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Gusmer Enterprises, Inc to invest $38.2 million in a new manufacturing facility, creating 73 jobs in Trivium Corporate Center
Apr 12, 2021

Gusmer Enterprises, Inc to invest $38.2 million in a new manufacturing facility, creating 73 jobs in Trivium Corporate Center

The City of Hickory, Catawba County, and the Catawba County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) welcome Gusmer Enterprises, Inc. as the fifth tenant in the Trivium Corporate Center. Gusmer Enterprises is headquartered in Mountainside, NJ with manu...

Hickory Police investigate shooting
Apr 08, 2021

Hickory Police investigate shooting

On Wednesday April 7, 2021, at approximately 10:40 p.m., Hickory Police Officers responded to 251 3rd Avenue SE after receiving a 911 call that a female had been shot. Upon arrival, officers located a 59-year-old black female, Penny Lee White, inside...

Hickory Public Library employee selected for national leadership institute
Apr 06, 2021

Hickory Public Library employee selected for national leadership institute

Hickory Public Library is pleased to announce that Deana Jones with the Ridgeview Branch Library has been selected to join the Association for Rural and Small Libraries (ARSL) Outstanding in Their Field Leadership Institute as part of the 2021-2022 c...

Pay Attention in City Traffic - April Traffic Enforcement
Apr 01, 2021

Pay Attention in City Traffic - April Traffic Enforcement

The Hickory Police Department’s April traffic enforcement, P.A.C.T. – Pay Attention in City Traffic, will be located on Falling Creek Road NE and Springs Road NE (from McDonald Parkway to Highland Avenue NE). Enforcement will focus on following too c...

Hickory esports leagues
Mar 31, 2021

Hickory esports leagues

Registration is now underway for the City of Hickory’s first-ever esports leagues. Gamers ages 10 and up are invited to participate and compete head-to-head online in games like Fortnite, NBA 2K21, Rocket League, and more! How to join for free: 1...

Eighth Avenue NE road closure
Apr 09, 2021

Eighth Avenue NE road closure

On Tuesday, April 13, the City of Hickory will close Eighth Avenue NE between Sixth Street NE and Eighth Street Drive NE near Lenoir-Rhyne University for traffic signal fiber relocation. Detour routes will be established and clearly marked for using ...

MetroNet and Hickory, NC Announce Partnership to Build 100% Fiber Optic Network
Apr 07, 2021

MetroNet and Hickory, NC Announce Partnership to Build 100% Fiber Optic Network

MetroNet and the City of Hickory today announced a partnership that will soon bring MetroNet’s 100 percent fiber optic internet, TV and phone to businesses and residents. As part of the agreement, MetroNet will invest more than $36 million in the cit...

Comedian Michael McCreary at Hickory Public Library
Apr 01, 2021

Comedian Michael McCreary at Hickory Public Library

Join us for a Zoom meeting on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. with author, TEDX speaker, and autistic comedian Michael McCreary with permission to laugh as he presents his act “Does This Make My Asperger’s Look Big?” Twenty-five-year-old McCrear...

Housing rehabilitation programs available to assist Hickory homeowners
Apr 01, 2021

Housing rehabilitation programs available to assist Hickory homeowners

April is Fair Housing Month, and the City of Hickory is committed to affirmatively furthering Fair Housing in the community. The Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in the sale or rental of housing based on race, color, national origin, religio...

Conversational Spanish at Hickory Public Library
Mar 31, 2021

Conversational Spanish at Hickory Public Library

Hickory Public Library is continuing to host a virtual Conversational Spanish group through May 2021 for anyone looking to practice Spanish language skills. Our online group meets through Zoom on Wednesdays at 5:00 p.m. Due to the upcoming holiday, a...

 

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