The 2023 Cheerwine Festival will be held on Saturday, May 20, in Salisbury from noon to 10 p.m. In preparation for the Festival, the city will begin to close roadways on Friday, May 19, at 6 p.m.
The City of Salisbury Public Works Department has closed the Shober Bridge due to asphalt concerns. The bridge is located in the 400 block of North Ellis Street.
The city of Salisbury continues the process to find a new chief of police. The planning for the Salisbury Chief of Police search started before the retirement of the former chief in December 2022. Our top priority is to hire the most qualified individual to lead the Salisbury Police Department.
The Salisbury Human Relations Commission (HRC) is pleased to announce the 2023 Elizabeth Duncan Koontz (EDK) Humanitarian Award recipients. This year’s recipients, Bishop Ronald Hash, Nicolas “Nick” Means, and Dr. Martha Starks, will be honored at a special program on Thursday, May 11.
The West End Salisbury Transformed Empowered Neighborhood Development (WEST END) Grant staff will hold a meeting on Wednesday, May 10, at 6:30 p.m. to discuss the results of the survey relating to the WEST END grant project. The meeting will take place at Hall Gym, 1402 West Bank St.
The Salisbury Fire Department partnered with local organizations to host a smoke alarm canvassing event prompted by the fire fatality of two children in December in the 800 Block of South Church Street
With spring in full bloom, lawns and other grassy areas are actively growing. Here are a few tips to keep grass healthy and green!
This month’s employee spotlight is Souwan Kiengkham, a business partner in the City of Salisbury Human Resources Department. In his role, Souwan manages multiple human resources projects, serves as a human resources liaison to several City departments, and assists with the recruitment, onboarding and training of city employees. He is also a strategic partner in supporting the City’s “Be the Difference” recruitment campaign.
May utility bills will arrive late to Salisbury-Rowan Utilities (SRU) customers.
Former offender resource and job fairs complement event
Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) once again hosts the “A Mile in Their Shoes” offender re-entry simulation, Wednesday, May 24, 9 a.m. at the West End Plaza, 1935 Jake Alexander Blvd. 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.