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Ridgeview Branch Library temporary closure
Jan 11, 2021

Ridgeview Branch Library temporary closure

Hickory’s Ridgeview Branch Library will be temporarily closed the week of January 18-23. As construction continues on the Ridgeview Branch Library expansion and renovation project, this closure will allow library staff to pack and move materials in p...

Pay Attention in City Traffic - January Traffic Enforcement
Jan 07, 2021

Pay Attention in City Traffic - January Traffic Enforcement

The Hickory Police Department’s January traffic enforcement, P.A.C.T. – Pay Attention in City Traffic, will be located on South Center Street from Second Avenue to U.S. 70. Enforcement, both day and night, will focus on red light violations, followin...

Now accepting applications for non-profit CDBG funds
Jan 05, 2021

Now accepting applications for non-profit CDBG funds

The City of Hickory is now accepting applications for non-profit Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds. The funds are used for grants for public services programs that benefit low and moderate income people in the City of Hickory in support ...

Conversational Spanish continues at Hickory Public Library
Dec 31, 2020

Conversational Spanish continues at Hickory Public Library

Hickory Public Library continues to host a virtual Conversational Spanish program during January and February 2021 for anyone looking to practice Spanish language speaking skills. Our online group will meet Wednesdays at 5:00 p.m. from January 6, 202...

Bikes for Tykes Success
Dec 23, 2020

Bikes for Tykes Success

Due to the generosity of Hedrick Honda Hickory, Century Furniture, Cosmo Motors, ZF Chassis Components, Velofix, People’s Bank, The Spokes Group, The Cedars Neighborhood Association, Bill McDonald Scholarship Fund, and caring citizens, enough money w...

Hickory employee named Herman Drake Award Solid Waste Employee of the Year
Jan 11, 2021

Hickory employee named Herman Drake Award Solid Waste Employee of the Year

Michael Pisani, who works in the City of Hickory’s Solid Waste Division, received the Herman Drake Award for the 2020 Solid Waste Employee of the Year from the North Carolina Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA). Andrew Martin, ...

Additional funds available for Hickory residents through COVID-19 relief program
Jan 06, 2021

Additional funds available for Hickory residents through COVID-19 relief program

Hickory residents who have been negatively impacted by the coronavirus pandemic may apply for financial assistance through a partnership program between the City of Hickory and Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry (GHCCM). In July 2020, ...

Man arrested for communicating threats
Jan 05, 2021

Man arrested for communicating threats

On 1/3/2021, Hickory Police Department received a report of communicating a threat that had occurred against a juvenile employee of Zaxby’s restaurant located at 1330 LR Blvd. SE. The investigation revealed that Jimmy Mott, W/M, 53 of Newton, called ...

Hickory Police investigate death
Dec 28, 2020

Hickory Police investigate death

Hickory Police are investigating the death of an unknown white male that was located at 2:00 p.m. on December 28 near 1930 3rd Ave Ln SE. Officers responded to the scene and located a 45/55-year-old unknown male with multiple tattoos on his upper ...

Cooking Safely for the Holidays
Dec 22, 2020

Cooking Safely for the Holidays

Did you know that Christmas is one of the leading days of the year for home fires involving cooking equipment? With all that cooking, Hickory firefighters would like to remind folks of a few safe-cooking practices: Stay in the kitchen while cookin...

 

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