The City of Salisbury will operate on a limited schedule for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, Monday, Jan. 17.
Salisbury Police, in collaboration with the city’s Parks and Recreation and Planning Departments, will receive nearly $1 million from the Department of Justice (DOJ) for crime prevention, recreational and public space development and youth programs in the West End. City Council is expected to adopt a budget ordinance at today’s meeting to accept the $800,000 Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Program Grant.
This month’s employee spotlight is Lieutenant P.J. Smith. He has more than 16 years of experience with the Salisbury Police Department. Lt. Smith has worked in various assignments to include: patrol officer, detective, patrol sergeant, and current position of lieutenant. In his current role, Lt. Smith is responsible for supervising vice narcotics, records department, Project Safe Neighborhood Program, and the Rowan Regional Crime Information Center (RRCIC).
Downtown Salisbury Inc. is inviting the public to provide input on the Downtown Salisbury Social District. The input sessions will focus on the Bring Business Back to Downtown Bill by the Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission that aims to increase economic vitality in North Carolina downtowns.
The Elizabeth Duncan Koontz (EDK) Committee, a subcommittee of the Salisbury Human Relations Council, is currently accepting nominations for the 2022 Elizabeth Duncan Koontz Humanitarian Awards.