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Human Relations Council modifies 2022 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration weekend

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The Salisbury Human Relations Council (HRC) will host its annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Weekend virtually in a similar format to the 2021 programming due to COVID-19. The 2022 theme, “Keep Moving Forward: United for Service, Peace and Equity,” will be incorporated into a number of weekend activities, Saturday, Jan.15 through Monday, Jan. 17.

Department of Justice awards Salisbury $800,000 for West End solutions

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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. 

Employee Spotlight: P.J. Smith, Lieutenant

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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 Invites Public Input On Proposed Social District

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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. 
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6/27/2022 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Public Arts Commission Meeting 06-27-2022

The PAC will meet from 11:30 am until 1:00 pm via Zoom unless decided otherwise by member vote. Subcommittee meetings will be called as needed with public notice.
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7/2/2022 7:00 PM
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Reels & Riffs: Movie and Music Series - Cassette Rewind

The Salisbury Parks and Recreation Department is thrilled to bring a summer concert series to Bell Tower Green. There will be even fantastic performances by local musicians on the park stage, using state-of-the-art sound. All you need to bring is a lawn chair or a blanket and a joy for music! The music starts at 7 p.m.
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7/7/2022 4:00 PM

Housing Advocacy Commission meetings

Meetings of the HAC are held quarterly on the 1st Thursday of February, May, September, and December at 4:00 p.m. Meetings are currently Zoom meetings. Please check Public Notices for details.

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7/8/2022 9:00 PM
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Reels & Riffs Movies & Music Series: Ghostbusters: Afterlife - PG-13

Lights! Camera! Action! The Salisbury Parks and Recreation Department is thrilled to bring back its Summer Movies in the Park series to Bell Tower Green. There will be six fantastic weeks of high quality movie screenings. Your favorite characters will be larger than life on the gigantic 25 foot inflatable screen accompanied by state-of-the-art sound. All you need is a lawn chair or a blanket and desire for a good time!
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7/11/2022 - 7/15/2022
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2022 Summer Spruce Up Week

During Spruce Up Weeks, City of Salisbury residents can place items at the curb on their regular collection day before 7:00 a.m. The City of Salisbury Public Works Department will pick up your old appliances, tires without rims (limit 5 tires or less per location) and extra bagged trash.
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7/11/2022 - 7/15/2022
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2022 Summer Spruce Up Week

During Spruce Up Weeks, City of Salisbury residents can place items at the curb on their regular collection day before 7:00 a.m. The City of Salisbury Public Works Department will pick up your old appliances, tires without rims (limit 5 tires or less per location) and extra bagged trash.
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7/16/2022 7:00 PM
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Reels & Riffs: Movie & Music Series - Aretha Franklin Tribute

The Salisbury Parks and Recreation Department is thrilled to bring a summer concert series to Bell Tower Green. There will be even fantastic performances by local musicians on the park stage, using state-of-the-art sound. All you need to bring is a lawn chair or a blanket and a joy for music! The music starts at 7 p.m.
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7/17/2022 8:00 AM
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25th Annual 5K for the Greenway-Run/Walk & Half-Mile Fun Run

The 25th Annual 5K for the Greenway -Run/Walk & Half-Mile Fun Run will take place on Saturday, July 16, 2022.
The location will be at Knox Middle School - 1625 Park Road West, Salisbury, NC  28144, with start times as follows: 5K-8:00 a.m., and Fun Run-8:45 a.m.
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7/22/2022 9:00 PM
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Reels & Riffs Music & Movie Series: Cars - G

Lights! Camera! Action! The Salisbury Parks and Recreation Department is thrilled to bring back its Summer Movies in the Park series to Bell Tower Green. There will be six fantastic weeks of high quality movie screenings. Your favorite characters will be larger than life on the gigantic 25 foot inflatable screen accompanied by state-of-the-art sound. All you need is a lawn chair or a blanket and desire for a good time!
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7/28/2022 5:30 PM
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Cultivating Community Conversations - July 2022

The second “Cultivating Community Conversations” will be held Thursday, July 28, starting at 5:30 p.m. at Park Avenue Community Center, 532 Park Avenue, Salisbury NC 28144. There, residents who serve on the Police Chief’s Advisory Board will lead engagement between officers and residents in an open discussion. Food will be served.
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7/30/2022 7:00 PM
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Reels & Riffs: Movie and Music Series - Edwin McCain Trio

The Salisbury Parks and Recreation Department is thrilled to bring a summer concert series to Bell Tower Green. There will be even fantastic performances by local musicians on the park stage, using state-of-the-art sound. All you need to bring is a lawn chair or a blanket and a joy for music! The music starts at 7 p.m.
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8/2/2022 3:00 PM

City Council Meeting 8-2-2022 (meeting starts at 3 p.m.)

The City Council is the governing body of the City of Salisbury. The Council is comprised of five members who are elected on a non-partisan basis for two-year terms. Each Council member serves at-large and represents the entire City.
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8/4/2022 4:00 PM

Housing Advocacy Commission meetings

Meetings of the HAC are held quarterly on the 1st Thursday of February, May, September, and December at 4:00 p.m. Meetings are currently Zoom meetings. Please check Public Notices for details.

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8/5/2022 9:00 PM
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Reels & Riffs Movies & Music Series: Spiderman: No Way Home - PG-13

Lights! Camera! Action! The Salisbury Parks and Recreation Department is thrilled to bring back its Summer Movies in the Park series to Bell Tower Green. There will be six fantastic weeks of high quality movie screenings. Your favorite characters will be larger than life on the gigantic 25 foot inflatable screen accompanied by state-of-the-art sound. All you need is a lawn chair or a blanket and desire for a good time!
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