Expect major delays on Brenner Ave.
Beginning on Monday, March 9, the Salisbury VA Health Care System (HCS) will only allow vehicle traffic through its Hedrick St. gate for COVID-19 (coronavirus) screenings. Per a news release “all persons entering any Salisbury VA HCS property will be screened for the COVID-19 virus. Please allow extra time to ensure that you arrive at your appointment on time.” As a result, all Brenner Avenue drivers can expect major delays.
The City of Salisbury today asked for help from President Trump, North Carolina’s U.S. Senators Richard Burr and Thom Tillis, Congressmen Ted Budd and Richard Hudson, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (called FERC), Governor Roy Cooper, and the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (or DEQ). The City Council by resolution requested that the State of North Carolina and the United States government immediately require the implementation of flood protection measures the State and Federal Government mandated in 2015 and 2016 to prevent the disruption and destruction of infrastructure that is essential for the operation of Salisbury’s water supply system.
The Salisbury-Rowan Sports Hall of Fame was created in 2001 to honor individuals, living or deceased, who are native to, or have worked or performed in Rowan County. We are currently accepting nominations through April 20, 2020. For more information call (704) 638-5286 or email email@example.com.
From New York to Salisbury, Anthony Dito considers himself a true Salisburian. He has been employed with the City of Salisbury Public Works Department for more than 20 years. As part of the waste division, his duties include operating the garbage truck for curbside collection services removing residential garbage and yard waste. During inclement weather, Anthony also assists with snow removal.
Construction for the Justin Monroe and Vic Isler Salisbury Fire Station and Fire Academy on Cedar Springs Road continues to be an ongoing process. Due to the poor weather as a significant factor in the construction schedule delay, the project is running approximately three months behind.
The 2020 Cheerwine Festival will bring opportunity for residents and visitors to get involved in the fun through volunteer activities and by entering the t-shirt design contest.
Three local, public-spirited personalities were honored with the 2020 Elizabeth Duncan Koontz (EDK) Humanitarian Award, given by the Salisbury Human Relations Council. Greg Alcorn, Annie Bates and Char Molrine were the featured guests at the annual EDK dinner on Thursday, Feb. 27.
At the next City Council meeting on Tuesday, March 3, City Council will consider contract awards to two utility contractors, and adoption of a resolution of bond order related to two major projects within Salisbury-Rowan Utilities (SRU) – the Water Treatment Plant Improvements Project and the Grants Creek Wastewater Treatment Train Improvements Project.
Salisbury's Framework For Growth
The City of Salisbury is working with the community to create Forward 2040: Salisbury’s Framework for Growth. This is a comprehensive plan to guide the City’s growth over the next 20 years relating to land use, future growth, physical development, and capital improvements. Importantly, Forward 2040 will flow from the people’s vision of how the community should work together and grow wisely.
Salisbury Fire Chief Robert Parnell is pleased to announce the promotion of Cory Orbison to Battalion Chief, and the selection of James “Jay” Adams also as Battalion Chief.