At approximately 4:45 on May 14, 2019 Rowan County 911 received a call from a driver who advised that his passenger had been shot and that he was enroute to the hospital with the victim. Officers responded to Novant Rowan Medical Center and confirmed that a subject had arrived at the facility with multiple gunshot wounds. Detectives were able to get a detailed description of a suspect and also the vehicle that the suspect was driving.
EyeOnWater is a web-based tool that gives customers their water usage data gathered by SRU’s “smart meters.” It is also available as a phone app.
Interested in the ability to track your water usage on your smartphone? Receive an alert in the case of a potentially expensive water leak in your home? Or view trends of when you use water the most?
BlockWork is a grass-roots program developed in 2010 by the Community Appearance Commission’s Neighborhood Leaders Alliance (NLA).
The Salisbury Community Appearance Commission and Salisbury Housing Advocacy Commission will be accepting BlockWork applications from Salisbury city neighborhoods beginning now through Friday, June 14. The 2019 BlockWork event has been set for Saturday, October 26, on, “National Make a Difference Day.”
Salisbury is set to host the Third Annual Cheerwine Festival, named after its favorite hometown soft drink, this upcoming Saturday, May 18, in downtown Salisbury from noon to 10 p.m. Cheerwine fans will enjoy great Southern food, shopping for Cheerwine merchandise, the F&M Bank Kids Zone, the Food Lion Carolina Brands Sampling Area, a beer garden and local craft vendors.
The Salisbury Citizen’s Academy, a 10-week academy in which residents learn firsthand about city operations, is now accepting applications for class members. The Citizen’s Academy, now in its sixth year, is held on Thursday evenings from 5:30 to 8 p.m. beginning Thursday, Sept. 5 through Thursday, Nov. 7.
The Salisbury Police Department, in collaboration with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) and the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office, apprehended five federal defendants Wednesday, May 1, and Thursday, May 2, as part of its efforts to address gun and drug violence in the City of Salisbury and surrounding areas.
In an effort to clean up litter throughout Salisbury, the city’s Community Appearance Commission (CAC) will host the first, community-wide Spring Clean ’19, Saturday, May 11, beginning at 7 a.m. through 7 p.m. Members of the CAC hope the one-day clean-up will start a focus on anti-litter.
The National Main Street Center designates 46 N.C communities as Main Street America programs
The National Main Street Center has designated 46 North Carolina communities as accredited Main Street America™ programs for 2019, the North Carolina Department of Commerce announced today. Each year, the national group and N.C. Commerce’s Main Street & Rural Planning Center recognize communities demonstrating exemplary commitment to preservation-based economic development and community revitalization through the Main Street Approach.
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.