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Inclement Weather Updates - 2-18-20

Feb 17, 2021 | Communications , Recreation & Sports Tourism

Inclement Weather Updates - 2-18-20

The City of Hickory will update this page as any delays, closings, or cancellations occur due to inclement weather. For the latest City of Hickory updates, continue to check this page and the City’s Facebook page, City of Hickory, NC – Government, and the City Twitter feed, @CityofHickory. As update...

How to respectfully retire American flags

Feb 16, 2021 | Communications

How to respectfully retire American flags

Wondering how to properly discard a worn or faded American flag? Residents can bring old flags to the Julian G. Whitener Municipal Building (Hickory City Hall) at 76 North Center Street and place them in the collection box located in the atrium. Once the box is full, American Legion Post 544 o...

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 ...

Road closure for construction of City Walk roundabout

Nov 18, 2020 | Public Services , Construction , Communications , Bond Information , City Walk

Road closure for construction of City Walk roundabout

As part of the City Walk construction, a new road closure and detour route will go into effect beginning Thursday, November 19. Crews will begin construction on the roundabout portion of the project located at the intersection of Main Avenue NE and Second Avenue NE. Main Avenue NE will be closed fro...

Hickory Christmas Tree Lighting event cancelled due to rising COVID-19 concerns

Nov 18, 2020 | Communications

Hickory Christmas Tree Lighting event cancelled due to rising COVID-19 concerns

In light of Governor Cooper’s COVID-19 briefing on November 17 announcing Catawba County’s orange level alert for substantial community spread and in the interest of public safety, the City of Hickory has made the very difficult decision to cancel the Christmas Tree Lighting scheduled for November 2...

Hickory park and road closures due to flooding

Nov 12, 2020 | Public Services , Parks , Communications

Hickory park and road closures due to flooding

UPDATE (1:37 p.m., Nov. 12): Rotary-Geitner Park and Glenn Hilton Park have been reopened, but the lower portion of Glenn Hilton Park remains closed to vehicular traffic. ------------------------- The following City of Hickory parks are closed until further notice due to flooding: Rotary-Geitn...

City of Hickory Bond Commission receives project updates, tours

Nov 11, 2020 | Economic Development , Boards and Commissions , Communications , Bond Information , Aviation Walk , Book Walk , City Walk , Old Lenoir Walk , Riverwalk

City of Hickory Bond Commission receives project updates, tours

On Tuesday, November 10, the City of Hickory’s Bond Implementation Commission held its fall meeting to receive updates on the bond projects and tour construction sites. The meeting started at One North Center, a mixed-use development under construction across from City Hall along the City Walk pa...

Main Avenue NW, Union Square resurfacing

Nov 06, 2020 | Public Services , Construction , Communications , City Walk

Main Avenue NW, Union Square resurfacing

As part of the City Walk project in downtown Hickory, Neill Grading & Construction, the contractor for the project, will be resurfacing the pavement on Main Avenue NW from Fourth Street NW to Third Street NW, as well as all of Union Square. Contingent upon weather, the work is slated to begin on ...

 

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