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Lenoir receives $300K EPA grant, NC Opportunity Zones

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 The City of Lenoir recently received a $300,000 Brownfields grant and multiple NC Opportunity Zone designations, both of which could help promote redevelopment and economic growth in the city. The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded a $300,000 Brownfields grant to Lenoir in April. Brownfields grant funds will be used [...]

By | 2018-05-29T15:30:43+00:00 May 29th, 2018|Downtown News, Recent Creations|0 Comments

The Swingin’ Wingin’ Moon In June Summer Music Madness is NEXT WEEK!

Thursday, May 24, 2018 Come enjoy some food, music, and fun in Downtown Lenoir next Friday, June 1, 2018, during the Swingin' Wingin' Moon In June Summer Music Madness concert! The Swingin’ Wingin’ Moon In June concert will feature tasty chicken wings, a cornhole tournament, and great music performed by The Harris Brothers from 6:30 [...]

By | 2018-05-25T09:16:03+00:00 May 25th, 2018|Downtown News, Recent Creations|0 Comments

National Public Works Week

We’re celebrating #NationalPublicWorksWeek in Lenoir and we want to give a shout out to all the Public Works employees who help keep Lenoir running. You may not know it, but the Public Works department maintains city streets, collects trash, operates the city Recycling Center, maintains the City cemeteries, and keeps city vehicles and various pieces of equipment running! [...]

By | 2018-05-25T13:16:57+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Downtown News, Recent Creations|0 Comments

Volunteers move dirt at Beall Street Gardens in Lenoir

Friday, May 11, 2018 On Saturday, May 5, 2018, a group of volunteers from Martin Marietta Aggregates, First United Methodist Church, West Caldwell High School, the Master Gardeners Association, the Caldwell County Agricultural Extension, and community members donated a lot of time and muscle power at the Beall Street Community Gardens. The group worked to [...]

By | 2018-05-14T09:56:21+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Downtown News, Recent Creations|0 Comments

Downtown Lenoir Newsletter / May 2018

  NEW TO THE NEIGHBORHOOD     Located just to the right of the Downtown Stage, the Shake-N-Dog serves hot dogs, milkshakes, sandwiches, salads, and soups! Visit them 7 days a week! Mon-Thurs 11:00am - 7:00pm, Fri-Sat 11:00am-8:00pm, Sun Noon-6:00pm.           Cookies & Cream is a subsidiary of Sweet & Nutty, Inc. The family [...]

By | 2018-05-07T16:57:22+00:00 May 7th, 2018|Downtown News, Newsletter, Recent Creations|0 Comments

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

Some downtown Lenoir streets closed for Gravity Games

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 The North Carolina Gravity Games will once again converge in downtown Lenoir Saturday, April 28, 2018, bringing racers and visitors from across the state to our beautiful city. The Gravity Games and the City's first ever Feet Off The Street Fun Fest will require closing a few streets downtown. Ashe Avenue from Ridge Street to [...]

By | 2018-04-26T09:10:34+00:00 April 26th, 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

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