F1 Team driver Kevin Magnussen finished 17th in Sunday’s French Grand Prix while teammate Romain Grosjean retired six laps shy of the checkered flag in today’s eighth round of the 2019 FIA Formula One World Championship at Circuit Paul Ricard in Le Castellet.
Amid ongoing preparations to become “ROVAL™-ready” for the second running of the historic Bank of America™ 400 on Sept. 27-29, Charlotte Motor Speedway officials on Sunday announced groundbreaking changes to the 2.28-mile road course oval’s backstretch chicane.
Salisbury-based Three Rivers Land Trust, formerly The Land Trust for Central North Carolina, has announced that it has partnered with the North Carolina Division of Parks and Recreation to add 25 acres to Morrow Mountain State Park in Stanly County.
The Salisbury Police Department (SPD) soon will debut its Salisbury Camera Action Network (SCAN) program in which residents and business owners can register their cameras, such as Nest or Ring, with SPD to help solve crimes in their area.
Cabarrus County Board of Commissioners on Monday approved the fiscal year 2020 (FY20) general fund budget, which includes a 2-cent increase over the current rate of 72 cents per $100 of assessed property value.
Drivers traveling overnight on Interstate 85 in Rowan County near Cabarrus should be on the lookout for both single-lane closures and entire closures of either side of the interstate over the next few weeks while the U.S. 29/601 connector flyover bridge to I-85 North is removed.
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.