Salisbury is scheduled to begin a revitalization of its six-block section of downtown Main Street within the next 12-18 months. Once complete, the Downtown Main Street Project will include new sidewalks, tree planters, street lights and signal mast arms, new trash cans, public art, seating areas, curbs, and ADA-compliant crosswalks and parking. In addition, work will include a complete engineering design for the road, water and sewer utilities, stormwater system, and electrical and signals system.
This month’s employee spotlight is Kimberly Bell, the transit operations supervisor with the Salisbury Transit Department.
As cooks gear up for the holiday season, Salisbury-Rowan Utilities has tips for discarding leftover Fats, Oils, and Grease, also known as FOG. When FOG is poured or flushed down the drain it may not travel very far through your pipes. FOG will accumulate and stick to the pipe walls causing future sewer backups in your home, restaurant, or other buildings.
This month’s employee spotlight is Jay Basinger, a detective and crime scene investigator with the Salisbury Police Department. Jay is a sworn police officer who is always ready to step up and assist wherever needed. As a detective, he investigates a wide range of crime scenes with a focus on major crimes, including homicide, burglary, and sexual assault. Additionally, Jay is a member of the arson task force, where he collaborates with the fire marshal’s office to investigate fire-related incidents.
Livingstone College’s annual Homecoming Parade will be held Saturday, Oct. 21 in downtown Salisbury and along streets in the West End. Downtown streets will close at 8:30 a.m., and the parade will begin at 9 a.m.
This month’s employee spotlight is Randy Allman. He has been employed with the Salisbury-Rowan Utilities (SRU) Department for 32 years. In his current role as a distribution and collections systems operations manager, Randy plans, organizes, directs, and manages division activities including the construction, maintenance, and repair of the water distribution and sewer collection systems.
The Salisbury Police Department hosted its Women in Law Enforcement Luncheon in celebration of National Police Women’s Day on Tuesday, Sept. 12. The luncheon brought together more than 70 remarkable women from various law enforcement agencies, including police departments, sheriff’s offices, and state agencies, representing a broad spectrum of leadership roles.
It’s the time of the year when children and adults dress in their costumes, festival decorations are placed and an endless bounty of candy is given for Halloween. To help keep trick-or-treaters safe on Halloween, the Salisbury Fire Department would like to remind everyone of several safety tips.
Salisbury’s Dixonville-Lincoln Memorial Project Task Force recently celebrated enhancements to the city’s historic African-American cemetery, while also honoring those interred, Saturday, Sept. 16.
NC By Train making stops in Salisbury for aDay Out with Thomas ™
The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Rail Division announced today that NC By Train, the state’s passenger rail service, will make special stops in Salisbury for a Day Out With Thomas ™ at the N.C. Transportation Museum.