-- Firefighters will assist with fire protection, flooding in Robeson County --
Salisbury, N.C., (Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016) – Four members of the Salisbury Fire Department (SFD) and one member of the Locke Township Volunteer Fire Department deployed to Lumberton, N.C., yesterday to assist Robeson County residents and the community with fire protection and recent flooding challenges. The squad traveled with rescue boats and fire engines to assist in the mission.
SALISBURY, N.C., (Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016) -- Thanks to the Salisbury Police Department’s (SPD) relationship with Gerry Wood Auto Group, Christmas will come early for many youngsters throughout the City of Salisbury. The SPD has, once again, partnered with Gerry Wood Auto Group to conduct its 14th annual Christmas Bicycle Giveaway program. The program is intended to serve underprivileged children within the city limits of Salisbury by delivering a bicycle to those who might otherwise receive very little or, perhaps, nothing at all for Christmas.
SALISBURY, N.C., (Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016) The City of Salisbury will operate on the following schedule for the Veterans Day holiday:
Washington, D.C. — Salisbury was recognized today as Tom Hanks and Tom Brokaw joined Senator Elizabeth Dole in Washington, DC to launch Hidden Heroes, a groundbreaking campaign created by the Elizabeth Dole Foundation to call vital attention to America’s 5.5 million military and veteran caregivers. As campaign chair, Hanks presided over the launch that included a series of major announcements and commitments that will bring critical resources to those caring for wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans.
-- City residents to share concerns with staff, learn about services Monday, Nov. 14 --
Salisbury, N.C. (Tuesday, November 8, 2016) – The City of Salisbury will host the third in the series of neighborhood community discussions designed to engage residents in sharing their ideas and concerns about their neighborhoods, as well as provide information about city services. The next “Community Conversation” will be held Monday, Nov. 14, at Noble and Kelsey Funeral Home, 223 E. Fisher St., 7 to 9 p.m.
The Salisbury Police Department (SPD) has read the statement provided by the Salisbury-Rowan Chapter of the NAACP regarding the death of Ferguson Laurent Jr. We hear their concerns.
SALISBURY, N.C., (Friday, Nov. 18, 2016) -- The City of Salisbury will operate on the following schedule for the Thanksgiving Day holiday:
Salisbury, N.C., (Friday, Nov. 18, 2016) – Fibrant, the first municipally-owned, citywide 10-gigabit fiber option network, has established a free Wi-Fi connection for Salisbury residents and visitors in Cannon Park at 600 Park Ave.
On Sunday a 1:22am Salisbury Police were called to the Firewater Restaurant and Lounge at 122 Avalon Dr reference a shooting. When officers arrived they were notified that someone had been shot in the parking lot and had been taken to Novant Health Rowan Regional Medical Center by private vehicle. The victim, identified as Sharod Raheen Mathis age 22, died of his injuries. Salisbury Police Criminal Investigators and the State Bureau of Investigations are working the case.