Pottery classes at Lenoir High School

LENOIR, NC (June 17, 2019) -- Did you know that you can throw, finish, and fire pottery in Downtown Lenoir? Caron Baker teaches a pottery class on Monday’s at the Lenoir High School Gym. “You do not have to be artistic to become a…

Improvements continue at Lenoir Optimist Park

LENOIR, NC (June 12, 2019) -- The Lenoir Optimist Park is getting more upgrades this year thanks to a state grant and matching funds from the City. The park will get a new parking lot, restrooms, a playground, two picnic shelters,…

No tax increase in City of Lenoir budget

LENOIR, NC (May 24, 2019) -- City of Lenoir City Manager Scott Hildebran presented his 2019-2020 budget to Council Tuesday night, May 21, 2019. There is no proposed tax increase in the general fund budget. Hildebran and Donna Bean, Finance…

City of Lenoir expands garden beds at Unity Park

LENOIR, NC (May 8, 2019) -- The City recently expanded the community garden beds at Unity Park. Garden Coordinator David Horn designated the new beds as “You Pick” beds that will offer fresh produce for residents to pick for free. That’s…

NC Gravity Games Postponed to April 27

LENOIR, NC (April 11, 2019) -- A forecasted washout and thunderstorms has forced the postponement of the 2019 NC Gravity Games -- a gravity powered race and science expo held annually in downtown Lenoir, NC. The new date for the event is…

LFD Station 3 becoming a reality

LENOIR, NC (April 4, 2019) -- Work continues on the City's new Fire Station 3 located at 1015 Wilkesboro Boulevard. Brushy Mountain Builders is currently upfitting both buildings on the site. Workers are reconfiguring the interior spaces…

Downtown Lenoir wins four state awards

LENOIR, NC (March 15, 2019) -- The City of Lenoir Main Street Department won four awards during the 2019 N.C. Main Street Conference held this week in Salisbury, NC. Lenoir won more awards this year than any other city across the state.…

Who’s digging near my yard?

LENOIR, NC (January 28, 2019) -- Almost every day, contractors are digging near someone’s yard. See those blue, red, or yellow dashed lines along streets and through ditches? Someone has marked current utilities before a contractor starts…

City of Lenoir prepping for winter storm

LENOIR, NC (December 6, 2018) -- The City of Lenoir is prepping to respond to the winter storm forecast for this weekend. Residents need to take precautions as well, including moving vehicles off the streets. According to the…

Ingram promoted to police lieutenant in Lenoir

LENOIR, NC (October 5, 2018) -- Brett Ingram has been promoted to Lieutenant in the Lenoir Police Department’s Patrol Division. Police Chief Brent Phelps said Ingram did excellent during the assessment process and congratulated him on the…