For over 250 years Downtown Salisbury has been recognized for its beauty and considered as one of the best places in N.C. for shopping, sightseeing and relaxing. Our diversity of shops, restaurants, antique stores, living history and cultural attractions promise an extraordinary experience! Downtown Salisbury is a great place to spend a day, a weekend or a lifetime.
Spring back into the past by visiting Downtown Salisbury. You can escape for a day of shopping in stores where the merchandise is something unique and the service is as it was years ago. If you think services such as free gift-wrap are a thing of the past, come to Downtown Salisbury and experience shopping the way it should be. Check out the 75 unique shops including 8 antique shops and two antique malls with over 140 dealers. You will find unique merchandise not found in shopping centers and locals will greet you with a warm friendly welcome.
Enjoy dining at one of our 15 eating establishments where your dining options range from sitting in the open air on a pretty day to eat a hotdog or deli sandwich to dining indoors in a turn of the century restored church that now offers the finest northern Italian cuisine in the region or a former 1800's Residence that now houses a restaurant that serves a traditional American menu. Downtown Salisbury offers alternatives for every taste and budget.
Just take a stroll into the past by taking the walking tour that starts at the Visitors Center and winds through the history of Salisbury and the Piedmont Region of North Carolina. See structures from the 1800's as well as interesting artifacts such as the Desk that President Andrew Jackson used when he studied law in Salisbury. See our history up close at the Rowan Museum in the 1854 Courthouse, the circa 1815 Utzman-Chambers House Museum or the 1820 Hall House. The City of Salisbury boasts 10 National Register Historic Districts with over 1,200 properties.
Jerry Ballard & Associates, Inc. is an award-winning, top-producing, online-based North Carolina Insurance Agency that has attained the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina President's Club Status for excellence since its inception. At NC Health Plans, we offer a variety of insurance products, focusing primarily on the North Carolina health insurance and Medicare markets. Our goal is to provide the highest level of service to our customers while offering the convenience of handling your health insurance needs from the comfort of your own home. A leader in the industry, Jerry Ballard has been the #1 top producing independent insurance agent for Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina in individual sales for 11 consecutive years. In August 2014, Jerry was inducted in the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Hall of Fame and he has successfully built a team of qualified, professional Agents dedicated to providing exemplary service to both new and existing customers. Not only does our Agency offer outstanding service, we also provide the technological sophistication you need to obtain quick and accurate information via our website, www.nchealthplans.com. In this ever-changing health insurance market, it is more important than ever to have a knowledgeable and professional advocate to help you navigate your insurance needs. At Jerry Ballard & Associates, Inc. we make it our priority to offer you both quality products and personal service.
In December 2018 our Agency was further recognized and received The Elite Plus Circle of Champions status for 2019 which highlights the highest performing agents and brokers into this small and esteemed group. The Elite Plus designation is the pinnacle of the Marketplace Circle of Champions program. We were among the top performing agents or brokers in the Marketplace, helping 500 and more consumers make plan selections and enroll for plan year 2019.
In December 2017 our Agency was recognized and received a Certificate of Recognition from HealthCare.Gov in appreciation of our ongoing contribution and success during the 2018 Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment period. This recognition placed us in the Circle of Champions and is based on our hard work and high enrollment production. This has increased access to health care for many and made a lasting positive impact for all of our customers throughout the State of North Carolina.
NC Health Plans offers Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina health insurance plans both on and off the Health Insurance Exchange/Marketplace, Medicare Supplement plans, Group Health Insurance and Dental plans for all ages.
We also offer additional products through other carriers including, Temporary Health Insurance, Term Life Insurance, Vision Insurance, Short Term Disability, Home Health Care plans which is a great alternative to Long Term Care and Out of Pocket Protection plans that can help reduce or eliminate your health insurance deductible.