The City of Salisbury has been named one of the “Healthiest Employers” in the Charlotte region for the second year in a row. The annual Charlotte Business Journal competition ranked Salisbury in sixth place in the “Employers with 100-499 employees” category.
The award-winning Salisbury Sculpture Show, curated by the Salisbury Public Art Committee (SPAC), returns to Salisbury for its 13th year. There are 21 sculptures to see throughout the City including downtown Salisbury, local colleges and in neighborhoods.
Ella Casey is a transit operator and ADA dispatcher for the City of Salisbury Transit Department. In her role, Ella transports clients to designated sites, collects fares, and conducts pre-trip and post-trip inspection of vehicles to ensure people get where they are going safely. She also provides paratransit dispatching and routing service to senior, disabled individuals certified under the American with Disabilities Act.
Following the cancellation of the 2020 class due to COVID-19 restrictions, the City of Salisbury invites residents to apply for the fall 2021 Citizen’s Academy -- a ten-week academy highlighting city operations.
W. Lane Bailey, Salisbury city manager, announced his intention to retire in December 2021, after 32 years of local government service.
Two years after it was first introduced, the “Cease Fire” gun violence reduction initiative led by the Salisbury-Rowan Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and the Salisbury Police Department, will continue in 2021 with a slightly different look. The “Salisbury Cease Fire” program will be held throughout the year in a continuous effort to reduce increasing gun violence in the community.
The City of Salisbury will operate on the following schedule for Monday, July 5, in observance of Independence Day:
Beginning Tuesday, July 6, the City of Salisbury will resume normal operations by re-opening its public buildings such as City Hall, City Office Building, the Salisbury Police Department front lobby, the Customer Service Center, and all Parks and Recreation facilities, per staffing availability.
The Salisbury Police Department is investigating a homicide in the 700 block of Grace Street.
The Salisbury Police Department is investigating an early morning homicide in the Zion Hills Apartment complex, adjacent to Brenner Ave.