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

Jan 06, 2021 | Planning and Development , Public Services , Collections , Communications

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, the City entered into an agreement with Greater Hi...

Now accepting applications for non-profit CDBG funds

Jan 05, 2021 | Planning and Development , Communications

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 of its housing and community development goals. ...

Holiday office and facility closings, garbage pickup schedule

Dec 18, 2020 | Planning and Development , Library , Patrick Beaver Memorial , Ridgeview , Public Services , Parks , Collections , Communications , City Manager , Recreation & Sports Tourism

Holiday office and facility closings, garbage pickup schedule

In observance of the Christmas holiday, City of Hickory offices will be closed Thursday, December 24, through Monday, December 28. Offices will re-open on Tuesday, December 29, at 8:30 a.m. City offices will also be closed in observance of New Year’s Day on Friday, January 1, and will re-open on ...

New affordable Center Crossing senior apartments now under construction in downtown Hickory, NC

Oct 30, 2020 | Economic Development , Planning and Development , Communications

New affordable Center Crossing senior apartments now under construction in downtown Hickory, NC

Woda Cooper Companies, Inc. released a short video today to celebrate the recent start of construction at Center Crossing in downtown Hickory, North Carolina. Located at 105 S. Center Street between First Avenue and Second Avenue, Center Crossing, a 50-unit affordable rental community for seniors, w...

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

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

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.facebook.com/CityofHickory, on Wednesday as members...

Grant funds available to assist Hickory residential utility customers

Oct 07, 2020 | Planning and Development , Public Services , Collections , Communications

Grant funds available to assist Hickory residential utility customers

Hickory residential utility customers who have been negatively impacted by the coronavirus pandemic may apply for utility billing assistance through a partnership program between the City of Hickory and Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry (GHCCM). On July 21, the City entered into an a...

Governor Cooper Announces Merchants Distributors Will Expand and Create 111 Jobs in Hickory

Sep 30, 2020 | Economic Development , Planning and Development , Communications , City Manager , City Council

Governor Cooper Announces Merchants Distributors Will Expand and Create 111 Jobs in Hickory

Merchants Distributors, LLC, a wholesale grocery distributor founded in Hickory in 1931, will invest $120 million to expand its services and operations. The company anticipates adding approximately 200,000 square feet to its Caldwell County facilities. “Caldwell County, the City of Hickory, and t...

Community input requested for West Hickory/Westmont Neighborhood Plan

Sep 29, 2020 | Planning and Development

Community input requested for West Hickory/Westmont Neighborhood Plan

As the City of Hickory and the West Hickory/Westmont Neighborhood Association continue work to update the West Hickory/Westmont Neighborhood Plan, the community is invited to participate in a Zoom meeting to discuss the plan’s progress on Thursday, October 8, at 6 p.m. Meeting attendees should lo...

North Center Street road closure; new traffic pattern for utility payment drive thru

Sep 09, 2020 | Planning and Development , Public Services , Collections , Communications

North Center Street road closure; new traffic pattern for utility payment drive thru

Beginning Monday, September 14, North Center Street will be closed between Main Avenue and First Avenue due to construction activity for One North Center, the mixed-use development across from Hickory City Hall. The closure is expected to be in place for approximately one month. Detour routes will b...

Community input requested for Hickory Pedestrian + Bicycle Plan

Sep 08, 2020 | Planning and Development , Communications

Community input requested for Hickory Pedestrian + Bicycle Plan

As the City of Hickory continues working with Alta Planning + Design to develop its comprehensive Pedestrian + Bicycle Plan, the public is asked to provide valuable feedback on the draft report. After reviewing existing conditions for biking and walking throughout the city and receiving public in...

 

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