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News in Salem

1

Jul

2021

Increased Safety Protocols at the Salem Fair

Salem Fair officials are announcing increased security measures starting today, July 1. The fair does not charge admission, but children under the age of 18 must now be accompanied by an adult parent or guardian with a valid I.D. while on the fairgrounds. Every entrant will be subject to bag checks and electronic metal detecting wands at gate entry.

 

1

Jul

2021

Police Release More Info on Fair Shooting

Police release charges in Fair incident.

30

Jun

2021

Police Make Arrest Following Salem Fair Shooting

The Salem Police Department responded to the sound of gunshots at the Salem Fair on Wednesday night at approximately 8:57 p.m. Officers, who were patrolling the midway when the shots were heard, observed a suspect with a gun, chased the individual down and took him into custody. The suspect is a juvenile male under the age of 16.

24

Jun

2021

Drew Barrett Named SHS Athletic Director

Barrett takes over the retiring Chris King and will be just the fourth athletic director in school history.  

24

Jun

2021

Jazz in July Returns to Longwood Park July 17

The FREE concert wil feature four great acts.

23

Jun

2021

Comedian Rodney Carrington Set for Salem

Carrington will bring his Mature Audiences ONLY show to Salem November 12.

17

Jun

2021

Salem Businesses - Return to Earn Program

Virginia Career Works Blue Ridge is handlign the applications and submissions.

14

Jun

2021

Cody Johnson Plans September Salem Encore

Johnson first played the Salem Civic Center in 2019.

9

Jun

2021

Jester Named New SHS Girls Hoops Coach

He has been a head coach of the boys program at Brookville for 11 years.

12

May

2021

Opening Act & Protocols Announced for Chase Rice

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