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Spencer Adopts New Town Logo That Looks to Future, Gives Nod to History

The Spencer Board of Aldermen has chosen a new logo for the town that retains the historic aspect of the railroad and museum town yet looks to the future. The logo uses the “Original” theme in its tagline that was adopted by the Rowan County Tourism Development Authority following a marketing study. The TDA’s “Be an Original”® theme is used throughout the county in logos for consistency in marketing.

Town of Spencer to receive $750,000 CDBG grant for home repairs

Town of Spencer officials received good news to kick off Thanksgiving weekend, which will impact the community for years to come. Tuesday evening, NC Department of Commerce Rural Economic Development Division notified Mayor Jonathan Williams of the Town’s award of $750,000 in Community Development Block Grant funds for its Neighborhood Revitalization Program. Funds may be spent on rehabilitation, acquisition, emergency repairs or other eligible housing activities. Town staff will receive further guidance on the award in the weeks to come, and then Town and Salisbury CDC staff will begin work to accept the grant and identify potential recipients. 

Volunteers Needed

The Town of Spencer is seeking volunteers to serve on advisory boards. There are currently vacancies on the Planning Board and the Historic Preservation Commission. The Town is also seeking volunteers to join the newly reorganized Community Appearance Commission.  Any interested parties should fill out the application provided at the link below or pick up a physical copy at the Town Hall. For further information on the Boards or to submit a completed application please contact the Town Clerk at or submit it to her directly at Town Hall.

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