Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Wheeler announced EPA’s selection of four entities in North Carolina for Brownfields grants totaling $1.4 million. Recipients include the City of Gastonia ($300,000), the City of Kinston ($300,000), the City of Salisbury ($500,000) and the Upper Coastal Plain Council of Governments ($300,000).
The City of Salisbury will hold a public hearing during the Tuesday, May 5, virtual Salisbury City Council meeting, beginning at 6 p.m., to discuss Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus (CDBG-CV) funds.
Scott Ludwick is a recreation specialist for Salisbury Parks and Recreation Department. In his role, Scott oversees rental requests for park shelters, serves as the assistant to the Salisbury Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, and assists with the department’s marketing efforts.
The Salisbury Community Appearance Commission and Salisbury Housing Advocacy Commission will be accepting BlockWork applications from Salisbury city neighborhoods beginning now through Friday, June 12. The 2020 BlockWork event has been set for Saturday, Oct. 24, on, “National Make a Difference Day."
The Salisbury Police Department is investigating a shooting incident in the 900 block of E. Lafayette St., which left one person dead and three injured. Two victims are currently at the local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, while one has been airlifted to Baptist Hospital in critical condition. Police are searching the area for additional potential victims.
Salisbury Public Works will introduce a new recycling contractor beginning July 1. Republic Services won the bid after a recent Request for Proposals to manage the city’s recycling program. The contract is for three years. To help with a smooth transition from Waste Management to Republic Services over the next two months, please read more.
Detectives with the Salisbury Police Department completed a follow up investigation regarding several complaints of neglect at the Citadel nursing home at 710 Julian Rd. in Salisbury at 10:00 AM on April 23, 2020. Our detectives accompanied the Department of Social Services and the Rowan County Health Department while conducting an inspection of the facilities.
Rowan County and City of Salisbury staff have few communication tools at their disposal to push emergency messages to the community. But none are more effective than RoCo Alerts. This new program has allowed us to send notifications to a large group of people at once for events such as severe weather, missing elderly residents, chemical spills, and lost children. If necessary, we are able to reach just over 55,000 residents between landline telephones, cell phones and email. While cell phone and email addresses are included via opt-ins, landline telephone numbers are included from the telephone company. Think of it as a reverse 911 call to your home telephone
Downtown Salisbury, Inc. (DSI) has launched its new website at downtownsalisburync.com. In partnership with City of Salisbury staff, the development and design of the website was completed in-house, at no cost.