Today, Tuesday, June 9, Salisbury Mayor Karen Alexander rescinded the state of emergency in the downtown district, including the curfew imposed in the original declaration.
The Salisbury community has been through a difficult couple of months, and especially the last week. Communities across our country have been facing multiple challenges lately, just as we have. Not only are we dealing with COVID-19, resulting economic challenges, and unemployment, but also protests following the tragic death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
The Salisbury Parks and Recreation Department has canceled the 2020 induction ceremony for the Salisbury-Rowan Sports Hall of Fame, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Although the Atlantic hurricane season officially starts June 1st, Tropical Storm Arthur has already formed in the Atlantic and moved on from the U.S. coast last month. As we enter the beginning of the 2020 hurricane season, the Salisbury Fire Department wants to remind residents to make a plan now to keep your family safe, particularly while dealing with COVID-19.
The City of Salisbury Public Works Department will start the transition from Waste Management to Republic Services beginning on Monday, June 22, for residential recycling pickup within the city limits. To ensure a smooth transition, we have provided steps to take now and what to expect moving forward.
Just before 10 p.m. Sunday, June 7, Salisbury Police responded to the 800 Block of Green Street for calls of shots fired.