The City of Salisbury will operate on an adjusted schedule for the Memorial Day holiday, Monday, May 29.
The 2023 Cheerwine Festival will be held on Saturday, May 20, in Salisbury from noon to 10 p.m. In preparation for the Festival, the city will begin to close roadways on Friday, May 19, at 6 p.m.
The West End Salisbury Transformed Empowered Neighborhood Development (WEST END) Grant staff will hold a meeting on Wednesday, May 10, at 6:30 p.m. to discuss the results of the survey relating to the WEST END grant project. The meeting will take place at Hall Gym, 1402 West Bank St.
Former offender resource and job fairs complement event
Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) once again hosts the “A Mile in Their Shoes” offender re-entry simulation, Wednesday, May 24, 9 a.m. at the West End Plaza, 1935 Jake Alexander Blvd. Human service employees, service providers, second-chance employers, and media are invited to attend the simulation to gain an understanding of the obstacles faced by those individuals transitioning back into their communities from incarceration.
The Salisbury Police Department is investigating a fatal pedestrian hit-and-run in the 500 block of Faith Road that occurred sometime between Saturday, April 29, 9 p.m., and today, Sunday, April 30, 5 a.m. The victim is identified as Victor Gobin, 59.
On Sunday (April 16, 2023) the Salisbury Police Department was dispatched to 1116 Edgedale Drive in reference to a shooting. Officers arrived but were unable to locate anyone injured. Officers were shortly notified that a male subject who was identified as Robert Phillippe (46 years old) had arrived at the Novant Emergency Room with a gunshot wound. Mr. Phillippe was transported to another medical facility with a non-life threatening injury for treatment.
The Salisbury Police Department will host a Youth Violence Prevention Day on Saturday, April 15, from 2 to 4 p.m. in honor of National Youth Violence Prevention Week. The event kicks off with a march followed by remarks from community partners.
The City of Salisbury Fire Department, Salisbury Police Department, and the Salisbury-Rowan NAACP are partnering to launch the Collecting Kindness Homeless Donation Drive. The goal of the drive is to collect essential items for people experiencing homelessness.
The City of Salisbury will operate on the following schedule in observance of Good Friday, Friday, April 7:
-- Work to begin Monday evening, March 27 through early Tuesday morning, March 28 --
Businesses and residents in the 100 block of W. Innes St. may be without power beginning Monday, March 27, at 11 p.m. through Tuesday, March 28, at 7 a.m. as Duke Energy replaces an electrical panel, weather permitting.