Salisbury City Council last month approved a construction contract to begin work on the highly-anticipated Newsome Road project. Expected to start in February 2020, the project will include a widened roadway on both sides, repaving, a sidewalk, bike lanes, and ditch removal to make way for new curbs and gutters.
This month’s employee spotlight highlights Ashley Myers. Ashley Myers is a senior maintenance technician at the water plant for the Salisbury-Rowan Utilities’ (SRU) Department. He has been employed with the city for ten years.
Salisbury Police Department investigators recently sought the services of Parabon NanoLabs (Parabon), a DNA technology company in Virginia to help the agency solve the 1984 Reesa Trexler murder case. Law enforcement agencies across the country use the company’s Snapshot® DNA Analysis Service (Snapshot) to advance investigations when traditional DNA methods fail to produce a match.
The City of Salisbury has exceeded its goal for the 2019 Rowan County United Way campaign. The theme of this year’s campaign was “Fire It up For Change.”
The Salisbury Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a subject that is responsible for an attempted armed robbery at the Bank of America located at 500 West Innes St in Salisbury this afternoon.
The U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced that the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will award $423 million in transit infrastructure grants nationwide to improve the safety and reliability of America’s bus systems and enhance mobility for transit riders.