This summer, the City of Salisbury welcomed its seventh year of Summer Youth Employees. The Summer Youth Employment program provides a six-week employment opportunity, designed to give high school and college students the knowledge and skills they need to succeed post-graduation. Those selected as summer youth employees spend time in different city departments such as IT, Planning, Parks & Rec, Communications, Transit, and more.
Leading Adhesives and Consumer Goods Manufacturer Investing in New Production Lines and Equipment
The Rowan EDC announced today that Henkel Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of adhesive technologies, laundry & home care and beauty care products, will expand its operations in Salisbury. The company will invest up to $45 million dollars in new equipment and a series of improvements at its Salisbury facility, including a new state-of-the-art production area for UV Acrylic Adhesives used in tapes and labels within the packaging and consumer goods industry.
Salisbury Police Department (SPD) has hired Alberta McLaughlin, DMin, as its first dedicated victim witness advocate. In her new role, she will be responsible for providing direct services to victims, including court accompaniment, financial assistance, crisis intervention and referrals to local service providers.
The Salisbury Community Action Teams will host its annual Community Resource Fair for parents and children of all ages, Saturday, Aug. 17, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hurley YMCA. Non-profit organizations are encouraged to register to secure a table by Friday, July 19: www.salisburync.gov/ResourceFair.
Salisbury Police are currently investigating a bank robbery that took place on Friday July 5, at the F&M Bank located at 630 W Jake Alexander Blvd.
Salisbury Police are currently investigating a shooting that took place on Sunday, June 30, at the Waffle House Restaurant located at 501 E. Innes St. in Salisbury.
Are you looking for a way to beat the summer heat? With summer temperatures expected to hover at nearly 100 degrees, it is essential to find a way to stay cool. Salisbury Transit is offering free rides on Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. - 3:20 p.m. throughout July.
Michael Hanna is the stormwater technician for the City of Salisbury Public Services Department. He has been employed with the city since 2012, starting in code services before transitioning to public services. Michael’s duties include assisting with public education and outreach, monitoring and repairing the city’s storm water infrastructure, managing the city’s storm water permit with the state and responding to citizens about erosion and dumping in catch basins.
Neighborhoods in Salisbury are encouraged to host a National Night Out celebration, Tuesday, Aug. 6, with music, food, children’s games and other outdoor activities.
If you’re excited about next year’s Cheerwine Festival, you’re not alone! On May 16, 2020 we will return to Downtown Salisbury for live music, good food, fun activities and, of course, Cheerwine! The 2019 Cheerwine Festival brought people from all over North Carolina and the East Coast to Downtown Salisbury!