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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...

Racial Disparities Workshop - February 23, 2021

Feb 23, 2021 | City Council

Racial Disparities Workshop - February 23, 2021

Hickory City Council held a special workshop on February 23 to further discuss the findings of the Racial Disparities Report prepared and presented by the Western Piedmont Council of Governments (WPCOG) and to hear presentations regarding the role of K-64, available community resources at Catawba Va...

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...

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...

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...

MaxPax, LLC announces expansion into North Carolina investing $9.55 million and creating 300 jobs in Catawba County

Sep 03, 2020 | Economic Development , Planning and Development , Communications , City Council

MaxPax, LLC announces expansion into North Carolina investing $9.55 million and creating 300 jobs in Catawba County

MaxPax LLC, a contract packaging company, plans to locate in a 158,000 square foot facility located at 1140 Tate Boulevard SE in Hickory, North Carolina. MaxPax plans to invest $9.55 million in building renovations and machinery and equipment and create 300 new jobs over five years. The company plan...

Proclamation opposes racism, discrimination, and police brutality

Jul 23, 2020 | City Council

Proclamation opposes racism, discrimination, and police brutality

At the July 21 Hickory City Council meeting, Mayor Hank Guess presented a proclamation reaffirming City leadership’s commitment to opposing racism, discrimination, and police brutality. Read the full proclamation here. ...

 

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