• 55°

Christmas and New Year holiday closings

While families and friends gather for the upcoming holiday season, area municipalities will be closed in observance of Christmas and New Year. The list below shows what changes will occur where you live.

The City of Salisbury office buildings, including the Salisbury Customer Service Center and recreation centers, will be closed on Tuesday, Dec. 24, through Thursday, Dec. 26, and Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020.

• The City of Salisbury Solid Waste Division will run on its normal schedule except on Wednesday, Dec. 25. Garbage and recycling collection will occur one day behind. For example: Wednesday’s collection will occur on Thursday, and so on until Friday’s collection is completed on Saturday.

• The City of Salisbury Street Division will not offer limb or leaf collection on Tuesday, Dec. 24, through Thursday, Dec. 26, or Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020.

• Salisbury Transit routes one, two and three will operate from 6 a.m.–2:40 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 24. Transit service will not operate on Wednesday, Dec. 25, Thursday, Dec. 26, or Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020. Salisbury Transit routes one, two and three will resume regular service on Friday, Dec. 27, from 6 a.m.–7:10 p.m. On Tuesday, Dec. 31, Salisbury Transit routes will run from 6 a.m.–2:40 p.m.

• Salisbury-Rowan Utilities’ administrative offices will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 24, through Thursday, Dec. 26, and Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020. If you have a water/sewer emergency after hours or during the holiday, call 704-638-5339.

• The Salisbury Community Park will be closed on Wednesday, Dec. 25, and will otherwise maintain regular hours of 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

• The Salisbury Police and Fire departments will remain available for emergency services, as usual, during the holiday.

• Spencer town offices are closed Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Dec. 24-26, and Jan. 1

Garbage pickup for the week of Dec. 23 will be Monday and Tuesday. Residents who have Monday and Tuesday regular collection dates should roll out their garbage Sunday night. Those residents with Wednesday service will be picked up Tuesday.
The public works department will be closed Dec. 25-27.

• The town of Landis will be closed Dec. 24 to Dec. 27, and back open Dec. 30. The town will be closed for Jan. 1. The garbage will not be affected because of Christmas or New Year’s.

• Cleveland town hall will be closed Dec. 24-26 and Jan. 1. The garbage pickup will be Saturday, Dec. 28 instead of Friday this week. If recycling pickup is scheduled during the week, it will also be delayed until Saturday.

• East Spencer town hall will be closed Dec. 24 through Dec. 26 and closed Jan. 1. The garbage pickup will not be affected.

• Rockwell town hall will be closed Dec. 24 through Dec. 26 and Jan. 1. The garbage collection will not be affected.

• Faith town hall will be closed Dec. 24 through Dec. 26 and Jan 1. The garbage collection will run as normal.
• Granite Quarry town hall will be closed Dec. 25 and Dec. 26 and Jan. 1.
• All City of Kannapolis offices will be closed on Dec. 24 through Dec. 26 in observance of the Christmas holiday. There will be no garbage and recycling collection service on Christmas Day. Collection will be delayed by one day for the rest of the week. There will be no loose-leaf or yard waste collection Tuesday, Dec. 24, through Thursday, Dec. 26.

Comments

High School

High school football: Some anxious moments, but Hornets win state title

Local

Photos: Salisbury High Hornets win big in 2AA championship game

Local

County manager outlines projections for the upcoming fiscal year budget, suggests uses for stimulus money

Business

Miami-based Browns Athletic Apparel opens second screen printing location in Salisbury

News

At funeral, fallen Watauga deputies remembered as ‘heroes’

Coronavirus

COVID-19 cluster identified at Granite Quarry Elementary

Coronavirus

More than half of North Carolinians have now taken at least one vaccine shot

Local

City hopes to cover expenses in 2021-22 budget with surplus revenue generated this year

Local

Fallen tree proves to be a blessing for local nonprofit Happy Roots

Local

Quotes of the week

Coronavirus

Health department drops quarantine time from 14 to 10 days

Crime

Blotter: More than $100,000 in property reported stolen from Old Beatty Ford Road site

Local

City fights invasive beetles by injecting trees with insecticide

Local

City names downtown recipients for federal Parks Service grant

China Grove

China Grove Town Council weighs 2021-22 budget priorities, supports buying body cameras

Education

Educators reflect on Teacher Appreciation Week

Education

Livingstone College wins $30,000 Home Depot grant

Education

Shoutouts

News

Shield-A-Badge With Prayer program enters 26th year, accepting volunteers to pair with officers

Education

COVID-19 infection, quarantine numbers in Rowan-Salisbury Schools reach new highs

High School

High school football: Offensive line came together for Hornets, who play for state title tonight

Local

Pro baseball: White makes pro debut and says, ‘It felt amazing to be out there’

Education

West Rowan Middle eighth grader wins investment writing contest

Local

YSUP Rowan invites agencies to participate in youth-focused training