Salisbury City Council and city staff will host the seventh in a series of community town hall meetings titled, Chit, Chat & Chew, Thursday, May 30, with dinner beginning at 5:15 p.m., at Grace United Methodist Church, 846 Faith Road.
At approximately 4:45 on May 14, 2019 Rowan County 911 received a call from a driver who advised that his passenger had been shot and that he was enroute to the hospital with the victim. Officers responded to Novant Rowan Medical Center and confirmed that a subject had arrived at the facility with multiple gunshot wounds. Detectives were able to get a detailed description of a suspect and also the vehicle that the suspect was driving.
The Salisbury Citizen’s Academy, a 10-week academy in which residents learn firsthand about city operations, is now accepting applications for class members. The Citizen’s Academy, now in its sixth year, is held on Thursday evenings from 5:30 to 8 p.m. beginning Thursday, Sept. 5 through Thursday, Nov. 7.
The Salisbury Police Department, in collaboration with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) and the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office, apprehended five federal defendants Wednesday, May 1, and Thursday, May 2, as part of its efforts to address gun and drug violence in the City of Salisbury and surrounding areas.
The City of Salisbury has been recognized as one of the best small cities in the country to start a small business. According to a report released by WalletHub, Salisbury was named the 16th best small city to start a business and tied for 1st in the highest average growth in number of small businesses.
Salisbury Police are currently investigating a shooting that took place yesterday evening at Brookview Apts on South Martin Luther King Jr Blvd in Salisbury. Police were notified of a potential shooting at the complex and that the victim was enroute to Novant Health Rowan in a private vehicle.
This year National Crime Victims Week April 7 -13 theme is “Honoring Our Past. Creating Hope for the Future.”
What does this mean to our community of Salisbury, NC?
The City of Salisbury will operate on a limited schedule in observance of Good Friday, Friday, April 19.
The Salisbury Police Department will light up the streets of Salisbury for its second 5K Foot Pursuit to benefit the Special Olympics, Friday, May 10, 7 p.m. beginning in the 200 block of Lee St. This 3.1-mile evening run, through beautiful Downtown Salisbury, is for a great cause that will benefit the Special Olympics of North Carolina.
"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.