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Construction bid awarded for Riverwalk bridge and final project components

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

Construction bid awarded for Riverwalk bridge and final project components

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. in the amount of $7,185,655.25 for the partially ...

Construction work planned for Union Square

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

Construction work planned for Union Square

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 expect minor delays and small sections of Union Squa...

City of Hickory making plans for holiday events

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

City of Hickory making plans for holiday events

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 place this year. In recent years, it has becom...

Western Piedmont Sister Cities Virtual Visit with Altenburger Land

Oct 14, 2020 | Communications , City Council

Western Piedmont Sister Cities Virtual Visit with Altenburger Land

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 had to be postponed due to COVID-19. “We were re...

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...

N.C. 127, Main Avenue NE road closures for City Walk bridge construction

Oct 08, 2020 | Public Services , Construction , Communications , Bond Information , City Walk

N.C. 127, Main Avenue NE road closures for City Walk bridge construction

Weather permitting, City Walk contractors plan to set the steel girders for the bridge this weekend. Due to this construction activity, N.C. 127 will be closed between First Avenue SE and First Avenue NE from 6 p.m. on Friday, October 9, through 6 a.m. on Monday, October 12. Additionally, the sectio...

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...

City, Community Appearance Commission to give away trees

Sep 29, 2020 | Public Services , Boards and Commissions , Communications

City, Community Appearance Commission to give away trees

The City of Hickory and the Community Appearance Commission (CAC) will honor Arbor Day by distributing free potted trees at the Downtown Hickory Farmers Market on Saturday, October 3. Originally bare root seedlings intended for the annual Arbor Day celebration in April, the bald cypress and silky...

Hickory Public Library reopens to the public October 1

Sep 24, 2020 | Library , Patrick Beaver Memorial , Ridgeview , Communications

Hickory Public Library reopens to the public October 1

Hickory Public Library will reopen its branches to the public for browsing, checking out materials, and computer use on Thursday, October 1. Hours will remain Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. In order to help control the number of people within facilit...

 

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