On Saturday night May 28, 2016 at 10:36pm Salisbury Police Officers responded to a shots fired call in the area of E. Fisher and S. Shaver St. When officers arrived, they came in contact with a shooting victim identified as Christopher Shepherd, age 44 of Salisbury. EMS was called and transported Shepherd to Novant Health Rowan Regional Medical Center. He was then transferred to Wake Forest Baptist Hospital for further treatment. He has since been released.
Salisbury, N.C., (Wednesday, June 1, 2016) – Salisbury-Rowan Utilities had a discharge of untreated wastewater from the 1500 block of McCanless Road in Salisbury, of approximately 32,000 gallons of which approximately 27,000 gallons reached surface waters.
Salisbury, N.C., (Monday, June 6, 2016) – Fibrant will be conducting scheduled maintenance during the early morning hours of Tuesday, June 7, and Wednesday, June 8.
Salisbury, N.C. (Tuesday, June 7, 2016) – The City of Salisbury has named Lynchburg (Virginia) Police Department Deputy Chief Jerome “Jerry” Stokes as its next police chief.
Salisbury, N.C., (Wednesday, June 8, 2016) – Fibrant will be conducting additional maintenance during the early morning hours of Thursday, June 9.
Salisbury, N.C., (Thursday, July 14, 2016) – The Salisbury public services department is collecting a high volume of yard and limb debris following recent storm damage. Workers are attempting to remove all debris in a timely manner, however residents are asked to remain patient as the collection process may take a number of weeks before the regular schedule resumes.
Salisbury, N.C., (Friday, July 29, 2016) – Twenty-two communities within the City of Salisbury will observe National Night Out, Tuesday, Aug. 2, with free music, food, children’s games and other outdoor activities, featuring officers of the Salisbury Police Department (SPD).
-- Sculpture dedication to be held Friday, Aug. 5 at the Rowan Museum --
Salisbury, N.C., (Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016) – In commemoration of George Washington’s visit to Salisbury, N.C. in 1791, the Salisbury Public Art Committee commissioned a sculpture for the front lawn of the Rowan Museum, the site where Washington greeted colonial citizens and attended a ball 225 years ago. The Public Art Committee and Mayor Karen Alexander, along with the Rowan Museum and the Salisbury- Rowan Convention and Visitor’s Bureau will dedicate the sculpture “George Washington Visits Salisbury,” Friday, Aug. 5, at 3:30 p.m. at the Rowan Museum. Members of the public are invited to attend the reception following the dedication.
Friday, Aug. 12, 2016, (Salisbury, N.C.) -- Downtown Salisbury, Inc. (DSI) has signed a real estate contract that may provide for the long-awaited redevelopment of the historic Empire Hotel on South Main Street.