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Cheerwine Festival returns to fill the streets of historic downtown Salisbury, N.C., with ‘cheer’ and family-friendly fun

The iconic southern soft drink announces 2020 festivities and new design contest for its fans

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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. 

Parks and Recreation will present Master Plan to City Council

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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.

Employee Spotlight: Jeremy Cline

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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.

Getting Fit in 2020 is Runner Friendly!

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“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.”
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City Council Meeting 04-07-20

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City Council Meeting 04-21-20

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City Council Meeting 05-05-20

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5/7/2020 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Housing Advocacy Commission meetings

Meetings of the HAC are held 1st Thursday of each month at 4:00 p.m. in the Multi-purpose Room at One Water Street. No meetings are held in July.

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