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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 | Economic Development , Planning and Development , City Manager , City Council , Bond Information

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 manufacturing facilities in Wisconsin and California. ...

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

Apr 07, 2021 | Economic Development , City Manager , City Council

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 city and surrounding community while bringing fiber-t...

City of Hickory, Burke County partner to construct new airport hangar

Mar 09, 2021 | Economic Development , Airport , City Manager , City Council

City of Hickory, Burke County partner to construct new airport hangar

On March 9, Hickory City Council and the Burke County Board of Commissioners approved a memorandum of understanding for a partnership to construct a new 12,000-square-foot airplane hangar at the Hickory Regional Airport in Burke County. Per the memorandum, the City will design and construct the h...

Study of Equity, Economic, and Demographic Data for the City of Hickory

Jan 20, 2021 | City Manager , City Council

Study of Equity, Economic, and Demographic Data for the City of Hickory

During a special called Hickory City Council meeting on January 19, Western Piedmont Council of Governments Senior Data Analyst Taylor Dellinger shared a study of Equity, Economic, and Demographic Data for the City of Hickory. The 80+ page report examines Hickory race and ethnic group data in a v...

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 ...

City of Hickory announces new Public Works Director and Public Utilities Director

Nov 10, 2020 | Public Services , City Manager

City of Hickory announces new Public Works Director and Public Utilities Director

Effective Monday, November 9, Hickory City Manager Warren Wood promoted Steve Miller to Public Works Director and Shawn Pennell to Public Utilities Director for the City of Hickory. As the Department Head over the Public Works Department, Miller will assume full management and supervisory respons...

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...

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...

Hickory’s Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Recommended Budget

May 22, 2020 | Communications , City Manager , City Council

Hickory’s Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Recommended Budget

Published: May 22, 2020 City Manager Warren Wood presented his recommended fiscal year (FY) 2020-2021 budget to City Council on May 19.  The recommended budget totals $111,562,279 for all City operations, capital improvements, and debt service requirements for the upcoming year.  This r...

City of Hickory operational changes for Phase 2

May 22, 2020 | Library , Police , Public Services , Parks , Communications , City Manager

City of Hickory operational changes for Phase 2

Published: May 22, 2020 As North Carolina prepares to enter Safer At Home Phase 2 of easing COVID-19 restrictions, the City of Hickory announces the following operational changes and updates.   Police The lobby of Hickory Police Headquarters has been reopened to the public.  Fing...

 

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