The City of Salisbury has started its initial preparation for potential impacts from Hurricane Ian due to arrive in our area this weekend.
Five murals were completed over the weekend as part of the Salisbury Public Arts Commission and Downtown Salisbury’s “Paint the Pavement” art initiative. The crosswalk art installations, at the intersections of Lee and Kerr Streets, were selected in 2021 but were put on hold due to a paint shortage.
The intersections of Lee and Kerr Streets will be closed over the weekend on the following days for Paint the Pavement
On Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022, at approximately 12:52 AM, the Salisbury Police Department was dispatched to 1433 Old Wilkesboro Rd. in reference to a shooting that had just occurred. Arriving Officers located Auburn Odell Clement (27 years old male) with injuries consistent of a shooting. First responders attempted life saving measures but Mr. Clement succumbed to his injures.
After months of planning, establishing its board of directors, and some preliminary fundraising, the Salisbury Police Foundation (SPF) is preparing its official kickoff campaign next month.
Salisbury Police Department (SPD) Lieutenant Patrick (P.J.) Smith has been promoted to captain, following the retirement of Capt. Melonie Thompson. Most recently, Smith served as special investigations lieutenant.
The City of Salisbury claimed the top spot in the 2022 “Healthiest Employer” competition among Charlotte area businesses, according to the Charlotte Business Journal. Salisbury has made the list for the past three years in the 100 to 499-employee category. This year was the first time the municipality came in at number one.
The Downtown Salisbury Social District (DSSD) becomes official Friday, July 1, after months of preparation, discussion, merchant information sessions and final City Council approval.
The City of Salisbury will operate on the following schedule for Monday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.
Interim City Manager Brian Hiatt presented a proposed budget for the fiscal year 2022-2023 (FY23) to Salisbury’s City Council, Tuesday, May 24.