This summer, the City of Salisbury welcomed its seventh year of Summer Youth Employees. The Summer Youth Employment program provides a six-week employment opportunity, designed to give high school and college students the knowledge and skills they need to succeed post-graduation. Those selected as summer youth employees spend time in different city departments such as IT, Planning, Parks & Rec, Communications, Transit, and more.
Michael Hanna is the stormwater technician for the City of Salisbury Public Services Department. He has been employed with the city since 2012, starting in code services before transitioning to public services. Michael’s duties include assisting with public education and outreach, monitoring and repairing the city’s storm water infrastructure, managing the city’s storm water permit with the state and responding to citizens about erosion and dumping in catch basins.
If you’re excited about next year’s Cheerwine Festival, you’re not alone! On May 16, 2020 we will return to Downtown Salisbury for live music, good food, fun activities and, of course, Cheerwine! The 2019 Cheerwine Festival brought people from all over North Carolina and the East Coast to Downtown Salisbury!
The City of Salisbury will operate on a limited schedule for the Independence Day holiday, Thursday, July 4.
The Salisbury Community Action Teams, created from a series of community meetings designed to tackle some of the city’s biggest challenges, will host a Community Resource Fair for parents and children, Saturday, Aug. 17, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hurley YMCA.
Salisbury City Council held a public hearing on and adopted the FY20 budget on Tuesday, June 18. The new fiscal year begins July 1.
Associated road closures announced
The City of Salisbury is one of only a handful of North Carolina locations that will serve as the backdrop for the upcoming film, “The 24th,” directed by Academy Award winning director, Kevin Willmott, who co-wrote the screenplay for “The Black KKKlansman.”
Jherica Ijames is a detective with the Salisbury Police Department. Specializing in sex crimes and child abuse crimes, she spends her days following up on crimes that have already been committed.
The Atlantic hurricane season starts June 1st. To keep your family safe this hurricane season and to minimize risks associated with severe weather, follow this advice from the Salisbury’s public safety officials.
The City of Salisbury will operate on a limited schedule in observance of Memorial Day, Monday, May 27.