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.
Cities across the country that are home to Minor league baseball teams are dealing with disappointment after the league announced there would be no 2020 season. In Kannapolis, where city leaders completed a brand new ballpark in time of the first pitch, the news hit hard.
Volunteers associated with churches in Cabarrus and Rowan County say they want to show their appreciation to every law enforcement officer at each agency in both counties. The organizers have been collecting money to purchase gift cards for officers from their favorite local restaurants.
This week state leaders said they would announce a plan for reopening schools in North Carolina, but many parents say even if the schools are opened, they would be hesitant to send their children back into a classroom as long as we were still in the COVID-19 pandemic.
The FIA Formula One World Championship is ready to get its re-arranged 2020 season underway and the Kannapolis-based Haas F1 Team is geared up to end a prolonged period without competition, commencing with the Austrian Grand Prix, hosted at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg.
American Flat Track has announced a new development in its updated 2020 schedule - the 2020 Charlotte Half-Mile doubleheader races will run Friday, Oct. 9 and Saturday, Oct. 10 on the same weekend as the NASCAR Cup Series Bank of America ROVAL™ 400.
Rowan Public Library’s Summer Reading programming is back but the 2020 experience will be a little different from previous summers: all programs are virtual and will be shared via RPL’s website and social media accounts.
According to a news release, Partners In Learning, which has been headquartered on Robin Road on the Catawba College campus for its 24-year history, has been given property to relocate on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard near Jake Alexander Boulevard.