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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 NOW - NC3C Excellence in Communications 2019 - Video
  • 1st Place: The Lamplighter -NC3C Excellence in Communications 2019 - Printed Publications
  • 2nd Place: Cheerwine Social Media -NC3C Exellence in Communications 2019 - Best Campaign Use of Social Media - Special Event
  • 2nd Place: City of Salisbury City Council Meetings- NC3C Excellence in Communications 2019 - TV or Video, Government Meetings
  • 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

Henkel to Expand in Salisbury

Henkel to Expand in Salisbury Read more

The Rowan EDC announced today that Henkel Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of adhesive technologies, laundry & home care and beauty care products, will expand its operations in Salisbury. The company will invest up to $45 million dollars in new equipment and a series of improvements at its Salisbury facility, including a new state-of-the-art production area for UV Acrylic Adhesives used in tapes and labels within the packaging and consumer goods industry.

 

Save The Date: The Cheerwine Festival Will Return May 16, 2020!

Save The Date: The Cheerwine Festival Will Return May 16, 2020! Read more
If you’re excited about next year’s Cheerwine Festival, you’re not alone! On May 16, 2020 we will return to Downtown Salisbury for live music, good food, fun activities and, of course, Cheerwine! The 2019 Cheerwine Festival brought people from all over North Carolina and the East Coast to Downtown Salisbury!

Keeping Salisbury Beautiful One Street At A Time

Keeping Salisbury Beautiful One Street At A Time Read more
Are you looking for a way to help make the City of Salisbury a cleaner, and more beautiful place to live? Then Salisbury’s Adopt-A-Street Program would be perfect for you and/or your organization. 

Salisbury Police taps Dr. Alberta McLaughlin as its first dedicated victim/witness advocate

Salisbury Police taps Dr. Alberta McLaughlin as its first dedicated victim/witness advocate Read more
Salisbury Police Department (SPD) has hired Alberta McLaughlin, DMin, as its first dedicated victim witness advocate. In her new role, she will be responsible for providing direct services to victims, including court accompaniment, financial assistance, crisis intervention and referrals to local service providers.

2019 National Night Out

2019 National Night Out Read more
Neighborhoods in Salisbury are encouraged to host a National Night Out celebration, Tuesday, Aug. 6, with music, food, children’s games and other outdoor activities.

Resource Fair vendor registration deadline approaching

Resource Fair vendor registration deadline approaching Read more
The Salisbury Community Action Teams will host its annual Community Resource Fair for parents and children of all ages, Saturday, Aug. 17, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hurley YMCA. Non-profit organizations are encouraged to register to secure a table by Friday, July 19: www.salisburync.gov/ResourceFair.

SPD investigating bank robbery

SPD investigating bank robbery Read more

Salisbury Police are currently investigating a bank robbery that took place on Friday July 5, at the F&M Bank located at 630 W Jake Alexander Blvd.

SPD names suspect in Waffle House incident

SPD names suspect in Waffle House incident Read more
Salisbury Police are currently investigating a shooting that took place on Sunday, June 30, at the Waffle House Restaurant located at 501 E. Innes St. in Salisbury. 
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Instagram


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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 that provides free PSAs and City information through cable providers Spectrum (Channel 16) and Hotwire (Channel 394).


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