Cheerwine and the City of Salisbury’s third annual festival to feature Smash Mouth, legendary Carolina food, free family-friendly activities and more
Cheerwine, the iconic family-owned soft drink, and its hometown of Salisbury, N.C., will host the biggest “Cheerwine Festival” ever in its third consecutive year. The free event is scheduled for Saturday, May 18, in downtown Salisbury from noon-10 p.m.
Music will be front and center, with multi-platinum band Smash Mouth – best known for its hit song “All Star.”
Salisbury city council member Karen Alexander was featured in Southern City, a publication of the NC League of Municipalities. Please read more to see the original article.
"In light of the Fame statue being vandalized again, we as community members are faced with an important choice to make; will we take the high road or the low road," said Mayor Al Heggins.
This message comes to you today with sadness, a heavy heart, disbelief, anguish and many shed tears. The news of the violent deaths of 49 innocent Muslim worshippers is hard to accept. In addition, another 48 people have been hospitalized.
There have been reports of ICE Raids taking place across counties in NC. Presently, I have not been informed of or know about any raids that have taken place here in Rowan County or in Salisbury.
The City of Salisbury will operate on a limited schedule for the Presidents’ Day holiday, Monday, Feb. 18.
Salisbury City Council will host its annual Goals Setting Retreat, Monday, Feb. 11, from 6 to 9 p.m., and Tuesday, Feb. 12, from 9 a.m. until the meeting is concluded, at Livingstone College - Department of Hospitality and Culinary Arts, 530 Jake Alexander Boulevard South.
City staff, in partnership with the newly-established Salisbury Fair Housing Committee and the Centralina Council of Governments (CCOG), will work together over the upcoming months to conduct a fair housing study as part of the city’s Analysis of Impediments (AI) update project, in compliance with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
City Boards and Commissions Accepting Applications
Applications are available for residents interested in serving on the City’s 12 active, standing boards and commissions created and appointed by Salisbury City Council.
The City of Salisbury and Cheerwine are teaming up once again to host the third annual Cheerwine Festival, Saturday, May 18, in downtown Salisbury from noon to 10 p.m. Vendors who want to participate can apply now, at cheerwinefest.com.