Construction for the Justin Monroe and Vic Isler Salisbury Fire Station and Fire Academy on Cedar Springs Road continues to be an ongoing process. Due to the poor weather as a significant factor in the construction schedule delay, the project is running approximately three months behind.
The 2020 Cheerwine Festival will bring opportunity for residents and visitors to get involved in the fun through volunteer activities and by entering the t-shirt design contest.
Three local, public-spirited personalities were honored with the 2020 Elizabeth Duncan Koontz (EDK) Humanitarian Award, given by the Salisbury Human Relations Council. Greg Alcorn, Annie Bates and Char Molrine were the featured guests at the annual EDK dinner on Thursday, Feb. 27.
At the next City Council meeting on Tuesday, March 3, City Council will consider contract awards to two utility contractors, and adoption of a resolution of bond order related to two major projects within Salisbury-Rowan Utilities (SRU) – the Water Treatment Plant Improvements Project and the Grants Creek Wastewater Treatment Train Improvements Project.
Salisbury's Framework For Growth
The City of Salisbury is working with the community to create Forward 2040: Salisbury’s Framework for Growth. This is a comprehensive plan to guide the City’s growth over the next 20 years relating to land use, future growth, physical development, and capital improvements. Importantly, Forward 2040 will flow from the people’s vision of how the community should work together and grow wisely.
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THURSDAY TO MIDNIGHT EST THURSDAY NIGHT... * WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 2 inches, with spotty 3 inch accumulations near the I-40 corridor, and amounts around 1/2 inch southeast of I-85. Additional details can be found at www.weather.gov/gsp
Please check in regularly to see how City services and facilities might be affected by severe weather, as well as any road closings, flooding or other emergency alerts. To receive emergency alerts by text on your phone, sign up at salisburync.gov/RoCoAlerts.
Officer Smith responded to a call on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. The call was in reference to a stranded female looking for help in Salisbury with no money or way to travel. Officer Smith contacted the domestic violence shelter but could not find placement.
Rowan County Emergency Management and the City of Salisbury are debuting “RoCo Alerts” to keep residents up to date, in real time, about local, emergency and non-emergency situations.
Emergency and Safety Preparedness Fair
The Salisbury Fire Department will host a “Weathering the Storm – Emergency & Safety Preparedness Fair,” designed to provide residents with information on how to prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies. The Fair will be held on Saturday, March 21, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Salisbury Civic Center.