Salisbury Fire Department responded to an outside forklift fire that was quickly extinguished by Engine 6. There were no injuries and the Salisbury Fire Department’s Fire Marshal’s Office and Rowan County Fire Marshal continue to investigate the cause of the fire along with the Henkel staff. Thank you to all the responding agencies who assisted Salisbury Fire - Locke, Granite Quarry, Kannapolis FD, Salisbury Police and Rowan County Emergency Services.
This month’s employee spotlight is Alan Fowler, Laboratory Services Supervisor for Salisbury-Rowan Utilities (SRU).
The City of Salisbury has been awarded a North Carolina Emergency Management (NCEM) Relief and Mitigation Grant to purchase sensors totaling $64,040. The funds will be used to purchase integrated stream height sensors and road surface sensors.
Last month, four City of Salisbury lifeguards on duty gave medical attention to a three-year-old toddler. The lifeguards provided aid until the paramedics arrived, roughly five minutes after the lifeguards called, and they whisked the toddler to the hospital. It has been reported to the City of Salisbury that the child received the medical care he needed and will be okay.
The Salisbury Parks and Recreation Department invites community members and businesses to participate in the fall 2022 adult kickball league. The fall league starts September 19 and runs through October 20.
The Salisbury Police Department (SPD) is investigating five shootings that occurred on Saturday, July 23, and Sunday, July 24.
Salisbury will celebrate local community agencies, neighborhoods and law enforcement partnerships at a combined Back-to-School Community Resource Fair and National Night Out event, Tuesday, Aug. 2, beginning at 6 p.m. at Bell Tower Green Park.
The Beginners' Running Training Program is an eight-week course designed to take you from a beginning runner to 5K runner. Each evening begins with approximately 30 minutes of classroom instruction then we hit the streets for a run that gradually increases in distance from 1/2 mile to 3.1 miles.
Salisbury Police Department (SPD) Lieutenant Patrick (P.J.) Smith has been promoted to captain, following the retirement of Capt. Melonie Thompson. Most recently, Smith served as special investigations lieutenant.
-- Input, listening sessions funded by $25,000 Duke Energy Grant --
The Salisbury Police Department (SPD) will host its second, in-person “Cultivating Community Conversations” event Thursday, July 28, 5:30 p.m., at Park Avenue Center, 632 Park Avenue. There, residents who serve on the Police Chief’s Advisory Board will lead engagement between officers and residents in an open discussion.