‘A second round of your talents’: Outgoing interim city manager Brian Hiatt given key to city

By Ben Stansell SALISBURY — When the City of Salisbury began searching for an interim city manager to fill the gap after Lane Bailey’s retirement at the end of last year, Mayor Pro Tem Tamara Sheffield knew just the person for the job. “I was like, ‘Please let it be Brian. Please let it be Brian,’” …

City of Salisbury hosts open house on Fisher Street bridge possibilities

By Madeline Wagoner SALISBURY — Community members gathered Thursday in City Hall for an interactive discussion with planning and public works officials for a presentation on the future of the East Fisher Street bridge. According to Community Planning Director Hannah Jacobson, what people have to say about the options will be presented to City Council in …

Hallmark movie to be filmed in Salisbury next week

Road closures, detours expected along South Fulton, West Horah, Main, and Fisher streets. By David Whisenant SALISBURY, N.C. (WBTV) – A made-for-TV Hallmark movie is set to film in various locations in Salisbury next week, according to the City of Salisbury. The production may affect travel near Salisbury High School, homes along the 400 block of South …

Salisbury’s Social District debuts Friday, July 1

SALISBURY, N.C. (Thursday, June 23, 2022) – The Downtown Salisbury Social District (DSSD) becomes official Friday, July 1, after months of preparation, discussion, merchant information sessions and final City Council approval.                A social district is a designated area in which alcoholic beverages are allowed to be carried in open containers on the street. Salisbury’s …

Downtown Salisbury Social District Goes Into Effect July 1st

June 23, 2022  Marvin Beach, Samantha Gilstrap Beginning Friday, visitors to downtown Salisbury can walk around with their alcoholic beverage of choice thanks to the execution of a new social district. The Downtown Salisbury Social District (DSSD) becomes official Friday, July 1st, after months of preparation, discussion, merchant information sessions and final City Council approval. A social district is designated area …

Second Saturday Salvage – July 9

Join us for this community market event on the green–showcasing local vendors in architectural salvage, the offerings of the Ice House, food trucks, and a local musician. Vendors from historic, vintage, hand-made, architectural, environmental, local-based companies or organizations are welcomed to register!

Downtown Salisbury mourns loss of popular street artist

Joseph Heilig passed away on Saturday By David Whisenant SALISBURY, N.C. (WBTV) – Joseph Heilig’s studio was the sidewalk. Every day he sat on a bench in front of Fuller’s Market on South Main Street in Salisbury, working on his drawings and taking the time to speak with anyone who wanted a conversation. On Monday night there …

Lights! Camera! Action! And Music!

The Salisbury Parks and Recreation Department presents Reels and Riffs, a movie and music series at Bell Tower Green. Community members are invited to bring blankets, lawn chairs, and snacks to the free shows sponsored by Salisbury Parks and Recreation, Visit Rowan County, NC, and Downtown Salisbury, NC The movie series begins at 9 p.m. on Fridays, while the …

8th Annual History on Tap (H.O.T) this summer-Thurs. June 23

The Salisbury Building The series will take place exclusively on the last Thursday during the H.O.T. summer months of June, July, and August. You are invited to cool off by sampling fresh brews while exploring Rowan County’s fantastic historic places and spaces. Events like this, not only brings the community closer together, but while attending, …

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