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Posted on: August 21, 2019

Litter Sweep is next month

Litter Sweep North Carolina Sept. 14-28, 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...

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Save time with automatic bank drafts or pay online

A keyboard with a green pay button where the enter button normally is

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...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

City dedicates new Fire Station No. 3

Ken Hair and Bobby Coffey uncouple the fire hose during the Station No. 3 Dedication Ceremony

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...

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Posted on: August 12, 2019

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

Back To School Splash Bash logo

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...

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Posted on: July 22, 2019

Post 29 recognizes Firefighter and Police Officer of the Year

Mike Mizak, Irv Eurto, Terry Melton, John Howard, Ken Hair, Woody Smith, Brent Phelps

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...

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Posted on: July 15, 2019

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

Across the Grain sculpture in Downtown Lenoir

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...

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

City adds more paved trail to greenway

City workers pave the access trail at Wilson Athletic Park in Lenoir

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...

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

Independence Day Celebration

Fireworks during the July 4, 2018, 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.

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...

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Posted on: June 27, 2019

Charters of Freedom dedication next week

Mike Engstrom and Donavan Church work on the casings for the Charters of Freedom in Downtown Lenoir

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...

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Pottery classes at Lenoir High School

A women is working on an owl pot in pottery class

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...

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