-- Recycling and bulky item pickup also due to change --
Effective Jan. 1, 2018, Salisbury will be implementing new routes for garbage, recycling and yard debris collection, possibly resulting in a new garbage, recycling and yard debris pick-up day of the week for residents. Route changes will allow for more efficient collection points, while keeping the trucks in the same general area each day, thereby reducing the number of miles driven per week.
The Salisbury parks and recreation department has received $50,000 in funding from the Blanche and Julian Robertson Family Foundation in support of a new Teen Center program to be offered at the Miller Recreation Center, 1402 W. Bank St. The program, for children ages 10-17, will offer mentoring, life skills, homework assistance and recreation opportunities.
Transit would like to congratulate its own, Ella Casey. Ella took first place in the 2017 Fire and Ice chili cook off.
Shannon C. Moore has been promoted to finance director with the City of Salisbury. She will assume the position from Teresa Harris who is retiring at the end of the year. Moore’s new position is effective Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018.
One of the oldest documented fire departments in the state of N.C., will celebrate its 200th anniversary, Friday, Dec. 8 with a historical marker dedication and a fire truck parade in downtown Salisbury.
The City of Salisbury will operate on the following schedule for the Thanksgiving Day holiday:
Salisbury Transit will cease fixed-route services Wednesday November 22, 2017 at 1:00 pm
for the Holiday Parade. We will resume service as soon as the parade is over.
There will be NO regular fixed-route bus service on Thursday, November 23, 2017
in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday.
On Thursday, Nov. 9 at 5:04 p.m., the Salisbury Police Department was notified that an armed robbery was in progress at the Wells Fargo Bank, 866 W. Jake Alexander Blvd.
The City of Salisbury was recently awarded a $10,000 grant from Duke Energy for a public electric vehicle (EV) charging station that will be located in the Gateway Park, 105 Depot Street.
Salisbury Fire Chief Bob Parnell is pleased to announce the promotion of Tyler Forrest to Battalion Chief.