Hickory Fire adds new ladder truck to fleet

HICKORY, NC (March 15, 2019) -- There’s a shiny, new red firetruck in the bay at Station 3 in West Hickory.  This week, Hickory Fire Department (HFD) celebrated the arrival of a brand new, state-of-the art ladder truck from Smeal.  The new…

Winter wreaks havoc on streets in Hickory

HICKORY, NC (March 6, 2019) -- Snow, ice, and brine - oh my! Winter wreaks havoc on City streets. Not only does winter weather produce difficult travel conditions for drivers, it also harshly impacts the pavement itself. What causes…

Patriot Day Remembrance Ceremony In Hickory

HICKORY, NC (September 6, 2018) -- The City of Hickory and the community will be remembering 9/11 at a Patriot Day Sunset Remembrance Ceremony on Tuesday, September 11, under The Sails on the Square in Downtown Hickory at 6:30 p.m.  The…

Hickory MSA climbs ranks in new report

HICKORY, NC (July 30, 2018) -- Area Development recently released its 2018 Leading Metro Locations report, ranking 394 metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) by a number of different criteria.  The Hickory MSA climbed the ranks in several…

City of Hickory to host annual Easter egg hunts

HICKORY, NC (March 19, 2018)…The Hickory Parks and Recreation Department will host its 31st annual Children’s Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 24, at Henry Fork River Regional Recreation Park, located at 5655 Sweet Bay Lane.  At this free…