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The award-winning communications department serves as a central source of information by providing a singular voice and facilitating creative communication solutions for the City of Salisbury. In addition, this team strives to provide professional, timely and accurate public information, marketing and communications services to the citizens and visitors of Salisbury.

Department responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating the distribution of internal communications to city employees
  • Managing and coordinating City of Salisbury websites
  • Public relations management
  • Social media communications
  • Television services including TV stations and video production
  • Marketing communications such as print or billboard ads

 

Communications Department Awards

  • 1st Place: Salisbury NOW - NC3C Excellence in Communications 2019 - Video
  • 1st Place: The Lamplighter -NC3C Excellence in Communications 2019 - Printed Publications
  • 2nd Place: Cheerwine Social Media -NC3C Exellence in Communications 2019 - Best Campaign Use of Social Media - Special Event
  • 2nd Place: City of Salisbury City Council Meetings- NC3C Excellence in Communications 2019 - TV or Video, Government Meetings
  • 1st Place: Salisbury Police Department Recruitment Video - Queen City PR PRSA Charlotte Awards 2018 - Video
  • 1st Place: The Lamplighter - NC3C Excellence in Communications 2018 - Printed Publications, External Newsletter
  • 2nd Place: City of Salisbury Website - NC3C Excellence in Communications 2018 - Communication Technology, Website
  • 2nd Place: City of Salisbury Council Meetings - NC3C Excellence in Communications 2018 - TV or Video, Governmental Meetings
  • 2nd Place: Community Engagement Fridays - NC3C Excellence in Communications 2018 - Citizen Participation
  • 1st Place: Community Engagement Fridays - Queen City PR PRSA Charlotte Awards 2017 - Community Relations:
  • 1st Place: Rumor Control Page - NC3C Excellence in Communications 2017 - Community Technology, Other Technologies

Contact Us

coscommunications@salisburync.gov

Address:
217 S. Main St.
Salisbury, NC 28144

ACCESS16

A local government access channel that airs government-related content and Public Service Announcements.

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Rumor Control

Before sharing rumors being spread in the Salisbury community, check the City's Rumor Control page to get the facts.

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Open Government

The City of Salisbury provides several options for citizens to better understand their local government.

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Media Kit

Media outlets and journalists can get details for media requests, scheduling interviews, covering City events and general City background information.

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Newsletters

View previous editions of the City's monthly newsletter, The Lamplighter, distributed to Salisbury citizens.

Visit Newsletter Archive

Event Calendar

Want to know what's happening in the City of Salisbury? Check out our Event Calendar!

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Salisbury NOW

Salisbury NOW is a local television show that highlights the Salisbury, NC area. The show is exclusive to ACCESS16 and produced by the City of Salisbury award-winning Communications Department.

To watch episodes visit vimeo.com/channels/salisburynow

Video Archive

City Council meetings are recorded and archived using an online video hosting service called Vimeo. Recorded meetings are broadcast on ACCESS16 starting the following Thursday and are posted online to Vimeo as soon as possible.

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Recent News Articles

Salisbury earns North Carolina Certified Retirement Community designation

Salisbury earns North Carolina Certified Retirement Community designation Read more
Salisbury has been named a certified North Carolina Retirement Community through the North Carolina Economic Development Partnership (EDPNC). 

Looking For Lost Families

Looking For Lost Families Read more
The Dixonville-Lincoln Memorial Task Force is seeking your assistance in identifying possible families that may have been buried in the Dixonville Cemetery located on Old Concord Road.

Watch the Veteran's Day Parade

Watch the Veteran's Day Parade Read more

The annual Veteran's Day Parade starts on the grounds of the Hefner VA Medical Center at 1 p.m., Monday November 11. A second parade leaves the VA hospital and reassembles in downtown Salisbury at 2:00 p.m. Local high school bands, Junior ROTC units, and Veterans Service Organizations all participate

City of Salisbury provides its 2019 Veterans Day operation schedule

City of Salisbury provides its 2019 Veterans Day operation schedule Read more
The City of Salisbury will operate on the following schedule for the Veterans Day holiday, Monday, Nov. 11.

Help Us Plan For Salisbury's Future Downtown

Help Us Plan For Salisbury's Future Downtown Read more
The City of Salisbury is collaborating with McAdams, a professional engineering and design firm, to design plans that will improve the safety, mobility and appearance of a 10-block section of Main Street.

Employee Spotlight: Scotty Robinson, School Resource Officer

Employee Spotlight: Scotty Robinson, School Resource Officer Read more

This month’s edition of the employee spotlight highlights Salisbury native Scotty Robinson. In 2016, Scotty joined the City of Salisbury as a human resource analyst I focusing on recruitment for various city departments. A year later, he would recruit himself to join the Salisbury Police Department.

Don't Get Clogged By F.O.G.

Don't Get Clogged By F.O.G. Read more
Don’t want a sewer backup over the holidays? Fats, oils, grease and wax (FOG) can clog your pipes. Put FOG where it belongs - in the trash.

Team Auto Group to Expand Operations in Salisbury

Team Auto Group to Expand Operations in Salisbury Read more

The Rowan EDC and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Anthony Copeland announced today that Team Auto Group, a family of automotive dealerships with multiple locations in North Carolina, will expand its office operations in Salisbury.  

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Stay Connected

There are several ways that the City of Salisbury connects with citizens:


Facebook


Like us on Facebook to get real-time updates from the City, positive gossip stories, alerts on power outages and closed streets, to participate in contests and information on City events.

Twitter


Follow us on Twitter to get updates from the City, positive gossip stories, alerts on power outages and closed streets, and information on City events.

Instagram


Instagram is a social networking app made for sharing photos and videos from a smartphone. Check out what's happening on our account.

Vimeo


Watch our Vimeo channel to view City Council meetings, episodes of our television show, Salisbury NOW, and Planning Board meetings.


Nixle Text alerts


Sign up to receive real-time emergency text alerts by texting SALISBURY to 888777, or visit nixle.com to select advanced options including event details, leaf collection and more.

Nextdoor


Nextdoor is the private social network for you, your neighbors and your community. It's the easiest way for you and your neighbors to talk online.


Newsletters


The City of Salisbury provides a free monthly newsletter to citizens in their water bill. Anyone can receive an email version of The Lamplighter by subscribing at the bottom of this webpage.

Salisbury NOW!


The City produces a regular television show, usually 15-30 minutes in length, covering local organizations, recent events and upcoming news around Salisbury.


ACCESS16


ACCESS16 is a local government access TV station that provides free PSAs and City information through cable providers Spectrum (Channel 16) and Hotwire (Channel 394).


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