Salisbury Police Chief Jerome “Jerry” Stokes announced his intention to retire from the city of Salisbury effective, Saturday, Dec. 31. He was hired to lead the Salisbury Police Department (SPD) in July 2016 after a 32-year career with the Lynchburg, Va. Police Department.
-Hometown Revitalization Grant funded by Duke Energy Foundation-
Downtown Salisbury, Inc. (DSI) receives a $25,000 Hometown Revitalization Grant from the Duke Energy Foundation to support downtown businesses.
The City of Salisbury issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to purchase and redevelop the Plaza building located in downtown Salisbury. The mixed-use seven-story building, completed in 1910, was the tallest in North Carolina when it was constructed and still serves as an iconic image of the city. Salisbury is located along the Interstate I-85 corridor and is mid-way between Charlotte, NC, and the Triad region.
Project Safe Neighborhoods once again hosts the “A Mile in Their Shoes” offender re-entry simulation, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 8:30 a.m. at the F&M Bank Trolley Barn, 125 E. Liberty Street. 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.
2022-2023 SYC Induction Ceremony
The Salisbury Youth Council (SYC) inducts new members during its Member Induction & Pinning Ceremony on Tuesday, Oct. 11.
The Salisbury Police Department secured warrants for Talib Latrell Kelly, age 21 of Salisbury. Kelly, who is not a Livingstone College student, is charged with attempted first-degree murder, discharging a firearm on educational property, and possession of a firearm by a felon for his involvement in the shooting incident at Livingstone College on Saturday, Oct. 15.
Salisbury City Manager Jim Greene, Jr. names Chris Tester interim public works director ahead of current Director W. Craig Powers’ final days with the city.
There is nothing more important than the safety and well-being of our community, particularly of our young people.
An update to the victims' conditions following the recent incident at Livingstone College:
Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Livingstone College family and the victims of the incident that occurred on campus late yesterday evening. Although, the Salisbury Police Department is still very early in its investigation, additional information is being made available by law enforcement.