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Construction bid awarded for Riverwalk bridge and final project components

Construction bid awarded for Riverwalk bridge and final project components

  Oct 20, 2020 | Construction , Communications , Bond Information , Riverwalk

Construction of Hickory’s Riverwalk continues moving forward with the award of a construction contract for the project’s final components. During its October 20 meeting, Hickory City Council approved a construction contract with W.C. English, Inc....Read More

Shooting investigation

Shooting investigation

  Oct 19, 2020 | Police

This morning at approximately 3:36 a.m., Hickory Police Officers responded to the Budget Inn Express at 484 Highway 70 SW in reference to two people being shot in room #141. Upon arrival, officers located a 37-year-old white male, Christopher Scott B...Read More

Construction work planned for Union Square

Construction work planned for Union Square

  Oct 19, 2020 | Public Services , Construction , Communications , City Walk , Downtown

Contractors will start work today to install new curb and gutter and patch some utility cuts in the Union Square area in preparation for resurfacing the parking lot. This preliminary work should take 7-10 days to complete. Downtown visitors should ex...Read More

City of Hickory making plans for holiday events

City of Hickory making plans for holiday events

  Oct 16, 2020 | Communications , City Manager , City Council , Recreation & Sports Tourism

As the holiday season approaches, the City of Hickory is making plans to safely celebrate amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, due to state health guidelines and mass gathering limits, the City’s annual Christmas Parade will not take...Read More

Silver Alert issued for Kent Reid

Silver Alert issued for Kent Reid

  Oct 15, 2020 | Police

UPDATE: HPD reported Kent Reid as located safe at 1:33 p.m., October 15. A Silver Alert has been issued for Kent Reid, who was discovered missing from an assisted living facility at 2010 29th Avenue Drive NE in Hickory, N.C. Reid was last seen ...Read More

2020 Business. Well Crafted. Award winners

2020 Business. Well Crafted. Award winners

  Oct 15, 2020 | Economic Development , Boards and Commissions

The City of Hickory's 2020 Business. Well Crafted. Award winners were announced in a Facebook Live virtual event on Wednesday, October 14. Presented by the City’s Business Development Committee (BDC), the Business. Well Crafted. Awards annually ho...Read More

Western Piedmont Sister Cities Virtual Visit with Altenburger Land

Western Piedmont Sister Cities Virtual Visit with Altenburger Land

  Oct 14, 2020 | Communications , City Council

Western Piedmont Sister Cities Association (WPSCA) recently hosted a virtual meeting with their sister region Altenburger Land, Germany. Their in-person visit was previously scheduled to coincide with Hickory’s Oktoberfest celebrations this year, but...Read More

A Tell-Tale Tale: the Stories & Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

A Tell-Tale Tale: the Stories & Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

  Oct 12, 2020 | Library

No one tells a story quite like the great Edgar Allan Poe. In A Tell-Tale Tale, the Bright Star Touring Theatre will bring these spooky stories and poems to life before your very eyes. This show blends Poe’s mastery of language with expert storytelli...Read More

2020 Business. Well Crafted. Award winners to be announced in virtual event via Facebook Live

2020 Business. Well Crafted. Award winners to be announced in virtual event via Facebook Live

  Oct 12, 2020 | Economic Development , Planning and Development , Boards and Commissions , Communications

The City of Hickory Business Development Committee (BDC) will announce recipients of the 2020 Business. Well Crafted. Awards in a Facebook Live virtual event on Wednesday, October 14, at 2 p.m. Tune in to the City of Hickory’s Facebook page, www.f...Read More

HPD searching for shooting suspects

HPD searching for shooting suspects

  Oct 09, 2020 | Police

On Thursday, October 8, 2020 at approximately 12:00 a.m., Nicholas Zachary Rozzelle was walking in the 100 block of 18th Street NW when he was confronted by two unknown black males with handguns. The suspects demanded Rozzelle to give them his money ...Read More

 

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