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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

Gardening squared at Unity Park

Monday, March 26, 2018 Want to know how to grow a lot of fresh food in a really small space? Stop by Unity Park and Community Gardens and check out the Square Foot Gardening Demonstration Bed. Ellen Roberts and Lynda Campbell, two Master Gardener NC Cooperative Extension Volunteers, started planting a Square Foot Gardening bed [...]

By | 2018-03-26T10:11:33+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Downtown News, Recent Creations|0 Comments

Let’s make Lenoir Litter-Free!

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 If you’ve driven around lately, you may have noticed a problem – litter. It seems that some folks think it’s OK to throw trash in our communities and on our beautiful streets. Well, it’s not OK. In fact, littering is a crime in North Carolina. Litterbugs can be fined up to [...]

By | 2018-03-20T11:31:47+00:00 March 20th, 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

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

Lenoir Fire Department promotes three up the ranks

Friday, January 19, 2018 Lenoir Fire Department Chief Ken Briscoe promoted three staff up the ranks Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. The promotions were the result of the recent retirement of Battalion Chief Jimmy Farr, who served 29 years with the department. Captain Scott Powell was promoted to the rank of Battalion Chief. Powell has been [...]

By | 2018-01-22T09:43:20+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Downtown News, Recent Creations|0 Comments