Did you know that you do not need to drive to the mountains or NC State Parks to see wildlife? We are surrounded by exotic wildlife right here in the city of Salisbury! Salisbury naturally offers great habitat for a wide variety of life. From white-tailed deer, to coyotes, turkey, otters, water fowl, and foxes. What draws them to our region is their natural habitats that surround us.
The City of Salisbury is currently accepting applications for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to aid in development needs within the City of Salisbury, NC. During the period between July 1, 2022, and June 30, 2023, the City will receive approximately $315,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME program dollars from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Citizen input is needed to help determine community development needs and priorities for the use of these funds in the coming year. Applications are due on April 20, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
This month’s employee spotlight is Lauran McCulloh, a battalion chief for the City of Salisbury Fire Department (SFD). Immediately after graduating from South Rowan High School, Lauran attended firefighter training school and after completion joined the SFD. In her role, Lauran serves as the lead commander for any emergency incident that requires multiple companies to respond. She is also responsible for administrative duties, oversees safety and training of firefighters and ensures reports are up to date.
Three Downtown Salisbury stakeholders, local architecture and development firms, and Downtown Salisbury, Inc. (DSI) received honors at the recent North Carolina Main Street Awards ceremony.
Spring has sprung and Salisbury Fire Department has safety tips to keep you and your family safe!
The City of Salisbury has been named a Tree City USA community by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of the city’s commitment to effective urban forest management. This is the 36th year Salisbury has earned the national designation.
Cheerwine, the iconic 105-year-old soft drink, and its hometown of Salisbury will welcome two of the country’s favorite rock bands to the Hotwire Communication Stage as this year’s headliners.
Blues Traveler, the Grammy-winning quintet, is best known for their Top 40 singles "Run-Around,” "Hook,” and "But Anyway,” as well as their improvisational live shows. The Grammy-nominated Spin Doctors rose to fame for their 5x platinum album Pocket Full of Kryptonite and hits "Two Princes" and "Little Miss Can't Be Wrong.”
This month’s employee spotlight is Jake Sterling, Internal Services Manager for the City of Salisbury Public Works Department. For more than 25 years, Jake has worked for the City in various roles ranging from a mechanic, second shift supervisor, fleet supervisor and fleet manager.
On February 28, 2022, at approximately 6:00 PM, a male subject, later identified as Bruce Richard Godwin (32 yrs old), approached a Salisbury Police Officer in the Police Department garage. The male subject advised that he had recently been hired by the Police Department and was there to obtain some of his equipment.
On February 24, 2022, the Salisbury Police Department Narcotic unit ended a multiple-month-long narcotic investigation by serving a search warrant at 1430 North Main St, Salisbury, NC 28144.