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Hickory Litter Quitter Sweep and Family Fun Day at the Park
May 11, 2021

Hickory Litter Quitter Sweep and Family Fun Day at the Park

The City of Hickory, Community Appearance Commission, Hickory Young Professionals, and Hickory Metro Convention Center & Visitors Bureau are partnering to host the Hickory Litter Quitter Sweep and Family Fun Day at the Park on Saturday, May 22. ...

Spring into Summer event
May 07, 2021

Spring into Summer event

Looking for activities, camps, entertainment, and educational opportunities for children over the summer? The City of Hickory and the Catawba County Partnership for Children will host Spring into Summer on Thursday, May 27, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., ...

Hickory firefighters respond to chemical spill
May 06, 2021

Hickory firefighters respond to chemical spill

At 8:13 a.m. Wednesday morning, Hickory firefighters responded to a chemical incident located at 1620 Highland Ave NE (Shurtape Technologies). Upon arrival at 8:16 a.m., firefighters found employees evacuating the building and the spill being contain...

#Repeat150: City of Hickory celebrates Sesquicentennial Anniversary
May 03, 2021

#Repeat150: City of Hickory celebrates Sesquicentennial Anniversary

The City of Hickory invites the community to #Repeat150 with a week of events to celebrate Hickory’s 150th anniversary. January 3, 2020, marked the City of Hickory’s 150th anniversary. While the community celebrated this historic milestone with a ...

Pay Attention in City Traffic - May Traffic Enforcement
Apr 29, 2021

Pay Attention in City Traffic - May Traffic Enforcement

The Hickory Police Department’s May traffic enforcement, P.A.C.T. – Pay Attention in City Traffic, will be located on Highway 70 SE from 2nd Street SE to Fairgrove Church Road SE. Enforcement will focus on following too closely, distracted driving, s...

Farming Life with Dawn Mathews
May 10, 2021

Farming Life with Dawn Mathews

Have you ever wondered what life is like living on and managing a working farm? Dawn Mathews, owner of The Thankful Goat, will be sharing humorous stories of farm life and describe how a herd of unlikely goats changed her life in a virtual zoom prese...

Hickory Police make arrest in burglary/breaking and entering cases
May 07, 2021

Hickory Police make arrest in burglary/breaking and entering cases

Hickory Police began receiving reports of attempted breaking and enterings in the Hillcrest Neighborhood at 2:30 a.m. last night. Bradley Allen Spencer, w/m/50 of Taylorsville, attempted to break into three houses, committed first degree burglary on ...

City of Hickory wins two state awards for excellence in communications
May 05, 2021

City of Hickory wins two state awards for excellence in communications

The City of Hickory was among 19 North Carolina governments to earn recognition in the North Carolina City & County Communicators’ (NC3C) 2021 Excellence in Communications Awards. Hickory won two first-place awards - first place in Photography and fi...

Stanford Park Skateboard Competition
Apr 30, 2021

Stanford Park Skateboard Competition

In partnership with First in Flight Skateshop, the Hickory Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism Department is excited to announce the Stanford Park Skateboard Competition. The event will be held on Saturday, June 12, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Stanford ...

Hickory firefighters respond to house fire
Apr 29, 2021

Hickory firefighters respond to house fire

At approximately 9:40 p.m. Wednesday night, Hickory firefighters were dispatched to a structure fire located at 2120 11th Ave NE. On arrival, firefighters reported fire coming from the house. Firefighters responded with two engines, one lad...

 

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