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The award-winning communications department serves as a central source of information by providing a singular voice and facilitating creative communication solutions for the City of Salisbury. In addition, this team strives to provide professional, timely and accurate public information, marketing and communications services to the citizens and visitors of Salisbury.

Department responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating the distribution of internal communications to city employees
  • Managing and coordinating City of Salisbury websites
  • Public relations management
  • Social media communications
  • Television services including TV stations and video production
  • Marketing communications such as print or billboard ads

 

Communications Department Awards

  • 1st Place: The Lamplighter - NC3C Excellence in Communications 2018 - Printed Publications, External Newsletter
  • 2nd Place: City of Salisbury Website - NC3C Excellence in Communications 2018 - Communication Technology, Website
  • 2nd Place: City of Salisbury Council Meetings - NC3C Excellence in Communications 2018 - TV or Video, Governmental Meetings
  • 2nd Place: Community Engagement Fridays - NC3C Excellence in Communications 2018 - Citizen Participation
  • 1st Place: Community Engagement Fridays - Queen City PR Awards 2017 - Community Relations:
  • 1st Place: Rumor Control Page - NC3C Excellence in Communications 2017 - Community Technology, Other Technologies

Contact Us

coscommunications@salisburync.gov

Address:
217 S. Main St.
Salisbury, NC 28144

ACCESS16

A local government access channel that airs government-related content and Public Service Announcements.

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Rumor Control

Before sharing rumors being spread in the Salisbury community, check the City's Rumor Control page to get the facts.

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Open Government

The City of Salisbury provides several options for citizens to better understand their local government.

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Media Kit

Media outlets and journalists can get details for media requests, scheduling interviews, covering City events and general City background information.

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Newsletters

View previous editions of the City's monthly newsletter, The Lamplighter, distributed to Salisbury citizens.

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Event Calendar

Want to know what's happening in the City of Salisbury? Check out our Event Calendar!

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Salisbury NOW

Salisbury NOW is a local television show that highlights the Salisbury, NC area. The show is exclusive to ACCESS16 and produced by the City of Salisbury award-winning Communications Department.

To watch episodes visit vimeo.com/channels/salisburynow

Video Archive

City Council meetings are recorded and archived using an online video hosting service called Vimeo. Recorded meetings are broadcast on ACCESS16 starting the following Thursday and are posted online to Vimeo as soon as possible.

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Recent News Articles

Fibrant Broadband in the running for Leading Lights Award

Fibrant Broadband in the running for Leading Lights Award Read more
Salisbury, N.C., (Tuesday, April 26, 2016) – Salisbury’s broadband utility, Fibrant has been named a finalist for a Leading Lights Award from Light Reading, "the leading trade publication for communications networking."

City of Salisbury snags two N.C. Main Street Awards

City of Salisbury snags two N.C. Main Street Awards Read more
Salisbury, N.C., (Wednesday, March 30, 2016) – Two Salisbury revitalization projects received awards of merit -- Best Endangered Rescue Effort and Best Public-Private Partnership -- during this year’s N.C. Main Street & Small Town Main Street Annual Awards Ceremony in Goldsboro.

Salisbury Police Department debuts P2C website

Salisbury Police Department debuts P2C website Read more
Salisbury, N.C. (Thursday, March 17, 2016) – In an effort to more easily share crime and other law enforcement-related information with Salisbury citizens, the Salisbury Police Department has now activated the database-like website -- Police to Citizen (P2C). The web address is p2c.salisburync.gov.

Salisbury’s Kelsey Scott Park to undergo pipe work

Salisbury’s Kelsey Scott Park to undergo pipe work Read more
Salisbury, N.C. (Thursday, March 17, 2016) – Piedmont Natural Gas will begin work on a natural gas pipeline running through Salisbury’s Kelsey Scott Park, Monday, March 21. The project is expected to take two weeks to complete.

City of Salisbury hosts second in series of “Community Conversations”

City of Salisbury hosts second in series of “Community Conversations” Read more
Salisbury, N.C. (Monday, March 14, 2016) – The City of Salisbury will host the second in the series of neighborhood community discussions designed to engage residents in sharing their ideas and concerns about their neighborhoods, as well as provide information about city services. The next “Community Conversation” will be held Tuesday, March 22, at Father’s House of Glory, 2218 Statesville Blvd., 7 to 9 p.m.

Salisbury City Council to consider Connect NC Bond resolution

Salisbury City Council to consider Connect NC Bond resolution Read more
Salisbury, N.C. (Friday, March 11, 2016) – Salisbury Mayor Karen K. Alexander and the Salisbury City Council will consider adopting a resolution in support of the Connect NC Bond referendum at the next City Council meeting on Tuesday, March 15. Mayor and Council will take formal action on the resolution at that time.
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Stay Connected

There are several ways that the City of Salisbury connects with citizens:


Facebook


Like us on Facebook to get real-time updates from the City, positive gossip stories, alerts on power outages and closed streets, to participate in contests and information on City events.

Twitter


Follow us on Twitter to get updates from the City, positive gossip stories, alerts on power outages and closed streets, and information on City events.

Instagram


Instagram is a social networking app made for sharing photos and videos from a smartphone. Check out what's happening on our account.

Vimeo


Watch our Vimeo channel to view City Council meetings, episodes of our television show, Salisbury NOW, and Planning Board meetings.


Nixle Text alerts


Sign up to receive real-time emergency text alerts by texting SALISBURY to 888777, or visit nixle.com to select advanced options including event details, leaf collection and more.

Nextdoor


Nextdoor is the private social network for you, your neighbors and your community. It's the easiest way for you and your neighbors to talk online.


Newsletters


The City of Salisbury provides a free monthly newsletter to citizens in their water bill. Anyone can receive an email version of The Lamplighter by subscribing at the bottom of this webpage.

Salisbury NOW!


The City produces a regular television show, usually 15-30 minutes in length, covering local organizations, recent events and upcoming news around Salisbury.


ACCESS16


ACCESS16 is a local government access TV station found on local channel 16, that provides free PSAs and City information through cable providers Spectrum and Fibrant.


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