Downtown Salisbury is getting a new look. Salisbury City Council adopted the Downtown Main Street Plan at the Tuesday, March 16 Council meeting. Following multiple public opportunities for comment during design, the Downtown Main Street Plan consists of two phases to implement pedestrian and bicycle inclusion, landscaping, parking, infrastructure improvements, and transit mobility. Phase I transitional striping is set to begin summer 2021.
Misty Fields is an accounting technician II for the City of Salisbury Finance Department. In her role, she monitors and prepares accounts payable (AP) to make sure vendors get paid accurately and in a timely manner. Misty also prepares employee payroll, submits monthly retirement information, and assists employees with questions regarding pay, deductions and benefits.
The Salisbury Police Department appreciates your patience and passion regarding the recent release of a K-9 training video. The extensive investigation by a third-party agency, US ISS Agency, has concluded.
A host of community partners, including Rowan County, the City of Salisbury, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, Rowan-Salisbury School System, the Rowan Chamber of Commerce, Rowan Economic Development, NCWorks and the Centralina Workforce Development Board, will hold a drive-thru community job fair on Friday, April 9, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at NCWorks Career Center located at 1904 S. Main Street. The fair is open to the public.
The City of Salisbury is currently accepting applications for the CDBG grant program, and will have a virtual public input meeting on March 29 at 4:00 p.m. The primary objective of the program is the development of viable communities by the provision of decent housing, a suitable living environment, and expanded economic opportunities, principally for persons of low- and moderate-income.
The City of Salisbury will operate on a limited schedule in observance of Good Friday, Friday, April 2.
It takes a village - unique microfinancing program enables women and minority-owned small businesses to receive loans up to $15K
Self-Help Credit Union, (www.self-help.org) now offers an exciting program that expands safe and affordable loan options for small business borrowers who may not have access to traditional resources. Through a partnership with the cities of Salisbury and Statesville and Livingstone College we are able to offer a creative new way for businesses owned by women and people of color to finance loans up to $15,000.
The Salisbury Police Department was dispatched to 703 Wilson Rd, Salisbury, in reference to a gunshot. Upon arrival, officers located Grover Franklin Jones Jr, 32 years old, who had sustained one gunshot. Jones was transported to Novant Health Rowan Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries.
Detectives are on scene and currently investigating the incident. Anyone with information please contact Detective McElveen at 704-638-5333.
Drive-thru tree giveaway! Enjoy local nature/educational booths, tree give-a-ways, as well as raffle prizes at this free event from the Community Appearance Commission and the Tree Board.
An off-duty Salisbury Police Officer turned himself in this morning following charges by the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office on one count of breaking and entering, one count of simple assault, one count of assault on a female, and one count of interfering with calling 911, stemming from an incident late Saturday, March 13. Officer Malik Byrd has been placed on administrative leave with pay from his duties pending further inquiry by the SPD Professional Standards Unit.