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.
A new exit from Interstate 85 in southern Rowan County was formally dedicated and opened on Thursday.The Cabarrus Rowan Metropolitan Planning Organization held a ribbon cutting ahead of opening the new Old Beatty Ford Road/I-85 interchange.
A Rowan County man and a resident of Cartersville, Georgia, were each sentenced to prison for acts committed in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in Salisbury, announced Matthew G.T. Martin, United States Attorney for the Middle District of North Carolina.
On October 29th, Salisbury-based Three Rivers Land Trust presented the Horticulture class at Stonewall Jackson Youth Development Center with a $500 grant toward improving their greenhouse and aquaponics system.
Two rounds of Qualifying for the Can-Am World Finals Thursday night have set the stage for an epic World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series championship battle at The Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord.
One day before dirt racing’s ultimate championship spectacular roars to life, two NASCAR stars – and dirt-racing enthusiasts – roared around The Dirt Track at Charlotte in a high-octane preview of the Can-Am World Finals.
The first group of revisions to the Concord’s Development Ordinance are now available for public review and input at concordnc.gov/CDO-Rewrite. The Concord Development Ordinance is the principal document that regulates development within the City.