Salisbury, N.C., (Friday, Oct. 7, 2016) – Asheville, N.C. sculptor Robert Winkler has won Best in Show in the 2016 Salisbury Sculpture Show “Discover What’s Outside.”
Washington, D.C. — Salisbury was recognized today as Tom Hanks and Tom Brokaw joined Senator Elizabeth Dole in Washington, DC to launch Hidden Heroes, a groundbreaking campaign created by the Elizabeth Dole Foundation to call vital attention to America’s 5.5 million military and veteran caregivers. As campaign chair, Hanks presided over the launch that included a series of major announcements and commitments that will bring critical resources to those caring for wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans.
Fibrant’s 10 Gig Network provides foundation for innovation & collaboration
SALISBURY, NC – Today, the White House and US Ignite announced that Salisbury, NC has joined the Smart Gigabit Communities program, a network of communities that have each committed to leveraging next-generation smart city and Internet technologies to keep pace with the world’s rapidly changing, information technology-driven economy.
--Moves create direct reporting relationships to assistant city managers--
Salisbury, N.C., (Friday, Sept. 16, 2016) –Various departments within the City of Salisbury organization will now report directly to the municipality’s Assistant City Managers Zack Kyle and John Sofley. The change is effective Monday, Sept. 19.
Salisbury, N.C., (Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016) -- Evans Ballard, Salisbury’s budget and benchmarking analyst, will assume the leadership role on an interim basis for Fibrant, the municipality’s city-owned fiber optic network, and its infrastructure services, effective immediately.
Salisbury, N.C., (Monday, Aug. 15, 2016) – The City of Salisbury has been awarded two separate grants totaling $131,562 for improvements along the Carolina Thread Trail which coincides with a portion of the Salisbury Greenway.