Downtown News

North Carolina Communities achieved 2018 National Main Street Accreditation

The National Main Street Center designated 47 N.C. Communities as Main Street America programs Release: IMMEDIATE Date: 5/2/2018 Contact: Hannah Harrill Phone: 919 814-4612 Raleigh, N.C. – The National Main Street Center has designated 47 North Carolina communities as accredited Main Street America™ programs, the North Carolina Department of Commerce announced today. Each year, the National [...]

By | 2018-05-04T10:10:46+00:00 May 4th, 2018|Downtown News, Recent Creations|0 Comments

Now accepting vendor applications for the 4th Annual Smoking in the Foothills BBQ Festival

Smoking in the Foothills is now accepting vendor applications for their 4th Annual BBQ Festival. The event will be held on October 19 & 20, 2018. The organization is in search of arts & crafts, food, and music vendors. Please VISIT THIS LINK for more details on how to apply.

By | 2018-06-29T14:37:04+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|Downtown News, Recent Creations|0 Comments

Some downtown Lenoir streets closed for Gravity Games

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 The North Carolina Gravity Games will once again converge in downtown Lenoir Saturday, April 28, 2018, bringing racers and visitors from across the state to our beautiful city. The Gravity Games and the City's first ever Feet Off The Street Fun Fest will require closing a few streets downtown. Ashe Avenue from Ridge Street to [...]

By | 2018-04-26T09:10:34+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Downtown News, Recent Creations|0 Comments

Parking & Map: NC Gravity Games & Feet Off the Street Fun Fest

Street Closure Times & Locations: +Friday April 27: Partial street closures begin at 12:00pm on Ashe Ave from Ridge St to Church St and on Main Street from Ashe to West Ave. These streets will remain closed until Saturday, April 28 until the event finishes at approximately 4:00pm. +Saturday, April 28: The event area on [...]

By | 2018-04-23T12:16:55+00:00 April 20th, 2018|Downtown News, Recent Creations|0 Comments

Lenoir Oilers baseball in search of host families

The Lenoir Oilers are currently seeking host families for the 2018 season. Volunteer hosts are sought for the full season. Players will arrive mid May and stay through the beginning of August. ​ We cannot stress how important this role is to our summer operations. The generosity of host families highlights the unique relationship between amateur [...]

By | 2018-04-17T14:58:01+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Downtown News, Recent Creations|0 Comments

City employees kick off Spring Litter Sweep in Lenoir

Monday, April 16, 2018 Nearly 50 City of Lenoir employees took to the streets Monday, April 16, 2018, to kick off the NCDOT Spring Litter Sweep and the City’s #LitterFreeLenoirNC Contest. Employees from the Administration, Finance, Fire, Main Street, Parks and Recreation, Planning, Police, Public Utilities and Public Works departments tackled several streets in the city including Main Street, [...]

By | 2018-04-17T09:05:52+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Downtown News, Recent Creations|0 Comments

Gravitate downtown for the ‘Feet Off The Street Fun Fest!’

Thursday, April 12, 2018 Want to fly into the air on a carnival bungee jump? Or bounce around in a bouncy house? Gravitate downtown Saturday, April 28, and enjoy the first annual “Feet Off The Street Fun Fest” and 2018 North Carolina Gravity Games! The festival and games will be held from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm [...]

By | 2018-04-12T13:15:52+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Downtown News, Recent Creations|0 Comments

#LitterFreeLenoirNC contest starts Saturday!

Tuesday, April 10, 2018   The #LitterFreeLenoirNC contest starts Saturday, and the prize list is growing. Pick up your supplies this week and get ready to snap a selfie! The contest runs April 14 through April 28, the same dates as the NC Litter Sweep. Entering the contest is easy. Go pick up litter somewhere in Lenoir. [...]

By | 2018-04-10T09:15:03+00:00 April 10th, 2018|Downtown News, Recent Creations|0 Comments

Paving starting on North Main Tuesday

Monday, April 2, 2018 Workers will start paving North Main Street tomorrow, Tuesday, April 3, 2018, from Ashe Avenue to Creekway Drive, weather permitting. Paving should take about a week. On-street parking will NOT be allowed during resurfacing. One lane of North Main will be closed at various times during the project. Drivers are recommended [...]

By | 2018-04-02T13:38:07+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|Downtown News, Recent Creations|0 Comments

REGISTER NOW for Reboot & Repurpose Sculpture Competition: NC Gravity Games & Feet Off the Street Fun Fest

The Inaugural NC Gravity Games Reboot & Re-purpose Sculpture Competition will be held on April 28, 2018 in Downtown Lenoir, NC as a part of the NC Gravity Games & Feet Off the Street Fun Fest. Caldwell County students of all ages and skill levels are invited to participate in this competition. All materials will [...]

By | 2018-03-29T10:53:18+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Downtown News, Recent Creations|0 Comments