The Salisbury Human Relations Council is pleased to announce the 2022 Elizabeth Duncan Koontz (EDK) Humanitarian Award recipients. This year’s recipients are Reverend Dr. Robert Black, DeCarlo Duling, and Sherry Hawthorne.
Salisbury City Council today appointed James “Jim” S. Greene, Jr., current assistant city manager in Raleigh, as Salisbury’s next city manager.
Everyone has a natural right to many things, including clean air. As the City of Salisbury continues to make strides to improve public health, we need to have the ability to observe our current impact on our natural resources.
Springtime is here bringing with it a fresh spirit of optimism and a feeling of renewal. This season gives us an opportunity to unencumbered our lives from the trappings of modern living. Spring is a time to simplify, rejuvenate and retool. One way we can do this is by exercising the springtime ritual of spring cleaning.
Before you selectively prune any tree, call an Arborist. They can guide you through the process and educate the consumer if you need to thin your tree or not. As stated in the bullet points you can remove dead, diseased, dying, or broken limbs, any time throughout the year. You selectively removed those limbs to strengthen and improve the structure of the tree.
Did you know that you do not need to drive to the mountains or NC State Parks to see wildlife? We are surrounded by exotic wildlife right here in the city of Salisbury! Salisbury naturally offers great habitat for a wide variety of life. From white-tailed deer, to coyotes, turkey, otters, water fowl, and foxes. What draws them to our region is their natural habitats that surround us.
The City of Salisbury is currently accepting applications for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to aid in development needs within the City of Salisbury, NC. During the period between July 1, 2022, and June 30, 2023, the City will receive approximately $315,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME program dollars from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Citizen input is needed to help determine community development needs and priorities for the use of these funds in the coming year. Applications are due on April 20, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
This month’s employee spotlight is Lauran McCulloh, a battalion chief for the City of Salisbury Fire Department (SFD). Immediately after graduating from South Rowan High School, Lauran attended firefighter training school and after completion joined the SFD. In her role, Lauran serves as the lead commander for any emergency incident that requires multiple companies to respond. She is also responsible for administrative duties, oversees safety and training of firefighters and ensures reports are up to date.
Three Downtown Salisbury stakeholders, local architecture and development firms, and Downtown Salisbury, Inc. (DSI) received honors at the recent North Carolina Main Street Awards ceremony.
Spring has sprung and Salisbury Fire Department has safety tips to keep you and your family safe!