The Salisbury Police Department was able to obtain secure custody orders for two juvenile individuals who were identified as the shooters in the incident at Catawba College that took place on Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021.
The Salisbury Police Department is investigating a shooting on Catawba College’s campus during a high school basketball tournament where two young males were injured.
The Salisbury-Rowan Utilities’ (SRU) Share 2 Care Water and Sewer Assistance Program is accepting donations to help customers who are unable to pay their utility bill due to financial difficulties.
Salisbury City Council today announced the appointment of W. Brian Hiatt as interim city manager on a part-time basis as the locality begins its permanent manager search. Hiatt retired as the city manager of Concord in spring 2018, and subsequently served as Salisbury’s interim community planning director for five months.
The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) will begin the much-anticipated repaving project along Main and Innes Streets, near downtown, on the evening of Monday, Sept. 20.
Salisbury-Rowan Utility (SRU) customers who are having financial difficulty can now apply for the City’s Share2Care Water and Sewer Assistance program to assist with their utility bill.
Downtown Salisbury, Inc. (DSI) has released a request for proposals (RFP) to qualified developers to purchase and redevelop the historic Empire Hotel located in downtown Salisbury. The newly-established Empire Hotel Redevelopment Task Force will be responsible for reviewing the proposals received electronically by the deadline of 5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 2.
ACCESS16, Salisbury’s local government station, has rebranded as WSRG-TV, Salisbury-Rowan Gov TV.
Salisbury & Rowan County residents can watch WSRG-TV on Hotwire (HD channel 394) and Spectrum (channel 16).
As Chief of the Salisbury Police Department, I have worked to encourage growth in our downtown and was happy to see the gathering of auto enthusiasts on weekend evenings and what it does to help businesses in our Municipal Service District. While there were some initial concerns, the Police Department had not observed any behaviors that led us to direct our officers to address unlawful activity related to the gatherings. After several weeks, based on our observations and the complaints from residents and visitors in the downtown area of racing, public consumption of alcohol, and noise from screeching tires and revving or general modified engine noise, I am left with no choice but to direct SPD officers to strictly enforce the following laws and statutes:
City officials and the Downtown Salisbury, Inc. (DSI) Board of Directors ended exclusive negotiations with Empire Hotel Holdings, LLC, and its development arm, Black Point Investments, LLC, to redevelop the Empire Hotel. The end of the exclusivity means that DSI and the City of Salisbury are available to explore additional redevelopment options for the site.