Salisbury Police Detective J.R. Drakeford has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Special Achievement Award from the North Carolina Gang Investigators Association for his work on statewide gang investigations. He will be honored officially at an awards banquet in August.
Shannon C. Moore has resigned as finance director with the City of Salisbury. Her last day is Friday, July 30.
Rowan County parents, caregivers and students are invited to the bi-annual 2021 Back-to-School Community Resource Fair, Saturday, Aug. 14, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Salisbury Civic Center, 315 S. MLK, Jr. Ave. Local non-profit organizations and businesses will be on hand to speak to residents about support services offered.
The City of Salisbury Transit has resumed regular bus service schedules on its ADA Paratransit and regular fixed routes. Regular transit riders were notified of the service change previously.
Today, at approximately 11:50 a.m., the Rowan 911 Center received shots fired calls in the 700 block of N. Lee St. At about the same time a victim with a gunshot wound arrived in the area of the Salisbury Police Department (SPD) headquarters
The City of Salisbury has been named one of the “Healthiest Employers” in the Charlotte region for the second year in a row. The annual Charlotte Business Journal competition ranked Salisbury in sixth place in the “Employers with 100-499 employees” category.
The award-winning Salisbury Sculpture Show, curated by the Salisbury Public Art Committee (SPAC), returns to Salisbury for its 13th year. There are 21 sculptures to see throughout the City including downtown Salisbury, local colleges and in neighborhoods.
Ella Casey is a transit operator and ADA dispatcher for the City of Salisbury Transit Department. In her role, Ella transports clients to designated sites, collects fares, and conducts pre-trip and post-trip inspection of vehicles to ensure people get where they are going safely. She also provides paratransit dispatching and routing service to senior, disabled individuals certified under the American with Disabilities Act.
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.