HDDA April 2018 Meetings

  • April 3 - 1:00pm - Membership Committee (TFB)
  • April 4 - 8:30am - Design Committee (Station)
  • April 9 - 4:30pm - Promotions Committee (HDDA)
  • April 10 - 11:30am - Business Development (Charlie Graingers)
  • April 17 - 10:00am - Board of Directors (City Hall)
  • April 21 - 1:00pm - Hickory Hops (Gov Ave & 2nd SW)

 


HICKORY DOWNTOWN VISION 2022

Supporting your life well crafted, Downtown Hickory serves as the gathering center for varied recreation and entertainment. Downtown is the hub of owner-operated local businesses, corporate headquarters, and urban living.



NEW on Downtown Hickory Website

The Hickory Downtown Development Association Website, www.downtownhickory.com, has received a recent upgrade.

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Mitchell Honored as a North Carolina Main Street Champion

North Carolina Main Street Champions were recognized for their commitment to downtown improvements and strong communities during an awards breakfast in Clayton on March 15.

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Charlotte Williams Sworn In As New Ward 2 Alderwoman

At the March 20 Hickory City Council meeting, Charlotte Williams officially took her oath of office and was sworn in as the new Ward 2 Alderwoman. A reception to honor Williams was held in the City Hall Atrium prior to the Council meeting.

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Hickory's Bond Implementation Commission Approves City Walk Plans for Bid Process

The City of Hickory's Bond Implementation Commission met on February 28 to review City Walk plans in preparation for sending the project out to bid.

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City of Hickory Discusses Funding of Bond Projects

Supporting the City's vision to drive economic development and attract both job opportunities and population to the area, Hickory citizens passed a $40 million bond referendum in November 2014, which assumed a six to eight cent property tax increase to repay the bonds.

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Winners announced for Full Circle Arts "My North Carolina: Personal Views of Life in Our State"

Full Circle Arts of Hickory is pleased to announce the winners of its spring competition entitled "My North Carolina: Personal Views of Life in Our State" and would like to invite the public to their recep

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Let's Be Friends!

Are you a library lover? Are the Patrick Beaver Memorial Library and the Ridgeview Branch Library two of your favorite places to visit? If you answered yes to either of these questions, the Friends of Hickory Public Library invite you to join the Friends group.

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A Letter From Hickory Jaycees

I am excited to share with you the nomination forms for the 2018 Distinguished Service Awards, hosted by the Greater Hickory Jaycees! The banquet will be held on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at Catawba Country Club at 6pm.

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Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating From Charity Navigator

Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry's (GHCCM)strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America's largest independent charity evaluator.

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Two City of Hickory Employees Receive Certified Finance Officer Designation from the North Carolina Government Finance Officers Association

Congratulations to Finance Officer Melissa Miller and Deputy Finance Officer Bo Weichel for receiving their Certified Local Government Finance Officer designation from the North Carolina Government Finance Officers Association.

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Congratulations to Graduates of Leadership Catawba!

On Thursday, March 1st, a Graduation Luncheon was held in honor of the thirty-nine business and community leaders who graduated from the Catawba County Chamber of Commerce's 43rd Class of Leadership Catawba.

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City of Hickory Prepares to Expand the Oakwood National Register Historic District

The City of Hickory's Historic Preservation Commission has been awarded a state grant to expand the Oakwood National Register Historic District.

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Be a part of Downtown Hickory's 33rd Annual Oktoberfest!!

Hickory's Oktoberfest 2018 is now accepting applications for Arts and Crafts vendors. Celebrating its 33rd year, this annual festival will be held October 12, 13, and 14, 2018 in Downtown Hickory NC.

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April Seminars Announced at CVCC Small Business Center

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Hickory Ranked Seventh Best Place to Retire in North Carolina

A new study released by SmartAsset ranked the ten best places to retire in North Carolina. Hickory ranked number seven in the state, climbing two positions from ninth place in 2017.

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City of Hickory Seeks Public Input Regarding Water and Sewer System Development Fees Pursuant to North Carolina House Bill 436

The City of Hickory recently commissioned WR Martin to analyze its Water and Sewer System Development Fees (SDFs) considering current events, in order to ensure compliance with North Carolina House Bill 436 (HB 436).

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