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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...

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. ...

192,000 s.f. speculative building announced in Hickory; Catawba EDC proposes focus on Critical & Essential companies

May 28, 2020 | Economic Development , Planning and Development , Communications , City Council , Bond Information

192,000 s.f. speculative building announced in Hickory; Catawba EDC proposes focus on Critical & Essential companies

Atlanta-based developer Stonemont Financial Group (SFG) has announced plans to construct a 192,000 sq. ft. speculative building in Trivium Corporate Center. SFG will partner with Delco Partners with construction by Hickory-based David E. Looper & Company. In an effort to market the Stonemont ...

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...

Atriax Group awarded state, local funding to renovate vacant downtown building for expanded headquarters

May 06, 2020 | Economic Development , Planning and Development , Communications , City Council

Atriax Group awarded state, local funding to renovate vacant downtown building for expanded headquarters

Atriax Group, a Hickory-based architecture, engineering, and construction services firm, is renovating a vacant building in Downtown Hickory, North Carolina and will relocate its national headquarters into the new space. George Auten, a Principal at Atriax, states, “This building demonstrates our op...

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 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.

 

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