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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.

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

Fatal Collision in the Intersection of Jake Alexander and Faith Road

Fatal Collision in the Intersection of Jake Alexander and Faith Road Read more

Today at 2:20 pm, officers responded to the intersection of Jake Alexander Blvd. and Faith Rd. Officers found two trucks that were involved in a motor vehicle crash.

Gateway Park Rebecca Monumental Fountain removed for repairs

Gateway Park Rebecca Monumental Fountain removed for repairs Read more

The City of Salisbury public services department began repairs and a revitalization process to the Rebecca of the Well fountain located at Gateway Park.

Applications available for the fourth annual Salisbury Citizen’s Academy

Applications available for the fourth annual Salisbury Citizen’s Academy Read more

The City of Salisbury invites residents to join us for the 2017 Citizen’s Academy -- a ten-week academy highlighting City operations. 

Salisbury Police Make Significant Arrest in an Effort to Reduce Crime

Salisbury Police Make Significant Arrest in an Effort to Reduce Crime Read more

In an effort to reduce crime and make the city safer for all residents, the Salisbury Police on Wednesday, June 14, executed a knock and announce search warrant at 812 S. Clay St.

Suspected Drunk Driver Faces Additional Charges

Suspected Drunk Driver Faces Additional Charges Read more

Monday, June 12, Kendra Rachelle Whitaker was seriously injured as a result of crash on Jake Alexander Blvd. Abraham Teya Morris is suspected of driving while impaired, driving at a high speed and crossing left of center into the lane of Whitaker. 

Salisbury Police provide statement following officer-involved shooting

Salisbury Police provide statement following officer-involved shooting Read more

The Salisbury Police Department was notified today by Brandy Cook, the District Attorney for Rowan County Prosecutorial District 19C, that upon the application of the law, and the subsequent facts in this case, criminal charges would not be filed in the officer-involved shooting death of Mr. Ferguson Laurent Jr.  

Notification of Discharge of Untreated Wastewater

Notification of Discharge of Untreated Wastewater Read more

The General Statute 143-215.1C requires that the owner or operator of any wastewater collection or treatment works to issue a press release when an untreated wastewater discharge of 1,000 gallons or more reaches surface waters.

City of Salisbury approves FY18 budget

City of Salisbury approves FY18 budget Read more

At the June 6 meeting, Council held a public hearing on and adopted the FY18 budget. The new fiscal year begins July 1.

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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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