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City of Lenoir Fire Department recognized at 2018 NC Main Street Conference

Thursday, March 15 The City of Lenoir Fire Department was recognized as the Downtown Lenoir Main Street Champions for 2017. Watch the video here:  https://vimeo.com/259002820

By | 2018-03-19T09:48:30+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Downtown News, Recent Creations|0 Comments

Main Street recognizes champions, volunteers

Friday, March 2, 2018 During the annual “I Heart MSt Volunteer Celebration,” the Main Street Program recognized the Lenoir Fire Department as the 2017 Main Street Champions and thanked Main Street­­ volunteers for their hard work last year. Main Street staff hosted a banquet for the department Monday night, Feb. 26, 2018, at 1841 Café [...]

By | 2018-03-05T10:04:19+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Downtown News, Recent Creations|0 Comments

Seeking Vendors for 2018 Gravity Games and Feet Off the Street Festival

The NC Gravity Games is a signature event of the North Carolina Science Festival. The main events are a gravity-powered race and STEM extravaganza designed to get students revved up about science and engineering. The event is brought to you by Google, Appalachian State University, the University of North Carolina and the City of Lenoir. [...]

By | 2018-03-21T13:00:38+00:00 February 27th, 2018|Downtown News, Recent Creations|0 Comments

Announcing New Partnership to Help Small Businesses Save Money and Energy

Main Street America is partnering with Greenworks Lending to make the Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) program more accessible to Main Street communities across the country. Greenworks Lending’s C-PACE can help small businesses save energy and money through energy efficient building upgrades. Greenworks Lending funds 100% of the hard and soft costs of commercial building upgrades and new construction [...]

By | 2018-02-21T11:42:54+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Downtown News, Recent Creations|0 Comments

Milling to start on North Main next week

Monday, February 19, 2018 Starting Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, the City Public Works Department will be milling North Main Street from Ashe Avenue to Conley Place in preparation for resurfacing, weather permitting. Milling will take approximately three days to complete and resurfacing will follow this spring based on the weather. On-street parking will NOT be [...]

By | 2018-02-19T14:43:47+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Downtown News, Recent Creations|0 Comments

Wright to lead Public Works

Thursday, February 8, 2018 The City of Lenoir has hired Jared Wright to serve as the next Public Works Director. Wright has 17 years of experience in the construction industry; he has managed public and private projects; and he previously worked as the Stormwater Administrator for the City of Lenoir. City Manager Scott Hildebran said [...]

By | 2018-02-08T16:06:57+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Downtown News, Recent Creations|0 Comments

Hair hired as next Chief of the Lenoir Fire Department

Monday, February 5, 2018 The City of Lenoir has hired Ken Hair to serve as the next Chief of the Lenoir Fire Department. Hair has served with the Lenoir Fire Department for 27 years, and has served as Deputy Chief since 2008. Hair officially will become Chief March 1, 2018. Ken Hair will serve [...]

By | 2018-02-05T14:55:28+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Downtown News, Recent Creations|0 Comments

Loose leaf collection ends next week

Friday, February 2, 2018 The City Sanitation Division will stop collecting loose leaves Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. Residents who have leaves that still need to be collected should call 757-2154 or 757-2173. Leaves should be piled close to the road, but should not block the road or sidewalk if possible. After Friday, leaves will need [...]

By | 2018-02-02T14:54:57+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Downtown News, Recent Creations|0 Comments

Black History Month events start Feb. 3

Thursday, January 25, 2018 The City of Lenoir Parks and Recreation Department is hosting several Black History Month events at the City’s Martin Luther King Jr. Center. All events are free to the public. The events start Saturday, Feb. 3, at 7:00 pm, with a Jazz Show featuring Rosa Russ and the Terence Young Experience. [...]

By | 2018-01-25T11:27:32+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Downtown News, Recent Creations|0 Comments