The process to obtain a city of Salisbury special events permit has shifted to an online application that is now managed by the fire department. The planning department previously directed the permitting process, but an increase in commercial and residential development applications demands more team resources. In addition, this shift will also allow the fire department to review the permits and ensure a public safety plan is met for each event.
The Salisbury Police Department (SPD) has been awarded an additional $25,000 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation as part of its $1 million pledge to social justice and racial equity in North Carolina.
Seven local children and teens gathered at Salisbury’s City Hall over the first weekend in November for film, fun and food as part of Inside|Out Global’s Fall 2022 Video Camp.
In an effort to fill a variety of staff vacancies within the organization, the city of Salisbury launches its “Be The Difference” recruitment campaign this week.
A draft of the city’s comprehensive plan is now available for public review and feedback through in-person meetings, virtually, and on the city website at salisburync.gov/forward2040.
On November 13, 2022, at approximately 1:48 AM, the Salisbury Police Department was dispatched to 416 Messner St in reference to a shooting. Arriving Officers located a Juvenile that had sustained a gunshot. The juvenile was transported to Novant Medical Center for medical treatment.
Salisbury Police Chief Jerome “Jerry” Stokes announced his intention to retire from the city of Salisbury effective, Saturday, Dec. 31. He was hired to lead the Salisbury Police Department (SPD) in July 2016 after a 32-year career with the Lynchburg, Va. Police Department.
There is nothing more important than the safety and well-being of our community, particularly of our young people.
An update to the victims' conditions following the recent incident at Livingstone College:
Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Livingstone College family and the victims of the incident that occurred on campus late yesterday evening. Although, the Salisbury Police Department is still very early in its investigation, additional information is being made available by law enforcement.