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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

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

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

2018 NC Main Street Conference to be held in Clayton, NC

About the North Carolina Main Street Center: The NC Main Street & Rural Planning Center within the N.C. Department of Commerce, is the licensed agency that is charged with administering the Main Street America program throughout the state. The N.C. Department of Commerce designates communities as a “North Carolina Main Street America Community”.  Designated programs must make an annual commitment [...]

By | 2018-01-18T15:21:42+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Spotlight on Creativity|0 Comments