Commissioner James Sides

Business Address:
130 W. Innes Street
Salisbury, NC 28144
P: 704-216-8180
F: 704-216-8195

Chairman Jim Sides was born and raised in Rowan County and graduated from West Rowan High School in 1966. Jim has owned and operated Todays Trading Company, a wholesale t-shirt distribution company, for the past 23 years. He retired from the company in October of 2010.

Jim lives on the outskirts of Salisbury with his wife of 45 years, the former Linda Morris. Jim and Linda have two living children and five grandchildren. Jim and his family are members of Gospel Light Baptist Church which is located off Highway 150.

Jim is currently serving his third elected term to the Board of Commissioners, having previously served from 1980 – 1984 and from 2004 – 2008.

Jim would love to hear from you regarding any issues affecting Rowan County and its citizens.