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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

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

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

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

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