Following the cancellation of the 2020 class due to COVID-19 restrictions, the City of Salisbury invites residents to apply for the fall 2021 Citizen’s Academy -- a ten-week academy highlighting city operations.
Two years after it was first introduced, the “Cease Fire” gun violence reduction initiative led by the Salisbury-Rowan Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and the Salisbury Police Department, will continue in 2021 with a slightly different look. The “Salisbury Cease Fire” program will be held throughout the year in a continuous effort to reduce increasing gun violence in the community.
Beginning Tuesday, July 6, the City of Salisbury will resume normal operations by re-opening its public buildings such as City Hall, City Office Building, the Salisbury Police Department front lobby, the Customer Service Center, and all Parks and Recreation facilities, per staffing availability.
The City of Salisbury Fire Department (SFD) has received the distinction of earning a Class 1 Public Protection Classification rating by the Insurance Services Office (ISO) on Tuesday, June 1.
The Atlantic hurricane season starts June 1st. To keep your family safe this hurricane season and to minimize risks from severe weather, follow this advice from Salisbury’s public safety officials:
Wine About Winter will look slightly different in 2021 as attendees ditch their usual winter coats and gloves for shorts, tank tops and flip flops. Following delays due to COVID-19 restrictions, the eighth annual wine tasting crawl event will take place Friday, June 18, in Downtown Salisbury.
Salisbury Transit Director Rodney Harrison has received the Board Leadership Award from the North Carolina Public Transportation Association.
The City of Salisbury Parks and Recreation will offer summer camps for children this year. Summer camp programs will be conducted with COVID-19 safety protocols in place and will follow recommendations from the CDC, state and local health officials.
Steve Myers is the mail coordinator for the City of Salisbury. His role focuses on support services for the City and includes receiving, processing and delivering mail, packages and supplies. Although he receives and delivers packages to departments from FedEx, UPS, Amazon and USPS, Steve also transports interdepartmental mail for City departments.
Salisbury Police are investigating two incidents of gun violence within its city limits Wednesday evening, May 26.
The first incident was a report of shots fired at 6:40 p.m., in the area of 410 West 15th St. Upon arrival, officers were told that the driver of a black Jeep with a damaged front headlight, shot a gun several times. No visible signs of damage to the nearby apartments or any spent shell casings could be found. A Be On the Lookout (BOLO) was issued.