As communities around the world celebrate Global Garbage Man Day on Monday, June 17 (and for some the celebration continues all week), Salisbury honors its own solid waste collection team. Kudos are in order for (pictured left to right), Tony Dito, Israel Vazquez, Jonathan Durham, Jeff Cardwell, Mark Pulliam, Izet Dizdarevic, Danny Rogers and James Horne, for keeping our neighborhoods clean.
The Atlantic hurricane season starts June 1st. To keep your family safe this hurricane season and to minimize risks associated with severe weather, follow this advice from the Salisbury’s public safety officials.
The parks and recreation department has released its 2019 Summer Playbook and is encouraging its residents to participate! The Playbook includes dozens of amazing opportunities for children to grow and develop their interpersonal and vocational skills through physical activity and hands-on interaction.
Now in its eleventh year, the Salisbury Sculpture Show has returned to Salisbury. The award-winning Sculpture Show, curated by the Salisbury Public Art Committee (SPAC), has brought 16 works of art from across the eastern U.S. to temporary homes in downtown Salisbury, local colleges and around Salisbury neighborhoods.
At approximately 4:45 on May 14, 2019 Rowan County 911 received a call from a driver who advised that his passenger had been shot and that he was enroute to the hospital with the victim. Officers responded to Novant Rowan Medical Center and confirmed that a subject had arrived at the facility with multiple gunshot wounds. Detectives were able to get a detailed description of a suspect and also the vehicle that the suspect was driving.
Stroll throughout downtown and enjoy artisan vendors, live artist demonstrations, evening shopping, dining, gallery tours, live music and more! For more information visit downtownsalisburync.com.
EyeOnWater is a web-based tool that gives customers their water usage data gathered by SRU’s “smart meters.” It is also available as a phone app.
Interested in the ability to track your water usage on your smartphone? Receive an alert in the case of a potentially expensive water leak in your home? Or view trends of when you use water the most?
BlockWork is a grass-roots program developed in 2010 by the Community Appearance Commission’s Neighborhood Leaders Alliance (NLA).
The Salisbury Community Appearance Commission and Salisbury Housing Advocacy Commission will be accepting BlockWork applications from Salisbury city neighborhoods beginning now through Friday, June 14. The 2019 BlockWork event has been set for Saturday, October 26, on, “National Make a Difference Day.”
Salisbury is set to host the Third Annual Cheerwine Festival, named after its favorite hometown soft drink, this upcoming Saturday, May 18, in downtown Salisbury from noon to 10 p.m. Cheerwine fans will enjoy great Southern food, shopping for Cheerwine merchandise, the F&M Bank Kids Zone, the Food Lion Carolina Brands Sampling Area, a beer garden and local craft vendors.
The Salisbury Citizen’s Academy, a 10-week academy in which residents learn firsthand about city operations, is now accepting applications for class members. The Citizen’s Academy, now in its sixth year, is held on Thursday evenings from 5:30 to 8 p.m. beginning Thursday, Sept. 5 through Thursday, Nov. 7.