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

-- City residents to share concerns with staff, learn about services Monday, Nov. 14 --

Linda McElroy 0 9534
Salisbury, N.C. (Tuesday, November 8, 2016) – The City of Salisbury will host the third 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 Monday, Nov. 14, at Noble and Kelsey Funeral Home, 223 E. Fisher St., 7 to 9 p.m.

Salisbury Police Department, Gerry Wood Auto Group partner for 14th annual Christmas Bicycle Giveaway

Linda McElroy 0 9131
SALISBURY, N.C., (Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016) -- Thanks to the Salisbury Police Department’s (SPD) relationship with Gerry Wood Auto Group, Christmas will come early for many youngsters throughout the City of Salisbury. The SPD has, once again, partnered with Gerry Wood Auto Group to conduct its 14th annual Christmas Bicycle Giveaway program. The program is intended to serve underprivileged children within the city limits of Salisbury by delivering a bicycle to those who might otherwise receive very little or, perhaps, nothing at all for Christmas.

Salisbury Fire Department deploys to eastern North Carolina

-- Firefighters will assist with fire protection, flooding in Robeson County --

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Salisbury, N.C., (Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016) – Four members of the Salisbury Fire Department (SFD) and one member of the Locke Township Volunteer Fire Department deployed to Lumberton, N.C., yesterday to assist Robeson County residents and the community with fire protection and recent flooding challenges. The squad traveled with rescue boats and fire engines to assist in the mission.

Event Calendar

«April 2019»
4/1/2019 - 4/5/2019

Annual Cemetery Cleanup Week - 2019

During cleanup week, any items located on grave plots including flowers, decorations, etc. will be removed and discarded. If you wish to retain any items, please remove them before the cleanup week. After the end date of the cleanup, you can place your flowers back on your plot.

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4/7/2019 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

2019 Hurley Park Spring Celebration

Come celebrate Hurley Park's 31st Anniversary! We will have free food, music and entertainment!

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4/8/2019 6:00 PM

Salisbury Youth Council Meeting 04-8-19

The Salisbury Youth Council has regular meetings on the 2nd Monday of each month at 6 p.m. The location varies, we visit different city departments.  We hold a second monthly meeting that’s a project or activity.
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4/9/2019 4:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Planning Board Meetings

Meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. in City Council Chambers.

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4/10/2019 5:15 PM - 7:15 PM

Greenway Committee Meetings

The Greenway Committee meets the 2nd Wednesday of each quarter (January, April, July, October) at 5:15 p.m. at City Park.

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4/17/2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Tree Board Meetings

The Tree Board meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 12:00 noon in the Salisbury-Rowan Utilities Conference Room at 1 Water Street.

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4/18/2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Human Relations Council Meetings

Meetings are held the 3rd Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the Human Resources Training Room at the City Office Building, 132 North Main St. Salisbury, NC 28144.

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4/22/2019 - 4/26/2019

Spring Spruce Up Week

During Spruce Up Weeks, City of Salisbury residents can place items at the curb on their regular collection day before 7:00 a.m.

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4/22/2019 - 4/26/2019

Spring Spruce Up Week

During Spruce Up Weeks, City of Salisbury residents can place items at the curb on their regular collection day before 7:00 a.m.

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4/22/2019 - 4/26/2019

Spring Spruce Up Week

During Spruce Up Weeks, City of Salisbury residents can place items at the curb on their regular collection day before 7:00 a.m.

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5/2/2019 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Housing Advocacy Commission meetings

Meetings of the HAC are held 1st Thursday of each month at 4:00 p.m. in the Multi-purpose Room at One Water Street. No meetings are held in July.

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5/7/2019 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

City Council Meeting 05-07-19

The City Council is the governing body of the City of Salisbury. The Council is comprised of five members who are elected on a non-partisan basis for two-year terms. Each Council member serves at-large and represents the entire City.

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5/8/2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Hurley Park Advisory Board Meetings

Meetings are held four times a year at One Water Street.

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5/10/2019 5:30 AM

Second Annual Foot Pursuit 5K

Light the streets of Salisbury up with the 2nd Annual 5K Foot Pursuit to benefit Special Olympics. This 3.1-Mile evening run, through beautiful Downtown Salisbury, is to benefit the Special Olympics of North Carolina.
Come chase Salisbury Police Officers and have a great time for a great cause.
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