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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...

CommScope, City of Hickory partner to bring public Wi-Fi downtown

May 20, 2020 | Communications , City Manager , Bond Information , Downtown

CommScope, City of Hickory partner to bring public Wi-Fi downtown

Visitors to Union Square in Downtown Hickory will soon enjoy free public Wi-Fi thanks to a generous $275,000 product donation by Hickory-based CommScope. “The City of Hickory is very fortunate to be home to a global communications networks provider that is committed to improving the lives of ...

Catawba County Declares Countywide State of Emergency

Mar 18, 2020 | Police , Fire , Communications , City Manager , City Council

Catawba County Declares Countywide State of Emergency

Published: March 18, 2020   Catawba County Board Chair Randy Isenhower declared a State of Emergency in Catawba County at 8:00 a.m. March 18, 2020, due to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic.   The declaration covers the entire area of Catawba County and was made by and with...

City of Hickory closes some recreation centers, gymnasiums; all gatherings limited to under 50 people

Mar 17, 2020 | Library , Communications , City Manager , Recreation & Sports Tourism

 	City of Hickory closes some recreation centers, gymnasiums; all gatherings limited to under 50 people

Published: March 16, 2020   Per social distancing recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS), the City of Hickory has implemented the following precautionary measures against the spread ...

City of Hickory closes libraries and all recreation centers

Mar 17, 2020 | Library , Communications , City Manager , Recreation & Sports Tourism

City of Hickory closes libraries and all recreation centers

Published: March 17, 2020   As further precaution against the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the City of Hickory will close both branches of the Hickory Public Library, Highland Recreation Center, and Ridgeview Recreation Center at 1 p.m. today, March 17.  All Hickory librarie...

City of Hickory terminates state of emergency

Feb 07, 2020 | City Council , City Manager , Communications , Fire , Police , Public Services

City of Hickory terminates state of emergency

Published: February 7, 2020 Mayor Hank Guess terminated the state of emergency declared for the City of Hickory in response to the recent flooding event, effective 12:00 p.m. Friday, February 7.

City of Hickory declares official state of emergency

Feb 06, 2020 | Police , Public Services , Fire , Communications , City Manager , City Council

City of Hickory declares official state of emergency

Published: February 6, 2020   The City of Hickory declared an official state of emergency on Thursday, February 6, in response to flooding and flash flooding, which has resulted in significant infrastructure damage to streets, bridges, and other public infrastructure, as well as citizens ...

 

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