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Animal Cruelty Update

Wednesday, January 3, 2018, Hickory Police arrested Daniel Dawarren Pride of Hickory with 33 felony counts of Animal Cruelty; Possession of Firearm by Felon; Possession with Intent to Sell/Deliver Marijuana; Maintain Vehicle/Dwelling Place for Controlled Substance, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  Charges stem from an incident today at 535 7th Avenue Place SW, Hickory, NC.  Pride is being held on $103,000 bond at the Catawba County Detention Facility.  Investigation is continuing.  Anyone with information is asked to contact Hickory Police at (828) 328-5551.  You may also contact Sgt. Miller by calling (828) 261-2605 or by email lmiller@hickorync.gov.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 4:45pm

Animal Cruelty

January 3, 2018, Hickory Police responded to 535 7th Avenue Place SW in reference to a suspicious vehicle. Upon arrival, officers located multiple animals (some deceased) inside a building on the property.  The investigation is ongoing.  Anyone with information is asked to contact Hickory Police at (828) 328-5551.  You may also contact Sergeant Miller by phone (828) 261-2605 or email lmiller@hickorync.gov.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 1:00pm

Suspect Arrested in Gardner Homicide

Tuesday, January 2, 2018, Thomas Alexander Seabrooks was arrested for the murder of Michael Bryan Gardner.  Seabrooks was served by the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office at the Catawba County Justice Center after Seabrooks turned himself in to authorities.  Bond was denied for Seabrooks.  The murder occurred at 929 Main Avenue SW, Hickory, NC, November 6, 2017.  Anyone with information is asked to contact Hickory Police at (828) 328-5551.  You may also contact Investigator Truesdell directly at (828) 261-2636 or by email jtruesdell@hickorync.gov.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 9:45am

Pruning – How, When, and on What Advanced Gardener Workshop at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library

Join Dr. George Place, Catawba County Cooperative Extension Director, at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library on Thursday, January 11th at 6:00 p.m. for the initial presentation in the 2018 Advanced Gardener Series.  This program will focus on pruning trees, shrubs, bushes, and vines in your home garden.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 1:45pm

Hickory Regional Airport – Department Spotlight

The Hickory Regional Airport, a department of the City of Hickory, is the aviation leader in Western North Carolina. Hickory’s airport is a general aviation airport, not currently served by a commercial airline.

Conveniently located just off Highway 321 at 3101 9th Avenue Drive NW, the Hickory Regional Airport provides the Hickory Metro area with a gateway to the world through a well-maintained runway/taxiway system, a customer-focused terminal building, and aircraft services through the City-operated FBO (fixed-base operator).

Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 11:15am

Parks and Recreation Commission

July is Parks and Recreation month, so it is only appropriate to highlight the City’s Parks and Recreation Commission.  This 12-member citizen commission is responsible for advising the Parks and Recreation Department in the operation of recreational facilities and activities for all age groups and strives to enhance the quality of life at a cost that is the most economical for the city of Hickory.

Warren Wood begins role as new city manager

Warren Wood was officially sworn in and began his role as Hickory’s City Manager on Monday, April 10.

Closings and Cancellations

Information regarding City closings and cancellations will be updated as we receive notice.

Monday, January 2, 2017 - 1:15pm

Hickory City Council announces Warren Wood as new city manager

Hickory City Council announced during their January 3 meeting that Warren Wood has been hired as the city’s new city manager.


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