On Monday, December 17, Mayor Al Heggins gave a State of the City Address. Click on "read more" to watch the video.
There is a water main break at Liberty and Arlington. Use caution in the area.
In an effort to keep shoppers safe this holiday season in the city, the Salisbury Police Department (SPD) is implementing Operation Santa Patrol – a strategic, crime reduction plan for targeted residential and commercial business areas.
W. Lane Bailey, Salisbury city manager, has been named the 2018 Centralina Council of Governments (CCOG) James D. Prosser Excellence in Government Leadership Award winner.
The Empire Hotel redevelopment project continues to move forward following the completion of key objectives and continued work on proposed financing by Empire Hotel developer, Black Point Investments, LLC (BPI).
Salisbury City Council and city staff will host the fourth in a series of community town hall meetings titled, Chit, Chat & Chew, Thursday, Dec. 6, with dinner beginning at 5:15 p.m., at Fire Station #4, 2325 Statesville Blvd. This event will be held for residents in the “Northwest” area of the city, which encompasses neighborhoods such as Westcliffe, Rolling Hills, Hendrix Estates, Westwood, West Ridge, and Clancy Hills.
The City of Salisbury will operate on a limited schedule for the Thanksgiving Day holiday. Read more for details.
In a change from their personal grooming policies, Salisbury fire and police departments will allow male personnel to grow facial hair to promote awareness and support of the United Way of Rowan County during the “Public Safety No-Shave” campaign. Female personnel are permitted to wear more elaborate fingernail designs. The initiative is similar to other organizations that permit “dress down days.”
National Fire Prevention Week was October 7-13 with the theme “Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware – fire can happen anywhere.” The Salisbury Fire Department felt that the theme was great but they wanted a message targeted specifically to Salisbury residents. Salisbury Fire Department and Life Safety Educator Kimberly Boling contacted Battalion Chief Forrest to survey all SFD members on a key message.
SPD Officer Rebecca Sexton shares tips on how to stay safe during Black Friday.