The iconic southern soft drink announces 2020 festivities and new design contest for its fans
Cheerwine, the 103-year-old soft drink born and based in Salisbury, N.C., is once again teaming up with its home city to host the fourth annual “Cheerwine Festival” on Saturday, May 16, from noon-10 p.m. An estimated 60,000 people attended the 2019 event.
The final draft of the Parks and Recreation Master Plan will be presented to City Council on Tuesday, January 7, at a specially-called meeting at 5 p.m. Representatives from Land Design, a nationally-recognized planning, design, architecture, engineering and design firm with an office located in Charlotte, NC will be giving a short presentation on the plan along with representatives from the Parks and Recreation Department.
Jeremy Cline has been employed with the city since 2011, starting as a part-time firefighter. As fire captain, during his 24 hour shift duty, Jeremy supervises and coordinates activities of firefighters assigned to station 2. He ensures compliance with departmental maintenance standards, trains firefighters in use of fire equipment and emergency medical technologies, and responds to various types of emergency and non-emergency incidents.
The Elizabeth Duncan Koontz (EDK) Committee, a subcommittee of the Salisbury Human Relations Council, is currently accepting nominations for the 2020 Elizabeth Duncan Koontz Humanitarian Awards.
“We are excited to be recognized with the Runner Friendly Community designation,” said Salisbury Parks and Recreation Director Nick Aceves. “The continual expansion of our greenway system allows us to promote health and wellness opportunities to our residents. The partnership with Salisbury Rowan Runners (SRR), city departments, local businesses, The Carolina Thread Trail and the community as a whole has been supportive and involved. We all want to ensure our residents have the most accessible and enjoyable experiences in our parks, trails and sidewalks. This designation is truly the accomplishment of everyone in our city.”
Tickets are now on sale for Downtown Salisbury’s seventh annual Wine About Winter, wine tasting crawl. Wine connoisseurs throughout the region are invited to tour the wines of North Carolina in historic Downtown Salisbury, Friday, Feb. 7, 2020.