This month’s employee spotlight is Emily Vanek, a long-range planner for the City of Salisbury Planning Department. In her role, Emily works on historic preservation and long-range planning efforts such as the Forward 2040 Comprehensive Plan. On a day-to-day basis, she works with residents, property owners and developers to review their plans for consistency with the Local Historic Design Standards and Land Development Ordinance, and issues Certificates of Appropriateness. Emily serves as the staff liaison to the Historic Preservation Commission.
Now’s the chance to submit a Salisbury neighborhood for BlockWork, a grass-roots program developed in 2010 by the Community Appearance Commission’s Neighborhood Leaders Alliance (NLA) to beautify Salisbury neighborhoods.
The 2022 Cheerwine Festival is just around the corner, set for Saturday, May 21, noon to 10 p.m. in downtown Salisbury. Enjoy all things cheerwine at this popular festival! This free event features crafts, food, and family-friendly fun. Also enjoy live music from local bands as well as two headliner bands, Spin Doctors and Blues Traveler.
The Salisbury Human Relations Council is pleased to announce the 2022 Elizabeth Duncan Koontz (EDK) Humanitarian Award recipients. This year’s recipients are Reverend Dr. Robert Black, DeCarlo Duling, and Sherry Hawthorne.
We are getting excited for the Native Plant Swap on May 10th! Join us as we take a walk and learn about native plants at Hurley Park.
The Parks and Recreation Department is happy to announce that registration is currently open for youth athletic camps, and camps kickoff starting June 6th. Athletic camps include Youth Baseball, Girl’s Youth Volleyball, and Girl’s Fast Pitch Softball.
The 25th Annual 5K for the Greenway -Run/Walk & Half-Mile Fun Run will take place on Saturday, July 16, 2022.
The location will be at Knox Middle School - 1625 Park Road West, Salisbury, NC 28144, with start times as follows: 5K-8:00 a.m., and Fun Run-8:45 a.m.
Salisbury City Council today appointed James “Jim” S. Greene, Jr., current assistant city manager in Raleigh, as Salisbury’s next city manager.
Everyone has a natural right to many things, including clean air. As the City of Salisbury continues to make strides to improve public health, we need to have the ability to observe our current impact on our natural resources.
Springtime is here bringing with it a fresh spirit of optimism and a feeling of renewal. This season gives us an opportunity to unencumbered our lives from the trappings of modern living. Spring is a time to simplify, rejuvenate and retool. One way we can do this is by exercising the springtime ritual of spring cleaning.