The U.S. Census Bureau has announced the new 2020 Census deadline is Wednesday, September 30. Residents are asked to respond as soon as possible to ensure Rowan County secures its fair share of the $675 billion federal dollars. The federal money assists with things like schools, road construction, hospitals, workforce initiatives and substance abuse programs in Rowan County.
The Salisbury Community Action Teams (CATS), will host its third annual Community Resource Fair for parents and school children, Saturday, Aug. 15, 9:30 a.m. to noon, at the Civic Center, 315 S. Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave. This year’s event will take the form as a drive-thru event to remain consistent with COVID-19 precautions.
The Salisbury Police Department and Rowan County District Attorney’s office continues to ensure justice is served with the recent sentencing of Tracy Maurice Pruitt.
ADA Paratransit Service will be provided by the City of Salisbury Transit System, starting Monday, August 3. Previously, the Rowan Transit System provided the city’s ADA Paratransit service via a third party. Due to the transition from the third party, Rowan Transit will no longer take reservations as of Thursday, July 30, nor provide ADA Paratransit as of Friday, July 31. Starting Monday, July 27, please call Salisbury Transit at (704) 638-5252 or (704) 638-5253 to make reservations for ADA Paratransit trips.
The City of Salisbury has been named one of the healthiest employers in the Charlotte region, according to the Charlotte Business Journal’s Healthiest Employer ranking. Salisbury took second place in the “Employers with 100-499 employees” category.
The Salisbury Citizen’s Academy, a 10-week academy in which residents learn firsthand about city operations, is now accepting applications for class members. There is no cost, and participants find the experience rewarding and a fun look behind-the-scenes at city operations.
Connie has been employed with the city since 2011, starting as a senior office assistant. In her current role as senior administrative specialist, Connie works closely with the city manager, assistant city manager, city attorney and the administrative services director while serving as a liaison to city employees and the public.
Salisbury City Council approved the fiscal year 2020-2021 (FY21) budget as proposed by City Manager W. Lane Bailey.
Today, Tuesday, June 9, Salisbury Mayor Karen Alexander rescinded the state of emergency in the downtown district, including the curfew imposed in the original declaration.
The Salisbury Parks and Recreation Department has canceled the 2020 induction ceremony for the Salisbury-Rowan Sports Hall of Fame, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.