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Hickory Police to Host Community Homelessness Forum

Hickory Police Department will host a community forum on homelessness, the effects, and possible community strategies that can be implemented to address some of the issues by establishing a collaborative community effort. 

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 11:45am

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in the Aging at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library

Learn about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) in the Aging population on February 26, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library. Terry Spencer, MSW, LCSW, LMBT and Geriatric and Adult Mental Health Specialty Team Manager at VayaHealth, will talk about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in older adults and give tips to work with people with these disorders.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 9:45am

Whelks, Glass and Garden Lights: African-American Cemeteries and Archaeology Presentation at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library

Celebrate Black History Month with an exploration of African American archaeology and cemeteries with archaeologist Melissa Timo on Thursday, February 22, at 6:30 pm at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library.

Monday, February 12, 2018 - 6:30pm

Hit and Run Fatality

Hickory Police respond to traffic fatality Saturday morning.

Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 6:45pm

Hickory Police receive sentencing information from U.S. Attorney's Office

Hickory Police received information from the United States Attorney on several individuals receiving sentencing for methamphetamine trafficking.

Friday, February 9, 2018 - 11:15am

Citizen Police Academy

Are you interested in learning more about patrol techniques, community policing, criminal investigation, and firearms? Would you like to become more familiar with the Hickory Police Department?  Now is your opportunity!  The 41st session of the Hickory Police Department Citizens’ Police Academy (CPA) will begin Thursday, March 22, 2018, and will be held at the Floyd W. Lucas Jr., Police Headquarters.  The Citizen Police Academy will begin at 6:00 p.m.  and end at 8:00 p.m.  The last session will include a graduation ceremony.  Interested parties should complete the application no later than March 8, 2018.  Space is limited and will be filled on a first come, first served basis. Please return the application to Hickory Police Department, Attn:  Lt. Scott Hildebrand, 347 2nd Avenue SW, Hickory, NC  28602.

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 2:00pm

Armed Robbery

Wednesday, February 7, 2018, at approximately 8:50 p.m., Hickory Police Officers responded to CVS Pharmacy located at 1504 2nd Street NE reference an armed robbery.  During the robbery, the suspect went to the pharmacy area of the store, displayed a handgun, and demanded pills.  After obtaining an undisclosed amount of medication the suspect fled on foot from the store.  Anyone with information regarding this on-going investigation is encouraged to call Hickory Police Department at (828) 328-5551. You may also contact Investigator Hudson by phone (828) 261-2620 or email shudson@hickorync.gov.

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 8:00am

Now accepting applications for Ward 2 vacancy on City Council

Hickory City Council is accepting applications to fill the vacancy for the unexpired term of the Ward 2 seat on City Council.  The term of this vacancy expires December 2019.   Applicants must be a qualified voter and a resident of Ward 2 in the City of Hickory.  Applications will be accepted via email, hand delivery (858 2nd Street NE, Suite 200, Hickory, NC), or mail.  All mailed applications must be postmarked by 5:00 p.m. on February 23.  Please click here for complete application details.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 3:30pm

Rick Beasley named new Assistant City Manager

At the Hickory City Council meeting on February 6, Rick Beasley was announced as the new Assistant City Manager for the City of Hickory.  Beasley has been serving as the interim assistant city manager since November 2017, following the departure of Andrea Surratt.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 8:15pm


Monday, February 5, 2018, at approximately 2:45 P.M., police officers received a call reference a subject with a gunshot wound who was located at 1141 Lenoir Rhyne Blvd.  SE.  Information was received that the victim, Isaiah Markeese Hunt of Hickory, drove to 411 4th ST SE.  Hunt was transported to Frye Regional Medical Center for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.  Anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to call the Hickory Police Department at (828)328-5551 or Investigator Hudson at (828)261-2620.  You may also email Investigator Hudson at shudson@hickorync.gov.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 3:15pm


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