The Salisbury Police Department is investigating the death of a 17-year-old male in the 300 block of Laurel Pointe Apartments in Salisbury.
ACCESS16, Salisbury’s local government station, has rebranded as WSRG-TV, Salisbury-Rowan Gov TV.
Salisbury & Rowan County residents can watch WSRG-TV on Hotwire (HD channel 394) and Spectrum (channel 16).
As Chief of the Salisbury Police Department, I have worked to encourage growth in our downtown and was happy to see the gathering of auto enthusiasts on weekend evenings and what it does to help businesses in our Municipal Service District. While there were some initial concerns, the Police Department had not observed any behaviors that led us to direct our officers to address unlawful activity related to the gatherings. After several weeks, based on our observations and the complaints from residents and visitors in the downtown area of racing, public consumption of alcohol, and noise from screeching tires and revving or general modified engine noise, I am left with no choice but to direct SPD officers to strictly enforce the following laws and statutes:
City officials and the Downtown Salisbury, Inc. (DSI) Board of Directors ended exclusive negotiations with Empire Hotel Holdings, LLC, and its development arm, Black Point Investments, LLC, to redevelop the Empire Hotel. The end of the exclusivity means that DSI and the City of Salisbury are available to explore additional redevelopment options for the site.
The Salisbury Police Department has updated their use of force policy to clarify duty to intervene and prohibition on use of choke-holds. Select the read more button to read the updated policy.
Funds will help restore commercial properties in the downtown
The City of Salisbury today was awarded a $543,000 Paul Bruhn Historic Revitalization Grant by the National Park Service (NPS) to support the preservation of downtown Salisbury’s historic buildings.
Israel Vazquez was employed in parks and recreation in 2011, before transitioning to public works. As part of the parks and recreation team, he assisted with maintenance of parks and special projects such as building the roof on the baseball dugout at Salisbury Community Park.
Two, 30-minute parking spaces will be designated in front of the Salisbury Police Department on East Liberty Street to allow residents to conduct online purchase transactions. The spaces are anticipated to be installed this month.
The City of Salisbury Transit System started providing ADA Paratransit service to area residents in August. Previously, the Rowan Transit System provided the city’s ADA Paratransit service via a third party.
September is Go Transit Month in the City of Salisbury - an opportunity to show appreciation for Salisbury Transit staff who keep Salisbury moving.