The Salisbury Police Department was able to obtain secure custody orders for two juvenile individuals who were identified as the shooters in the incident at Catawba College that took place on Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021.
The Salisbury Police Department is investigating a shooting on Catawba College’s campus during a high school basketball tournament where two young males were injured.
This month’s employee spotlight is Lieutenant P.J. Smith. He has more than 16 years of experience with the Salisbury Police Department. Lt. Smith has worked in various assignments to include: patrol officer, detective, patrol sergeant, and current position of lieutenant. In his current role, Lt. Smith is responsible for supervising vice narcotics, records department, Project Safe Neighborhood Program, and the Rowan Regional Crime Information Center (RRCIC).
The Elizabeth Duncan Koontz (EDK) Committee, a subcommittee of the Salisbury Human Relations Council, is currently accepting nominations for the 2022 Elizabeth Duncan Koontz Humanitarian Awards.
Downtown Salisbury Inc. is inviting the public to provide input on the Downtown Salisbury Social District. The input sessions will focus on the Bring Business Back to Downtown Bill by the Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission that aims to increase economic vitality in North Carolina downtowns.
Salisbury Fire Chief Robert Parnell is pleased to announce the promotion of Lauran McCulloh to the rank of Battalion Chief
The City of Salisbury will operate on the following schedule for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays:
On December 7th, 2021, Detectives with the Salisbury Police Department Investigation Unit obtained a warrant for Assault with a Deadly Weapon Inflicting Serious Injury with Intent to Kill on a James Edward Jr. (29 yrs old) due to the shooting that occurred on December 7th, 2021 in the 1300 Block of West Horah Street.
The Salisbury Community Appearance Commission (CAC) is pleased to announce the winners of the 17th annual Holiday Storefront Decorations Awards, an event that celebrates downtown merchants whose window displays best capture the holiday season. This year’s committee consisted of Chair Reg Boland, Vice-Chair Chris McNeely, Jessica Cloward, Hugo Correa, Jeffrey Martinez, Mike Mills, and Kelly Vanager.
As cooks gear up for the holiday season, Salisbury-Rowan Utilities has a few tips for discarding leftover Fats, Oils, Grease, also known as FOG. When fat, oil, grease and wax is poured or flushed down the drain it may not travel very far through your pipes. FOG will accumulate and stick to the pipe walls causing future sewer backups in your home, condominium, restaurant, or other buildings.