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MAIN OFFICE PHONE:  (540) 375-3057|HOURS:  M-F 8am-5pm
MAIN OFFICE LOCATION:  620 Florida Street, Salem, VA 24153

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Apr

2017

NCAA Moves Some Championships out of Salem

While the Stagg Bowl is leaving, the Women's Basketball Final Four is coming to town

7

Apr

2017

Color Run Road Closures for April 22

Some roads near the Salem Civic Center will be temporarily closed for the Color Run event to be held on April 22. The route is the same as 2016 and the roads will be re-opened after the racers pass through each closed road. All road closures will be lifted by noon unless already opened.

22

Nov

2016

Mayor Proclaims Small Business Saturday on 11/26

8

Nov

2016

Some Vehicles May Qualify for Property Tax Relief

City of Salem Commissioner of the Revenue, Linda M. Carroll, announced today that additional vehicles may now qualify for Personal Property Tax Relief (PPTR) from the Commonwealth of Virginia. This is due to legislative changes that were put in place during the 2016 session of the Virginia General Assembly.

3

Nov

2016

Jim Chisom Reappointed to Salem City Council

City Council made James L. Chisom Salem’s newest council member during a specially called meeting this afternoon at City Hall. Chisom will fill the position that was vacated by Vice Mayor John Givens on October 24. Chisom will now serve out the remainder of that term, which expires on June 30, 2018.

21

Oct

2016

Vice-Mayor John Givens to Retire After 21 Years on Council

Salem Vice-Mayor John Givens has decided to step down from City Council after serving Salem’s citizens for more than two decades.

14

Apr

2016

Voting Open for “Pride in Salem Green Awards"

The City of Salem is pleased to announce that voting is open for the fifth annual "Pride in Salem Green Awards" that are designed to recognize businesses and organizations that take pride in our community and make Salem a great place to work, live and play.

1

Apr

2016

Sheriff's Office Warns of Jury Duty Phone Scam

The Salem Sheriff’s Office has received several citizen inquiries about phone calls they are receiving related to jury duty in the city. The scammers are telling citizens that they have failed to report for jury duty and must adhere to certain instructions.

7

Mar

2016

Tom Bowers Receives Prestigious F.B.I. Award

Adam S. Lee, Special Agent in Charge (SAC) of the Richmond Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has announced that Richmond FBI’s 2015 Director’s Community Leadership Award (DCLA) recipient is Tom Bowers, Commonwealth Attorney for Salem, Virginia.

8

Jan

2016

2016 Real Estate Assessment Notices Are On The Way

The City of Salem Real Estate Department has completed the 2016 General Reassessment of all real property located in the City of Salem. Reassessment notices were mailed on January 8.
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