Riding a bike is fun, healthy and an environmentally friendly form of transportation. As we celebrate National Bike Month, the Pedal Factory and Salisbury Parks and Recreation Department share some tips for safe and happy riding.
Now’s the chance to submit a Salisbury neighborhood for BlockWork, a grass-roots program developed in 2010 to beautify Salisbury neighborhoods. BlockWork neighborhood applications within City of Salisbury limits will be accepted through Friday, June 11, by the Community Appearance Commission and Housing Advocacy Commission.
With the 2021 Cheerwine Festival just around the corner, Salisbury Parks and Recreation is seeking volunteer groups to assist with the daylong festivities on Saturday, Sept. 18th. Civic and service organizations are encouraged to volunteer in groups of 10 people or more for at least one, three-hour period.
The City of Salisbury Parks and Recreation will offer summer camps for youths this year, with COVID-19 restrictions. Summer camp programs will be conducted with COVID-19 safety protocols in place and will follow recommendations from the CDC, state and local health officials.
Alexander, Neisler and Harris to Lead Organization Over Next Year
Salisbury Mayor Karen Alexander will lead the N.C. League of Municipalities as president over the next year, following her election earlier this week.
Alexander was chosen by representatives from cities and towns across North Carolina via electronic vote held over several days, with her selection announced at NCLM’s virtual conference, CityVision 2021, held Tuesday through Thursday.
The Salisbury Police Department strives for positive interactions with our residents and visitors, including in cases where we may suspect criminal activity. As is standard, we are unable to comment on pending litigation. Please visit: https://salisburync.gov/Government/Police/Statistics-and-Reports
to view our 2019 Annual Report, including force application statistics.
Jill Burch, the late Paul Fisher and Matthew Marsh have been named winners of the 2021 Elizabeth Duncan Koontz Humanitarian Award. The trio will be honored during a virtual presentation today, Thursday, April 8, at 5:30 p.m. via the Salisbury Human Relations Council Facebook page and on WSRG-TV -- Fision Channel 394 and Spectrum Channel 16.
The Salisbury Public Art Committee invites artists of all ages and skillsets to submit their best designs for consideration for the first Salisbury Paint the Pavement Project. Entries will be accepted Thursday, April 1 through Friday, April 30. The installation date, also known as Paint the Pavement Day, will be Sunday, June 6.
TOUCH-A-TRUCK is returning to the Salisbury Civic Center located at 315 Martin Luther King Jr Ave South on Saturday, April 17 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. as a drive-thru event.
Downtown Salisbury is getting a new look. Salisbury City Council adopted the Downtown Main Street Plan at the Tuesday, March 16 Council meeting. Following multiple public opportunities for comment during design, the Downtown Main Street Plan consists of two phases to implement pedestrian and bicycle inclusion, landscaping, parking, infrastructure improvements, and transit mobility. Phase I transitional striping is set to begin summer 2021.