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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.

Check Rumors

Open Government

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

More About Open Government

Media Kit

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

Visit Media Kit

Newsletters

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

Visit Newsletter Archive

Event Calendar

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

Visit Calendar

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

Homicide warrants issued for Williams

Homicide warrants issued for Williams Read more

Salisbury Police Department Criminal Investigations Unit have obtained 2 Murder warrants on Willie Earl Williams Jr., age 32, for the homicides of Sabrina Annette Curzi and Darryl Allen Wright which occurred on August 3rd, 2018 in Salisbury.  

Third Chit, Chat & Chew Town Hall to engage Southwest residents

Third Chit, Chat & Chew Town Hall to engage Southwest residents Read more
Salisbury City Council and city staff will host the third in a series of community town hall meetings titled, Chit, Chat & Chew, Thursday, Aug. 23, with dinner beginning at 5:15 p.m., at Destiny City Church, 2324 S. Main St. This event will be held for residents in the “Southwest” area of the city, which encompasses neighborhoods such as the Lincoln Heights, King’s Forest, Matika Village and Forest Glen. 

Homicide Update

Homicide Update Read more

The Salisbury Police Department is pleased to announce the arrest of Juan Renardo Chunn (B/M 11/03/1968) for the April 19th, 2018, murder of his father Eugene Milton Chunn.

Salisbury Police Department Review by US DOJ, Office of Justice Programs Diagnostic Center Public Information Sessions

Salisbury Police Department Review by US DOJ, Office of Justice Programs Diagnostic Center Public Information Sessions Read more
The Salisbury Police Department (SPD), in partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, will host public information sessions with City Council and the general public on Tuesday, Aug. 14 to announce the findings of a recent police department assessment.

Hurley Park's Red Oak Gets a Helping Hand

Hurley Park's Red Oak Gets a Helping Hand Read more
Early in 2018 a large Red Oak tree was identified as having some serious problems. Hurley Park's staff identified a cost-efficient way to prolong the tree's life.

Double homicide victims named, persons of interest identified

Double homicide victims named, persons of interest identified Read more
Regarding the double homicide that occurred at Towne Creek Park in the 700 block of E Monroe St. on August 3, 2018 the following information is provided as an update:.

Double Homicide News Release from SPD

Double Homicide News Release from SPD Read more
The Salisbury Police Department (SPD) responded to a 911 call regarding a disturbance in the 700 block of MLK Jr. Ave. S at approximately 4:10 p,m. While officers were arriving, an updated call indicated there were victims at the Towne Creek Park in the 700 block of E. Monroe St. As officers arrived they found a female and male victim suffering gunshot wounds in the park grounds.

Recycle Often, Recycle Right

Recycle Often, Recycle Right Read more

Are you recycling correctly? Did you know that the wrong item in your recycling bin could contaminate an entire truckload? Here are the top 12 contaminants to keep OUT of your recycling bin.

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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.


Fibrant 17


Submit a community event to run on Fibrant 17, a TV station found on local channel 17, exclusive to the City's municipal broadband provider Fibrant.

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