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City Council

Hank Guess - Mayor

Mayor Hank Guess graduated from Hickory High School in 1977.

Tony Wood - Councilman - Ward 1

Tony Wood grew up in Hickory and after graduating from Appalachian State University, he lived in several different ci

Charlotte Williams - Councilwoman - Ward 2

Councilwoman Charlotte Williams has lived in Hickory for 25 years.

Danny Seaver - Councilman - Ward 3

Councilman Danny Seaver grew up in Kingsport, Tennessee and moved to Happy Valley in 1969.

David Williams - Councilman - Ward 4

Councilman David Williams has been married to his wife, Deliska Williams, for 12 years.

David Zagaroli - Councilman - Ward 5

Councilman David Zagaroli was born in Owosso, Michigan in 1942. He joined the Drexel Furniture Company in 1965.

Jill Patton - Councilwoman - Ward 6

Councilwoman Jill Patton is a lifelong resident of Hickory.

John Crone - Attorney

John Crone has served as the City Attorney since 1995.