The Salisbury Parks and Recreation Department has postponed the Touch-A-Truck event scheduled for Saturday, April 13, at City Hall due to weather. The plan is to reschedule the Truck-A-Trunk event for Saturday, May 4, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at City Hall, 217 S. Main Street. For more information, contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (704) 216-PLAY
Salisbury has hired Hannah Berg Jacobson as its new community planning director. In her new role, she will lead the community planning department which includes code enforcement, urban planning and development services.
The City of Salisbury will operate on a limited schedule in observance of Good Friday, Friday, April 19.
Salisbury City Council will hold a public hearing at its meeting, Tuesday, April 16, regarding proposed revisions to the First Amendment Ordinance: Chapter 22, Article V of the Salisbury City Code of Ordinances, which addresses public assemblies protected by the First Amendment. The revisions were proposed by a Council Committee composed of Mayor Pro Tem David Post and Councilman Brian Miller.
Salisbury needs your help for the city nature challenge April 26-29. The City of Salisbury will join cities around the world in a friendly competition to see which area has the most nature-engaged residents. The 2019 City Nature Challenge will start on Friday, April 26, at 12:01 a.m. and end on Monday, April 29, at 11:59 p.m.
Richard Witherspoon, Maintenance Worker
With his retirement approaching, this month’s spotlight highlights Richard Witherspoon. He is a part of the street division with the Salisbury Public Services Department.
The Salisbury Police Department will light up the streets of Salisbury for its second 5K Foot Pursuit to benefit the Special Olympics, Friday, May 10, 7 p.m. beginning in the 200 block of Lee St. This 3.1-mile evening run, through beautiful Downtown Salisbury, is for a great cause that will benefit the Special Olympics of North Carolina.
Salisbury seeks a variety of goods and service providers for projects with the City. Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and bids are posted periodically on the website at salisburync.gov/bids for review by business owners.
Three Salisbury Rowan county residents have received the coveted 2019 Elizabeth Duncan Koontz Humanitarian Award. Myles Cannon, Meredith Williams and Ola Nwafor were honored Thursday, Feb. 26, at the annual celebratory dinner at the Civic Center.
Cheerwine and the City of Salisbury’s third annual festival to feature Smash Mouth, legendary Carolina food, free family-friendly activities and more
Cheerwine, the iconic family-owned soft drink, and its hometown of Salisbury, N.C., will host the biggest “Cheerwine Festival” ever in its third consecutive year. The free event is scheduled for Saturday, May 18, in downtown Salisbury from noon-10 p.m.
Music will be front and center, with multi-platinum band Smash Mouth – best known for its hit song “All Star.”