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Curbside Leaf Collection Completed

The City of Hickory Solid Waste Division thanks Hickory residents for their patience and teamwork throughout the 2018-2019 leaf season.  Crews have finished the second round of leaf collection in all four quadrants, and loose leaf pick up has ended for the season. 

Friday, March 8, 2019 - 5:22pm

Four Officers Sworn In

Hickory Police swears in four new officers.

Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 9:17am

City of Hickory to sell mulch and leaf compost

Just in time for spring planting, the City of Hickory will begin its sales of mulch and leaf compost this week with an “Early Bird” special.  Mulch and leaf compost will be available beginning Friday and Saturday, March 8 and 9. 

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 4:22pm

Winter wreaks havoc on City streets

Snow, ice, and brine - oh my!  Winter wreaks havoc on City streets.  Not only does winter weather produce difficult travel conditions for drivers, it also harshly impacts the pavement itself. 

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 4:53pm

Soil, Composting, and Fertilizers Presentation at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library

Join Dr. George Place, Catawba County Cooperative Extension Director, in a presentation about soil, composting, and plant nutrients on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.  Turn your kitchen scraps into valuable fertilizer, learn about soil testing, and build the foundation for landscape and garden success.  This presentation is part of our Advanced Gardener series designed to help both beginner and advanced gardeners enjoy all of the health, enjoyment, and learning that comes from managing the home landscape and growing some of your own produce.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 3:43pm

22nd Annual Special Olympics Golf Tournament

Hickory Police to sponsor 22nd Annual Special Olympics Golf Tournament.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 10:39am

Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries

Is your smoke alarm working?  On March 10, the spring time change will occur, and this is a good time to make sure your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms are working. 

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 10:10am

Project C.A.R.E.: Caregiver Alternatives to Running on Empty

Western Piedmont Council of Governments Area Agency on Aging (WPCOG-AAA) provides support for families needing respite care. Project C.A.R.E, Caregiver Alternatives to Running on Empty, can provide vouchers for respite care, care management, information and referrals and training classes. This program will be held at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library on March 12th, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. It is open to the public, but space is limited and registration is required. Participants will meet in the upstairs conference room. You may register online at http://hickorync.gov/content/library, click on Library Events and choose “Project C.A.R.E.: Caregiver Alternatives to Running on Empty” to reserve your seat. You may also register by calling 828-304-0500 ext. 7235.

Monday, March 4, 2019 - 4:01pm

Increased Traffic Enforcement

Increased traffic enforcement implemented.

Friday, March 1, 2019 - 12:00pm

Traffic signal removal study and new traffic pattern

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) and the City of Hickory are initiating a signal removal study that has been requested at the intersection of Third Avenue Drive NW and Third Avenue Court NW.  In accordance with federal standards, this traffic signal will be put into flash mode for 90 days, starting on Monday, March 4, and a new traffic pattern will be implemented for study.

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 5:23pm


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