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.
Applications now available for residents interested in serving on the City’s 11 active, standing boards and commissions created and appointed by Salisbury City Council.
The City of Salisbury will operate on a limited schedule for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, Monday, Jan. 18.
The City of Salisbury will operate on a limited schedule for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.
The Rowan EDC and Governor Roy Cooper announced today that Integro Technologies Corp. (Integro Technologies), a leading machine vision integrator, will expand its operations in Salisbury. Through this expansion, the company plans to support a new logistics engineering division that will aid the retail expansion of the e-commerce industry. Integro Technologies plans to create 30 new jobs over the next five years, as well as invest $2.6 million in equipment and improvements to its facility at 301 South Main Street in downtown Salisbury.
To help aid preventative measures of spreading COVID-19, the City of Salisbury has updated building closings and other cancellations. Please refer to the list below, and check back frequently for updates at salisburync.gov/closings. For more information on the city's response to COVID-19, visit salisburync.gov/COVID-19.
For Rowan County info, visit rowancountync.gov/covid-19. For more on how to support local businesses during this crisis, visit downtownsalisburync.com.
Salisbury-Rowan Utility (SRU) customers who are having financial difficulty can now apply for the City’s Share2Care Water and Sewer Assistance program to assist with their utility bill.
The 2020 General Election is approaching fast and with that, another important deadline will be here before we know it. That important date is Friday, Oct. 9. If you have not registered to vote by 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 9, you will not be eligible to vote in the General Election held on Tuesday, Nov. 3.
City officials and the Downtown Salisbury, Inc. (DSI) Board of Directors ended exclusive negotiations with Empire Hotel Holdings, LLC, and its development arm, Black Point Investments, LLC, to redevelop the Empire Hotel. The end of the exclusivity means that DSI and the City of Salisbury are available to explore additional redevelopment options for the site.
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.