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Tuesday's message deals with hope in a troubled time

Oh yeah, COVID-19 is still out there, but we've got other things to deal with too.-Thanks Tyler Kent for some great photos!-Peace and Love

Posted by Salisbury - WBTV on Tuesday, June 2, 2020


COVID-19 Coverage

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2020 Rowan County NC 3 American League Baseball Seniors

*Represents League Games

Date Location Time

June 20 Fuquay-Varina at Rowan Co 6:00pm

June 21 Rowan Co at Lexington-Davidson 7:00pm

June 23 Lexington-Davidson at Rowan Co 7:00pm

June 27 Mocksville at Rowan Co (DH) 5:00pm

June 28 Rowan Co at Mocksville (DH) 5:00pm

June 30 Mt. Airy at Rowan Co (DH) 5:00pm

July 4 Randolph Co at Rowan Co (DH) 1st game league game 5:00pm

July 5 Stanly Co at Rowan Co* 7:00pm

July 8 Mocksville at Rowan Co* 7:00pm

July 9 High Point Hitoms at Rowan Co* 7:00pm

July 11 Greensboro at Rowan Co (DH)* 5:00pm

July 12 Rowan Co at Lexington-Davidson* 7:00pm

July 14 Rowan Co at Stokes Co* 7:00pm

July 15 Mt. Airy at Rowan Co* 7:00pm

July 16 Rowan Co at Union Co* 7:00pm

July 18 Rowan Co at Stanly Co* 7:00pm

July 19 Rowan Co at Randolph Co (DH) 1st game league game 5:00pm

July 21 Rowan Co at Mt. Airy* 7:00pm

July 22 Rowan Co at Mocksville* 7:00pm

July 24 Union Co at Rowan Co* 7:00pm

July 25 Lexington-Davidson at Rowan Co* 7:00pm

July 26 Rowan Co at Concord* 4:00pm

July 28 Rowan Co at High Point Hitoms* 6:00pm

July 29 Stokes Co at Rowan Co* 7:00pm

July 31 Concord at Rowan Co* 7:00p

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Sheriff needs help finding missing girl

16-year-old girl reported missing in Salisbury, hasn’t been heard from since May 21
Jasmine Brooks is a 16-year-old girl who was reported missing in Salisbury, and hasn’t been heard from since May 21. (Source: Rowan County Sheriff's Office)

SALISBURY, N.C. (WBTV) - A 16-year-old girl was reported missing in Salisbury, and hasn’t been heard from since May 21.

Jasmine Brooks was initially reported missing to the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office on May 2 by her foster parent from Knoll View Drive.

She is described as a 16 year old biracial female, with brown hair, brown eyes, who weighs 140 pounds, and is 5’ 7” in height.

Rowan County Sheriff’s Office Detectives have followed up on a number of leads, but Jasmine remains missing at this time.

Officials say Jasmine did make contact with family members via Facebook on May 21, but no one has heard from her since.

Please contact Rowan County Sheriff’s Office at 704-216-8741 if you have any information on the location of Jasmine Brooks.

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A video message from The NAACP and Salisbury Police Chief

A message from Chief Stokes and Gemale Black

A video message from Salisbury Chief Jerry Stokes and Salisbury-Rowan NAACP President Gemale Black regarding City protests going forth.

Posted by Salisbury Police Department on Tuesday, June 2, 2020


Words Don't Matter - Black Lives Matter - Southern New England ...

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Before the Panthers there were the Redskins!

Catawba 2020 Football Schedule

Sep. 5, 2020 @ Erskine TBA
Sep. 12, 2020 BARTON SALISBURY 7 p.m.
Sep. 19, 2020 @ Alderson-Broaddus Philippi,WV
Sep. 26, 2020 @ Wingate* Wingate,NC 6 p.m.
Oct. 3, 2020 LIMESTONE* SALISBURY 1 p.m.
Oct. 10, 2020 CARSON-NEWMAN* SALISBURY 1 p.m.
Oct. 17, 2020 @ Newberry* Newberry,SC
Oct. 24, 2020 @ Mars Hill* Mars Hill,NC 1 p.m.
Oct. 31, 2020 TUSCULUM* SALISBURY 1 p.m.
Nov. 7, 2020 UVa-WISE* SALISBURY 1 p.m.
Nov. 14, 2020 @ Lenoir-Rhyne* Hickory,NC 1 p.m.

Weather Al Conklin

Hometown: Nanuet, NY

Family Married with two daughters and a son.

Education: Bachelor of Science Degree in Meteorology, State University of New York

Career: Al started his forecasting career in radio at Accu-Weather in Pennsylvania and remained there for four years as a broadcast meteorologist. He began his television career at Wilmington, NC's WECT in 1989, as a Meteorologist/Environmental Reporter. After a two year stint at WINK-TV in Fort Myers, FL and a year a WTVJ in Miami, Fl, Al returned to the Carolinas and WBTV in April of 1993.

Honors: AMS TV Seal of Approval; 1997 Emmy for Best Weathercast

Hobbies: Music, traveling, Civil War history and gardening.

Favorite Sports Teams: New York Yankees, Carolina Panthers

Favorite Food: Chicken Parmagania



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Community News David Whisenant

Family: Married to Jtan; one son, Kyle, daughter-in-law Anna, and granddaughters Ava and Maisie.

Education: Bachelor of Arts, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC.

Career: Announcer/sales rep for WSTP/WRDX radio, Salisbury, NC; football color announcer, Appalachian Sports Network for Appalachian State University Mountaineer football.

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.

Beat: 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.

Hobbies: Church activities, family, music (Beatles) and lots of reading, British history

Favorite Sports Teams: Appalachian State, St. Louis Cardinals, Washington Redskins, Richard Petty, England (soccer)

Favorite Foods: Shellfish, shrimp, lobster and hot dogs from Hap's in Salisbury.




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