Salisbury residents who have vowed to increase their exercise and learn a new craft this year are in luck. The parks and recreation department recently released its Winter Playbook, chock-full of fun progams for young and old alike. Bellydance for Beginners, Chair Volleyball, Poetry of Hip Hop, Splatter Art and Intro to Coding are just a few of the many new programs featured in this season’s offerings.
Salisbury Transit and Livingstone College will continue the partnership that offers enhanced, weekend transportation routes for students living on the main campus and at the new hospitality management campus on Jake Alexander Blvd. to allow for greater mobility for students throughout the City.
Project Safe Neighborhood (PSN) program in Rowan County in an effort to combat crime in the community. With the program’s revival, also comes a new PSN coordinator – Candace Edwards.
According to the Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs, “Project Safe Neighborhoods is a nationwide commitment to reduce gun and gang crime in America by networking existing local programs that target gun and gun crime and providing these programs with additional tools necessary to be successful.”
Not all children who want to be a firefighter as a youngster will grow up to become one. Career aspirations change. Life happens. Circumstances require a different course. Or they don’t make the cut.
But for these 10 people, the Salisbury Fire Department (SFD) Firefighter Graduation is the culmination of a lifelong dream.
Salisbury Transit and Livingstone College created a partnership that would allow all Livingstone students, faculty and staff to ride the Weekend Express, as well as the Monday through Friday routes, for free. All that is required is a valid Livingstone ID. The city's TV show, Salisbury NOW, has provided a video explaining the services.
Attention: The Salisbury Police Department has temporarily suspended their departmental rider program. For the time being, we are focusing our efforts on our new recruits to ensure they are our primary focus for the field training officers. An announcement will be made when this suspension has been lifted.
The Salisbury City Council has adopted a resolution authorizing submission of a Fibrant lease proposal to Salisbury voters for a vote in May. The City of Salisbury is in negotiations to enter into a lease agreement with Hotwire Communications, a privately-owned fiber optics telecommunications provider, to provide services over the City’s fiber network.
Catawba, Livingstone Colleges partner with Fibrant, Parks and Recreation to provide guest instruction during spring Girls Who Code Club
Two Salisbury higher educational institutions, Catawba College and Livingstone College, will assist with guest instruction of the Salisbury Girls Who Code Club (GWC) spring session. The partnership is the first of its kind where the local educational organizations have joined forces with city departments to instruct public, private and home-school youth together on a STEM-related project.
Water pipes, spigots, and hoses in un-insulated, unheated, & outside areas can freeze and burst causing water loss and significant damage. Read our prevention tips for using shut-off valves, draining pipes, insulating, etc.
The Salisbury Public Art Committee announces a call for entries for the 2018 Salisbury Sculpture Show and its inaugural Arts & Agriculture program, a special extension of the Sculpture Show. Artists are invited to submit their outdoor pieces for consideration in the award-winning art installation program by Wednesday, Dec. 20.