The City of Salisbury is now accepting applications for our FY 2020-2021 Historic Preservation Incentive (HPI) Grant Program. These matching grants, up to $2,500, are available on a competitive basis for exterior projects on owner-occupied homes in Salisbury’s four residential local historic districts: Ellis Street Graded School, Brooklyn South Square, North Main, and West Square. Low/moderate income homeowners may be eligible for a larger award.
The City of Salisbury is offering extended payment plans to cover the outstanding balance incurred on residential utility accounts that became past due between March 31, 2020, and July 29, 2020, as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic.
The Salisbury Police Department is investigating a late-morning shooting at 902 Celebration Drive today in Salisbury. The preliminary investigation suggests a domestic altercation between a father and son. One individual has been taken to Wake Forest Baptist Health Hospital, and is currently listed in critical condition. No names will be released at this time.
Mayor Alexander is pleased to invite you to attend a virtual celebration recognizing the 100th Annivesary of the ratiication of the 19th Amendment. Mayor Alexander will be joined by artist Mary Ruden who will speak about honoring the Suffragists movement through art. Kara Deadmon, Musuem Curator with the NC State Capitol, will also share information about North Carolina’s Suffragist movement and the traveling exhibition “She Changed the World”
Latoya Price is the events coordinator for Downtown Development/Downtown Salisbury, Incorporated. In her role, Latoya creates various digital marketing material and works with Salisbury Parks and Recreation Department to develop and implement events in Downtown Salisbury. She also communicates and provides support to downtown businesses while building relationships with organizations and local colleges.
The 2020 Salisbury Sculpture Show debuted in Salisbury last month.
Now in its 12th year, the award-winning Sculpture Show is organized by the Salisbury Public Art Committee (SPAC), and has brought 18 sculptures from across the eastern United States to temporary homes in downtown Salisbury, local colleges and around Salisbury neighborhoods
Join the #VisitLocal movement by choosing to shop and eat in Downtown Salisbury!
Businesses are open and are taking the necessary precautions to keep their customers and employees safe.
The U.S. Census Bureau has announced the new 2020 Census deadline is Wednesday, September 30. Residents are asked to respond as soon as possible to ensure Rowan County secures its fair share of the $675 billion federal dollars. The federal money assists with things like schools, road construction, hospitals, workforce initiatives and substance abuse programs in Rowan County.
The Salisbury Community Action Teams (CATS), will host its third annual Community Resource Fair for parents and school children, Saturday, Aug. 15, 9:30 a.m. to noon, at the Civic Center, 315 S. Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave. This year’s event will take the form as a drive-thru event to remain consistent with COVID-19 precautions.