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National Public Works Week proclaimed for May 19 – 25, 2019

Mayor Joe Gibbons proclaimed May 19 - 25, 2019, as “National Public Works Week” throughout the city of Lenoir. Mayor Gibbons presented the proclamation to Public Works Director Jared Wright Tuesday, May 7. City of Lenoir Public Works staff provide many essential services to residents and businesses. Public Works picks up your trash, maintains city [...]

By |2019-05-17T10:40:34-04:00May 17th, 2019|Recent Creations|0 Comments

City of Lenoir expands garden beds at Unity Park

Wednesday, 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 right, free produce. “The You Pick beds are a way to provide fresh vegetables for the [...]

By |2019-05-08T16:26:13-04:00May 8th, 2019|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 |2019-05-06T13:05:13-04:00May 1st, 2019|Downtown News, Recent Creations|1 Comment

NC Gravity Games brings racing, science, and fun to Downtown Lenoir!

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 Come to Downtown Lenoir this Saturday, April 27, 2019, and enjoy STEM-education, a NASCAR station, and a racing extravaganza during the ninth annual North Carolina Gravity Games! NC Gravity Games gives students from across the state a chance to apply STEM lessons in the real world. Students use science, technology, engineering, [...]

By |2019-04-24T15:36:33-04:00April 24th, 2019|Recent Creations|0 Comments

City of Lenoir receives $300K to help clean up blighted property

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 The City of Lenoir received a $300,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission to help clean up a blighted property in town. The property, remnants of an old furniture plant, sits at the corner of Virginia Street and College Avenue. City Council accepted the grant and authorized the City’s $250,000 cash [...]

By |2019-04-24T15:32:15-04:00April 24th, 2019|Recent Creations|0 Comments

NC Gravity Games Postponed to April 27

Forecasted Thunderstorms Force Date Change, Event to Run as Usual in Two Weeks (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 [...]

By |2019-04-11T14:23:29-04:00April 11th, 2019|Recent Creations|0 Comments

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 |2019-04-09T09:34:04-04:00April 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 |2019-03-15T16:18:57-04:00March 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 |2019-03-15T14:48:05-04:00March 15th, 2019|Downtown News, Recent Creations|0 Comments

VOTE NOW: Downtown Lenoir nominated for America’s Main Street Contest

Vote for Downtown Lenoir, NC! WHY ARE AMERICA'S MAIN STREETS IMPORTANT? Main Streets are really the heartbeat of America's cities and towns. They play an important part in the long-term success of communities and really help build a sense of place. When Main Streets are strong, so are the communities that surround them. The goal [...]

By |2019-03-06T16:33:14-04:00March 6th, 2019|Recent Creations|0 Comments