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.
For 38 years Dr. William F. Pilkington has served as the Public Health Director and Chief Executive Officer for the Cabarrus Health Alliance. Now, according to The Independent Tribute, he is stepping down in October.
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College’s radiography program continues to make a name for itself, with students achieving 100 percent pass rates on industry credentialing exams and 100 percent job placement within 12 months of graduation, according to a press release from RCCC.
With NASCAR stars Ryan Newman and Chase Briscoe in attendance, the green flag will fly on Charlotte Motor Speedway’s Fall Season of Speed on Wednesday with the speedway’s annual Parade of Power from 12-2 p.m.
Erikc Pérez-Pérez, a former Early College student at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, recently graduated from the University of Notre Dame’s top-ranked Mendoza School of Business. While at Notre Dame, he and several fellow students founded a technology company called Resonado.
Race fans visiting Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sept. 29 will party in the fast lane prior to the second running of the historic Bank of America ROVAL™ 400. Chris Lane will perform on the speedway's frontstretch.