Downtown News

Downtown Trick-or-Treat event cancelled

Downtown Trick-or-Treating has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled. We apologize for the inconvenience but, unfortunately, the weather is beyond our control. Facepainting, balloon artists, and other activities will be moved to the Halloween Carnival at the Lenoir MLK Center which is indoors. That event is today from 5:30pm-8:30pm. Please come out and support that event.

By |2019-10-31T10:34:23-05:00October 31st, 2019|Downtown News, Recent Creations|0 Comments

Downtown Lenoir wins “Best Motto in the State”

Togther we create... a great motto! Read the release below from Business North Carolina: Howdy folks, Hope you had a great week and are ready for the weekend. We have our winner for the best motto in the state! As you may recall, last month, I sent a shoutout soliciting the best mottos from a [...]

By |2019-10-30T10:47:33-05:00October 30th, 2019|Downtown News, Recent Creations|0 Comments

City of Lenoir Public Works Director gives greenway update

Public Works Director Jared Wright gave an update Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, on a new section of greenway his department is currently paving in the city. The new section is known as the Rail Trail. The Rail Trail is the old railroad that runs through town from Morganton Boulevard north to Sealed Air located on [...]

By |2019-10-24T09:33:24-05:00October 24th, 2019|Downtown News, Recent Creations|0 Comments

Lenoir barbecue competition offering thousands in prize money

Can you cook? Can you smoke meat? Do your friends’ and family's mouths start watering when you invite them over for ribs and brisket? Then you might have a shot at winning the grand prize at the Smoking In The Foothills Professional BBQ Competition. The Smoking In The Foothills Professional BBQ Competition is part of [...]

By |2019-09-26T13:07:29-05:00September 26th, 2019|Downtown News, Recent Creations|0 Comments

Mayor Gibbons proclaims Constitution Week in Lenoir

Mayor Joe Gibbons proclaimed Sept. 17-23, 2019, as “Constitution Week” throughout the City of Lenoir during a ceremony Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, at the Charters of Freedom in downtown. The Tucker's Barn Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution led the ceremony which included reading of the Preamble of the Constitution, reciting the Pledge [...]

By |2019-09-18T14:18:03-05:00September 18th, 2019|Downtown News, Recent Creations|0 Comments

Litter Sweep is next month

Gather your friends and neighbors together and help keep Lenoir clean next month during Litter Sweep. Traditionally scheduled for the last two weeks of April and September, Litter Sweep is the N.C. Department of Transportation’s (NCDOT) biannual statewide roadside litter removal initiative. The next statewide Litter Sweep will be Sept, 14-28, 2019. All residents have [...]

By |2019-08-21T15:52:49-05:00August 21st, 2019|Downtown News, Recent Creations|0 Comments

Moon in June Cornhole Tournament: REGISTER NOW

Join us in Downtown Lenoir on Friday, June 7 to kick off the Summer Music Madness Concert Series with the Swingin' Wingin' Moon in June Festival! This event will feature an ACA regulation Cornhole Tournament. The Cornhole Tournament is only $25 to enter. To register, download the FORM HERE and then return with fee to Kyle [...]

By |2019-05-06T13:05:13-05:00May 1st, 2019|Downtown News, Recent Creations|1 Comment

NC Gravity Games bringing STEM Education, Races, Science, and Space Exploration to Downtown Lenoir!

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 The checkered flag waves again at the ninth annual NC Gravity Games STEM-education festival and racing extravaganza Saturday, April 13 in Downtown Lenoir. Gravity Games gives students from across the state a chance to use STEM lessons in the real world (science, technology, engineering and math). Students build and race their own gravity-powered [...]

By |2019-04-09T09:34:04-05:00April 9th, 2019|Downtown News, Recent Creations|0 Comments

Downtown Lenoir wins four state awards

Friday, 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. City staff, downtown business owners, and volunteers attended the 2019 N.C. Main Street Conference [...]

By |2019-03-15T16:18:57-05:00March 15th, 2019|Downtown News, Recent Creations|0 Comments

Section of West Avenue closed Monday afternoon

Friday, March 15, 2019 The City plans to close a section of West Avenue Monday afternoon. Workers are installing electrical conduit to up fit the electrical service at the Downtown stage. Public Works staff will close West Avenue between Mulberry Street and Main Street at 1:00 pm. The block will remain closed throughout the afternoon [...]

By |2019-03-15T14:48:05-05:00March 15th, 2019|Downtown News, Recent Creations|0 Comments