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Historic Salisbury Foundation hires new executive director

Historic Salisbury Foundation, Inc. has hired Kimberly Stieg as its new executive director. Stieg will be moving…

January 1, 2022

2022 Preservation Awards now accepting nominations

For more than 40 years, the Historic Salisbury Foundation has recognized preservation projects and individuals throughout Salisbury…

December 8, 2021

My Turn, Ed Norvell: In 21st Century, Salisbury can enjoy ‘town commons’ envisioned in 1770

In his “History of Rowan County” published in 1881, the Rev. Jethro Rumple noted the 1770 Colonial…

October 28, 2021

City selects Sada Stewart Troutman as new Downtown Salisbury Inc. director

SALISBURY — Historic Salisbury Foundation Executive Director Sada Stewart Troutman will be the new Downtown Salisbury Inc….

October 15, 2021

My Turn, Joe Morris: Jimmy Hurley would have loved Bell Tower Green

Congratulations to the Bell Tower Green Committee for the opening of an extraordinary green space! All aspects…

October 14, 2021

Historic homes will give 2021 OctoberTour participants stroll through Salisbury history

SALISBURY – OctoberTour is back in person for 2021 with protocols in place aimed to provide visitors…

October 7, 2021

Charlotte-based developer chosen for Empire Hotel project

SALISBURY — A year after forming a committee to make a selection, the Empire Hotel Redevelopment Task…

September 21, 2021

Livingstone College awarded $500,000 federal grant for Carnegie library

SALISBURY — A federal grant will help Livingstone College pay for the next phase of rehabilitating its…

August 16, 2021

Historic McCanless House sold, buyers plan on converting home into events venue

SALISBURY — From the moment she laid eyes on the Napoleon Bonaparte McCanless House, Sandra Toscano was…

July 25, 2021