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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...

City of Hickory operational changes for Phase 2.5

Sep 04, 2020 | Library , Public Services , Parks , Finance , Collections , Communications , Recreation & Sports Tourism

City of Hickory operational changes for Phase 2.5

As North Carolina prepares to enter Safer At Home Phase 2.5 of easing COVID-19 restrictions, the City of Hickory announces the following operational changes and updates. Library Hickory Public Library will continue to provide limited computer access at the Patrick Beaver Memorial Library Monday ...

Labor Day office and facility closings

Sep 01, 2020 | Library , Patrick Beaver Memorial , Ridgeview , Public Services , Parks , Collections , Communications , Recreation & Sports Tourism

Labor Day office and facility closings

The City of Hickory will close its offices on Monday, September 7, in observance of Labor Day. City of Hickory offices will re-open on Tuesday, September 8, at 8:30 a.m. Previously announced operational changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic will still be in effect. Other city department closing...

Back to School Supply Drive-Through Event

Aug 06, 2020 | Police , Parks , Recreation & Sports Tourism

Back to School Supply Drive-Through Event

The Hickory Police and Hickory Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism Departments are excited to present the first-ever Back to School Supply Drive-Through on Saturday, August 15, starting at 10 a.m. outside of Brown Penn Recreation Center on Third Street SW. School supplies will be distributed for c...

City of Hickory prioritizes safety and announces operational changes and updates due to COVID-19

Jul 27, 2020 | Library , Patrick Beaver Memorial , Ridgeview , Public Services , Parks , Collections , Boards and Commissions , Communications , Recreation & Sports Tourism

City of Hickory prioritizes safety and announces operational changes and updates due to COVID-19

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to impact the local economy and the lives of Hickory residents.  To date, City officials estimate that overall City revenues are down approximately $1 million since March. Due to the ongoing pandemic, and in the continued interest of public safet...

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 suspends Library and Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism classes, events, and programs through the end of March

Mar 13, 2020 | Library , Communications , Recreation & Sports Tourism

City of Hickory suspends Library and Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism classes, events, and programs through the end of March

Published: March 13, 2020   In light of Governor Roy Cooper’s announcements yesterday regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) and social distancing recommendations from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS), the City of Hickory is suspending all Hickory Public L...

Ribbon cutting for Hickory’s new artificial turf field

Mar 10, 2020 | Communications , Recreation & Sports Tourism

Ribbon cutting for Hickory’s new artificial turf field

Published: March 10, 2020   The City of Hickory officially has its first artificial turf field at the Pepsi Regional Soccer Complex at Henry Fork River Regional Recreation Park.    To celebrate the completion of this project, the public is invited to a ribbon cutting at th...

 

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