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CommScope, City of Hickory celebrate new public Wi-Fi downtown

May 27, 2021 | Communications , City Manager , Bond Information , Downtown

CommScope, City of Hickory celebrate new public Wi-Fi downtown

Visitors to Union Square in Downtown Hickory can now enjoy free public Wi-Fi thanks to a generous $275,000 product donation by Hickory-based CommScope. To celebrate the activation of the Wi-Fi service, the public is invited to attend a ribbon cutting and naming dedication for “The CommScope Stage...

Memorial Day office and facility closings, garbage pickup still available

May 25, 2021 | Planning and Development , Library , Human Resources , Finance , Boards and Commissions , Communications , City Manager , City Council , Recreation & Sports Tourism

Memorial Day office and facility closings, garbage pickup still available

Memorial Day office and facility closings, garbage pickup still available The City of Hickory will close its offices on Monday, May 31, in observance of Memorial Day. City of Hickory offices will reopen on Tuesday, June 1, at 8:30 a.m. Other city department closings and/or schedule changes: ...

Hickory’s #Repeat150 Celebration Event Sails Original Music Series features Seth Walker

May 13, 2021 | Communications

Hickory’s #Repeat150 Celebration Event Sails Original Music Series features Seth Walker

The City of Hickory’s 2021 Sails Original Music Series will return for a special performance on Friday, June 4, at 6:30 p.m., featuring Seth Walker, one of the most prolific contemporary Americana artists of today. Seth is a multi-dimensional talent who combines a gift for melody and lyric alongs...

Hickory Litter Quitter Sweep and Family Fun Day at the Park

May 11, 2021 | Boards and Commissions , Communications

Hickory Litter Quitter Sweep and Family Fun Day at the Park

The City of Hickory, Community Appearance Commission, Hickory Young Professionals, and Hickory Metro Convention Center & Visitors Bureau are partnering to host the Hickory Litter Quitter Sweep and Family Fun Day at the Park on Saturday, May 22. The event will take place at Glenn Hilton Park, ...

City of Hickory wins two state awards for excellence in communications

May 05, 2021 | Communications

City of Hickory wins two state awards for excellence in communications

The City of Hickory was among 19 North Carolina governments to earn recognition in the North Carolina City & County Communicators’ (NC3C) 2021 Excellence in Communications Awards. Hickory won two first-place awards - first place in Photography and first place in Most Creative with Least Dollars Spen...

#Repeat150: City of Hickory celebrates Sesquicentennial Anniversary

May 03, 2021 | Communications

#Repeat150: City of Hickory celebrates Sesquicentennial Anniversary

The City of Hickory invites the community to #Repeat150 with a week of events to celebrate Hickory’s 150th anniversary. January 3, 2020, marked the City of Hickory’s 150th anniversary. While the community celebrated this historic milestone with a birthday kickoff and an interesting lecture series...

Grant awarded to install message center at Zahra Baker All Children’s Playground

Apr 22, 2021 | Parks , Communications , Recreation & Sports Tourism

Grant awarded to install message center at Zahra Baker All Children’s Playground

The City of Hickory recently partnered with the Catawba County Partnership for Children to submit a grant application to erect a message center at the Zahra Baker All Children’s Playground at Kiwanis Park. On April 21, Catawba Collaborative awarded a $2,000 grant for the project. The new message ...

City of Hickory launches Litter Quitter campaign

Apr 22, 2021 | Boards and Commissions , Communications

City of Hickory launches Litter Quitter campaign

The City of Hickory Community Appearance Commission (CAC) unveiled a new anti-litter campaign called Litter Quitter during the Hickory City Council meeting on Tuesday, April 20. The Litter Quitter campaign was born from the desire to protect the environment and natural beauty of Hickory from the ...

Opportunities for teens on Hickory Youth Council

Apr 22, 2021 | Boards and Commissions , Communications

Opportunities for teens on Hickory Youth Council

Do you know a teen interested in getting involved in the community? The Hickory Youth Council is currently recruiting new members for the 2021-2022 school year. The Hickory Youth Council is a vibrant group of 30 high school students who represent the youth of Hickory and provide input to the Hick...

Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries

Mar 08, 2021 | Fire , Communications

Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries

Is your smoke alarm working? On March 13, the spring time change will occur, and this is a good time to make sure your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms are working. Although a large percent of homes have smoke alarms, many may not work because of dead or missing batteries. These nonworking alar...

 

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