Posted on: September 5, 2019
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.
The City will replace all the old water meters with new, highly-accurate smart meters. These smart meters will send usage data to City Hall through a wireless network. This technology is known as Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI).
Public Utilities Dir...Read on...
Posted on: September 4, 2019
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.
Prestwood fills a vacant seat on Council created earlier this year when T.J. Rohr resigned. Rohr stepped down to become City Attorney in February. Since Prestwood is running unopposed in November, Council decided last month to go ahead and appoint him to ...Read on...
Posted on: August 23, 2019
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.
Earlier this month, Google started construction on a section of greenway along the company’s property on Morganton Boulevard.
The Google greenway extension will start at the intersection of Harrisburg Drive SW and Lynhaven Drive. The pa...Read on...
Posted on: August 23, 2019
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.
The City of Lenoir Police Department and Caldwell County Schools partner to provide three full-time SROs in Lenoir. Officer Matt Spears serves as the SRO for Hibriten High School. Officer Mitchell Foust is the SRO for William Lenoir Middle Schoo...Read on...
Posted on: August 21, 2019
Gather your friends and neighbors together and help keep Lenoir clean next month during Litter Sweep.
Traditionally scheduled for the last two weeks of April and September, Litter Sweep is the N.C. Department of Transportation’s (NCDOT) biannual statewide roadside litter removal initiative. The next statewide Litter Sweep will be Sept, 14-28, 20...Read on...
Posted on: August 16, 2019
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.
The City of Lenoir offers Automatic Bank Drafts and Online Payment options for customers at no charge. That’s right, it’s free, and it’s easy.
Bank drafts are probably the simplest and most convenient way to pay water and sewe...Read on...
Posted on: August 13, 2019
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.
Located at 1015 Wilkesboro Blvd. NE, Station No. 3 is the City of Lenoir’s third fire station. Station No. 3 will house one fire engine, four fire fighters, plus a battalion chief. The new firehouse will provide faster response to the eastern pa...Read on...
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Posted on: August 12, 2019
What better way to start off the school year than with a pool party at the Lenoir Aquatic and Fitness Center!
Come to the Lenoir Aquatic & Fitness Center Saturday, Aug. 17, from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm for the Back to School Splash Bash! You can swim, splash, cool off, and celebrate getting back to school.
Admission is free for 2 year olds and under, $1.00 for 3 t...Read on...
Visit the Back to School Splash Bash page
Posted on: July 22, 2019
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.
Police Chief Brent Phelps and Fire Chief Ken Hair both said it is difficult to select just one officer and firefighter to be honored every year.
“This year, we chose Sgt. John Howard for his extensive work in the opioid conspiracy case that we ha...Read on...
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Posted on: July 15, 2019
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.
The "Across the Grain" art installation in Lenoir is an imaginative nod to Caldwell County history. It embodies the importance of story-telling in community art installations.
Great Public Art is something you know when you see it. These installa...Read on...
Visit the Great Places 2019 Winners website
Posted on: July 1, 2019
The City of Lenoir Public Works Department recently added more paved trail to the city greenway system.
Last week, the Street Division paved the greenway access trail that connects the parking lot at Wilson Athletic Park to the greenway. The access trail is Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessible and provides another connection to the greenway syst...Read on...
Posted on: July 1, 2019
Bring your family and friends to Mulberry Recreation Center Thursday for the July 4th Celebration. You can enjoy water slides, games, fireworks, and more.
The celebration will start at 5:00 pm. The fireworks will start around 9:30 pm.
Lucky Pocket will perform a variety of songs from the 1960’s to today. Buy a $10 armband for unlimited access to the inflatables and waterslides. There also will be a...Read on...
Posted on: June 27, 2019
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.
Soon, residents of Lenoir and Caldwell County will have their very own Charters of Freedom right in Downtown Lenoir.
Come to the Caldwell County Courthouse Wednesday, July 3, 2019, and help dedicate these pages of our history. The dedication cere...Read on...
Visit the Foundation Forward, Inc. Website
Posted on: June 19, 2019
Did you know that you can throw, finish, and fire pottery in Downtown Lenoir?
Caron Baker teaches a pottery class on Monday’s at the Lenoir High School Gym.
“You do not have to be artistic to become a potter,” Baker said. “You just need a willingness to learn and get your hands dirty.&rdqu...Read on...