Salisbury’s new Bell Tower Green Park to open on October 1st

SALISBURY, N.C. (WBTV) – Bell Tower Green, Inc. and the City of Salisbury are excited to jointly announce the opening of Bell Tower Green Park this Friday, Oct. 1, at 5 p.m. After more than two years of construction, and four years of private fundraising and planning, the downtown park will finally be accessible to…

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COVID-19 cancels Pops at the Post, Bell Tower Green Park grand opening

SALISBURY — Organizers of Pops at the Post and planners for Bell Tower Green’s grand opening on Wednesday announced the cancellation of both events. Worsening COVID-19 metrics are to blame for the cancellations. Pops at the Post is a free outdoor concert held annually next to the Salisbury Post. The Salisbury Symphony gathers under the…

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Ask Us: How was Bell Tower Green Park funded?

While the construction of Bell Tower Green Park was no cheap matter, the project’s final estimated cost of $13 million will be almost entirely privately funded. The park, which transformed a block of land between West Innes, South Church, West Fisher and South Jackson streets, is in its final days of construction. A grand opening…

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Bell Tower Green Park in sight of fundraising goal

SALISBURY — While it has reduced its fundraising goal because of COVID-19, Bell Tower Green Park is now $600,000 shy of having enough money to complete the project. In a letter to donors last week, Bell Tower Green President Dyke Messinger said 315 families or individuals have donated about $11.37 million to the downtown park’s…

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Salisbury Kiwanis Club donates $100,000 to Bell Tower Green

SALISBURY — Saying the Kiwanis Club of Salisbury wanted to have a big impact, President Glenn Taylor on Friday presented Bell Tower Green park representatives with a check for $100,000. The money comes from the 2015 sale of the Kiwanis Camp property to the Yadkin Path Montessori School. Representatives of Bell Tower Green said the money…

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