Salisbury, N.C. (Tuesday, June 7, 2016) – The City of Salisbury has named Lynchburg (Virginia) Police Department Deputy Chief Jerome “Jerry” Stokes as its next police chief.
Salisbury, N.C., (Wednesday, June 8, 2016) – Fibrant will be conducting additional maintenance during the early morning hours of Thursday, June 9.
Salisbury, N.C., (Thursday, July 14, 2016) – The Salisbury public services department is collecting a high volume of yard and limb debris following recent storm damage. Workers are attempting to remove all debris in a timely manner, however residents are asked to remain patient as the collection process may take a number of weeks before the regular schedule resumes.
Salisbury, N.C., (Friday, July 29, 2016) – Twenty-two communities within the City of Salisbury will observe National Night Out, Tuesday, Aug. 2, with free music, food, children’s games and other outdoor activities, featuring officers of the Salisbury Police Department (SPD).
-- Sculpture dedication to be held Friday, Aug. 5 at the Rowan Museum --
Salisbury, N.C., (Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016) – In commemoration of George Washington’s visit to Salisbury, N.C. in 1791, the Salisbury Public Art Committee commissioned a sculpture for the front lawn of the Rowan Museum, the site where Washington greeted colonial citizens and attended a ball 225 years ago. The Public Art Committee and Mayor Karen Alexander, along with the Rowan Museum and the Salisbury- Rowan Convention and Visitor’s Bureau will dedicate the sculpture “George Washington Visits Salisbury,” Friday, Aug. 5, at 3:30 p.m. at the Rowan Museum. Members of the public are invited to attend the reception following the dedication.
Friday, Aug. 12, 2016, (Salisbury, N.C.) -- Downtown Salisbury, Inc. (DSI) has signed a real estate contract that may provide for the long-awaited redevelopment of the historic Empire Hotel on South Main Street.
Salisbury, N.C., (Monday, Aug. 15, 2016) – The City of Salisbury has been awarded two separate grants totaling $131,562 for improvements along the Carolina Thread Trail which coincides with a portion of the Salisbury Greenway.
Salisbury, N.C., (Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016) -- Evans Ballard, Salisbury’s budget and benchmarking analyst, will assume the leadership role on an interim basis for Fibrant, the municipality’s city-owned fiber optic network, and its infrastructure services, effective immediately.
--Moves create direct reporting relationships to assistant city managers--
Salisbury, N.C., (Friday, Sept. 16, 2016) –Various departments within the City of Salisbury organization will now report directly to the municipality’s Assistant City Managers Zack Kyle and John Sofley. The change is effective Monday, Sept. 19.