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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: Salisbury Police Department Recruitment Video - Queen City PR PRSA Charlotte Awards 2018 - Video
  • 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 PRSA Charlotte 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

City offers Good Friday operations schedule

City offers Good Friday operations schedule Read more

The City of Salisbury will operate on the following schedule in observance of Good Friday, Friday, April 14

Fire Department to begin spring fire hydrant testing

Fire Department to begin spring fire hydrant testing Read more
The City of Salisbury Fire Department will conduct its Fire Hydrant Maintenance operations beginning April 3 through May 5 citywide.

Salisbury City Council receives guidance on Immediate Entry Warrants from N.C. Attorney General’s Office

Salisbury City Council receives guidance on Immediate Entry Warrants from N.C. Attorney General’s Office Read more

Salisbury, N.C., (Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017) – The Salisbury City Council has received correspondence from the North Carolina Attorney General’s office that states the local elected body cannot restrict the use of immediate entry warrants, also known as “no knock” warrants, beyond the restrictions that state and federal law already provide.

Tyler Spencer Nichols Apprehended

Tyler Spencer Nichols Apprehended Read more
On Friday February 24, 2017 Salisbury Police arrested Tyler Aaimer Spencer Nichols, age 17 of 641 Statesville Blvd. Salisbury. He was charged with for 1 count of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, 4 counts of breaking and entering of a motor vehicle and 3 counts of larceny.

Salisbury Police Seek Two in Catawba College Robberies

Salisbury Police Seek Two in Catawba College Robberies Read more

Salisbury Police have obtained warrants for two suspects in the two burglaries and armed robbery that occurred at 2300 W Innes St at Catawba College’s Stanback Hall.

City of Salisbury provides its Presidents’ Day operation schedule

City of Salisbury provides its Presidents’ Day operation schedule Read more
Salisbury, N.C., (Monday, Feb. 13, 2017) – The City of Salisbury will operate on the following schedule for the Presidents’ Day holiday, Monday, Feb. 20:

Two teens captured following drive-by shooting incident

Two teens captured following drive-by shooting incident Read more

Two teenagers charged with assault with dangerous weapons.

Salisbury HAC hold open forum on residential rental property

Salisbury HAC hold open forum on residential rental property Read more
Salisbury, N.C., (Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017) – The Salisbury Housing Advocacy Commission will host an open forum on a proposed ordinance, titled the Remedial Action Program (RAP), Monday, Feb.13, 5:30 to 7 p.m. at One Water St.
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Twitter


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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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