The Salisbury Police Department (SPD) recently debuted its new Rowan Regional Crime Information Center (RRCIC), a law enforcement hub which enables Rowan County agencies to more closely monitor and help solve crime incidents. The RRCIC boasts views of public and private camera systems and shared record management systems among agencies. The Center provides one central location for officers and analysts to hone their skills and use social networking and crime pattern data to support investigations.
The Third Annual Rowan Creek Week is happening Saturday, August 21 through Saturday, August 28. Creek Week is a week-long celebration of local waters throughout North Carolina. In conjunction with multiple environmental organizations and local municipal departments, Creek Week offers recreational, educational, and volunteer opportunities to allow everyone to enjoy and contribute to healthy waters in our area.
Kenneth Graham started his career with the City of Salisbury Public Works Department in 2015 before transitioning to Salisbury Community Planning Services. In his current role as a code enforcement officer, Kenneth issues warnings, official notices and citations to obtain compliance with zoning laws and building ordinances within city limits. This includes communicating with business and property owners concerning violations, responding and addressing code violations and nuisances such as illegal dumping, tall grass, etc., and spreading awareness about code enforcement to residents.
Salisbury Mayor Karen Alexander will host the Virtual Mayor’s Spirit Luncheon, Monday, August 9, from noon to 1 p.m., live via the City’s Facebook page.
Funds to benefit the 2021 Blockwork project
The City of Salisbury is thrilled to be one of the 100 impact projects nationwide that are the cornerstone of 100 Hometowns, an initiative to celebrate Lowe’s centennial.
After a year of planning, site research and the preparation, Fame is now in her final location, placed in historical context, overlooking the graves of the soldiers for which she was originally created in perpetuity.
City of Salisbury will begin nightly road construction, Monday, July 26, in downtown Salisbury in preparation for the Main Street resurfacing project in the fall. The project is expected to take approximately three weeks to complete.
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.