The Empire Hotel redevelopment project continues to move forward following the completion of key objectives and continued work on proposed financing by Empire Hotel developer, Black Point Investments, LLC (BPI).
Salisbury City Council and city staff will host the fourth in a series of community town hall meetings titled, Chit, Chat & Chew, Thursday, Dec. 6, with dinner beginning at 5:15 p.m., at Fire Station #4, 2325 Statesville Blvd. This event will be held for residents in the “Northwest” area of the city, which encompasses neighborhoods such as Westcliffe, Rolling Hills, Hendrix Estates, Westwood, West Ridge, and Clancy Hills.
Immediate hazards surrounding recent train derailment have been cleared.
At 12:40 pm, a Norfolk Southern train derailed at Salisbury, NC.
The City of Salisbury will operate on a limited schedule for the Thanksgiving Day holiday. Read more for details.
In a change from their personal grooming policies, Salisbury fire and police departments will allow male personnel to grow facial hair to promote awareness and support of the United Way of Rowan County during the “Public Safety No-Shave” campaign. Female personnel are permitted to wear more elaborate fingernail designs. The initiative is similar to other organizations that permit “dress down days.”
The City of Salisbury will operate on the following schedule for the Veterans Day holiday, Monday, Nov. 12:
Salisbury Transit will offer free bus rides on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6.
National Fire Prevention Week was October 7-13 with the theme “Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware – fire can happen anywhere.” The Salisbury Fire Department felt that the theme was great but they wanted a message targeted specifically to Salisbury residents. Salisbury Fire Department and Life Safety Educator Kimberly Boling contacted Battalion Chief Forrest to survey all SFD members on a key message.