The Salisbury Community Appearance Commission (CAC) is pleased to announce the winners of the 17th annual Holiday Storefront Decorations Awards, an event that celebrates downtown merchants whose window displays best capture the holiday season. This year’s committee consisted of Chair Reg Boland, Vice-Chair Chris McNeely, Jessica Cloward, Hugo Correa, Jeffrey Martinez, Mike Mills, and Kelly Vanager.
As cooks gear up for the holiday season, Salisbury-Rowan Utilities has a few tips for discarding leftover Fats, Oils, Grease, also known as FOG. When fat, oil, grease and wax 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, condominium, restaurant, or other buildings.
Salisbury-Rowan Utilities (SRU), the water and wastewater provider for the City of Salisbury and other Rowan County municipalities, has been honored for exceeding federal and state drinking water standards for the second year in a row. SRU was one of only 64 out of 6,000 North Carolina water systems to achieve the recognition for 2020.
The Salisbury Sculpture Show hosted by the Salisbury Public Art Committee is returning for its 14th year. Artists and local neighborhoods are encouraged to apply for this year’s show.
The City of Salisbury’s finance department has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2020. The Certificate of Achievement for the city’s comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting.
The City of Salisbury Public Works Department is inviting residents to participate in the Free Annual Winter Spruce-Up Week scheduled Monday, Jan. 3 through Friday, Jan 7, 2022. Conveniently held following the holidays, this week allows citizens to rid their homes of the extra boxes, paper, and trash items that come along with the festivities.
Starting a career with the City of Salisbury in 2003 as the City’s first webmaster, Jason Parks currently serves as Video Services Coordinator / TV Station Manager. In his role, Jason does project research, provides audio and video support to City staff, and film projects such as City Council meetings and PSAs. He is also responsible for creating and managing content for WSRG-TV, the City’s local government TV station.
Hazmat situation near Old Concord and Gold Hill Drive. Residents should avoid the area. The Shelter in Place order for the area is currently lifted.
The Salisbury Police Department (SPD) is investigating a shooting in the 1300 Block of West Horah Street. SPD is asking people to avoid the area.
If anyone has additional information, to include home security camera video, please contact, Lt. Crews at (704) 216-7545 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The American Rescue Plan (ARP) provides $5 billion to assist individuals or households who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, and other vulnerable populations, by providing housing, rental assistance, supportive services, and non-congregate shelter, to reduce homelessness and increase housing stability across the country. These grant funds will be administered through HUD’s HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME).
Qualifying organizations can complete the below application during the period beginning December 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021.