The City of Salisbury has been recognized as one of the best small cities in the country to start a small business. According to a report released by WalletHub, Salisbury was named the 16th best small city to start a business and tied for 1st in the highest average growth in number of small businesses.
Jim Behmer, Salisbury-Rowan Utilities’ Director, received the Helping Hand Award presented by the Rowan County United Way at the Rowan County Annual meeting last month.
After the announcement that Smash Mouth would be the headline band for the upcoming Cheerwine Festival on May 18, City of Salisbury and Cheerwine employees made a fun video to celebrate!
Team honored for video production, print and social media projects
The City of Salisbury communications department has been recognized for its video, print and social media projects as part of the North Carolina City & County Communicators (NC3C) Excellence in Communications Awards held Thursday, April 11, at NC3C’s 12th annual Spring Conference in Durham.
The Salisbury Parks and Recreation Department has postponed the Touch-A-Truck event scheduled for Saturday, April 13, at City Hall due to weather. The plan is to reschedule the Truck-A-Trunk event for Saturday, May 4, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at City Hall, 217 S. Main Street. For more information, contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (704) 216-PLAY
Salisbury has hired Hannah Berg Jacobson as its new community planning director. In her new role, she will lead the community planning department which includes code enforcement, urban planning and development services.
The City of Salisbury will operate on a limited schedule in observance of Good Friday, Friday, April 19.
Salisbury needs your help for the city nature challenge April 26-29. The City of Salisbury will join cities around the world in a friendly competition to see which area has the most nature-engaged residents. The 2019 City Nature Challenge will start on Friday, April 26, at 12:01 a.m. and end on Monday, April 29, at 11:59 p.m.
Richard Witherspoon, Maintenance Worker
With his retirement approaching, this month’s spotlight highlights Richard Witherspoon. He is a part of the street division with the Salisbury Public Services Department.
Cheerwine and the City of Salisbury’s third annual festival to feature Smash Mouth, legendary Carolina food, free family-friendly activities and more
Cheerwine, the iconic family-owned soft drink, and its hometown of Salisbury, N.C., will host the biggest “Cheerwine Festival” ever in its third consecutive year. The free event is scheduled for Saturday, May 18, in downtown Salisbury from noon-10 p.m.
Music will be front and center, with multi-platinum band Smash Mouth – best known for its hit song “All Star.”