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  1. A single luminary illuminated at night at Blue Ridge Memorial Park, Dec. 152017

    Luminary Display postponed

    Due to the forecast for 100% chance of rain tomorrow, the Luminary Display at Blue Ridge Memorial Park is postponed to Friday, Dec. 20. Read on...
  2. A close up of Corporal Hamrick&#39s plaque of appreciation

    Fire Chief recognizes Officer and Deputy

    Fire Department Chief Ken Hair presented plaques of appreciation to Lenoir Police Department Corporal Joe Hamrick and Caldwell County Sheriff's Office Deputy Paul Exon Tuesday night, Dec. 3, 2019, for their lifesaving efforts during a recent house fire. Read on...
  3. Stella January and Joshua Harris

    Holiday Safety Tips

    Lenoir Police Detective Stella January shared some holiday safety tips with Communications Director Joshua Harris. Read on...
  4. Carol Austin and Joe Gibbons stand in front of the Harold Beach sign at Lenoir Optimist Park

    City rededicates fields at Lenoir Optimist Park

    Mayor Joe Gibbons officially rededicated two baseball fields at Lenoir Optimist Park earlier this week in honor of two founders of the Lenoir Little League Program. Read on...
  5. Councilmembers Ike Perkins and Crissy Thomas show off the turkeys bought for Turkey Tuesday.

    Turkey Tuesday is next week at the MLK Jr. Center

    The 6th Annual Community Turkey Tuesday is next week at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center in Lenoir. City Councilmembers Crissy Thomas and Rev. Ike Perkins are still taking donations for the event, and there is a slight change to the start time. Read on...
  6. A lady takes a photo of a Christmas tree during Light Up Lenoir in Downtown Lenoir, Nov. 16, 2018

    Holiday events start tomorrow

    Downtown Lenoir is kicking off the holidays tomorrow with Light Up Lenoir, and the Downtown Lenoir Christmas Tree Festival is this weekend. Read on...
  7. The rear field at Lenoir Optimist Park, Friday, Nov. 15, 2019

    City rededicating fields at Lenoir Optimist Park

    The City of Lenoir will rededicate the baseball fields at Optimist Park Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, to honor W.D. "Dave" King and Harold Beach. Read on...
  8. Corporal Just Reid and K9 Mato and Sgt. Nathaniel Blache and K9 Cerik

    Cerik and Mato retire from Police Department

    K9s Cerik and Mato retired from the City of Lenoir Police Department Tuesday night, Nov. 12, 2019. City Council thanked the animals and handlers for their service. The dogs will spend their retirement living with their handlers and families. Read on...
  9. The pedestrian bridge is 80-feet long.

    Pedestrian bridge on site for greenway extension

    An 18-wheeler pulled into Lenoir yesterday carrying an 80-foot pedestrian bridge. The bridge will span Lower Creek as part of the greenway extension Google is building along Morganton Boulevard. Read on...
  10. Truck performing leaf pickup

    Public Works creates new leaf collection schedule

    Leaves are finally starting to fall in the City. To help residents plan their yard work, the Public Works Department has created a leaf collection schedule. Read on...
  11. A girl prepares to shoot during a basketball game at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center

    Registration still open for basketball and wrestling

    Registration is open through Friday, Nov. 8, 2019 for youth basketball and wrestling offered by the Parks and Recreation Department. Read on...
  12. A section of the new greenway between Robbins Avenue and Willow Street in Lenoir.

    Public Works Director gives greenway update

    Public Works Director Jared Wright gave an update Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, on a new section of greenway his department is currently paving in the city. Read on...
  13. A vendor serves bbq during the 2018 Smoking In The Foothils Festival in Downtown Lenoir.

    Smoking In The Foothills starts tomorrow in Downtown Lenoir

    Come to Downtown Lenoir tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 18, to kick off the Smoking In The Foothills BBQ Competition & Festival! Read on...
  14. A little girl tries on fire gear during the Station 3 open house in Lenoir

    Community shows support for Fire Station 3

    At least 100 local residents visited City of Lenoir Fire Station No. 3 Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, during an open house hosted by the Fire Department. Read on...
  15. Fire Station No. 3

    Lenoir Fire Department hosting open house at Station 3

    To kick off Fire Prevention Week, the City of Lenoir Fire Department is hosting an open house at Fire Station 3 Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Read on...
  16. Mayor Joe Gibbons stands behind a table of trophie during the 2018 Smoking In The Foothills festival

    Local barbecue competition offering thousands in prize money

    Can you cook? Can you smoke meat? Do your friends and family's mouths start watering when you invite them over for ribs and brisket? Then you might have a shot at winning the grand prize at the Smoking In The Foothills Professional BBQ Competition. Read on...
  17. Kayakers paddle in the indoor pool at the Lenoir Aquatic and Fitness Center

    Come kayak at the aquatic center

    The indoor pool at the Lenoir Aquatic & Fitness is open for kayaking practice again. For only $5 per person, you can bring your kayak, practice your rolls, and try out your new gear. Read on...
  18. Image of a caller ID that reads &#34Scammer calling&#34 &#34Accept&#34 &#34Reject&#34

    Don't get scammed

    If someone calls you and says you've won a big prize, but to claim your prize, you have to send the caller some money, that's a scam. Read on...
  19. National Night Out 2019 logo

    Police hosting block party for National Night Out

    Come hang out with local police officers during National Night Out Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019, in Downtown Lenoir. Read on...
  20. Mayor Joe Gibbons presents the 2020 Census resolution to Mark Lastoria on Sept. 3, 2019

    Council approves resolution supporting 2020 Census

    Earlier this month, the City of Lenoir City Council approved a resolution supporting the 2020 Census. Council committed to helping the Caldwell County Complete Count Committee get a full count of city residents. Read on...
  21. An old, yellow Chevy in the Downtown Lenoir Christmas Parade, Nov. 30, 2018

    Christmas Parade application available online

    Christmas is a few months away, but a lot of folks are already feeling the holiday spirit. They're in luck, because we just posted the application for The City of Lenoir Starry Night Christmas Parade! Read on...
  22. Staff with the Lenoir Police Department pick up litter on North Main Street in Lenoir

    City employees pick up litter during NC Litter Sweep

    More than 30 City of Lenoir employees hit the streets today, Sept. 18, 2019, to pick up litter around Lenoir. Read on...
  23. Mayor Gibbons presents the Constitution Week Proclamation to Cindy Day Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019 in Do

    Mayor proclaims Constitution Week in Lenoir

    Today, Sept. 17, 2019, Mayor Joe Gibbons proclaimed Sept. 17-23, 2019, as “Constitution Week” throughout the City of Lenoir. Read on...
  24. A graphic exampled of a wireless AMI network

    City upgrading water meters, improving water system

    This fall, the City of Lenoir will start a project to upgrade all the water meters in the city and improve the city's meter reading system. Read on...
  25. Judge Robert Brady gives the Oath of Office to Ralph Prestwood while Jane Prestwood holds a Bible

    Ralph Prestwood joins City Council

    Ralph Prestwood officially joined the City of Lenoir City Council Tuesday night, Sept. 3, 2019. Judge Robert Brady performed Prestwood's Oath of Office shortly after the start of the Council meeting. Read on...
  26. Contractors use a crane to work on footings for a pedestrian bridge across Lower Creek in Lenoir

    City, Google building more greenway in Lenoir

    The City of Lenoir and Google are working on projects that will expand the greenway in the city. The new sections will connect more places in town and provide more opportunities for residents to go for a walk or bike ride. Read on...
  27. Jessica Anthony and Scott Kanupp stand in the entryway at Davenport A+ Elementary School

    School Resource Officers prepare for a new school year

    City of Lenoir School Resource Officers (SROs) have spent the past several weeks getting ready for the new school year. Community Resource Officer Scott Kanupp said the schools in the city are well prepared. Read on...
  28. Litter Sweep North Carolina Sept. 14-28, 2019

    Litter Sweep is next month

    Gather your friends and neighbors together and help keep Lenoir clean next month during Litter Sweep. Read on...
  29. A keyboard with a green pay button where the enter button normally is

    Save time with automatic bank drafts or pay online

    Do you want to save time, save gas, and save a trip? Set up an automatic bank draft for your water bills, or pay online. Read on...
  30. Ken Hair and Bobby Coffey uncouple the fire hose during the Station No. 3 Dedication Ceremony

    City dedicates new Fire Station No. 3

    About 100 people gathered on the lawn of Fire Station No. 3 Monday afternoon, Aug. 12, 2019, to dedicate and officially open the new station. Read on...
  31. Back To School Splash Bash logo

    Kick of the school year at the Back to School Splash Bash!

    What better way to start off the school year than with a pool party at the Lenoir Aquatic and Fitness Center! Read on...
  32. Mike Mizak, Irv Eurto, Terry Melton, John Howard, Ken Hair, Woody Smith, Brent Phelps

    Post 29 recognizes Firefighter and Police Officer of the Year

    American Legion Post 29 recognized Chaplain Jason Hines as the 2019 City of Lenoir Firefighter of the Year and Sgt. John Howard as the 2019 City of Lenoir Police Officer of the Year during the City Council meeting Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Read on...
  33. Across the Grain sculpture in Downtown Lenoir

    Lenoir’s “Across the Grain” Named Great Public Art

    Whether it’s a mural-filled downtown, a sculpture park, or artistic bus stops, great public art makes you feel at home in a community. Read on...
  34. City workers pave the access trail at Wilson Athletic Park in Lenoir

    City adds more paved trail to greenway

    The City of Lenoir Public Works Department recently added more paved trail to the city greenway system. Read on...
  35. Fireworks during the July 4, 2018, Independence Day Celebration

    Independence Day Celebration

    Bring your family and friends to Mulberry Recreation Center Thursday for the July 4th Celebration. You can enjoy water slides, games, fireworks, and more. Read on...
  36. Mike Engstrom and Donavan Church work on the casings for the Charters of Freedom in Downtown Lenoir

    Charters of Freedom dedication next week

    The Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution, the Bill of Rights – those are the founding documents of the United States known as the Charters of Freedom. Read on...
  37. A women is working on an owl pot in pottery class

    Pottery classes at Lenoir High School

    Did you know that you can throw, finish, and fire pottery in Downtown Lenoir? Read on...
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